There are at least two different groups running attacks exploiting the recently published zero day vulnerability in Internet Explorer 10, and researchers say one of the groups used the bug to impersonate a French aerospace manufacturer and compromise victims visiting the spoofed Web page.
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Less than a week after the Moon worm, new and unrelated vulnerabilities have been reported in Linksys home and small office routers. Hackers can use a simple exploit to gain remote access to the boxes.
Attackers broke into the network of Kickstarter, the crowdfunding platform, and stole a variety of user data, including usernames, addresses, email addresses and encrypted passwords.
A list of almost 8,000 credentials for FTP sites is circulating on the black market; the list includes high profile targets that are at risk for compromise.
A worm is spreading on a number of home and small business routers manufactured by Linksys. Researchers at the SANS Institute have not been able to determine whether there is a malicious payload or learn much about command and control.
OSX/CoinThief, a Trojan that steals Bitcoin wallet credentials and Bitcoin-QT keys has been found on download sites MacUpdate.com and Download.com.
PUNTA CANA–A group of high-level, nation-state attackers has been targeting government agencies, embassies, diplomatic offices and energy companies with a cyber-espionage campaign for more than five years that researchers say is the most sophisticated APT operation they’ve seen to date. The attack, dubbed the Mask, or “Careto” (Spanish for “Ugly Face” or “Mask”) includes a[…]
A new Trojan for Mac OS X disguised as an app for sending and receiving payments steals Bitcoin wallet login credentials.
The Microsoft bug bounty program has been a success so far and the company is looking for new ways to expand it in the future.
It would be understandable, even natural, for most casual observers to have grown so completely overwhelmed by the inundation of stories about government surveillance and exploitation techniques that they tuned it out months ago. Why get worked up about something you can’t change?