"This Week in Data" is a weekly infographic that aims to serve as a quick and easy way for our readers to catch up on the latest news about the people and organizations that are shaking up the world of big data, cloud computing, and all things data storage.
This week we saw the discovery of a new malware that goes above and beyond to keep itself hidden, more WordPress plugins that are leaving millions of websites vulnerable to attack, and a federal court ruled against the mass collection of telephone data by the NSA.
Looking for more? Check out the infographic below and then scroll down to get the links for each of the stories we covered.
- Super Secretive malware wipes hard drive to prevent analysis
- New Rombertik Malware Destroys Master Boot Record if Debugged
Mega Deal Collapses
- Cloud Storage Company Founded by Kim Dotcom Fails to go Public as Planned
- Mega's Backdoor Stock Exchange Bid Fails
NSA Data Ruling
- U.S. NSA domestic phone spying program illegal: appeals court
- Actively exploited WordPress bug puts millions of sites at risk
- Attackers Exploit Vulnerabilities in two WordPress Plugins
- JetPack and Twenty Fifteen Vulnerable to DOM-based XSS