Tag Archives: Internet News

Infosec Weekly Round-up October 01-07, 2012

Millions of Brazilian internet users falling victim to a sustained and silent mass attack “This is the description of an attack happening in Brazil since 2011 using 1 firmware vulnerability, 2 malicious scripts and 40 malicious DNS servers, which affected

Infosec Weekly Round-up September 23 – 30, 2012

Data breach at IEEE.org: 100k plaintext passwords “Due to several undoubtedly grave mistakes, the ieee.org account username and plaintext password of around 100,000 IEEE members were publicly available on the IEEE FTP server for at least one month. Furthermore, all

Infosec Weekly Round-up September 09 – 16, 2012

10 Steps to Cyber Security “The actions and measures detailed in each of the advice sheets collectively represent a good foundation for effective information risk management. The degree of implementation of these steps will vary between organizations depending upon the

Infosec Weekly Round-up August 19 – 26, 2012

You can’t block Facebook using Windows 8′s hosts file First up for this week is an article about the new operating system by Microsoft windows 8 which includes new protection that prevent writing in the HOSTS file, this file is

Infosec Weekly Round-up June 17 – 24 , 2012

Hacker claims breach of 79 banks, releases customer data “A hacker claiming to have broken into networks of dozens of banks and stolen customer data, has released as proof a file that contains names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers

Infosec Weekly Round-up May 28 – June 3, 2012

The Flame: Questions and Answers “Duqu and Stuxnet raised the stakes in the cyber battles being fought in the Middle East – but now we’ve found what might be the most sophisticated cyber weapon yet unleashed. The ‘Flame’ cyber espionage

Infosec Weekly Round-up May 14 – 20 , 2012

Attack Surface: Healthcare and Public Health Sector US Department of Homeland Security Issues Warning on Medical Device Threats. “This Bulletin highlights how the portability and remote connectivity of MDs introduce additional risk into Medical IT networks and failure to implement