Hacker Spied on Canadian Political Party's Meetings via Video Camera Feeds

The Quebec Liberal Party (PLQ), a federalist provincial political party
in Canada, fixed a security issue in their video conferencing software
that allowed an unknown hacker to spy on their meetings and even access
the video camera feeds when he wanted.

Fortunately, the

Senin, 27 Jun 2016
Scammers claim there is a virus in Appleā€™s iTunes database

Scammers are once again targeting Apple customers in their attempt to
hijack accounts and steal payment information.

Security researcher Bryan Campbell raised the alarm, posting on Twitter
an email he had been sent which posed as a communication from “Apple

Kamis, 23 Jun 2016
The surprising tool bots use to get around those pesky captchas

Miranda shed light on how scalpers use bots to buy up tickets to plays,
operas, concerts and other events in milliseconds, only to resell them
for at least double their original price on sites such as StubHub.

As Miranda outlined, this activity is both super profitable and ill

Kamis, 23 Jun 2016
IPv4 hijackers setting up shell companies to hoard and sell addresses

We’ve long known it was coming, and it finally happened in September
2015: the pool of available IPv4 addresses for North America completely
dried up.
But there’s a whole other category of activity going on, Nobile said,
and it’s a whole lot sli

Kamis, 23 Jun 2016
Google Nearby: location-aware popup ads for location-aware apps

Simply put, companies that want to advertise their apps or websites
using Nearby deploy a tiny Bluetooth-based hardware device known as an
Eddystone beacon.

Eddystone is a protocol devised by Google to allow advertisers to find
and communicate with your mobile phone as y

Kamis, 23 Jun 2016
Anonymous Attacks South African State Broadcaster over News Censorship

A hacker using the Anonymous Africa name on Twitter was behind a series
of DDoS attacks against the South African Broadcasting Corporation
(SABC), the country's official state-sponsored broadcaster.

The hacker aimed the DDoS attacks at the websites for SABC's main TV

Kamis, 23 Jun 2016
Chinese APT Targets Victims with Social Engineering and ShimRat Malware

"Mofang ("to intimidate" in Chinese) is the name of a newly discovered
cyber-espionage group that targeted various countries around the globe
since February 2012, when the group's main malware, called ShimRat, was
found by security firm Fox-IT.

While t

Rabu, 22 Jun 2016
Bears in the Midst: Intrusion into the Democratic National Committee

CrowdStrike Services Inc., our Incident Response group, was called by
the Democratic National Committee (DNC), the formal governing body for
the US Democratic Party, to respond to a suspected breach. We deployed
our IR team and technology and immediately identified two sophistic

Rabu, 22 Jun 2016
Fighting a war without being at war

"Cyber-warfare is not replacing conventional warfare, but becoming an
integral part of the military toolbox to be used in hybrid-warfare, but
- so far, more for disruption than destruction, as Jarno Limnéll explains.

Cyber-warfare is a hot topic. The evolution of w

Rabu, 22 Jun 2016
Hacker who aided IS faces lengthy jail term

"A hacker who passed a list of American military personnel to the
so-called Islamic State group could face up to 25 years in jail.

Kosovan Ardit Ferizi pleaded guilty to charges of providing material
support to America's enemies, in a court hearing in Virginia.

Rabu, 22 Jun 2016
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