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Michael Mimoso / Threatpost:
Regin Cyberespionage Platform Also Spies on GSM Networks   —  Researchers have uncovered a complex espionage platform reminiscent of Duqu that has been used since at least 2008 not only to spy on and extract email and documents from government agencies, research institutions and banks …
Nov 25, 2014, 1:30 AMIn context
Dennis Fisher / Threatpost:
Google Removes SSLv3 Fallback Support From Chrome   —  Google has released Chrome 39, fixing 42 security vulnerabilities and removing support for the fallback to SSLv3, the component that was the target of the POODLE attack revealed last month.  —  When the POODLE attack was disclosed …
Nov 19, 2014, 10:55 AMIn context
Dennis Fisher / Threatpost:
Google open sources nogotofail, a tool to test the security of any device or application on the internet   —  Google Releases Nogotofail Tool to Test Network Security  —  The last year has produced a rogues' gallery of vulnerabilities in transport layer security implementations and new attacks …
Nov 4, 2014, 11:30 PMIn context
Dennis Fisher / Threatpost:
Researcher Finds Tor Exit Node Adding Malware to Binaries   —  A security researcher has identified a Tor exit node that was actively patching binaries users download, adding malware to the files dynamically.  The discovery, experts say, highlights the danger of trusting files downloaded …
Oct 25, 2014, 7:30 PMIn context
Dennis Fisher / Threatpost:
Insider breach at AT&T compromises Social Security and drivers' license numbers; company offers credit monitoring to those affected   —  AT&T Hit By Insider Breach  —  AT&T is warning consumers about a data breach involving an insider who illegally accessed the personal information of an unspecified number of users.
Oct 6, 2014, 6:35 PMIn context
Dennis Fisher / Threatpost:
Google, Dropbox, and others launch open source security organization Simply Secure   —  New Initiative Simply Secure Aims to Make Security Tools Easier to Use  —  The dramatic revelations of large-scale government surveillance and deep penetration of the Internet by intelligence services …
Sep 19, 2014, 10:55 AMIn context
Dennis Fisher / Threatpost:
FTC Settles With Fandango, Credit Karma Over SSL Issues in Mobile Apps   —  The makers of two major mobile apps, Fandango and Credit Karma, have settled with the Federal Trade Commission after the commission charged that they deliberately misrepresented the security of their apps and failed to validate SSL certificates.
Mar 28, 2014, 7:30 PMIn context
Dennis Fisher / Threatpost:
Full Disclosure Security Mailing List Shuts Down   —  The Full Disclosure security mailing list, which has been one of the main discussion forums for vulnerability and exploit information for 12 years, is shutting down because “'one of our own' would undermine the efforts of the last 12 years”, one of the creators said.
Mar 19, 2014, 5:50 PMIn context
Michael Mimoso / Threatpost:
RSA's Coviello Calls for Global Surveillance Reforms, Enhanced Privacy Protection   —  SAN FRANCISCO - RSA Security executive chairman Art Coviello today at RSA Conference 2014 made his first public comments about the security company's relationship with the National Security Agency …
Feb 25, 2014, 5:15 PMIn context
Dennis Fisher / Threatpost:
Bruce Schneier Joins Startup Co3 Systems   —  UPDATE-Bruce Schneier, the famed cryptographer and author who recently left his longtime post at BT, has taken a new position as CTO of Co3 Systems, a startup that provides incident response systems.  Schneier, a central figure in the security industry …
Jan 7, 2014, 7:40 AMIn context

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