The guy who stopped WannaCry was arrested right after DEF CON, a vulnerability on older amazon echo’s won’t be patched, and hackers are using online repos to get developer creds. All that coming up now on Threat Wire.

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Links:
https://www.wired.co.uk/article/what-is-kronos-trojan-malware-marcus-hutchins-hacker 
https://twitter.com/MalwareTechBlog/status/488373794168254464 
https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/ywp8k5/researcher-who-stopped-wannacry-ransomware-detained-in-us-after-def-con 
https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/pagn7v/malwaretech-wannacry-indictment-kronos-malware 
https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/3912524-Kronos-Indictment-R.html 
http://uk.businessinsider.com/malwaretech-researcher-marcus-hutchins-has-been-granted-a-30000-bail-2017-8 
https://twitter.com/tarah 
https://secure.lawpay.com/pages/torekeland/hutchinsldf 
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-40833951 
https://www.wired.com/story/wannacry-malwaretech-arrest/ 
https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2017/08/researcher-who-stopped-wcry-worm-detained-under-mysterious-circumstances/ 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X7DIjaQvZn0 
https://www.engadget.com/2017/08/04/marcus-hutchins-kronos-malwaretech/ 
https://twitter.com/LOBOLAWPLLC 
https://twitter.com/MabbsSec/status/893624617142759425  
https://twitter.com/MabbsSec 
https://www.wired.com/story/marcus-hutchins-arrest 

https://labs.mwrinfosecurity.com/blog/alexa-are-you-listening 
https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/evng4p/hack-that-turns-amazon-echo-into-a-spying-device-cant-be-fixed-by-software-patch 
https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2017/08/how-hackers-could-turn-an-amazon-echo-into-a-secret-bugging-device/ 

https://threatpost.com/attackers-use-typo-squatting-to-steal-npm-credentials/127235/ 
http://blog.npmjs.org/post/163723642530/crossenv-malware-on-the-npm-registry 

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