As we were off last week, we're going 10 strong in this week's edition. Here is what you need to know right now:
1) Is "shaming" Android manufacturers and phone carriers a viable way to improving patching against vulnerabilities?
2) Introducing "bug poaching," a new take on ransomware.
3) Distributed denial-of-service attacks are increasing in potency as botnets become cheaper to rent.
4) Attackers have found a "faster" way to get harvested point-of-sale card data out the door.
5) Don't plan on using popular passwords in Microsoft's cloud-based directory.
6) Trustwave SpiderLabs researchers discovered a potential Windows zero-day vulnerability up for sale in the cybercriminal underground.
7) Hackers have found a way for their exploit kit attacks to evade built-in Windows defenses.
8) The world's major computer manufactures ship products that come pre-installed with vulnerable tools, for which exploit is trivial.
9) Is there a better way to track and catalog vulnerabilities?
10) The FBI is asking users to be wary of external flash drives that could contain malware