BF-SIRT Newsletter 2015-17

Welcome to the newsletter! This week you can read about how Cash register maker used same password – 166816 – non-stop since 1990, and multiple stories about APTs such as The CozyDuke APT.

In other news, you can find articles about how Taking Down Fraud Sites is Whac-a-Mole, and that Google shuts off NPAPI in Chrome.

Top 5 Security links
The CozyDuke APT
Pawn Storm cyberspies still at work, target NATO and the White House
Your city’s not smart if it’s vulnerable, says hacker
Russian APT group actively exploiting Flash, Windows 0-day flaws
Cash register maker used same password – 166816 – non-stop since 1990

Top 5 Business Intelligence links
Taking Down Fraud Sites is Whac-a-Mole
Iran Increasing Both Sophistication and Frequency of Cyber Attacks
Google Shuts Off NPAPI in Chrome
Netflix’s house of cards to be fortified with HTTPS appliance
Nork hackers no pantomime villains, but a hugely unpredictable menace