Security Affairs newsletter Round 23 – Best of the week from best sources

Pierluigi Paganini August 23, 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.

Dark marketplaces raked from $300,000 to $500,000 a day
How to hack a Parrot drone on the fly
How BitTorrent could let lone DDoS attackers bring down big sites
Choc Factory patches zero day Google for Work hack hole
Boffins nail 2FA with ambient sound login for the lazy
Exploiting BitTorrent flaws to run Distributed Reflective DDoS
Adobe pays $US1.2M plus settlements to end 2013 breach class action
The OwnStar Attack also works with BMW, Chrysler, Mercedes Cars apps
Antivirus industry damaged by the Kaspersky’case
7 sexy legacy deception techniques that still work today
IRS: Tax-record snaffle scam actually 200% worse than first feared
Anti-privacy unkillable super-cookies spreading around the world – study
SS7 flaw allows hackers to spy on every conversation
Darkode vendor of Facebook malware pleads guilty to one charge
Gaming services, hosting companies hit with new type of DDoS attack
Key things to consider before you switch to Windows 10
ICS-CERT warns for 0-Day vulnerabilities in SCADA systems
Anti-botnet initiatives USELESS in sea of patch-hating pirates
RPC Portmapper Abused for DDoS Attack Reflection, Amplification
Hidden Tear Ransomware is now open Source and available on GitHub
IBM launches LinuxONE: Linux-only Mainframe Systems
Cybersecurity IPOs: two biggies to report… for now
Russian cyberspies targeted punk rock band Pussy Riot
IE Bug Exploited In Wild After Microsoft Releases Out-Of-Band Patch
Hackers exploiting wide-open Portmap to amp up DDoS attacks
Indicators of compromise as a way to reduce risk
Impact Team releases stolen Ashley Madison data online
Core Infrastructure Initiative Creates Security Badge Program
Chip-and-PIN technology has been compromised
MumsNet hit by hack, DDoS attack and SWAT
AT&T secretly helped Spy agency, suggests new NSA leaked documents
IRS Get Transcript Breach Triples In Scope
Data from hack of Ashley Madison cheater site dumped online [Updated]
Ashley Madison keeps calm, carries on after hackers expose lives of millions of its users
Bruce Schneier: Were in early years of a cyber arms race
ID Thieves, Blackmailers Have Lots To Gain In Ashley Madison Breach
Holes Patched in Online Bookmarking App Pocket
Vulnerable From Below: Attacking Hypervisors Using Firmware And Hardware
How To Use WhatsApp Web Client on iPhone and Other iOS Devices
DDoS attacks double as criminals leverage home routers, WordPress plugins
Nine out of ten parents worry about kids online − yet few act
Uptick in Neutrino Exploit Kit Traffic Doesn’t Mean Angler Reign Over
Report: ISIS-related cyber war reaches Alabama
Beware The Hidden Risk Of Business Partners In The Cloud
Rent a luxury car and crack its transponder to steal it later
China using cyberspies in border disputes with India and neighbours
AlienSpy RAT Resurfaces In Case Of Real-Life Political Intrigue
NSA preps quantum-resistant algorithms to head off crypto-apocalypse
Facebook Simplifies Application Process for ThreatExchange Platform
Blue Termite APT group focuses on Japanese organizations
Thousands of WordPress sites host Neutrino Exploit Kit

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Once again thank you!

Pierluigi Paganini

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