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Criminal Group Using Dynamic Gate System to Infect with Fiesta EK

Threatpost for B2B - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 14:47
Criminal group is utilizing a changing series of Internet protocol addresses, domains and gates in order to infect its victims with the Fiesta exploit kit.

SendGrid Admits Broader Hack of Email Service

Threatpost for B2B - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 14:31
Email delivery service provider SendGrid admitted that hackers had accessed several internal systems, refuting reports earlier this month that the attack was an isolated incident.

WordPress Patches Zero-Day Vulnerability

Threatpost for B2B - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 13:12
WordPress quickly turned around a patch for a stored cross-site scripting zero-day vulnerability in the CMS' core engine.

Authentication Vulnerabilities Identified in Projector Firmware

Threatpost for B2B - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 11:42
The manufacturer of a popular projector found primarily in classrooms is neglecting to address several authentication bugs that exist in the device that could open it up to hacks.

Mozilla to Remove Turkish CA From Firefox Trust Store

Threatpost for B2B - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 10:15
Mozilla is removing a Turkish root CA from the Firefox trust store, not because of a compromise or a mistakenly issued certificate, but because the certificate authority hasn’t lived up to the audit requirements Mozilla has for trusted CAs. Like other browser vendors, Mozilla has a lengthy policy that sets out the requirements for CAs to […]

New Utility Decrypts Data Lost to TeslaCrypt Ransomware

Threatpost for B2B - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 14:38
Cisco published an analysis of TeslaCrypt and a decryptor tool that recovers files lost to the ransomware.

Details on WordPress Zero Day Disclosed

Threatpost for B2B - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 11:56
A Finnish researcher has disclosed details on an unpatched stored cross-site scripting vulnerability in the WordPress core engine.

Second Crypto Bug in Networking Library Could Affect 25,000 Apps

Threatpost for B2B - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 11:38
A few weeks after the developers of the AFNetworking library that’s popular among iOS and OS X app developers patched a serious bug in the library that enabled man-in-the-middle attacks, another, similar flaw has surfaced. The new vulnerability is related to how the AFNetworking library handles domain name validation for certificates. As it turns out, the library […]

Siemens Patches Ghost Flaw in Simatic Product

Threatpost for B2B - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 10:51
Siemens has released an update for some of its ICS products that are affected but the glibc Ghost vulnerability that was disclosed in January. The vulnerability affected both the Siemens Sinumerik and Simatic HMI Basic applications, which are used in a variety of industrial situations. “The affected products, SINUMERIK, SIMATIC HMI Basic, and Ruggedcom, are used as an […]

Google Provides Detailed Analysis of GitHub Attack Traffic

Threatpost for B2B - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 13:46
The high-profile DDoS attack against GitHub that went on for several days last month was the end result of an operation that included several phases and extensive testing and optimization by the attackers. Researchers at Google analyzed the attack traffic over several weeks and found that the attackers used both Javascript replacement and HTML injections. […]

Podcast: News From RSA 2015

Threatpost for B2B - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 17:52
Dennis Fisher, Mike Mimoso and Brian Donohue discuss the news of the week from the RSA Conference.

Active Defense Can Give Pause to Threats

Threatpost for B2B - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 17:17
Enterprises can use existing networking tools to put up internal barriers against hackers in order to frustrate them on to other targets.
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