//Cyber Security:Security researchers from cybersecurity firm ESET have discovered a new Android ransomware that not just encrypts users’ data, but also locks them out of their devices by changing lock screen PIN //Maritime Security: YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) – Vessels from the United States Navy and the Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy are scheduled to participate in the Maritime Counter Special Operations exercise (MCSOFEX) Oct. 17-20, in the waters east or west of Korean Peninsula Seas to promote communications, interoperability, and partnership in the 7th Fleet area of operations. //Terrorism: A self-styled “Soldier of Allah” who threatened to blow up a hospital escaped terror charges because of his Facebook settings. //Mining Security:Mining companies urged to ‘beef up security’ after Tau Lekoa tragedy //Critical Infrastructure Security: In the next year, the main point of losses for banks from cyber-attacks will be not theft of money, but destruction of their IT infrastructure during the final stages of a targeted hacking attack. //Tourism Sector: The Spanish government is to ramp up security at busy tourist sites across the country following this week’s attacks that left at least 13 people dead and more than 130 injured, it has said. //Poaching | Ivory Trade: Conservationists are attempting to move 500 African elephants from two national parks in Malawi to a wildlife preserve where poachers had previously wiped out the species, the Associated Press reported.