Hacking Team officials are disputing reports that the company sold its surveillance and intrusion software to oppressive regimes in countries that were under sanction. The company said it sold its products “strictly within the law and regulation as it applied at the time any sale was made.” The new statement from Hacking Team comes after two[…]
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Yet another group of attackers has quickly cashed in on one of the Adobe Flash zero days uncovered in the HackingTeam leak and is leveraging it to target Japanese organizations.
UPDATE–Researchers at Rook Security have released a new tool that looks for HackingTeam malware on target systems, and also have published a set of indicators of compromise to help organizations look for signs of an infection from the intrusion software.
At Black Hat, researchers from OpenDNS are expected to launch a new Twitter feed called BGP Stream that will send out alerts on possible BGP and DNS hijacking attacks.
iSight Partners provides details on an Office zero day patched this week that was used by the prolific APT 28 gang.
Microsoft ended security support for existing Microsoft Security Essentials customers running Windows XP, a little more than a year after support officially ended
A new version of the nasty TeslaCrypt ransomware is making the rounds, and the creators have added several new features, including an improved encryption scheme and some details designed to mimic CryptoWall. TeslaCrypt is among the more recent variants of ransomware to emerge and the malware, which is a variant of CryptoLocker, is unique in[…]
Hacking Team promised to rebuild its controversial surveillance software while two more Adobe Flash Player zero day vulnerabilities were uncovered.
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.
A new, recently uncovered operation has purportedly been mutating versions of ransomware to better avoid getting detected.