Entries by Fredrik Svantes

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, […]

BF-SIRT Newsletter 2016-16

The top stories from this week consist of stories such as how Hacking Team got compromised, and how the Panama Papers got leaked. You can also read a story about how Executive hotel rooms are treasure chest for information, and how German Security Research Labs showed how easy it is to spy on your calls […]

BF-SIRT Newsletter 2016-13

The top stories from this week consist of a story on how one hacker exposed thousands of insecure desktops that anyone can remotely view, and information about the latest vulnerability with its own brand and logo, Badlock. You can also read a story about how a hospital declares “Internal State of Emergency” after a ransomware […]

BF-SIRT Newsletter 2016-11

The top stories from this week consist of a story on how hackers stole $80 Million from a Bangladesh Bank, and how hackers demo a prototype security scanner that thinks like a human. You can also read a story about how FBI threatens to force Apple to hand over iOS source code, and that thanks […]

BF-SIRT Newsletter 2016-10

The top stories from this week consist of a story on how one man could have broken into any Facebook account, and how Pirates hacked a shipping company to steal information for efficient hijackings. You can also read a story about Ray Tomlinson, the creator of Email, who has passed away, and that Let’s Encrypt […]

Patch Tuesday March 2016

Yet another patch Tuesday has come upon us. Microsoft released 13 updates, 5 of which fix critical issues, to address vulnerabilities in their product line. Adobe on the other hand has released patches which address vulnerabilities in a large amount of their product portfolio. UPDATE: Adobe released a critical patch for Adobe Flash, which fixes […]

BF-SIRT Newsletter 2016-08

The top stories from this week consist of a story on the Linux Mint website being hacked, leaving replaced with Backdoored version of the Operating System, and a follow up story where the Hacker explains how he did it . You can also read a story about the simple way to stop your business from […]

BF-SIRT Newsletter 2016-07

The top stories from this week consist of a story on patching your systems which are using glibc, and how Police arrest a 16-year-old boy who is suspected of breaking into accounts belonging to the CIA Director. You can also read a story about how Hollywood Hospital Pays $17,000 Ransom to Hacker for Unlocking Medical […]