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A week in security (May 29 – Jun 04)

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A week in security (May 29 – Jun 04)

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Last week, we looked at a ransomware strain that appears to be a fake version of DMA Locker. We also focused on adware that use scheduled tasks in part 4 of a series. Lastly, we talked about fake reviews and how to spot them.

Below are notable news stories and security-related happenings:

Healthcare Industry Continues To Struggle With Software Security. “According to the results of a recent survey, roughly one third of device makers and HDOs are aware of potential adverse effects to patients due to an insecure medical device, but despite the risk only 17 percent of device makers and 15 percent of HDOs are taking significant steps to prevent such attacks.” (Source: Help Net Security)

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