Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook recap this year’s SOURCE Boston Conference and discuss the week in news, including the long term implications of the NSA’s DoublePulsar exploit, and the HipChat breach.
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A member of law enforcement acknowledged at SOURCE Boston that the lack of communication around ransomware remains a serious problem.
Atlassian reset user passwords for its group chat service HipChat on Monday following an incident that may have resulted in unauthorized access to a server used by the service.
Adobe released an important security hotfix for several versions of Coldfusion, resolving two bugs, Tuesday morning.
SquirrelMail patched a remote code execution vulnerability that could let attackers execute arbitrary commands on the target and compromise the remote system.
Microsoft fixed a bug in Skype last month that could have allowed an attacker to execute code on the system it was running on, phish Skype credentials and crash the application.
Last Friday’s ShadowBrokers dump, Microsoft ditching passwords, and a new car dongle hack are all discussed.
Google fixed a vulnerability that could’ve let an attacker carry out phishing attacks with Unicode domains in Chrome but Mozilla is holding off – for now.
Microsoft announced this week its giving users a new way to sign into their accounts without long and complicated passwords.
InterContinental Hotels Group said on Friday that it found malware designed to access payment card data at more than 1,000 of its hotels.