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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
Eduard Kovacs / SecurityWeek:
Advanced Variant of “NotCompatible” Android Malware a Threat to Enterprises   —  Mobile security firm Lookout has been monitoring the evolution of the Android Trojan dubbed “NotCompatible”, and they say the latest version of the malware is sophisticated enough to pose a threat to protected enterprise networks.
Nov 19, 2014, 9:40 PMIn context
Mike Lennon / SecurityWeek:
Microsoft Fixes Critical Kerberos Flaw Under Attack With Out-of-Band Patch   —  Last week, Microsoft released 14 security bulletins as part of Patch Tuesday for November 2014.  The updates contained four rated as critical, including a vulnerability that affects the Windows Secure Channel (SChannel) security package.
Nov 18, 2014, 7:40 PMIn context
Eduard Kovacs / SecurityWeek:
Cisco Releases OpenSOC Security Analytics Framework as Open Source   —  OpenSOC Big Data Security Analytics Framework Consumes and Monitors Network Traffic and Machine Exhaust Data of a Data Center  —  In an effort to help organizations create an incident investigation tool that meets …
Nov 18, 2014, 2:35 PMIn context

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