BF-SIRT Newsletter 2016-11

The top stories from this week consist of a story on how hackers stole $80 Million from a Bangladesh Bank, and how hackers demo a prototype security scanner that thinks like a human.
You can also read a story about how FBI threatens to force Apple to hand over iOS source code, and that thanks to a redaction blunder, it’s now clear Snowden was the Feds’ quarry in Lavabit case.

Top 5 Security links
Here’s How Hackers Stole $80 Million from Bangladesh Bank
Hackers demo prototype security scanner that thinks like a human
‘The Fappening’ Hacker Reveals How He Stole Nude Pics of Over 100 Celebrities
New Exploit to ‘Hack Android Phones Remotely’ threatens Millions of Devices
More than a Billion Snapdragon-based Android Phones Vulnerable to Hacking

Top 5 Business Intelligence links
FBI threatens to Force Apple to Hand Over iOS Source Code
Thanks to a redaction blunder, it’s now clear Snowden was the Feds’ quarry in Lavabit case
Google says hack Chromebook, get $100K richer
Attacker leaves “SECURITY TIPS” after invading anti-DDoS firm Staminus
Watch Video: How Hacker Installs a Credit Card Skimmer in 3 Seconds

BF-SIRT Newsletter 2016-10

The top stories from this week consist of a story on how one man could have broken into any Facebook account, and how Pirates hacked a shipping company to steal information for efficient hijackings.
You can also read a story about Ray Tomlinson, the creator of Email, who has passed away, and that Let’s Encrypt reaches one million certificate encryption milestone.

Top 5 Security links
How one man could have broken into any Facebook account
Pirates hacked shipping company to steal info for efficient hijackings
‘Guccifer,’ who Hacked former President, to be extradited to the US
Someone is Rickrolling people using fake parking tickets
When a WordPress Plugin Goes Bad

Top 5 Business Intelligence links
RIP Ray Tomlinson, The Creator of Email, Dies at 74
Let’s Encrypt reaches one million certificate encryption milestone
5 Innocent Mistakes That Cause an IT Security Breach
Seagate Phish Exposes All Employee W-2’s
Hacker arrested for ATM Skimming escaped from Prison

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Patch Tuesday March 2016

Patch Tuesday March 2016

Yet another patch Tuesday has come upon us.
Microsoft released 13 updates, 5 of which fix critical issues, to address vulnerabilities in their product line. Adobe on the other hand has released patches which address vulnerabilities in a large amount of their product portfolio.

UPDATE: Adobe released a critical patch for Adobe Flash, which fixes an issue that may cause remote control of a system.
Adobe Flash

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