Major infosec threats revealed at Black Hat 
From AWS exploits to Cisco vulnerabilities and more.
 
Ebola virus fear exploited to spread malware 
 
Chrome to warn against crapware downloads 
Alert if download has crapware or will "harm the browsing experience".
 
Can this exploit beat CryptoLocker? 
FireEye and Fox-IT help victims get files back without paying ransom.
 
"Malvertising" attack hits major online ad networks 
Sites like ads.yahoo.com at risk of spreading malware.
 
Hotel business centre computers targeted by malware   
US Secret Service warns the hospitality industry about keylogger infections.
 
5 companies that had a rough week 
Intel slapped over rebates, Symantec's channel loss, Dell's shutdown.
 
Attackers hide in plain sight using data-sharing apps 
Facebook and Twitter among applications targeted.
 
NSA has not exploited the Heartbleed bug - or so it says 
Security agency claims it was unaware of OpenSSL flaw, but Obama does allow spies to use exploits.
 
Malware writers turn to ancient craft to hide viruses 
Using art of steganography to get up to no good.
 
Warning over new Word, Excel malware 
Infection could be easy to miss.
 
Guide to banking malware 
Sophistication rises in longtime botnet families.
 
Enterprising research IDs zero day malware 
Bird's eye view spots attacks on large networks.
 
Dailymotion serving fake anti-virus  
Dangerous malware install caught on tape.
 
Corporate USB modems open to SMS attack 
Attackers rack up phone bills, steal login credentials.
 
10 attack trends eroding internet trust 
Why attacks are having serious impact on public trust, says Cisco.
 
Android flaw allows attackers to bypass VPN 
Email sent from the phone could be hijacked.
 
Uncracking Cryptolocker 
One IT firm's battle to restore files locked by the ransomware.
 
Fake YouTube site strikes visitors with three-staged attack 
Fake page uses social engineering, drive-by downloads and ransomware.
 
Sneaky websites on Google App Engine distribute adware 
Two official - looking websites on the Google App Engine server are serving up some nasty adware.
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Issue: 332 | October 2014

CRN Magazine looks in-depth at the emerging issues and developments for the channel, and provides insight, analysis and strategic information to help resellers better run their businesses.