UPDATE–The ever-expanding data breach at the Office of Personnel Management has now spread to include the Social Security numbers and other personal data of a total of 21.5 million people, and the toll also now includes the agency’s director, Katherine Archuleta, who resigned Friday morning. Archuleta had been under an increasing amount of pressure ever[…]
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Security company Volexity said that the Wekby APT group, allegedly responsible for hitting Community Health Systems last year, is using the Hacking Team Flash Player zero-day exploit.
Three exploit kits–Angler, Nuclear Pack and Neutrino–have already weaponized the Adobe Flash Player zero day found among the data stolen from Hacking Team.
Hacking Team officials said they have no plans to cease operations, even as they’re asking customers to stop using their surveillance products for the time being.
Adobe is expected tomorrow to patch a Flash zero day vulnerability uncovered among the data stolen in the Hacking Team breach.
A prominent member of the EU parliament, who has been outspoken on security and privacy issues, on Tuesday submitted a written list of questions to the European Commission about the actions of Hacking Team and whether the company had violated EU sanctions regarding sales to specific countries. Marietje Schaake, a Dutch member of the European[…]
More than 36 hours after the huge cache of data from Hacking Team’s corporate network was dumped online, researchers are continuing to find surprising bits and pieces in the documents. Among them is evidence that the company had an enterprise developer certificate from Apple, allowing it to develop internal apps, but could not get its[…]
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.
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.
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.