Texas Ransomware Outbreaks And Phishing Attacks Using Custom 404 Pages

August 23, 2019 Digital Shadows

Charles Ragland (a brand new ShadowTalk-er!) and Christian Rencken join Harrison this week to discuss an outbreak of ransomware attacks impacting local government entities across Texas. The team also discusses some phishing attacks that are using custom 404 pages and how Google is starting to remove FTP support from Chrome. They wrap up this episode with the question of the week: Which future technology most worries you from a cyber security perspective? Check out this week’s full intelligence summary at resources.digitalshadows.com 

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Some resources to check out this week:

- https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/hackers-want-25-million-ransom-for-texas-ransomware-attacks/

- https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2019/08/21/cisa-insights-ransomware-outbreak

- https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/microsoft-warns-of-phishing-attacks-using-custom-404-pages/

- https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/google/google-has-started-removing-ftp-support-from-chrome/

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