Ramnit Banking Trojan Resumes Activity

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Published on: August 28, 2016

After an eight-month pause, the Ramnit Trojan has resurfaced with two new live attack servers and a new command and control (C&C) server, IBM researchers reveal. read more SecurityWeek RSS Feed

Mozilla Launches Website Security Testing Tool

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Published on: August 27, 2016

Mozilla has released a free tool that allows website developers and administrators to determine if they are using all available security technologies at their full potential. read more SecurityWeek RSS Feed

Locky Ransomware Switches to DLLs for Distribution

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Published on: August 27, 2016

Locky, one of the most popular ransomware families at the moment, has changed its distribution method once again and is now using DLLs for infection, Cyren researchers warn. read more SecurityWeek RSS Feed

Industry Reactions to Shadow Brokers Leak: Feedback Friday

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Published on: August 27, 2016

A group calling itself Shadow Brokers has leaked many exploits, implants and other tools allegedly stolen from the NSA-linked Equation Group, and it claims to possess much more information that it’s prepared to sell for 1 million Bitcoins. read more SecurityWeek RSS Feed

F-Secure’s Mikko Hypponen Talks Cyber Crime and Cyber Unicorns

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Published on: August 26, 2016

At some point in the recent past — he is not sure exactly when — F-Secure’s Chief Research Officer Mikko Hypponen coined the term ‘cyber crime unicorn’. His purpose was to highlight the growing professionalism of cyber criminals; and the term caught on. Now he has asked the question seriously: could a ransomware product actually[…]

Critical Vulnerabilities Affect Open Source Base Transceiver Stations

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Published on: August 26, 2016

BTS (base transceiver station) products are susceptible to complete takeover because of critical vulnerabilities affecting the underlying software, security firm Zimperium warns. read more SecurityWeek RSS Feed

Researchers Use MiTM Attack Against Ransomware Operator

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Published on: August 25, 2016

Researchers Help Alma Ransomware Victims Decrypt Files By Using MitM Attack Against Operators read more SecurityWeek RSS Feed

Millennium Hotels & Resorts Investigating Possible PoS Breach

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Published on: August 25, 2016

Millennium Hotels & Resorts North America (MHR) informed customers on Thursday that it’s investigating a possible breach involving the point-of-sale (PoS) systems at over a dozen of its locations in the United States. read more SecurityWeek RSS Feed

Hacker 1×0123 Claims He Has More Leaked NSA Files To View – If You Can Solve This Puzzle

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Published on: August 25, 2016

Cyberwar News ≈ Packet Storm

Cisco Updates ASA Software to Address NSA-Linked Exploit

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Published on: August 25, 2016

Cisco has started releasing updates for its Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) software to address a remote code execution vulnerability leveraged by a recently leaked zero-day exploit. read more SecurityWeek RSS Feed

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