Mike Mimoso and Dennis Fisher discuss the news of the last week, including the Superfish fiasco, the Gemalto SIM hack controversy and the continuing NSA drama.
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Kaspersky Lab researcher Vitaly Kamluk discusses the Equation Group, claiming it is the most sophisticated advanced persistent threat group in the world.
Despite leaked documents from the NSA showing otherwise, officials at Gemalto on Wednesday said the company has found no evidence that its SIM card infrastructure was compromised several years ago by the NSA and GCHQ. The company identified a handful of what it called sophisticated attacks in the timeframe in questions, but said none of[…]
The NSA has a new director, a slew of new challenges and any number of new capabilities at its disposal. But it seems that the agency is intent on fighting the same old battles. Even as fresh revelations about the extent of the NSA’s efforts to get access to encryption keys for mobile communications continue to[…]
Gemalto officials say that while they are still in the process of investigating whether the company was compromised by the NSA and GCHQ to access the encryption keys for its SIM cards, they say they believe their products and platforms are secure. In a statement issued Monday, Gemalto officials said they are still trying to[…]
NSA director Mike Rogers spoke about creating legal frameworks for crypto-subversion and law enforcement intelligence gathering at Cybersecurity for a New America.
Dennis Fisher and Mike Mimoso discuss their takeaways from the SAS 2015 conference, including the Equation Group APT analysis, hacking car washes, indexing the dark web and hacking home appliances.
Security experts are still trying to assess the effects of the reported attack on SIM card manufacturer that resulted in the theft of millions of encryption keys for mobile phones around the world, but it’s safe to say that the operation has caused reverberations throughout the industry and governments in several countries. The attack, reported[…]
Dennis Fisher talks with Costin Raiu of the Kaspersky Lab GReAT team about the researcher behind the Equation Group campaign, the group’s capabilities and why they seem to have gone dark now.
The Desert Falcons gang is the first Arabic APT group, according to researchers at Kaspersky Lab.