Adobe announced security updates for Reader and Acrobat that likely include patches for a sandbox escape vulnerability. Google’s Project Zero released details and exploit code earlier this week.
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Kaspersky Lab has published an analysis of Destover, the wiper malware used in the attacks against Sony Pictures Entertainment, and its similarities to Shamoon and DarkSeoul.
Researchers have found a way to generate GPG key collisions in just four seconds, and put out a call for GPG to harden its UX.
As expected, the Sony breach has apparently unearthed more than just unreleased movies: A slew of sensitive employee information is now making the rounds online.
New research connects Iranian state-sponsored hackers to attacks against critical infrastructure worldwide.
Officials from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (F.B.I.) and Mandiant have begun to investigate the Sony Pictures breach.
A criminal hacking group, well versed on Wall Street, is targeting healthcare and pharmaceutical M&A intelligence.
The massive Home Depot data breach disclosed earlier this fall involved the theft of 56 million credit and debit card numbers, and now the company has revealed that the incident so far has cost it $43 million. The costs are the result of both the investigation into the data breach as well as the recovery[…]
Sony Pictures Entertainment is still in the process of trying to recover from an apparent compromise of some of the company’s computer systems. The attack first came to light on Monday, and the extent of the incident is still emerging. The compromise appears to affect just the networks at SPE, a division of Sony. Reports[…]
Though security researchers involved in uncovering the attack have remained mum on the attribution of Regin, privacy experts say that if one of the intelligence agencies is involved, there’s no legal basis for the operation.