Attackers have compromised the network of Italian intrusion software vendor Hacking Team and released a large cache of the company’s private documents, including customer invoices that show sales to oppressive governments. The incident came to light Sunday evening when unnamed attackers released a torrent with roughly 400 GB of data purported to be taken from Hacking[…]
Harvard University warned students of a data breach that may have exposed school network and email logins.
Dennis Fisher and Mike Mimoso discuss the OS X and iOS patches, the potential for the new cyber UL project run by Mudge, and the lawsuit against OPM after its data breach.
The SANS Internet Storm Center reports that the Angler Exploit Kit, pushing Cryptowall 3.0 ransomware, uses rapidly changing URL patterns—almost daily changes—to evade detection and rake in profits.
The chairman of the powerful Senate Judiciary Committee is asking some pointed questions of the FBI director about the bureau’s use of zero-day vulnerabilities, phishing attacks, spyware, and other controversial tools. Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) has sent a letter to FBI Director James Comey asking for “more specific information about the FBI’s current use of[…]