Basefarm SIRT Newsletter 21

News links for this week goes through a bit of a mix, containing articles such as a three part interview with a Blackhat hacker which is interesting to read through. Another interesting article, which although is a very old subject, is TheRegister talking about how having WiFi turned on your phone could be a bad idea. To get an idea how easy it is to set this up you can browse over to HakShop who have been selling a box since 2008 which is taking advantage of this.

Top 5 Business Intelligence links
Aha, I see you switched on your mobile Wi-Fi. YOU FOOL!
NC Fuel Distributor Hit by $800,000 Cyberheist
The Global Cyber Game
Operation Aurora hack was counterespionage, not China picking on Tibetan activists
Rise In Sophisticated, Targeted Cyber Attacks Heightens Demand for Intrusion Prevention Systems Globally

Top 5 Miscellaneous Security links
Interview With A Blackhat
NYPD detective charged with hiring email hackers to break into colleagues’ personal accounts
Google Strengening Keys on SSL Certificates to 2048 Bits
Anonymous threat shutters Gitmo WiFi
Chinese hackers who breached Google in 2010 gained access to thousands of surveillance orders