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[…]
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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.
Denis Fisher talks with Costin Raiu of the Kaspersky Lab GReAT Team about the discovery of the Regin APT malware, the threat’s targets and tactics, its ability to compromise GSM base stations and its other capabilities.
Kaspersky Lab researchers have learned that the Regin cyberespionage platform also targets GSM telecommunications networks.
Civil rights activists and hacker Claudio Guarnieri along with partners such as the EFF and Amnesty International released Detekt, open source security software targeting activists and oppressed people that scans Windows machines for dangerous spyware.
Researchers have discovered a group of attackers who have published a variety of compromised WordPress themes and plug-ins on legitimate-looking sites, tricking developers into downloading and installing them on their own sites.
The people behind the Angler exploit kit are already exploiting one of the Flash bugs patched last week in the kit’s arsenal.
Some Citadel-infected computers have received a new configuration file, a keylogger triggered to go after the master passwords from three leading password management tools.
The Matsnu botnet has deployed a new domain generation algorithm that builds domain names from a list of nouns and verbs. The plain English phrases help the DGA elude detection.
Apple has patched 10 vulnerabilities in iOS, including a pair of bugs that allowed arbitrary code execution and one that enables an attacker to run random binaries on a target device.