Entries by Espen Hovind

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 […]

BF-SIRT Newsletter 2016-49

The top stories from this week consist of stories such as The 7 Most Sensational Breaches Of 2016, and Announcing OSS-Fuzz: Continuous Fuzzing for Open Source Software. You can also read a story about The Orphaned Internet – Taking Over 120K Domains via a DNS Vulnerability in AWS, Google Cloud, Rackspace and Digital Ocean, and […]

BF-SIRT Newsletter 2016-47

The top stories from this week consist of stories such as Facebook ‘quietly developing censorship tool’ for China, and US Navy warns 134,000 sailors of data breach after HPE laptop is compromised. You can also read a story about Evolution of the SSL and TLS protocols, and It’s time: Patch Network Time Protocol before it […]

BF-SIRT Newsletter 2016-43

The top stories from this week consist of stories such as DDoS on Dyn Impacts Twitter, Spotify, Reddit, and Inside The Foggy, Shady Market For Zero-Day Bugs. You can also read a story about Horrible hacks, death robots, and kamikaze phones: Meet the scariest tech of the year, and Android phones rooted by “most serious” […]

BF-SIRT Newsletter 2016-42

The top stories from this week consist of stories such as Most serious” Linux privilege-escalation bug ever is under active exploit (updated), and More than half of Androids susceptible to ancient malware. You can also read a story about Spreading the DDoS Disease and Selling the Cure, and It’s finally happened: Hackers are coming for […]

BF-SIRT Newsletter 2016-37

The top stories from this week consist of stories such as Google is moving towards a more secure web, and Here’s how broken today’s web will feel in Chrome’s secure-by-default future. You can also read a story about Someone Is Learning How to Take Down the Internet, and Cybersecurity In The Obama Era. Top 5 […]

BF-SIRT Newsletter 2016-35

The top stories from this week consist of stories such as The NSA Is Hoarding Vulnerabilities, and Hacker who stole 2.9 million credit card numbers is Russian lawmaker’s son. You can also read a story about How one man could have owned GitHub, and that The Dropbox hack is real. Top 5 Security links 3 […]

BF-SIRT Newsletter 2016-33

The top stories from this week consist of stories such as Visa Alert and Update on the Oracle Breach, and Trouble In the Cloud: More Than Half Of Organizations Facing Security Woes. You can also read a story about Major NSA/Equation Group Leak, and The Evolution of Hacking. And did you know that: If this […]

BF-SIRT Newsletter 2016-27

The top stories from this week consist of stories such as Brexit’s Effects on Cyber Security, and 5 Actionable Steps We Can Learn from the SWIFT Banking Attacks. You can also read a story about Avast and AVG: A Future Together, and that Word hole patched in 2012 is ‘unchallenged’ king of Office exploits. And […]

BF-SIRT Newsletter 2016-25

The top stories from this week consist of stories such as Let’s Encrypt celebrates big HTTPS milestone, and that firm pays $950,000 penalty for using Wi-Fi signals to secretly track phone users. You can also read a story about 5 tips for staying cyber-secure on your summer vacation, and that it’s not all about ransomware […]