Weekly Threat Report 27th April 2018
Cost of ransomware attack on Atlanta
As reported in the Weekly Threat Report of 6 April 2018, the US city of Atlanta recently fell victim to an attack by the SamSam ransomware, which exploits a vulnerability in Java servers.
Iran and India ban cryptocurrencies
Iran’s central bank has banned Iranian banks, credit institutions and currency exchanges from selling or purchasing digital currencies. It says cryptocurrencies, like Bitcoin, are used in money-laundering and financing terrorism, and that they are inherently unreliable and risky.