Week in security with Tony Anscombe


New ESET Threat Report is out – Defending against Thunderspy attacks – Thousands of databases wiped in Meow attacks

The ESET research team has released its new quarterly threat report that gives a snapshot of the most prevalent cyber-threats and trends in 2Q 2020, as well as reveals previously unpublished research updates. This week, we also took a deep look at Thunderspy, a set of vulnerabilities in the Thunderbolt interface, and shared comprehensive advice for how to stay defend against attacks exploiting the flaws. In other news, thousands of unprotected internet-facing databases have fallen victim to ‘Meow’ attacks, where attackers destroy data with no explanation. All this – and more – on WeLiveSecurity.com.

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