Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the news of the week, including the latest on the BlackEnergy APT Group, Amazon getting into the SSL certificate game, and government agencies being told to audit their systems for the Juniper backdoor.
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Oracle has finally announced its intent to nail the coffin shut on its Java browser plugin.
Mike Mimoso talks to privacy and security veteran Jon Callas of Silent Circle about the digital footprint businesses and consumers leave, how to secure our private data, and how a new documentary sponsored by Silent Circle called “Power of Privacy” helps visualize how personal information is shared-and abused-online.
Attackers have begun using rigged Microsoft Word documents propagated via spearphishing emails to spread the BlackEnergy Trojan.
Israel’s Electric Authority was hit by what officials are calling a “severe cyber attack.” Conflicting reports argue the agency was hit by ransomware.
Amazon’s new Certificate Manager is providing SSL certificates for free to AWS customers but experts warn it’s only a matter of time before they’re exploited.
Magento patched 20 flaws last week, including a stored cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability that could have let an attacker take over a site.
Researchers believe a single group, Scarlet Mimic, is responsible for a series of attacks over the years to spy on Tibetan and Uyghur activists.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the week in news, including the Linux zero day–how it was patched in Android, Twitter users who are still looking for answers, and bot fraud.
Apple addressed a nasty bug that lingered in the wild for nearly three years and could have let an attacker steal cookies and impersonate victims.