Security Affairs newsletter Round 121 – News of the week

Pierluigi Paganini July 30, 2017

A new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter arrived!

The best news of the week with Security Affairs.

·      Expert exploited an unrestricted File Upload flaw in a PayPal Server to remotely execute code
·      Hacker BestBuy pleads guilty to hijacking more than 900k Deutsche Telekom routers
·      Security Affairs newsletter Round 120 – News of the week
·      Worst known governmental leak ever affected the Swedish Transport Agency. Homeland security at risk
·      EU digital chief Andrus Ansip announced its plans to improve cyber security in EU
·      New Debian 9.1 release includes 26 security fixes for 55 packages
·      SLocker decompiled code leaked online for free, a gift for crooks and hackers
·      SLocker source code leaked online for free, a gift for crooks and hackers
·      Spring Dragon APT used more than 600 Malware samples in different attacks
·      The UK continues to grant the export of surveillance equipment to countries like Turkey
·      32M is about to become the first in the US to implant a microchip to employees volunteers
·      Experts detailed the new Operation Wilted Tulip campaign of the CopyKittens APT
·      Fruitfly macOS and OS X backdoor remained undetected for years
·      Veritaseum – Hacker Steals $8.4 Million in Ethereum, for the second time during the ICO
·      Chinese Police dismantled the behind the Fireball adware campaign that infected more than 250 Million PCs
·      CrowdStrike presented the fastest and largest cybersecurity search engine
·      New CowerSnail Windows Backdoor linked to SHELLBIND SambaCry Linux Malware
·      UniCredit bank breach – Data of 400,000 loan applicants exposed due to the hack of a partner
·      DEF CON Talk Will Expose The Latest SMB Vulnerability SMBLoris
·      Experts found critical flaws in Diebold Opteva ATM that allow to vend notes from the machine
·      Google experts blocked a new targeted malware family, the Lipizzan spyware
·      Greek police arrested a man running the BTC-e Bitcoin exchange to launder more than US$4bn worth of the Bitcoin
·      BLACK HAT USA – Hackers turn car washing machines in a mortal trap
·      Critical Vulnerabilities discovered in Radiation Monitoring Devices (RDMs) used at Power Plants and Airports
·      Malware experts at ESET released a free tool for ICS Malware analysis
·      Wikileaks Vault 7 – Imperial projects revealed the 3 hacking tools Achilles, SeaPea and Aeris
·      BlackHat 2017 – Positive Technologies researcher claims ApplePay vulnerable to two distinct attacks
·      Chinese researchers from Tencent hacked a Tesla model once again
·      Experts spotted Triada Trojan in firmware of low-cost Android smartphones

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