Security Affairs newsletter Round 91 – News of the week

Pierluigi Paganini December 18, 2016

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


President Obama orders full review of alleged Russian hacking in US Election
Georgia traced an attempted breach of voter registration database to DHS
Security Affairs newsletter Round 90 – News of the week
UK National Security Strategy, Cyber Security is a top priority
Critical flaw in PricewaterhouseCoopers SAP security tool, but PwC tries downplay it
How much cost a StingRay? Surveillance is a profitable business
Zcash cryptocurrency, a new opportunity for cyber criminals
Tor Project released an alpha version of the Sandboxed Tor Browser
Ransomware infections suffered by companies tripled in 12 months
Dozens of teenagers arrested by the Europol over DDoS attacks
Kapustkiy hacked the Consular Department of the Embassy of the Russian Federation
Some versions of Netgear routers remain vulnerable to arbitrary command injection
Hacking McAfee VirusScan Enterprise for Linux, upgrade it asap
Adobe patches multiple flaws including a Flash Zero-Day exploited in the wild
Expedia Hacked By Its Own Employee, a case study
Infected firmware spotted in well-known low-cost Android devices
Experts spotted a Skype backdoor for Mac, it could be a coding bug
Cryptolulz hacked the website of the Russian embassy of Armenia
Yahoo admits one billion accounts exposed in a newly discovered data breach
Phishing campaign on Office 365 Business users leverages Punycode
BlackEnergy hackers, now TeleBots, target Ukrainian banks
The Shadow Brokers are offering the NSA arsenal for direct sale
PROMETHIUM and NEODYMIUM APTs used same Zero-Day to Target Turkish citizens
More than 8,800 WordPress Plugins out of 44,705 are flawed
Cryptolulz666 continues targeting Government websites with DDoS
Hacking Ubuntu Linux distro exploiting the CrashDB code injection issue
Yahoo data is for sale on Dark Web, and someone has already bought them
Hacking Apple Mac encryption password in Just 30 Seconds with PCILeech device
Odinaff Trojan behind financial attacks mostly in Turkey
Cryptolulz666 hacked the Indian Institute of Technology – IIT Bombay

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