5 Security Things to Know for the Week of Oct. 1

This post originated on Trustwave
  • The New York Times investigates why the core weaknesses of election systems aren't being fixed.
  • The FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center issued an alert that malicious hackers are escalating attacks on remote desktop protocol connections.

  • Attackers have embarked on a new phishing campaign targeting employees  with the goal of bilking them out of their online payroll account credentials.

  • ATM thieves are using a new tampering method that implants skimming devices inside cash machines.

  • The Russia-based Fancy Bear advanced persistent threat cybercrime group is targeting governments with a the first in-the-wild case of the UEFI rootkit.