Source: Trend Micro
This research paper will delve into another prominent group of attackers referred to as “IXESHE” (pronounced “i-sushi”), based on one of the more common detection names security companies use for the malware they utilize.
Tag Archives: Cyberattacks
Source: Patrick Lin, The Atlantic
With the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, we’re in a political tug-of-war over who should lead the security of our digital borders: should it be a civilian organization such as the Department of Homeland Security, or a military organization such as the Department of Defense?
Source: Jordan Robertson, Bloomberg
For the past few months, a team of computer hackers has engaged in an aggressive form of cyber subversion.
Citizen Lab Senior Researcher Helmi Noman was interviewed for a recent Wharton School article entitled, “Watch What You Type: Social Media a Tool for Revolutionaries, and Increasingly, for Security Agencies”
Source: Jim Finkle, Reuters
Symantec Corp took the rare step of advising customers to stop using one of its products, saying its pcAnywhere software for accessing remote PCs is at increased risk of getting hacked after blueprints of that software were stolen.
Source: CERT Polska
Since Saturday evening, we have been experiencing multiple attacks targeting websites under gov.pl domain. Most of the attacks are DDoS, attributed to Anonymous who declared radical protests after Polish government revealed plans to sign the ACTA treaty on January 26th.
Hackers attacked the websites of Ireland’s departments of finance and justice on Wednesday in a protest against government plans to block websites that violate copyright laws.
Source: Jon Brodkin, Ars Technica
Researchers have shown how a flaw that is common to most popular Web programming languages can be used to launch denial-of-service attacks by exploiting hash tables.
The intelligence operative sits in a leather club chair, laptop open, one floor below the Hilton Kuala Lumpur’s convention rooms, scanning the airwaves for spies.
The tally of digital certificates stolen from a Dutch company in July has exploded to more than 500, including ones for intelligence services like the CIA, the U.K.’s MI6 and Israel’s Mossad, a Mozilla developer said Sunday.