BF-SIRT Newsletter 2016-44

The top stories from this week consist of stories such as Google warning about an actively exploited 0-day vulnerability in Windows. You can also read a story about
Critical Flaws in MySQL Give Hackers Root Access to Server, and Google joins Mozilla and Apple in banning WoSign and StartCom as CAs.

Top 5 Security links

Someone is using Miray botnet to shut down internet for Liberia
Hackers hustle to hassle un-patched Joomla! sites
Remotely Exploitable Bugs in Memcached Identified and Patched
Firefox kills the Battery Status ‘super cookie’
Tokens of terror spark ‘major security update’ at GitLab

Top 5 Business Intelligence links
Is password security at just $1/month too expensive for most?
Why trust is becoming increasingly difficult to achieve in today’s digital era
New DMCA Exemptions Give White Hats License To Hack Cars, Medical Devices
Teen UK hacker pleads guilty after earning $385k from DDoS tool
The 4 Biggest Mistakes Businesses Make Trying To Secure Endpoints