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Security Affairs newsletter Round 116 – News of the week

A new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter arrived! The best news of the week with Security Affairs. ·      BAE Systems accused of selling mass surveillance software Evident across the Middle East ·      Facebook inadvertently revealed moderators identities to suspected terrorists ·      Kasperagent malware used in a new campaign leveraging
Publish At:2017-06-25 14:20 | Read:56 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News cyber security Newsletter Pierluigi Paganini S

Stealing AES-256 keys in seconds using €200 of off-the-shelf components

Security experts at Fox‑IT have demonstrated that is possible sniff AES-256 encryption keys from a distance of one meter (3.3 feet) with a cheap equipment. Security experts at Fox‑IT have demonstrated that is possible to power a side-channel attack to wirelessly extract secret AES-256 encryption keys from a distance of one meter (3.3 feet). The researchers u
Publish At:2017-06-24 19:56 | Read:66 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking AES-256 encryption Pierluigi Paganini

US intelligence claims Russian hackers probed electoral networks in 21 US states

According to the US intelligence, Russian hackers tried to compromise electoral networks in 21 unnamed US states, but voting tallies hadn’t been hacked. According to Homeland Security officials, the attack against the 2016 Presidential election was more sophisticated than first thought. In a public hearing into the Russian interference in the 2016 Pres
Publish At:2017-06-24 19:56 | Read:105 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking electoral networks Pierl

Drupal fixes the CVE-2017-6922 flaw exploited in spam campaigns in the wild

Drupal team released security updates to fix several vulnerabilities, including the critical access bypass flaw CVE-2017-6922 exploited in spam campaigns. The Drupal development team has released security updates to fix several vulnerabilities, including the critical access bypass flaw tracked as CVE-2017-6922 that has been exploited in spam campaigns. The C
Publish At:2017-06-23 07:05 | Read:114 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking CMS CVE-2017-6922 Cybercrime Drupal Pi

BAE Systems accused of selling mass surveillance software Evident across the Middle East

BC Arabic and the Danish newspaper Dagbladet accuse British BAE Systems of selling mass surveillance software called Evident across the Middle East. The British company BAE Systems has been selling mass surveillance software called Evident across the Middle East, the findings are the result of a year-long investigation by BBC Arabic and the Danish newspaper
Publish At:2017-06-18 16:35 | Read:168 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Intelligence Security BAE Evident H

Security Affairs newsletter Round 115 – News of the week

A new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter arrived! The best news of the week with Security Affairs. ·      Critical kernel command line injection flaw found in Motorola handsets MOTO G4, G5 ·      Police seized two Tor relays investigating WannaCry attack, others disappeared in the same period ·      US Defense is working on new multifactor
Publish At:2017-06-18 16:35 | Read:219 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News cyber security Newsletter Pierluigi Paganini S

CISCO Prime Data Center Network Manager affected by two critical flaws

Cisco èiblished two security advisories to warn customers of the presence of two critical vulnerabilities in the CISCO Prime Data Center Network Manager, Cisco warns its customers of the presence of two critical vulnerabilities in the CISCO Prime Data Center Network Manager (DCNM) that can be exploited by remote attackers for code execution and to access th
Publish At:2017-06-09 11:35 | Read:271 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking CISCO Prime Data Center Network Manage

The Active Cyber Defense Certainty Act Makes Hacking Back Anything But “Certain”

Is the hack back legal? There is a heated debate about the concept of active defense. What about the Active Cyber Defense Certainty (ACDC) Act? In a time where attribution of cyber crimes is all but impossible, the idea of allowing companies to ‘hack back‘ at their attackers seems far-fetched. However, Tom Graves (R-GA) has introduced an amen
Publish At:2017-06-06 09:55 | Read:311 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Laws and regulations Security Active Cyber Def

Security Affairs newsletter Round 113 – News of the week

A new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter arrived! The best news of the week with Security Affairs. ·      British Airways cancels thousands of flights, there is no evidence of cyber-attacks ·      Security Affairs newsletter Round 112 – News of the week ·      Tainted Leaks – Widespead Russias disinformation campaign hit 39 Countries ·  
Publish At:2017-06-04 20:45 | Read:219 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News cyber security Newsletter Pierluigi Paganini S

Tainted Leaks – Widespead Russia’s disinformation campaign hit 39 Countries

Researchers at Citizen Lab documented a Russia’s campaign of cyberespionage and disinformation that leveraged tainted leaks. According to the researchers at the Citizen Lab at the University of Toronto, a Russian disinformation campaign targeted 39 countries. The cyber attacks against the DNC were part of a larger campaign orchestrated by a nation stat
Publish At:2017-05-28 16:20 | Read:286 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Intelligence cyber espionage disinformation Pi

Security Affairs newsletter Round 112 – News of the week

A new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter arrived! The best news of the week with Security Affairs. ·      Google is rolling out Google Play Protect, a machine-learning system to protect Android users ·      Medical Devices infected by WannaCry Ransomware in US hospitals ·      Researchers found a link between the APT3 Threat Group and the
Publish At:2017-05-28 16:20 | Read:239 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News cyber security Newsletter Pierluigi Paganini S

Master Keys for Crysis ransomware released on a forum

Researchers at ESET security firm have discovered that someone has released 200 master keys for the latest variants of the prominent Crysis ransomware. While security experts continue to investigate the WannaCry attack, someone has released 200 master keys for the latest variants of the prominent Crysis ransomware. The file encrypted by this version have the
Publish At:2017-05-25 14:40 | Read:414 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware CrySis ransomware Cybercri

The NAND Busters Data Storage Chips Vulnerable to Attack

Experts found that NAND Data Storage Chips are vulnerable to malicious programs which can corrupt data and even destroy them over time. Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University, Seagate Technology and Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zürich have uncovered a potential flaw in the storage devices that power most cell phones, computers and big data cen
Publish At:2017-05-24 20:15 | Read:184 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking data storage NAND Pierluigi Paganini R

Researchers found a link between the APT3 Threat Group and the Chinese Intelligence Agency

Security experts at threat intelligence firm Record Future have found a clear link between APT3 cyber threat group and China’s Ministry of State Security. The curtain has been pulled back a little on the Chinese Intelligence Agency intelligence gathering structure — and it includes private security contractors and the network vendor supply chai
Publish At:2017-05-21 18:30 | Read:422 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence APT3 Ch

Security Affairs newsletter Round 111 – News of the week

A new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter arrived! The best news of the week with Security Affairs. First of all, let me inform you that at the #infosec16 SecurityAffairs was awarded as The Best European Personal Security Blog http://securityaffairs.co/wordpress/48202/breaking-news/securityaffairs-best-european-personal-security-blog.html ·    
Publish At:2017-05-21 18:30 | Read:271 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News cyber security Newsletter Pierluigi Paganini S

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