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Heartbleed Exploitable Over Enterprise Wireless Networks

Threatpost for B2B - Mon, 06/02/2014 - 15:02
The Heartbleed OpenSSL vulnerability can be exploited over wireless networks, according to a researcher who released PoC code for attacks against wireless authentication programs hostapd and wpa_supplicant.

How I Got Here: Joe Grand

Threatpost for B2B - Mon, 06/02/2014 - 11:47
Dennis Fisher talks with Joe "Kingpin" Grand about his childhood taking apart early PCs and radios, his introduction to the BBS and early phreaking and hacking scene in Boston, his involvement with the L0pht, @stake and now his current life as an engineer running Grand Idea Studios.​

TrueCrypt Cryptanalysis to Include Crowdsourcing Aspect

Threatpost for B2B - Mon, 06/02/2014 - 11:09
Organizers of the TrueCrypt audit say they hope to crowdsource some of the cryptanalysis slated for phase two.

FBI, European Authorities Go After GameOver Zeus Botnet

Threatpost for B2B - Mon, 06/02/2014 - 10:53
UPDATE–Law enforcement agencies in Europe and the United States, including Europol and the FBI, ran a coordinated takedown of the  GameOver Zeus botnet on Friday, seizing servers and disrupting the botnet’s operation. Authorities say that the same botnet has been used to distribute the CryptoLocker ransomware and they’re now looking for a 30-year-old Russian whom […]

Blog: Area41, formerly known as ...

Secure List feed for B2B - Mon, 06/02/2014 - 10:11

Gruezi from Zurich, Switzerland, where the Area41 conference is currently being held. Area41 doesn't ring a bell? Well, this event went under a renaming process and was formerly known as Hashdays, that took place in Lucerne. However, the steering team behind it still is the DEFCON Switzland group. And they have found a fantastic venue! The Komplex457 building oozes that indie type of atmosphere, that makes you feel right at home.

As Snowden Anniversary Nears, EFF Urges Users to Ramp Up Privacy and Security

Threatpost for B2B - Fri, 05/30/2014 - 14:46
Time flies when you’re having fun. But it apparently also flies when there’s a new story every other day about NSA surveillance. It’s been nearly one year since the first story sourced from the documents Edward Snowden stole from the agency appeared, and with that in mind, the EFF is encouraging people to commemorate the […]

USPS Spam Campaign Drops Botnet Malware

Threatpost for B2B - Fri, 05/30/2014 - 14:10
Those in control of the Asprox botnet are hiding their malware in emails purporting to come from the USPS.

Google At Odds With ‘Right to be Forgotten’ Ruling

Threatpost for B2B - Fri, 05/30/2014 - 13:18
Google took steps toward compliance with a European privacy ruling that allows individuals to request their names be removed from search results.

Apache Patches DoS, Information Disclosure Bugs in Tomcat

Threatpost for B2B - Fri, 05/30/2014 - 12:31
Apache recently patched denial of service and information disclosure vulnerabilities in its Tomcat web server.

Monsanto Suffers Data Breach at Precision Planting Unit

Threatpost for B2B - Fri, 05/30/2014 - 10:22
Monsanto has disclosed a data breach that involved the personal information of customers and employees of its Precision Planting subsidiary.
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