BF-SIRT Newsletter 2014-49

Welcome to the newsletter! The biggest news last week was without a doubt the breach of Sony Pictures. You can read about how Sony Breach May Have Exposed Employee Healthcare, Salary Data and that North Korea is under the Spotlight for Sony Hack. The TV program 60 minutes have, in light of the many credit card breaches this year, created an interesting segment which you can find on their site, it’s called“What happens when you swipe your card?”

Top 5 Security links
What happens when you swipe your card?
Sony Breach May Have Exposed Employee Healthcare, Salary Data
North Korea Under the Spotlight for Sony Hack
FBI Warns US Businesses of Possible Wiper Malware Attacks
Syrian Electronic Army Hits Numerous Media Sites with DNS Redirection Attack

Top 5 Business Intelligence links
10 Deadliest Differences of State-Sponsored Attacks
Data loss and downtime costs enterprises $1.7 trillion
2015 predictions: Cyber attacks aimed at critical infrastructure, Attacks as a Service
Iranian hackers compromised airlines, airports, critical infrastructure companies
Increased nation-state threat included in predictions report