BF-SIRT Newsletter 2014-12

Welcome to another edition of the newsletter! We have some interesting stories this week, such as how Authorities arrest infamous hacker “Diabl0” in Bangkok and 25,000 UNIX servers hijacked by backdoor Trojan. We also have some posts of our own, one being how Your WordPress installation can be used in Denial of Service attacks, and the other one about the important iOS 7.1 Update.

Top 5 Security links
Authorities arrest infamous hacker “Diabl0” in Bangkok
Experian Lapse Allowed ID Theft Service Access to 200 Million Consumer Records
BAE System Publishes White Paper on “Snake” Cyber Espionage Campaign
Kick us as hard as you like, RIGHT IN THE CYBERS, says Japan
25,000 UNIX servers hijacked by backdoor Trojan

Top 5 Business Intelligence links
Techniques used in high-profile data breaches
Twelve million hit as Korea suffers ANOTHER massive data breach
Fraudulent tax returns net nearly $4 billion for cybercriminals
83% of businesses are not prepared for an online security incident
20% of all malware ever created appeared in 2013

Basefarm Posts
Your WordPress installation can be used in Denial of Service attacks
iOS 7.1 Update