Security Affairs newsletter Round 8 – Best of the week from best sources

Pierluigi Paganini May 10, 2015

A new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter arrived! Every week the best security articles from the best sources free for you in your email box.

Trustwave discovered the first political malvertising campaign
Mozilla Fundation, a step toward to full HTTPS implementation
How Selerity reported Twitter’s earnings—before Twitter did
Carders crack Hard Rock casino
Australian 19 year-old who hacked Microsoft and US Army is fugitive
Anonymous Hacker breached WTO database and Leaked data of internal staff
Nasty Dyre malware bests white hat sandboxes
PayPal Fixes Remote Code Execution Flaw in Partner Program Website
EllisLab Users Advised to Change Passwords After Data Breach
Increased encryption a double-edged sword
Google Updates Password Alert Extension, But Some Bypasses Still Work
Sally Beauty Investigating Second Data Breach
Iran accused of the blackout that paralyzed the Turkey
Attackers Peddling Malware via CareerBuilder
US reviews use of cellphone spying technology
The world’s most wanted hackers
Facebook Opens Free Internet to Developers, But wont Support HTTPS Encryption
USBKill used to wipe clean criminal’s PCs
Analysis Attempts Cause Rombertik Malware to Destroy the MBR
Netflix looses FIDO hack attack dog as open source
Cybercriminals borrow from APT playbook in attack against PoS vendors
Rombertik, a complex malware that also wipes hard drive to prevent analysis
Hacking Military Drones Info Can Be Found on Google
The Internet of Things to take a beating in DefCon hacking contest
IT threat evolution in Q1 2015
Hacking Drug Infusion Pumps, never so easy
Lenovo Patches Critical System Update Vulnerabilities
Awareness lessons from the Sony hack
CyberLock, IOActive Argue Over Disclosure of Electronic Lock Flaws
Civil liberties groups oppose bill ending NSAs bulk phone records program
Spooks BUSTED: 27,000 profiles reveal new intel ops, home addresses
Apple swats Webkit bugs that bit it on Safari
RHINEHART, VoiceRT, how NSA converted spoken words into text
Apple Updates Safari to Patch Several Vulnerabilities
Healthcare Data Breaches From Cyberattacks, Criminals Eclipse Employee Error For The First Time
Ex-NSA security bod fanboi: Apple Macs are wide open to malware
Criminal attacks now surpass accidental breaches in healthcare
F*cking DLL! Avast false positive trashes Windows code libraries
Companies are falling behind on securing their SAP environments
Red-faced Germans halt NSA cooperation after Euro spying revealed
Traditional crooks and violent offenders are turning to the cybercrime
US Appeals Court Rules NSA Bulk Data Sweep Illegal
Cisco Fixes Critical Command Execution Flaw in UCS Central Software
CPL Malware in Brazil: somewhere between banking trojans and malicious emails
Beginning Of The End For Patch Tuesday
Healthcare Organizations Face Spike in Data Breaches From Criminal Attacks
White House Evaluating New Court Ruling Declaring NSA Data-Collection Program Illegal
US Court Rules NSA Phone surveillance Program is illegal
Is online voting a security risk?
$7500 DDoS extortion hitting Aussie, Kiwi enterprises
New Linux rootkit leverages GPUs for stealth
PCI DSS 3.1 and SSLv3: It’s best time to remove the 20 year old SSL protocol
GPU-based malware, the evolution of rootkits and keyloggers
A new report from Google uncovers Ad injection economy
FTC slaps orders on alleged diet pill spamvertising scam scum
Security Updates Coming for Adobe Reader, Acrobat
Get ready: Critical Adobe Reader patches coming on Tuesday 12 May
US Concerned Over Reported Chinese Global Censorship Tool
Visitors to top porn sites hit by malvertising attack
Adobe to Patch Critical Vulnerabilities in Reader, Acrobat
WordPress Sites Backdoored, Leaking Credentials
Rockwell Automation Patches Buffer Overflow in ICS App
Beware Of Game of 72, it challenges teenagers to disappear for 72 hours
Rogue cybersecurity firm killed cancer testing lab, claims ex-employee
Facebook Friends Mapper – How to crawl Hidden Friends
Former US Govt Employee Tried to Sell Nuclear Secrets
New GPU-based Linux Rootkit and Keylogger with Excellent Stealth and Computing Power
GPS used to locate a gang using gas pump skimmers
PHP Hash Comparison Weakness A Threat To Websites, Researcher Says
Windows 10 is the Last Version of Windows, Microsoft Confirmed
95 percent of SAP systems were exposed to vulnerabilities

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Once again thank you!

Pierluigi Paganini

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