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Gotham Security Daily Threat Alerts

by on July 1, 2016

June 30, Softpedia – (International) Google adds SEO spam notifications to Google analytics dashboard. Google reported that it will be enhancing its security notifications for compromised Web sites by integrating the Safe Browsing application programming interface (API) into the Google Analytics dashboard, which will help detect malware and warn the Webmaster of a search engine optimization (SEO) spam on their Web site. Source

June 29, Softpedia – (International) Android ransomware quadrupled in the past year. Kaspersky Lab released a study which revealed that in 2016, Android ransomware infections grew 4 times the amount of previous years, increasing from 35,413 victims in 2015 to 136,532 victims in 2016. Security researchers stated the attacks were attributed to four Android ransomware strains including Small, Fusob, Pletor, and Svpeng. Source

June 29, SecurityWeek – (National) Noodles & Company confirms payment card breach. Noodles & Company reported June 28 that its computer systems were breached and that its customers’ information may have been stolen after a June 2 investigation revealed a piece of malware was affecting its systems at more than 500 locations. Officials believe cyber criminals may have been using the malware to steal customers’ credit and debit card information since January 2016. Source

Above Reprinted from the USDHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report

 

 

 

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