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SANS ISC: Malspam using Valentines Day and IRS Ruse; Resurrecting Old GitHub Accounts; Simple USB Exploit for - SANS Internet Storm Center Malspam using Valentines Day and IRS Ruse; Resurrecting Old GitHub Accounts; Simple USB Exploit for


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ISC StormCast for Tuesday, February 13th 2018

A daily summary of cyber security news from the SANS Internet Storm Center
Author:Johannes B. Ullrich, Ph.D.
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Created: Tuesday, February 13th 2018
Length: 6:28 minutes
Today's Headline: Malspam using Valentines Day and IRS Ruse; Resurrecting Old GitHub Accounts; Simple USB Exploit for

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Show Notes

Malspam using Valentines DAy and IRS to Lure Users
https://securityintelligence.com/necurs-spammers-go-all-in-to-find-a-valentines-day-victim/
https://myonlinesecurity.co.uk/please-note-irs-urgent-message-164-malspam-delivers-rapid-ransomware/

Resurrecting Old GitHub Accounts
https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/02/10/github_account_name_reuse/

Simple USB Exploit for KDE
https://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20180208-2.txt

Wordpress Breaks Auto-Update
https://wordpress.org/news/2018/02/wordpress-4-9-4-maintenance-release/

Olympic Destroyer Disrupts Winter Olympics
http://blog.talosintelligence.com/2018/02/olympic-destroyer.html

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