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Microsoft Plans to Disable SSLv3 in IE, All Online Services

Microsoft is planning to disable support for the weak SSLv3 protocol in Internet Explorer at some undetermined point in the future, and also will remove support for it in the company’s online services soon. The security and utility of SSLv3 has been an issue for a long time, but it came into sharper focus earlier[...]

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Facebook Open Sources Host Monitoring Tool, Increases Internet Defense Prize

Facebook announced that it has released a host monitoring tool it developed to open source, and that it will increase its Internet Defense Prize payouts to $300,000 in 2015.

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Dyreza Banker Trojan Attackers Exploiting CVE-2014-4114 Windows Flaw

The Dyreza Trojan is nothing if not ambitious. The malware has been spotted doing a variety of interesting things in the last year, including bypassing SSL and targeting users of specific business apps. Now the Trojan is exploiting the recently disclosed CVE-2014-4114 vulnerability in Windows that was first used by the Sandworm attackers. Researchers at[...]

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BlackEnergy Malware Used in Attacks Against Industrial Control Systems

Attackers are using BlackEnergy malware to attack HMI software running inside industrial control systems, according to an advisory from ICS-CERT.

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Russian APT28 Group Linked to NATO, Political Attacks

APT28, a Russian hacking group, has been tied to attacks against the country of Georgia, Eastern European political and military organizations, and NATO, a report from FireEye said.

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NAT-PMP Protocol Vulnerability Puts 1.2 Million SOHO Routers At Risk

More than 1 million SOHO routers and embedded devices are vulnerable to a serious vulnerability in the NAT-PMP protocol that enables traffic hijacking and denial of service attacks.

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