Good news ! Hackbusters community is waiting for you !  https://discuss.hackbusters.com
KnowBe4 has been running the HackBusters site for a few years now, providing you with trending IT security news. We are expanding it and have launched a new exciting online community! The forum is divided into four main topics or categories: Social Engineering, Ransomware, Phishing and Security Awareness Training. You are invited to be one of the first to join us at: https://discuss.hackbusters.com.

IBM Shipped Malware-Infected Flash Drives to Customers

Ibm-shipped-malware-infected-flash-drives-to-customers-showcase_image-7-a-9878

Anti-Malware , Storage , Technology

IBM Shipped Malware-Infected Flash Drives to Customers Security Alert Says Drives Contain Trojan Tied to Cybercriminals Mathew J. Schwartz (euroinfosec) • May 2, 2017

In a security alert, IBM is warning that it inadvertently shipped malware-infected USB flash drives to some of its storage hardware customers as well as to customers of some Lenovo-branded products.

See Also: Defend Against Spear Phishing: Encouraging Developments Gaining Momentum

A Trojan - known as Faedevour, Pondre and Reconyc - is present on USB flash drives that have been distributed to some users of IBM and Lenovo Storwize systems, which are virtualizing RAID computer data storage systems.

"IBM has detected that some USB flash drives containing the initialization tool shipped with the IBM Storwize V3500, V3700 and V5000 Gen 1 systems contain a file that has been infected with malicious code," IBM says in its alert.

The infected USB flash drives have the part...(continued)

View All Trending Stories