Author Archives: Fredrik Svantes

About Fredrik Svantes

Fredrik Svantes is Lead of the Basefarm Group's SIRT.

BF-SIRT Newsletter 2017-20

The top stories from this week is of course about WannaCry and WannaCry 2.0. You can also read about how a Google researcher finds link between WannaCry attacks and North Korea, and that WikiLeaks reveals “AfterMidnight” & “Assassin” CIA Windows … Continue reading

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WannaCry

WannaCry is the name of a new ransomware that is utilizing a Windows vulnerability to spread. It encrypt files, and promises to decrypt the files for a fee (which should not be paid). Microsoft released a patch for the vulnerability … Continue reading

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BF-SIRT Newsletter 2017-18

The top stories from this week is an explanation on the Intel AMT vulnerability and a warning about a phishing mail related to Google Docs. You can also read about how, after years of warnings, mobile network hackers exploit SS7 … Continue reading

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BF-SIRT Newsletter 2017-16

The top stories from this week is an old vulnerability which has resurfaced which allows a phishing attack to be almost impossible to detect on Chrome, Firefox and Opera and how script kiddies pwn 1000s of Windows boxes using leaked … Continue reading

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BF-SIRT Newsletter 2017-14

The top stories from this week in the Nordics has been about APT10 and Cloud Hopper, and from Russia comes information on how hackers stole $800,000 from ATMs using fileless malware. You can also read about how millions of smartphones … Continue reading

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BF-SIRT Newsletter 2017-12

The top stories from this week is that US Senate just voted to let ISPs sell your web browsing data without permission. We also have information about the Apple iCloud ransom demands. You can also read about how hackers are … Continue reading

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BF-SIRT Newsletter 2017-10

The top stories from this week mainly revolve around the “Wikileaks CIA Leak”, so we have gathered a few of those down on the link list for you. We also have stories about Spammergate: The Fall of an Empire and … Continue reading

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BF-SIRT Newsletter 2017-08

The top stories from this week consist of stories about Google announcing the first SHA1 collision and that the hacker who knocked million routers offline using MIRAI was arrested at London airport. You can also read about how a sysadmin … Continue reading

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Fake Telenor Ransomware Campaign

Today, a malicious email campaign was launched, targeting Norwegian entities. We have seen a large amount of these malicious mails addressed to our employees, customers and partners, and we would like to discourage you from interacting with this email. The … Continue reading

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BF-SIRT Newsletter 2017-05

The top stories from this week consist of stories such as how Police Arrested Suspected Hacker Who Hacked the ‘Hacking Team’ and that Over 70% of Washington DC’s CCTV Were Hacked Before Trump Inauguration. You can also read that Police … Continue reading

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