BF-SIRT Newsletter 2014-31

Welcome to this week’s newsletter! As you’re aware, we’ve had a bit of a break due to the summer holidays, but the newsletter is now back with information to go around!

Top 5 Security links
How Spammers Spoof Your Email Address (and How to Protect Yourself)
Multipath TCP Introduces Security Blind Spot
Putin: Crack Tor for me and I’ll make you a Millionaire
Fake GoogleBots are third most common DDoS attacker
Attackers install DDoS bots on Amazon cloud, exploiting Elasticsearch weakness

Top 5 Business Intelligence links
The Data Dangers of Free Public Wi-Fi
‘Things’ on the Internet-of-things have 25 vulnerabilities apiece
375 million customer records compromised in 2014
Only ‘3% of web servers in top corps’ fully fixed after Heartbleed snafu
Canada blames China for cyber intrusion at National Research Council