Entries by Fredrik Svantes

BF-SIRT Newsletter 2016-06

The top stories from this week consist of a story on how someone hijacks a botnet network and replaces Malware with an Antivirus, and how hackers behind Dyre Malware were busted in a police raid. You can also read a story about how hackers are offering Apple employees $23,000 for corporate login details, and that […]

Patch Tuesday February 2016

Yet another patch Tuesday has come upon us. Microsoft released 13 updates, some of which fix critical issues, to address vulnerabilities in their product line. Adobe on the other hand has released patches which address 22 vulnerabilities for their Adobe Flash and Adobe Acrobat/Reader products. Oracle also pushed out a new update – Java SE […]

BF-SIRT Newsletter 2016-05

The top stories from this week consist of a story on How Spy Agencies Hacked into Israeli Military Drones to Collect Live Video Feeds, and how AnonSec almost crashed a $222 Million Drone into Pacific Ocean after compromising NASA. You can also read a story about how PGP co-founder believes that Ad companies are the […]

BF-SIRT Newsletter 2016-04

The top stories from this week consist of a story on how Cops hate encryption but the NSA loves it when you use PGP, and how a Critical OpenSSL Flaw Allows Hackers to Decrypt HTTPS Traffic. You can also read a story about how Oracle will kill its Java Browser Plugin, and you’ll also find […]

Happy Data Protection/Privacy Day!

Today, the 28th of January, is the day we celebrate the Data Protection/Privacy Day around the world. This day commemorates the January 28, 1981 signing of Convention 108, the first legally binding international treaty dealing with privacy and data protection. The aim for the day is to improve privacy and security awareness, and because of […]

BF-SIRT Newsletter 2016-03

The top stories from this week consist of a story on how a new zero-day flaw hits millions of Linux servers and Android devices, and how FBI has named hacker allegedly responsible for The Fappening Leaks. You can also read a story about how selfie-posting power grid workers are inadvertently exposing critical information, and on […]

BF-SIRT Newsletter 2016-02

The top stories from this week consist of a story on how OpenSSH Patches Critical Flaw That Could Leak Private Crypto Keys, as well as how a 26-Year-Old Hacker Was Sentenced to Record 334 Years in Prison. You can also read a story which gives a peak into Cybercriminal Call Centers, and about a 602 […]

Patch Tuesday January 2016

Yet another patch Tuesday has come upon us. Microsoft released 9 updates, some of which fix critical issues, to address vulnerabilities in their product line. Adobe on the other hand has released patches which address 17 vulnerabilities for their Adobe Flash and Adobe Acrobat/Reader products. Microsoft Adobe

BF-SIRT Newsletter 2015-51

The top stories from this week consist of a story on a Critical 0-day Remote Command Execution Vulnerability in Joomla, as well as how a Hit-and-Run Driver got Arrested Because Car Reported Accident. You can also read how Facebook, Google and Twitter agree to German demand to delete hate speech within 24 hours, and a […]

BF-SIRT Newsletter 2015-48

The top stories from this week consist of a story on a Security Bug in Dell PCs Shipped Since 8/15, as well as how an eBay scammer steals identity of agent investigating him. You can also read how Hilton Acknowledges Credit Card Breach, and possible Policy Repercussions of the Paris Terrorist Attacks. Top 5 Security […]