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Eduard Kovacs / SecurityWeek:
Java Zero-Day Used in Attacks on NATO Member, US Defense Organization   —  A notorious cyber espionage group has been using a Java zero-day exploit in attacks aimed at the armed forces of a NATO member country and a defense organization based in the United States, Trend Micro reported over the weekend.
Jul 13, 2015, 11:01 AMIn context
Eduard Kovacs / SecurityWeek:
OpenSSL Patches Serious Certificate Forgery Vulnerability   —  The developers of OpenSSL have released versions 1.0.2d and 1.0.1p to address a high severity vulnerability that can be exploited by an attacker to bypass certain untrusted certificate checks and issue invalid certificates.
Jul 9, 2015, 1:40 PMIn context
Mike Lennon / SecurityWeek:
The Linux Foundation's Core Infrastructure Initiative commits nearly $500K to three new projects, Reproducible Builds, The Fuzzing Project, and TIS Interpreter   —  Core Infrastructure Initiative Funds Three New Projects  —  The Core Infrastructure Initiative (CII), a project managed …
Jun 22, 2015, 2:35 PMIn context
Eduard Kovacs / SecurityWeek:
Recently patched Windows flaw seen exploited in the wild for DDoS attacks; web servers of 70M sites at risk   —  Recently Patched Windows Flaw Exploited in the Wild for DoS Attacks  —  SANS Institute researchers advise system administrators to update their Windows operating systems as soon …
Apr 17, 2015, 9:25 PMIn context
Eduard Kovacs / SecurityWeek:
Cisco IP Phones Vulnerable to Eavesdropping   —  Some of the IP phones designed by Cisco for small businesses are plagued by a vulnerability that allows a remote attacker to eavesdrop on conversations and make phone calls from affected devices, the company revealed last week.
Mar 23, 2015, 11:45 AMIn context
Eduard Kovacs / SecurityWeek:
Following high profile Bitcoin security incidents, standards group C4 and Bitcoin security firm BitGo propose cryptocurrency security standards   —  C4, BitGo Publish Draft of CryptoCurrency Security Standard  —  A draft of the CryptoCurrency Security Standard (CCSS) was made available on Wednesday for public discussion.
Feb 15, 2015, 8:35 AMIn context
Eduard Kovacs / SecurityWeek:
UK National Property Register Site Exposed 28 Million Records: Researcher   —  Immobilise, the website of the United Kingdom's National Property Register, was plagued until recently by a privacy flaw that could have been exploited to harvest information on millions of registered users, a researcher revealed on Monday.
Jan 7, 2015, 8:00 AMIn context
Mike Lennon / SecurityWeek:
Hackers Used Sophisticated SMB Worm Tool to Attack Sony   —  Sony Hackers Used Server Message Block (SMB) Worm Tool  —  Just hours after the FBI and President Obama called out North Korea as being responsible for the destructive cyber attack against Sony Pictures, US-CERT issued an alert decribing …
Dec 19, 2014, 6:50 PMIn context
Mike Lennon / SecurityWeek:
‘Destover’ Malware Signed by Stolen Sony Certificate   —  A figital certificate stolen from Sony Pictures under the recent high-profile cyber attack has been used to sign malware, according to a report from Kaspersky Lab.  —  Ironically, the malware sample found digitally signed …
Dec 10, 2014, 10:55 AMIn context
Mike Lennon / SecurityWeek:
Cloud security firm CipherCloud raises $50M Series B led by Transamerica Ventures   —  CipherCloud Lands $50 Million To Protect All Things Cloud  —  Cloud security firm CipherCloud today announced that it has closed a massive $50 million round of funding led by Transamerica Ventures.
Nov 20, 2014, 1:10 AMIn context

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