Laptop restrictions are for physical, not cyber reasons. Necurs is back, pumping and dumping. MajikPOS notes.
In today's podcast, we hear that laptop flight restrictions spread as security services continue to grapple with ISIS inspiration operations. The Necurs botnet returns, but now it's swapped pump-and-dump scams with penny stocks for its usual ransomware payloads. MajikPOS is active in the North American wild. Joe Carrigan from the Johns Hopkins University Information Security Institute reviews lessons learned from the Cloudbleed event. Philip Susmann describes Norwich University's DECIDE cyber simulation platform. And the Bangladesh Bank hack looks like it may have been a North Korean job.