Security researchers at Check Point have claimed that a single adware malware is infecting as many as 250 million PCs worldwide.
The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) released its first ever research and guidance report on connected vehicle security. Authored by the CSA’s Internet of Things (IoT) Working Group, “Observations and Recommendations on Connected Vehicle Security” provides a comprehensive perspective on vehicle security connectivity design, possible attack vectors of concern, and recommendations for securing the connected vehicle environment. [via Help Net Security]
Microsoft released patches for legacy systems affected by WannaCrypt attacks.
The University of Washington has developed a set of 42 playing cards for modeling security and privacy threats. The cards encourage you to brainstorm about potential threats along 4 dimensions:
You may print the cards yourself or request them from the university.