BF-SIRT Newsletter 2016-17

The top stories from this week consist of stories such about a Bank with No Firewall – How Hackers Managed to Steal $80 Million, and how DDoS Extortionists made $100,000 without Launching a Single Attack.
You can also read a story about how FBI may soon be allowed to hack computers anywhere in the world, and how US House unanimously passes Email Privacy Act.

Top 5 Security links
Bank with No Firewall. That’s How Hackers Managed to Steal $80 Million
DDoS Extortionists made $100,000 without Launching a Single Attack
NSA is so overwhelmed with data, it’s no longer effective, says whistleblower
Ransomware in your inbox: the rise of malicious JavaScript attachments
PLATINUM Hackers Hijack Windows Hotpatching to Stay Hidden

Top 5 Business Intelligence links
FBI may soon be allowed to hack computers anywhere in the world
US House unanimously passes Email Privacy Act
The perimeter is everywhere (so where is your data really?)
Dental Assn Mails Malware to Members
DARPA Wants To Build Ultra Secure Messaging App for US Military