BF-SIRT Newsletter 2017-03

The top stories from this week consist of stories such as investigating Anna-Senpai, the Mirai Worm Author and how a Billion-Dollar hacker gang is now using Google Services to control its banking malware

You can also read that 123456 is still the world’s most popular password and how to crash anyone’s iPhone or iPad with a simple Emoji text message.

Top 5 Security Links
Who is Anna-Senpai, the Mirai Worm Author?
Billion-Dollar Hacker Gang Now Using Google Services to Control Its Banking Malware
Just give up: 123456 is still the world’s most popular password
You Can Crash Anyone’s iPhone Or iPad With A Simple Emoji Text Message
Don’t Fall For This Dangerously Convincing Ongoing Phishing Attack

BF-SIRT Newsletter 2017-02

The top stories from this week consist of stories such as GoDaddy revoking 8951 certificates issued without proper domain validation and how browser autofill profiles can cause information leakage.

You can also read about the Google Infrastructure Security Design and how to hijack broken nameservers to compromise a target.

Top 5 Security Links
Cracking The 12+ Character Password Barrier, Literally
A data breach investigation blow-by-blow
SHA-1 Migration Status
Why Key Transparency is useful
Solving the SANS 2016 Holiday Hack Challenge

BF-SIRT Newsletter 2017-01

The top stories from this week consist of stories such as 2016 retrospective by Troy Hunt, and A year in infosec: Bears, botnets, breaches … and elections. You can also read a story about how Android tops 2016 vuln list, with 523 bugs, and Be Prepared: The Top ‘Social Engineering’ Scams Of 2017.

Top 5 Security links
Deleted Data Is Still There, On Your Disk
MongoDB databases under attack worldwide
Project Zero calls out Kaspersky AV for SSL interception practices
Deprecation of Insecure Algorithms and Protocols in RHEL 6.9
Class Breaks