Entries by Fredrik Svantes

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 says to court that he was authorized to trash his employer’s network or how an […]

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 email itself visually appears to be from Telenor, with the subject line “Faktura Fra Telenor […]

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 Arrest 5 Cyber Thieves Who Stole 3.2 Million From ATMs Using Malware and Ransomware Hijacks […]

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 […]

BF-SIRT Newsletter 2016-50

The top stories from this week consist of stories such as how Yahoo! had one Billion more accounts hacked, and that FBI Most Wanted Fugitive JPMorgan Hacker Was Arrested in New York. You can also read a story about how 91% Of Cyberattacks Start With A Phishing Email, and that Evernote’s new not-so-privacy policy will […]

BF-SIRT Newsletter 2016-45

The top stories from this week consist of stories about things like Blacknurse and how a DDoS Attack Takes Down Central Heating System Amidst Winter In Finland. You can also read a story about how Bangladesh Bank Recovers $15 Million from a Philippines Casino, and that China Passes Cybersecurity Law to Tighten its Control over […]

BF-SIRT Newsletter 2016-40

The top stories from this week consist of stories such as how Yahoo! secretly scanned customer emails for U.S. intelligence, and that Verizon wants $1 Billion Discount on Yahoo Acquisition Deal after Recent Scandals. You can also read a story about how the Source Code for IoT botnet responsible for World’s largest DDoS Attack was […]

BF-SIRT Newsletter 2016-39

The top stories from this week consist of stories such as how the World’s largest 1 Tbps DDoS Attack was launched from 152,000 hacked Smart Devices, and that Facebook releases Osquery Security Tool for Windows. You can also read a story about how Avast and AVG become one, and that Marissa Mayer declined to reset […]

BF-SIRT Newsletter 2016-38

The top stories from this week consist of stories such as how half a billion Yahoo! email accounts were taken by potential state hackers, and that cisco finds new Zero-Day Exploit linked to NSA Hackers. You can also read a story about how FBI Director James Comey wants you to cover your webcam, and that […]

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 […]