BF-SIRT Newsletter 2015-22

The top stories from this week consist of stories such as how a new iOS Bug can shut down iPhones and Apple Watches simply by receiving a text message, tweet or anything else that is delivered to the notification system, and how a study reveales how 86 percent of websites contain at least one ‘serious’ vulnerability.

Amongst the top stories you can also find how the total cost of average data breach reaches is now $3.8 million, and how a full Adult Friend Finder database is being sold for for $17,000 after a breach.

Top 5 Security links
New iOS Bug Crashing iPhones Simply by Receiving a Text Message [Includes Fix]
Study: 86 percent of websites contain at least one ‘serious’ vulnerability
Bank-heist malware’s servers phone home to Russian spookhaus
Hackers steal 80000 EURO from Belgium Metal Company
Forget passwords; Japanese users can buy online with their Eyeballs

Top 5 Business Intelligence links
Total cost of average data breach reaches $3.8 million
Full Adult Friend Finder database offered for $17,000
Recent Breaches a Boon to Extortionists
POS Malware Nitlove Seen Spreading Through Spam Campaign
Account recovery via secret questions is a bad idea