Polar Fitness shared home location data of soldiers, all inclusive malware features mining and ransomware, and Tens of Thousands are Affected by Fortnight Malware. All that coming up now on ThreatWire.

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Strava Polar:
https://decorrespondent.nl/8480/this-fitness-app-lets-anyone-find-names-and-addresses-for-thousands-of-soldiers-and-secret-agents/260810880-cc840165

After Strava, Polar is Revealing the Homes of Soldiers and Spies


https://www.zdnet.com/article/fitness-app-polar-exposed-locations-of-spies-and-military-personnel/
https://www.theverge.com/2018/7/8/17546224/polar-flow-smart-fitness-company-privacy-tracking-security
https://www.polar.com/en/legal/faq/public_and_private_training_data_statement

Malware or Ransomware:

To crypt, or to mine – that is the question


https://thehackernews.com/2018/07/cryptocurrency-mining-ransomware.html
https://www.zdnet.com/article/unlucky-dip-this-malware-delivers-either-ransomware-or-cryptocurrency-mining-software-to-your-pc/

Old Malware Gives Criminals Tricky New Choice: Ransomware or Mining

Fortnite Malware:
https://blog.rainway.io/how-we-discovered-a-virus-infecting-tens-of-thousands-of-fortnite-players-e5dd6fe1ff55
https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2018/07/rash-of-fortnite-cheaters-infected-by-malware-that-breaks-https-encryption/
https://thehackernews.com/2018/07/fortnite-v-bucks-cheat.html

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