Cybercrime , Fraud Management & Cybercrime , Governance & Risk Management

Analysis: How Police Disrupted a Cryptomining Malware Gang

Plus: Apple's Jailbreaking Bug Fumble; Insights on Battling Payment Card Fraud
Analysis: How Police Disrupted a Cryptomining Malware Gang
French "cyber gendarmes" disrupted the Retadup botnet. (Photo: C3N)

This week's ISMG Security Report offers an analysis of how French cyber police disrupted a cryptomining malware gang.

In this report, you'll hear (click on player beneath image to listen):

  • ISMG's Mathew Schwartz analyze how France's national cybercrime investigation team, C3N, disrupted the malware network;
  • ISMG's Jeremy Kirk discuss Apple's botched patching of a jailbreaking vulnerability;
  • Security industry veteran William Hugh Murray describe some fixes for payment card security.

The ISMG Security Report appears on this and other ISMG websites on Fridays. Don't miss the Aug. 16 and Aug. 23 editions, which respectively discuss the renaissance of deception technology and the Texas ransomware mess.

Theme music for the ISMG Security Report is by Ithaca Audio under a Creative Commons license.

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