BF-SIRT Newsletter 2016-19

The top stories from this week consist of stories such about a Kernel Backdoor were found in Gadgets Powered by Popular Chinese ARM Maker, and how This 10-year-old Boy becomes the youngest Bug Bounty Hacker.
You can also read a story about how FBI says that you shouldn’t pay ransomware extortionists, and how an economist were detained for doing Math on an airplane.

Top 5 Security links
Kernel Backdoor found in Gadgets Powered by Popular Chinese ARM Maker
This 10-year-old Boy becomes the youngest Bug Bounty Hacker
Facebook Open Sources its Capture the Flag (CTF) Platform
Hacker Arrested after Exposing Flaws in Elections Site
Founder of ‘Liberty Reserve’ Sentenced to 20 years in Prison

Top 5 Business Intelligence links
FBI: No, you shouldn’t pay ransomware extortionists
Economist Detained for Doing Math on an Airplane
IBM’s Watson supercomputer takes on security
British Hacker Wins Legal Battle Over Encryption Keys
Hacker is Selling 272 Million Email Passwords for Just $1