BF-SIRT Newsletter 2014-04

News regarding the Target attack has come out on how researchers say the Author of BlackPOS Is a Russian Teenager.
Other big news are that Microsoft Will Furnish Malware Assassin to XP Users Until Mid-2015.
Google have had some issues though with how Spammers Buy Chrome Extensions and Turn Them Into Adware.

Top 5 Security links
Author of BlackPOS Is a Russian Teenager, Researchers Say
Hacker Launches Phishing Attack From Firm’s Own Servers
16 Million Online Accounts Probably Compromised, German Government Warns
DNS Poisoning ‘Attack’ Leaves Millions In China Dangling Free Of T’ Interwebs
Three Quarters Of World’s Email Traffic Is Spam

Top 5 Business Intelligence links
Spammers Buy Chrome Extensions and Turn Them Into Adware
Microsoft Will Furnish Malware Assassin to XP Users Until Mid-2015
20M South Koreans Affected By Insider Data Theft
Motivation And Techniques Of World’s Most Sophisticated Cyber Attackers
Russian ‘Energetic Bear’ Hackers Caught Ransacking Energy Companies