It’s been a weird couple of weeks for Microsoft. On June 30 the company announced its latest malware takedown operation, which included a civil law suit against Vitalwerks, a small Nevada hosting provider, and the seizure of nearly two dozen domains the company owned. Now, 10 days later, Microsoft has not only returned all of the seized[...]
The botnet particularly targeted poorly implemented remote desktop protocol setups that were storing payment card information.
The GAO issued a scathing report criticizing the lack of risk assessments and cybersecurity funding at shipping ports and other maritime facilities.
The Indian Controller of Certifying Authorities said that the certificate-issuance process for the National Informatics Centre of India, which issued several fraudulent certificates recently, which were blocked by Google, has been compromised and Google has decided to constrain India CCA’s root certificate to a handful of domains in a future Chrome release. Google’s security team[...]
Europol announced today that it, along with international law enforcement and industry partners, conducted a successful takedown of the infrastructure supporting the Shylock banking malware.