BF-SIRT Newsletter 2013-33

We’re back! Due to the summer holidays we will give the top links from the last three weeks instead of just last week.
During this time, Defcon and Black Hat has happened, and there’s been a few updates from Microsoft during Patch Tuesday August 2013 and a Joomla! critical exploit that we suggest you update as soon as possible.

Top 5 Business Intelligence links
2013 Browser Security Comparative Analysis: Privacy
Black Hat 2013: What have we learned
New NSA tool exposed: XKeyscore sees ‘nearly EVERYTHING you do online’
Browlock Ransomware Targets New Countries
BGP spoofing – why nothing on the internet is actually secure

Top 5 Miscellaneous Security links
BREACH decodes HTTPS encrypted data in 30 seconds
Michele Catalano Home visit after googling backpacks and pressure cookers
Texas students hijack superyacht with GPS-spoofing luggage
Apple Developer site hack
Washington post site hacked after successful phishing campaign

BF-SIRT Posts
Patch Tuesday August 2013
Joomla! critical exploit