Monthly Archives: September 2016

Fancy Bear Hackers use a new Mac Trojan against aerospace industry

Researchers at Palo Alto spotted a new campaign of the Russian Fancy Bear APT using a new Mac OS X Trojan against companies in the aerospace industry. In the last […]

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Australian Police warns of malware-laden USB drives left in letterboxes

The Police in the Australian State of Victoria issued a warning to the local population of malware-laden USB drives left in letterboxes. USB drives are a privileged vector of attack, security […]

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The leak of NSA hacking tools was caused by a staffer mistake

A US investigation into the leak of the NSA hacking tools used by the Agency is focusing on a theory that it was caused by a staffer mistake. The hack […]

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A mistake allowed us a peek into North Korea Internet infrastructure

A mistake allowed us a peek into the North Korea Internet infrastructure, a security researcher discovered that Pyongyang has just 28 websites. The North Korea is one of the countries that most […]

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NIST issues the Baldrige Cybersecurity Excellence Builder cybersecurity self-assessment tool

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued a draft of a self-assessment tool named Baldrige Cybersecurity Excellence Builder. The tool is based on the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program and the […]

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Car Hacking – Chinese hacker team remotely hacked Tesla Model S

A group of security researchers from the Chinese firm Tencent have found a series of flaws that can be exploited to remotely hack a Tesla Model S. Security experts at […]

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GCHQ plans to protect the country with a national firewall

The British intelligence agency GCHQ is planning to create to protect the country from cyber attacks by creating a national firewall. The news was announced, during the Billington CyberSecurity Summit held in Washington […]

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According to the Akamai Q2 2016 report, the number of DDoS has doubled over the last 12 months

The DDoS attacks continue to be privileged attack vectors for crooks, according to the last report published by Akamai (Akamai Q2 2016 report) the number of distributed denial of service attacks […]

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CVE-2016-6662 – Researcher disclosed a critical MySQL Zero-Day

A security researcher disclosed a critical MySQL zero-day affecting all the default configuration of all MySQL versions including 5.5, 5.6 and 5.7. The security researcher Dawid Golunski has disclosed a […]

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CVE-2016-6399 – CISCO disclosed unpatched flaw in ACE products

Cisco disclosed the existence of the CVE-2016-6399 flaw that can be exploited by remote unauthenticated attackers to trigger DoS conditions in ACE products. Experts at Cisco have disclosed the existence […]

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Two alleged members of Crackas With Attitude group arrested for hacking US Gov Officials

U.S. authorities have arrested two alleged members of the Crackas With Attitude group involved in dumping details of officials with the FBI and the DHS. The FBI has identified and […]

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Europol announces cyber unit to fight online terrorist propaganda

The Europol processed 1 677 media content and social media accounts in six languages containing violent online terrorist propaganda. Recently the European law enforcement agency EUROPOL announced the constitution of a cyber […]

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Porn Brazzersforum hacked, nearly 800,000 Brazzers Accounts Exposed

Another week starts with a data breach, roughly 800,000 accounts of the porn site Brazzers have been compromised. The data breach affected a Brazzers separate forum, anyway, Brazzers users who […]

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SWIFT discloses more cyber attacks on its bank members and urges more security

SWIFT discloses more attacks against banks worldwide, pressures banks on security and urged member banks to implement the new SWIFT software by November 19. In the last months, a worrisome […]

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Saudi government facilities hit by cyber attacks, Saudi cyber experts convened

Saudi government facilities have been hit cyber attacks, the Government is investigating with the support of Saudi cyber experts. Saudi government facilities have been targeted by major cyber attacks, in […]

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Lurk cybercrime gang developed, maintained and rented the Angler EK

Experts from Kaspersky Lab confirmed that the Lurk cybercrime Gang developed, maintained and rent the infamous Angler Exploit Kit. Security experts from Kaspersky Lab have confirmed that the Lurk cybercrime group are […]

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