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SANS ISC: Malicious SYLK Files; Patches for BMW; Mac Crypto Miners; VMWare Spectre Updates; - SANS Internet Storm Center Malicious SYLK Files; Patches for BMW; Mac Crypto Miners; VMWare Spectre Updates;


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ISC StormCast for Wednesday, May 23rd 2018

A daily summary of cyber security news from the SANS Internet Stormcenter
Author:Johannes B. Ullrich, Ph.D.
See below for a schedule of classes I teach.
Created: Wednesday, May 23rd 2018
Length: 4:50 minutes
Today's Headline: Malicious SYLK Files; Patches for BMW; Mac Crypto Miners; VMWare Spectre Updates;

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Show Notes

Malicious SYLK Files Used to Execute Code in Excel
https://isc.sans.edu/forums/diary/Malware+Distributed+via+slk+Files/23687/

BMW Releases Patches for Several Cars
https://keenlab.tencent.com/en/Experimental_Security_Assessment_of_BMW_Cars_by_KeenLab.pdf

Mac Crypto Miners
https://blog.malwarebytes.com/threat-analysis/mac-threat-analysis/2018/05/new-mac-cryptominer-uses-xmrig/

VMWare Spectre Updates
https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2018-0012.html

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