Security Affairs newsletter Round 116 – News of the week

Pierluigi Paganini June 25, 2017

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 Palestine-Themed decoy files
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·      Canada CSE warns of cyber attacks against next 2019 Election
·      DRA firm left 1.1 TB of data unsecured on an Amazon S3, 198 million US voter records exposed
·      Pinkslipbot banking Trojan exploiting infected machines as control servers
·      Rufus malware used to empty ATMs running outdated OS in India
·      Mexican Government was spying on Journalists and Activists with Pegasus Surveillance software
·      Stack Clash vulnerability allows an attacker to execute code as root
·      TrickBot gang is back with new campaigns targeting Payment Processors and CRM Providers
·      Two Ztorg Trojans Removed from Google Play Store Are Definitely Better
·      Cisco Talos releases the BASS open source malware signature generator
·      National Security Agency opens the NSA Github Account that already lists 32 Projects
·      South Korean hosting provider NAYANA infected by Erebus ransomware, it paid $1 Million to crooks
·      Three years ago ProtonMail was launched. Today, it is launching ProtonVPN
·      Attackers can exploit electronic cigarettes to hack computers
·      Brutal Kangaroo is the CIA tool suite for hacking Air-Gapped Networks
·      Drupal fixes the CVE-2017-6922 flaw exploited in spam campaigns in the wild
·      Honda halted production in a factory after finding WannaCry traces in its networks
·      Experts devised the GhostHook Attack technique to bypass Windows 10 PatchGuard Protections
·      OpenVPN fixed several remotely exploitable flaws that were not detected by recent audits
·      Two men suspected of being part of international plot to hack Microsoft networks
·      UK politicians login credentials up for sale in the dark web
·      32TB of Windows 10 internal builds and portions of core source code leaked online
·      Stealing AES-256 keys in seconds using €200 of off-the-shelf components
·      The CIA was aware of Putins order to support the Trump Presidential campaign candidacy
·      US intelligence claims Russian hackers probed electoral networks in 21 US states

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