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Breakfast Bytes - MouseJack, Locky, Importance of Audits

3/4/2016

MouseJack, Locky, and the Importance of Audits

MP3 - MouseJack, Locky, and the Importance of Audits

 
 

 

Windows 10 makes it easier to stay up-to-date with patches.

Many providers only do critical security updates automatically.

Windows 10 is now including important, but optional updates.

MouseJack

Whitepaper from Gihub
https://github.com/RFStorm/mousejack/blob/master/doc/pdf/MouseJack-whitepaper-v1.1.pdf

Locky Crypto Ransomware is in the wild

http://watchguardsecuritycenter.com/2016/02/22/locky-new-crypto-ransomware-in-the-wild/

In tests, WatchGuard Fireboxes with gateway antivirus and APT blocker consistently detected and blocked the Locky Ransomware.
Of course, a host-based security software product should also be used on endpoints, and the product should also have ransomware protection.

What is your full-time IT manager missing and how much will it cost you?

If you have not had an independent audit from a certified security architect in the last two years, you should get one.

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