DARPA wants someone to build the DoD a new secure Blockchain based messaging platform

The United States Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is
advertising for a business to assist it in building a secure messaging
app using distributed ledger (Blockchain) technology for the Department
of Defense (DoD).

An advertisement for the role appeared

Selasa, 31 May 2016
New Locky Ransomware Variant Implementing Changes in Communication Patterns

Recently, Check Point published a detailed report describing Locky, an
emerging new ransomware threat, which was first reported on February 16,
2016. New characteristics related to its communication have now been
observed in the wild.

In the past two weeks we have witnes

Kamis, 26 May 2016
China says tech firms pledge to counter online terror activities

Twenty-five Chinese technology companies have signed a pledge to
counter images and information online that promote terrorism, the
internet regulator said on Tuesday, months after China passed a
controversial new anti-terrorism law.

The Cyberspace Administration of China

Kamis, 26 May 2016
How Russia Works on Intercepting Messaging Apps

A few months ago, I wrote a post on SMS logins following a wave of
attacks attempting to take over Iranian Telegram accounts. Recently,
there have been new confirmed cases of attacks in both Iran and Russia.
Given the political activities of both targets, the most prob

Kamis, 26 May 2016
Hacking for ISIS: The Emergent Cyber Threat Landscape.

In the wake of the aforementioned Twitter takeover, which was claimed
by an ISIS-supportive hacking collective called the “Cyber Caliphate,”
two implications that would prove to further change an already evolving
jihadi landscape unfolded. Firstly, the hacking attack

Kamis, 26 May 2016
Twitter blocks US spy agencies from getting key terror alerts

In a pilot programme, Dataminr gave the US intelligence services an API
enabling them to download the data in real-time and do mass analysis.
But while it will continue offering this service to the corporate
security, financial and other industries, it has now turned away the sp

Kamis, 26 May 2016
Russian Hacker Selling 1.17 Billion Stolen Records for Less than $1

A Russian hacker nicknamed "The Collector" is selling a stash of 1.17
billion stolen email addresses, some of which come with login
credentials, for only 50 Rubles, which is approximately 76 US cents.
In a blog post today, Hold Security reveals how they found the data<

Kamis, 26 May 2016
Calling the SWAT team on your neighbor could soon carry a 20-year prison sentence

A potentially lethal form of prank-calling could soon be banned  with
stiffer penalties, under a piece of legislation that just passed a
crucial vote in Congress.

The bill takes aim at a tactic known as "swatting" — where a prankster
calls the police

Kamis, 26 May 2016
Five-Year-Old Android Flaw Exposes SMS, Call History

A five-year-old Android vulnerability disclosed today affects hundreds
of different device models going back to Jelly Bean 4.3. Older devices
are at the greatest risk; newer devices running Android with SE Android,
the OS’ implementation of Security Enhanced Linux, are at

Kamis, 26 May 2016
New Skype spam leads to Trojan download

Today, we’ve been alerted about an ongoing spam campaign against Skype
users. The majority of those affected are in India, Japan, and the
For those who are new to Skype spam, note that this modus operandi has
been reused countless times, and it

Selasa, 24 May 2016
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