Threat Round Up for Sept 22 – Sept 29

Today, Talos is publishing a glimpse into the most prevalent threats we’ve observed between September 22 and September 29. As with previous round-ups, this post isn’t meant to be an in-depth analysis. Instead, this post will summarize the threats we’ve observed by highlighting key behavior….http://blog.talosintelligence.com/2017/09/threat-round-up-170922-170929.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:%20feedburner/Talos%20%28Talos%20Blog%29

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New Research Shows Cyber Criminals Focused on Credential Theft

WatchGuard’s latest Internet Security Report reveals rise of Mimikatz, finds that 47 percent of all malware is new or zero day and offers comprehensive analysis of WannaCry28 September 2017 – Criminal tactics used to access user credentials are growing in prevalence and sophistication, according to….https://www.realwire.com/releases/New-Research-Shows-Cyber-Criminals-Focused-on-Credential-Theft

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Greater Manchester Police is ‘running outdated Windows XP’

Originally written by Nick Ismail on Information Age Greater Manchester Police represents England’s second biggest police force, and it has been revealed today that one in five of its computers are still running outdated Windows XP as of July. Greater Manchester Police told the BBC that 1,518 of its….http://www.information-age.com/greater-manchester-police-running-outdated-windows-xp-123468634/

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