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Chris Brook / Threatpost:
St. Louis Federal Reserve confirms DNS hijack of affiliated sites in April, including FRED, its economic database, plus archival and geographic databases   —  St. Louis Federal Reserve Falls Victim To DNS Hijack  —  The St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank confirmed this week that it fell victim to a DNS hijack last month.
May 19, 2015, 7:00 PMIn context
Michael Mimoso / Threatpost:
Numerous security holes found in Open Smart Grid networking protocol used by over 4M smart power meters   —  Weak Homegrown Crypto Dooms Open Smart Grid Protocol  —  In the three years since its inception, the Open Smart Grid Protocol has found its way into more than four million smart meters and similar devices worldwide.
May 10, 2015, 9:55 AMIn context
Michael Mimoso / Threatpost:
New Rombertik spyware self-destructs, wipes hard drive, overwrites master boot record if it detects it's being analyzed or audited   —  Rombertik Malware Can Overwrite MBR if Audited  —  A new strain of spyware that logs keystrokes and steals data has a destructive side to it …
May 5, 2015, 10:55 AMIn context
Michael Mimoso / Threatpost:
New Utility Decrypts Data Lost to TeslaCrypt Ransomware   —  Crypto-ransomware variants have enterprises on edge because of the threat of irreversibly damaged files.  Some organizations, including most recently the Tewksbury, Ma., police department have gone as far as to pay hundreds of dollars in ransom for the recovery key.
Apr 30, 2015, 1:20 AMIn context
Dennis Fisher / Threatpost:
Vulnerability in all supported versions of Windows allows hijacking of user credentials if network is compromised, disclosed by researchers at Cylance   —  New SMB Flaw Affects All Versions of Windows  —  There is a serious vulnerability in all supported versions of Windows that can allow …
Apr 13, 2015, 12:15 PMIn context
Brian Donohue / Threatpost:
WordPress plugin SEO by Yoast, downloaded over 14M times, fixes SQL injection vulnerability   —  SQL Injection Bug Fixed in Popular WordPress SEO Plug-In  —  SEO by Yoast, a popular search engine optimization plug-in for WordPress, has fixed a pair of blind SQL injection vulnerabilities …
Mar 13, 2015, 6:15 AMIn context
Chris Brook / Threatpost:
Dropbox Patches Remotely Exploitable Vulnerability in SDK   —  Developers at Dropbox recently fixed a remotely exploitable vulnerability in the Android SDK version of the storage app that enabled attackers to connect applications to a Dropbox account without the user's consent.
Mar 12, 2015, 10:35 AMIn context
Michael Mimoso / Threatpost:
Microsoft Patches Old Stuxnet Bug, FREAK Vulnerability   —  Windows IT shops figure to be in for some scrambling today.  Not only was it revealed that a five-year-old patch for a vulnerability exploited by Stuxnet was incomplete and machines have been exposed since 2010 …
Mar 10, 2015, 8:25 PMIn context
Dennis Fisher / Threatpost:
Google turns annual Pwnium bug-hunting contest into year-round program with unlimited rewards   —  Google Pwnium Program Now Open All Year  —  Google is expanding its successful Pwnium vulnerability reward program-which has run at various security conferences for a couple of years …
Feb 24, 2015, 11:30 PMIn context
Dennis Fisher / Threatpost:
Canary Watch Site Launches to Track Warrant Canaries   —  In the years since Edward Snowden began putting much of the NSA's business in the street, including its reliance on the secret FISA court and National security Letters, warrant canaries have emerged as a key method for ISPs …
Feb 9, 2015, 1:55 AMIn context

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The Detroit Bus Company enriches students in quest to improve mass transit  —  The small bus line runs a free, door-to-door shuttle for neighborhood kids, broadening their world by giving them a safe …
Avangate:
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