BF-SIRT Newsletter 2015-45

The top stories from this week consist of a story on TalkTalk, Script Kids & The Quest for ‘OG’, as well as how the FBI Deputy Director’s Email has been Hacked by Teenager Who Hacked CIA Chief.
You can also read about how ProtonMail Paid Hackers $6000 Ransom in Bitcoin to Stop DDoS Attacks, and how UK cyber-spy law takes Snowden’s revelations of mass surveillance – and sets them in stone.

Top 5 Security links
TalkTalk, Script Kids & The Quest for ‘OG’
FBI Deputy Director’s Email Hacked by Teenager Who Hacked CIA Chief
CryptoWall Ransomware raised $325 Million in Revenue for Its Developer
Tor Project releases anonymous Messenger app beta
How Carders Can Use eBay as a Virtual ATM

Top 5 Business Intelligence links
ProtonMail Paid Hackers $6000 Ransom in Bitcoin to Stop DDoS Attacks
UK cyber-spy law takes Snowden’s revelations of mass surveillance – and sets them in stone
MacBooks are so hot right now. And so is Mac OS X malware
Anonymous Group Leaks Identities of 1000 KKK Members
Kaspersky announces ‘death’ of Coinvault, Bitcryptor ransomware