BF-SIRT Newsletter 2015-42

The top stories from this week consist of information on Japan’s Cybercrime Underground being on the rise, as well as how the arrest of Chinese Hackers is not a first for U.S.. You can also read about how a quarter of firms can’t tell how hackers get into their networks, and how the average cost of cybercrime escalates to $15 million per organization.

Top 5 Security links
Japan’s Cybercrime Underground On The Rise
Arrest of Chinese Hackers Not a First for U.S.
Researchers say SHA-1 will soon be broken, urge migration to SHA-2
Prices of stolen data on the Dark Web
Pawn Storm attack: Flash zero-day exploit hits diplomatic inboxes

Top 5 Business Intelligence links
Quarter of firms can’t tell how hackers get in
The average cost of cybercrime escalates to $15 million per organization
US will not seek legislation against encryption
SANS: 20 critical security controls you need to add
Cyberattacks pose a serious risk for nuclear facilities

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Patch Tuesday 2015