It has been another busy week for attackers, with sightings of two oldie malware families, Dofoil and GranCrab, showing that malware authors continue to dust off old code and try to reuse it for new attacks. Micorosft managed to stop most of the Dofoil attacks with its own AV tool. One flyer reports issues with the FlyFi wireless service on JetBlue planes, thanks to malformed SSL certs. Issues with Jive and Exim server code means that you will want to ensure you have the latest versions running, and lots more in today’s edition.
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-- David Strom, editor of Inside Security