BF-SIRT Newsletter 2014-48

Welcome to the newsletter! This week you can read about how Chinese e-cigarettes may damage your PC’s health and how Sony Pictures Dealing With Apparent Network Compromise. You can also find stories about such things as how Home Depot spent $43 million on data breach in just one quarter and Why it took antivirus giants YEARS to drill into the malware Regin.

Top 5 Security links
Chinese e-cigarettes may damage your PC’s health
Sony Pictures Dealing With Apparent Network Compromise
Driverless cars are liable to being stolen and used in terrorist attacks, report warns
Hacking Collective ‘Sits Down’ for Interview
Skimmer Innovation: ‘Wiretapping’ ATMs

Top 5 Business Intelligence links
Why did it take antivirus giants YEARS to drill into super-scary Regin? Symantec responds
Asian mobiles the DDOS threat of 2015, security mob says
EFF, Mozilla back new certificate authority that will offer free SSL certificates
NSA director states China can shut down U.S. electric grids, report indicates
Home Depot spent $43 million on data breach in just one quarter

Basefarm SIRT Posts
WordPress 4.0.1 – Critical security release