BF-SIRT Newsletter 2014-51

Welcome to the newsletter! This week you can read about how SpamHaus and CloudFlare Attacker Pleads Guilty and how 100k+ WordPress websites were compromised by SoakSoak malware. You can also read on how you should Learn from 2014’s security woes or face disaster in 2015 as well as how DNS Attacks Ravage Three-Quarters of US/UK Firms. The newsletter will take a short break and return on the 9th after the holidays.

Top 5 Security links
Hackable intercom lets you spy on fellow apartment-dwellers
SpamHaus, CloudFlare Attacker Pleads Guilty
Iranian CLEAVER hackers may DRAIN energy and defence firms, warn Feds
100k+ WP websites compromised by SoakSoak malware
Manufacturer’s Backdoor Found on Popular Chinese Android Smartphone

Top 5 Business Intelligence links
Learn from 2014’s security woes or face disaster in 2015
Attackers Turn Focus To PoS Vendors
1 in 5 employees going rogue with corporate data
DNS Attacks Ravage Three-Quarters of US/UK Firms
Top 5 malware attacks: 35 reused components