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The Webroot Weekly Digest: 2/2/18

Welcome to the Weekly Webroot Digest! 

 

This is a weekly series to highlight the best articles and news stories going on in the Community. 

 

What was your favorite story? What topics would you like to see? Sound off in the comments! 

 

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Cyber News Rundown: DDoS Attacks Take Down Dutch Banks

 

Over the last week, several of the largest banks in the Netherlands have been targeted by a string of DDoS attacks that have shut down much of the country’s banking services, affecting millions of customers. Officials have confirmed that no personal data has been compromised, and it appears they have been able to repair their website issues, allowing customers to slowly resume normal banking activity.

 

The UK's mass surveillance laws just suffered another hefty blow

 

In December 2016, the EU's highest court ruled that governments keeping emails and electronic communications on a "general an indiscriminate" basis was illegal. In doing so, it pushed the UK's controversial surveillance laws back into the country's highest court.

 

South Korea Warns of Flash Zero-Day Exploited by North Korea

 

South Korea’s Internet & Security Agency (KISA) has issued an alert for a zero-day vulnerability in Flash Player that has reportedly been exploited in attacks by North Korean hackers.

 

Hundreds of ICS products affected by a critical flaw in CODESYS WebVisu

 

Security researcher Zhu WenZhe from Istury IOT discovered a critical stack-based buffer overflow vulnerability in the web server component of 3S-Smart Software Solutions’ CODESYS WebVisu product that allows users to view human-machine interfaces (HMIs) for programmable logic controllers (PLCs) in a web browser.

 

 

What was your favorite story? What topics would you like to see? Sound off in the comments!

 

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