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Taxes And Friday The 13Th - Cins Army Brief April 2018

(This content appears in our CINS Army Brief for April 2018. Subscribe here.)

“And on a Friday fell all this mischance,” Chaucer noted in The Canterbury Tales

You’ve successfully filed your taxes and Friday the 13th went off without a hitch.  Now for some things that are truly frightening.

Over 65,000 Home Routers Are Proxying Bad Traffic for Botnets, APTs
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/over-65-000-home-routers-are-proxying-bad-traffic-for-botnets-apts/

THE BILLION-DOLLAR HACKING GROUP BEHIND A STRING OF BIG BREACHES
https://www.wired.com/story/fin7-carbanak-hacking-group-behind-a-string-of-big-breaches/

Businesses Fear ‘Catastrophic Consequences’ of Unsecured IoT
https://www.darkreading.com/iot/businesses-fear-catastrophic-consequences-of-unsecured-iot-/d/d-id/1331476

Hacker vs hacker: This cryptojacking malware kills off its rivals to ensure maximum profit
https://www.zdnet.com/article/hacker-vs-hacker-this-cryptojacking-malware-kills-off-its-rivals-to-ensure-maximum-profit/

How ‘the invisible network’ poses a major security threat
http://www.bbc.com/news/business-41252203?utm_content=68266048&utm_

Casino Gets Hacked Through Its Internet-Connected Fish Tank Thermometer
https://thehackernews.com/2018/04/iot-hacking-thermometer.html

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