BF-SIRT Newsletter 2014-03

This week was Patch Tuesday for January 2014, which means updates to Microsoft, Adobe and Oracle products. This week has also been full of news regarding the Target hack. Up to 110 million were affected by the Target data breach, which has led Target to Invest $5 Million in Cybersecurity Education. Krebs has also released A First Look at the Target Intrusion, Malware. Another big news is the fact that Microsoft extends Windows XP anti-malware support to July 2015.

Top 5 Security links
Target: Up to 110 million affected by data breach
Target to Invest $5 Million in Cybersecurity Education
A First Look at the Target Intrusion, Malware
Mobile applications being used for DDoS attacks
Spy agencies around the world use radio signals to tap data from targeted systems

Top 5 Business Intelligence links
Researchers learn Flashback trojan is still infecting Apple computers
Banking apps: insecure and badly written, say researchers
Amazon and GoDaddy are the biggest malware hosters
Cisco: Thousands of Web Hosting Centers Now Launchpads for Attacks
Microsoft extends Windows XP anti-malware support to July 2015

Basefarm SIRT Posts
Patch Tuesday January 2014