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.
Google has pulled a malicious click fraud app from Google Play that spoofs the popular BatteryBot Pro app.
Grant Wilcox, an ethical hacking degree candidate at the University of Northumbria in the U.K., said the Wassenaar Arrangement rules were one reason he decided not to publish exploits he developed for his dissertation.
Ad fraud malware is one of the more profitable specialties in the cybercrime world, and the attackers who use it often have to adapt their tactics in order to keep the money rolling in. One of the tactics that they have adopted in recent months is that of updating the version of Flash that’s installed on an infected machine.
Core Security disclosed information on command-injection vulnerabilities found in a number of AirLive IP-enabled cameras after repeated attempts to disclose to the manufacturer were ignored.