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This Week in Security: Cryptowall V3, CISA, TalkTalk, DroidJack

Announcements, patches, updates, and vulnerabilities in the news this week.

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This week has seen quite a lot of action, mostly related to hacks and vulneratbilities.

Report on Cryptowall V3 Threat

The Cyber Threat Alliance has published a report with the findings of their analysis of the Cryptowall V3 threat

Read the report here:

http://cyberthreatalliance.org/cryptowall-report.pdf

CISA Passed US Senate

US Senate passed the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA) this week.

You can read the content of the act here:

https://www.congress.gov/bill/114th-congress/senate-bill/754/text

TalkTalk, Two Teenagers Suspected Hackers

A 15 year old from Northern Ireland and a 16 year old from London

You can read more about this story here:

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-34675235

German Police Working with Europol on DroidJack Case

DroidJack is a malware for snooping data and voice traffic as well as spying via the device's camera.

Read the Europol Press Release here:

https://www.europol.europa.eu/content/international-law-enforcement-action-against-droidjack-mobile-phone-malware

000WebHost.com Hacked

Their main server database was breached exposing 13.5 million customers personal records.

Read their press release here:

https://www.facebook.com/000webhost.Global/posts/998566216830981

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