BF-SIRT Newsletter 2016-40

The top stories from this week consist of stories such as how Yahoo! secretly scanned customer emails for U.S. intelligence, and that Verizon wants $1 Billion Discount on Yahoo Acquisition Deal after Recent Scandals. You can also read a story about how the Source Code for IoT botnet responsible for World’s largest DDoS Attack was released Online, and that 68 Million Hacked Dropbox Accounts are Just a Click Away.

Top 5 Security links
Source Code for IoT botnet responsible for World’s largest DDoS Attack released Online
68 Million Hacked Dropbox Accounts are Just a Click Away!
Hack crashes Linux Distros with 48 characters of code
You Could Get Hacked Just by Opening a ‘JPEG 2000’ Image
United States set to Hand Over Control of the Internet to ICANN Today

Top 5 Business Intelligence links
Yahoo secretly scanned customer emails for U.S. intelligence
Verizon wants $1 Billion Discount on Yahoo Acquisition Deal after Recent Scandals
French banks launch Credit Cards where CVV code changes every hour
Mastercard rolls out pay-by-selfie across Europe
Welcome to Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2016!