Hardware hacker Samy Kamkar has developed an anonymization device called ProxyGambit that improves upon ProxyHam, the device that was supposed to be unveiled at DEF CON.
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Microsoft patched a Windows kernel zero day vulnerability uncovered among the data stolen from the controversial Hacking Team.
As the zero days in Adobe Flash continue to pile up, Mozilla has taken the unusual step of disabling by default all versions of Flash in Firefox. The move is a temporary one as Adobe prepares to patch two vulnerabilities in Flash that were discovered as a result of the HackingTeam document dump last week.[…]
Attackers were able to break into servers belonging to the cloud Bitcoin mining website Cloudminr.io over the weekend and harvest the site’s entire database. Now they’re looking to cash in.
Hacking Team promised to rebuild its controversial surveillance software while two more Adobe Flash Player zero day vulnerabilities were uncovered.
Dennis Fisher and Mike Mimoso discuss the Hacking Team hack and the continued fallout from the OPM breach.
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[…]
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.