Vectra Corporation Blog Archives

TorrentLocker Ransomware Outbreak

May 19, 2016 7:08 am

Ransomware outbreak We are aware that today there have been multiple instances of the TorrentLocker ransomware being spread on fake AFP websites. There are in excess of 17 compromised websites redirecting traffic to the TorrentLocker landing page: http:/ / http:/ / The attackers are using well crafted landing pages such as: http:/ / http:/ / We advise our clients to: •  Block access to known compromised or malicious landing pages through firewall restrictions •  Ensure that malware and anti-virus protection is installed and that signature files are current •  Do not enter Captcha codes to any infringement or trial case... Read More

PCI DSS 3.2 Published

May 2, 2016 11:40 am

PCI DSS 3.2 now published As foreshadowed in my earlier blog post, PCI DSS 3.2 was published at the end of April. A summary of changes can be found at PCI DSS 3.2 Summary of Changes. All updated documents including new SAQs are available for download from the PCI SSC Document Library. PCI DSS v3.1 will remain valid until October 31 2016, after which it will be retired. All PCI DSS assessments from November 2016 must be to PCI DSS v3.2. Service Providers are advised that there are some updates in PCI DSS 3.2 that will require changes to existing... Read More