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Mike Lennon / SecurityWeek:
Lookout Expands Mobile Security Capabilities With Acquisition of Bluebox Security   —  Enterprise mobile security startup Bluebox security has agreed to be acquired by Lookout, a provider of mobile consumer and business mobile security products.  —  While Lookout started with a focus …
Apr 13, 2016, 11:50 PMIn context
Eduard Kovacs / SecurityWeek:
Attackers using Word documents to deliver BlackEnergy malware linked to recent attacks targeting Ukraine's critical infrastructure   —  Attackers Use Word Docs to Deliver BlackEnergy Malware  —  The advanced persistent threat (APT) actor behind the recent attacks targeting Ukraine …
Jan 30, 2016, 10:50 PMIn context
SecurityWeek:
Verizon Accused of Routing Millions of IP Addresses for Cybercriminals   —  US network operator Verizon Communications is routing over 4 million IP addresses that are currently in the hands of cybercriminals, researchers at The Spamhaus Project reveal.  —  Spammers have been acquiring large ranges …
Jan 13, 2016, 1:55 AMIn context
Eduard Kovacs / SecurityWeek:
Two suspected members of DD4BC, a DDoS extortion group, apprehended in Europol raids   —  Law Enforcement Cracks Down on DD4BC Group  —  Europol announced on Tuesday that a couple of individuals suspected of being tied to the DD4BC cybercriminal group have been identified as part of an international law enforcement operation.
Jan 12, 2016, 3:10 PMIn context
Mike Lennon / SecurityWeek:
Kaspersky: Turla cyber-espionage group hijacking satellite-based Internet links to hide wherabouts   —  Russian-Speaking Turla Attackers Hijacking Satellite Internet Links  —  Russian Speaking “Turla” Cyber-espionage Group Exploits Satellites to Reach the Ultimate Level of Anonymity: Kaspersky Lab
Sep 10, 2015, 7:55 AMIn context
Mike Lennon / SecurityWeek:
Samsung announces new Android security update process, will roll out patches once a month   —  Samsung to Deliver Monthly Over the Air Security Updates for Android  —  Samsung to Deliver Regular Security Updates Around Once a Month to Android-based Galaxy Devices
Aug 5, 2015, 12:50 PMIn context
Eduard Kovacs / SecurityWeek:
RIG Exploit Kit 3.0 Used to Infect Over 1.3 Million Computers Worldwide   —  Version 3.0 of the notorious RIG exploit kit has been released.  Researchers at Trustwave have determined that the crimeware has already been used to infect more than 1.3 million devices from all over the world.
Aug 4, 2015, 10:00 AMIn context
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

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