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BF-SIRT Newsletter 2016-36

The top stories from this week consist of stories such as how the Hacker Who Hacked Official Linux Kernel Website was Arrested in Florida , and how Last.Fm Hack Leaks 43 Million Account Passwords. You can also read a story about how FBI Director wants ‘adult conversation’ about backdooring encryption, and that 40% of Facebook […]

BF-SIRT Newsletter 2016-34

The top stories from this week consist of stories such as Apple releasing important out of band security fix for iOS after 3 zero-day vulnerabilities was used in the wild to attack a human rights defender, and the GnuPG project fixes a critical problem in the random number generator used by GnuPG and libgcrypt. You […]

BF-SIRT Newsletter 2016-32

The top stories from this week consist of stories such as Microsoft has accidentally leaked the keys to the kingdom, permitting attackers to unlock devices protected by Secure Boot and a flaw in the Linux kernel lets hackers inject malware into downloads and webpages. Read about Flip Feng Shui (FFS), a new exploitation vector that allows […]

BF-SIRT Newsletter 2016-28

The top stories from this week consist of stories such as Facebook Messenger deploys Signal Protocol for end to end encryption, and new malware (nukeware) deletes files and zaps system settings. You can also read a story about gaining Control of a .int Domain Name With DNS Trickery, and how to backdoor an AWS account. […]

BF-SIRT Newsletter 2016-26

The top stories from this week is multiple critical vulnerabilities published in Symantec Endpoint Protection, and that StartEncrypt allowed attackers to gain SSL certificates for domains without authentication. You can also learn about hackers post-intrusion activities in a compromised network, and that the number of corporate users hit by crypto ransomware is skyrocketing. Beware of […]

BF-SIRT Newsletter 2016-24

The top stories from this week consist of stories such as CrowdStrikes analysis and identification of two Russian intelligence adversaries present in the American Democratic National Committee (DNC) network, and a black market is selling access to government servers for 6$. You can also read a story about the zero-day flaw in Adobe Flash being […]

BF-SIRT Newsletter 2016-22

The top stories from this week consist of stories such as how preloaded OEM software update tools is riddled with security flaws, and that TeamViewers users are experiencing unauthorized remote control. You can also read a story about an alleged 0-day Windows exploit for sale at $90,000, and that DDOS prices are plunging. Top 5 […]

BF-SIRT Newsletter 2016-21

The top stories from this week consist of stories such as how fraudsters stole ¥1.4 Billion from 1,400 Japanese ATMs in just 3 hours, and how an Ecuador bank were hacked and lost $12 Million in the 3rd attack on the SWIFT System. You can also read a story about how Google wins epic Java […]

BF-SIRT Newsletter 2016-19

The top stories from this week consist of stories such about a Kernel Backdoor were found in Gadgets Powered by Popular Chinese ARM Maker, and how This 10-year-old Boy becomes the youngest Bug Bounty Hacker. You can also read a story about how FBI says that you shouldn’t pay ransomware extortionists, and how an economist […]

BF-SIRT Newsletter 2016-17

The top stories from this week consist of stories such about a Bank with No Firewall – How Hackers Managed to Steal $80 Million, and how DDoS Extortionists made $100,000 without Launching a Single Attack. You can also read a story about how FBI may soon be allowed to hack computers anywhere in the world, […]