BF-SIRT Newsletter 2015-09

Welcome to another edition of the newsletter! This week we cover things such as the Gemalto compromise and the Superfish incident. We also cover stories about how Webnic is blamed for the hijack of Lenovo and Google Domains, as well as how nearly 70 percent of breached firms are alerted by outside sources.

Top 5 Security links
NSA, UK’s GCHQ reportedly hacked encryption of SIM card maker
After Superfish-Lenovo incident, Facebook probes larger issue of SSL-sniffing adware
3 million strong RAMNIT botnet taken down
Shodan boss finds 250,000 routers have common keys
Air gaps: Happy gas for infosec or a noble but inert idea?

Top 5 Business Intelligence links
Older vulnerabilities a top enabler of breaches, according to report
M-Trends report: Nearly 70 percent of breached firms alerted by outside source
Webnic Registrar Blamed for Hijack of Lenovo, Google Domains
Sony hack forced firms to consider cyber attack disruption plans
Anthem’s latest breach estimate says 78.8 million were affected