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  • How the CIA gained access to air-gapped computers

    A new WikiLeaks release of documents believed to have been stolen from the CIA show the intelligence agency’s capability to infect air-gapped computers and networks via booby-trapped USB sticks. The Brutal Kangaroo project The agency would start by infecting an Internet-connected computer inside the target organizations with malware, which would infect inserted USB sticks with another piece of malware. If such a USB is ultimately inserted in the air-gapped computer, it will get infected with … More

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  • Password Reset MITM: Exposing the need for better security choices

    Attackers that have set up a malicious site can use users’ account registration process to successfully perform a password reset process on a number of popular websites and messaging mobile applications, researchers have demonstrated. The Password Reset MITM attack The Password Reset Man in the Middle (PRMITM) attack exploits the similarity of the registration and password reset processes. To launch such an attack, the attacker only needs to control a website. To entice victims to … More

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  • Internet crime: The continuing rise of the BEC scam

    Through its website, the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) accepts complaints about Internet-facilitated criminal activity, and forwards them to the appropriate law enforcement agencies (both in and outside the US) to investigate. The only condition that has to be satisfied in order for a report to be considered and acted upon is that either the victim or the alleged subject of the crime is located within the United States. The IC3 is, therefore, in … More

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  • New infosec products of the week​: June 23, 2017

    API Behavioral Security: Detecting and blocking attacks targeting API infrastructures Elastic Beam unveiled its flagship solution, API Behavioral Security (ABS), the first AI-powered software platform able to detect and block cyberattacks that target APIs to compromise corporate data and systems – in public clouds, hybrid clouds, or on premise. ABS requires no predefined policies, security rules, or attack signatures, and can stop attacks that are new and constantly changing. Its API activity reporting simplifies forensic … More

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  • Organizations still unclear on cloud security responsibility

    Vanson Bourne surveyed 1,300 IT decision makers from organizations using public cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) from the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and from Asia Pacific (APAC). Background public cloud use Respondents’ use of public cloud is on the rise, as is their sophistication in working within the cloud. On average, organizations have nearly 40 percent of their infrastructure in the public cloud today, with the expectation to increase this to … More

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  • Microsoft extends the Microsoft Edge Bounty Program

    Initially time-bound, the Microsoft Edge Bounty Program has now been turned into one that will run indefinitely, Microsoft has announced. The past and present of the Microsoft Edge Bounty Program “Since 2013, we have launched three browser bounties to uncover specific vulnerabilities. As security is a continuous effort and not a destination, we prioritize identifying different types of vulnerabilities in different points of time,” says Akila Srinivasan, a program manager with the Microsoft Security Response … More

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  • Businesses finally realize that cyber defenses must evolve

    Cybersecurity is finally getting the attention it deserves – it is only regrettable that this good news is the result of bad news: more numerous, complex, and damaging cyber attacks than ever before. Cybersecurity takes a step forward “The WannaCry ransomware attacks have recently made the headlines around the world. This attack was a wake-up call for many organizations and, in particular, for those that believed they could never be a target (e.g. manufacturing companies),” … More

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  • Trusted identities bridge gap between connected workers and smart buildings

    Trusted identities can serve as the backbone for smart buildings and today’s connected workforce, according to a new study conducted by IFSEC Global. The study focused on how the access control infrastructure combined with trusted identities can connect disparate systems for enhanced monitoring and a better user experience as people enter and move around buildings, access various systems and consume building services. According to the report, 85 percent of respondents are aware that identities can … More

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  • Forget about the malware, go after the attacker’s tactics, techniques and procedures

    The cybercriminal’s options for monetizing attacks has never been broader, less complex, or less risky, and attempts to detect intrusions by detecting the malware they use has never been more pointless, a study commissioned by Arbor Networks has revealed. “Nearly everything used by the attacker is now disposable, making most threat data and traditional anti-virus techniques almost useless. Industry sources have found that the vast majority of malware (over 95%) is automatically generated to produce … More

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  • Fostering a safe place for businesses to work in

    It’s no secret that in the past few years, business leaders have begun to realise the potential of digital transformation to give their organisation a competitive edge. Through driving productivity, empowering staff and creating engaging experiences for customers; investing in digital technology has become a number one priority for businesses looking to secure their place in our digital tomorrow. However, as seen from the recent ransomware attacks that have shaken organisations across Europe – including … More

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| Date published: Fri, 23 Jun 2017 18:57:44 +0200
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»CVE-2014-9962 (android)
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»CVE-2014-9963 (android)
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»CVE-2014-9964 (android)
In all Android releases from CAF using the Linux kernel, an integer overflow vulnerability exists in ...
»CVE-2014-9965 (android)
In all Android releases from CAF using the Linux kernel, a vulnerability exists in the parsing of an ...
»CVE-2014-9966 (android)
In all Android releases from CAF using the Linux kernel, a Time-of-check Time-of-use (TOCTOU) Race C ...
»CVE-2014-9967 (android)
In all Android releases from CAF using the Linux kernel, an untrusted pointer dereference vulnerabil ...
»CVE-2015-2251 (oceanstor_uds_firmware)
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»CVE-2015-2252 (oceanstor_uds_firmware)
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»CVE-2015-2253 (oceanstor_uds_firmware)
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»CVE-2015-2692 (adblock)
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»CVE-2015-2800 (s5300_firmware, s5700_firmware, s6300_firmware, s6700_firmware, s7700_firmware, s9300_firmware, s9700_firmware)
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»CVE-2015-3254 (thrift)
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The IP stack in multiple Huawei Campus series switch models allows remote attackers to cause a denia ...
»CVE-2015-9020 (android)
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[12 May 2017 11:00am]

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[12 May 2017 11:00am]

» 4021279 - Vulnerabilities in .NET Core, ASP.NET Core Could Allow Elevation of Privilege - Version: 1.1
[10 May 2017 11:00am]

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[09 May 2017 11:00am]

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[09 Aug 2016 11:00am]

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[18 May 2016 11:00am]

» 3155527 - Update to Cipher Suites for FalseStart - Version: 1.0
[10 May 2016 11:00am]

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[22 Apr 2016 11:00am]

» 3137909 - Vulnerabilities in ASP.NET Templates Could Allow Tampering - Version: 1.1
[10 Feb 2016 11:00am]

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