The Syrian Electronic Army took advantage of the relative calm of New Year’s Day to make a loud statement about the NSA’s surveillance program and Microsoft’s alleged participation in it.
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Researchers Sean Cross and Dr. Andrew Huang demonstrated yesterday at the Chaos Communication Congress that they could write arbitrary code onto various flash-based SD memory cards.
A Turkish hacking group compromised and defaced the website of OpenSSL, an open-source SSL and TLS encryption implementation resource.
Researchers posted the details of two bugs in SnapChat after the company failed to address them over a period of four months.
A new project by a well-known hacker Samy Kamkar may give control of some drones to anyone with $400 and an hour of free time.
When authorities in Russia arrested Paunch, the alleged creator of the Blackhole exploit kit, last month, security researchers and watchers of the malware underground predicted that taking him off the board would put a dent in the use of Blackhole and force its customers onto other platforms. Six weeks later, it now appears that Blackhole[...]
The price for Fullz, the information identity thieves crave, has dropped to between $25 and $40 according to a report on the underground economy by Dell SecureWorks.
Attackers are using route injection attacks against BGP-speaking routers to insert additional hops in the traffic stream, redirecting traffic to third-party locations where it can be inspected before it’s sent to its destination.
Researchers at Imperva have detected a surge in attacks against webservers running JBoss Application Server since the public disclosure of exploit code last month.
A hacker group known as Inj3ct0r claims responsibility for attacks on vBulletin and MacRumors, adding they used a zero day in the popular vBulletin forum software to attack the sites.