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UpGuard has discovered an open database containing information on what appear to be approximately 198 million American voters left misconfigured by a GOP analytics firm.
upguard.com
WordPress sites slow to update to the recent 4.7.2 security release run the risk of falling victim to a handful of defacement attacks spotted by Sucuri.
threatpost.com
SVG has all the makings of a great malware distribution medium, and crooks are bound to migrate to this new file format, now that Google has moved to ban .js email attachments.
bleepingcomputer.com
Infected with ransomware and don't want to pay up? Here is a growing list of decryption tools that could help. Make sure you read about them:
heimdalsecurity.com
Millions of readers who visit popular news websites have been targeted by a series of malicious ads redirecting them to the Stegano exploit kit.
welivesecurity.com

Security experts from Checkpoint have discovered a new malware-based campaign through Facebook. Crooks leverage an image obfuscation trick, dubbed ImageGate, to spread the Locky ransomware via Facebook. Experts highlighted that the image obfuscation trick is able to bypass Facebook’s security checks.

“Check Point researchers identified a new attack vector, named ImageGate, which embeds malware in image and graphic files. Furthermore, the researchers have discovered the hackers’ method of executing the malicious code within these images through social media applications such as Facebook and LinkedIn.” reads a blog post published by Checkpoint security.

http://securityaffairs.co/…/cyber-cri…/imagegate-attack.html

Security experts from Checkpoint have discovered a new malware-based campaign through Facebook leveraging an image obfuscation trick dubbed ImageGate.
securityaffairs.co