InfoSec Weekly Update #30

3rd Week May 2017

As you might already know, WannaCry hits us strong this week. It infected many machines and at the same time, it gives a security awareness of ransomware threat to the public. This week, I gather around ransomware must-read resources in this update for end-users to security practitioners.
Defend, Protect & Remediate!

News, Threats and Attacks

http://thehackernews.com/2017/05/how-to-wannacry-ransomware.html

David Strom Take on WannaCry Ransomware

The Hour of WannaCry (Cisco)

Gist of WannaCry Ransomware (for non-security ppl)

Zomato Database Breach

dafont got hacked

Methods & Tools

Importance of end-to-end security for biometric data

Tips to protect from ransomware

Back to the basics

FireMon Intelligent Security Management

http://www.firemon.com/

Reports and Evaluations

Ransomware Strategy

DiamondFox malware-as-a-service [checkpoint]

The Essential Guide to User Behavior Analytics

Just For Fun

Security expert JimmyKimmel explained source of WannaCry

Pun of the week goes to…