Articles by 'Gotham'

By Gotham, Posted in Security

August 15, Softpedia – (International) Frutas RAT used in targeted attacks against high-profile companies in Asia and Europe. Researchers at Symantec identified a cybercriminal campaign targeting high-profile Asian and European organizations in the mining, finance, telecoms, and government sectors that utilizes the Frutas remote access trojan (RAT) to collect information for future targeted attacks. Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Frutas-RAT-Used-in-Targeted-Attacks-Against-High-Profile-Companies-in-... read more.

  • August 16, 2013

By Gotham, Posted in Security

August 15, Softpedia – (International) Frutas RAT used in targeted attacks against high-profile companies in Asia and Europe. Researchers at Symantec identified a cybercriminal campaign targeting high-profile Asian and European organizations in the mining, finance, telecoms, and government sectors that utilizes the Frutas remote access trojan (RAT) to collect information for future targeted attacks. Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Frutas-RAT-Used-in-Targeted-Attacks-Against-High-Profile-Companies-in-... read more.

  • August 16, 2013

By Gotham, Posted in Security

August 14, The Register – (International) Philips’ smart lights left in the dark by dumb security. A researcher published a paper showing how the Philips Hue “smart lighting” system can be easily compromised and controlled by an attacker within wireless network range due to poor authentication methods. Source: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2013/08/14/switch_off_your_neighbours_lights_with_an_app/ August 14, Help Net Security – (Texas) Hacker hijacks baby monitor camera, terrorizes family. A couple in Hous... read more.

  • August 15, 2013

By Gotham, Posted in Security

August 14, The Register – (International) Philips’ smart lights left in the dark by dumb security. A researcher published a paper showing how the Philips Hue “smart lighting” system can be easily compromised and controlled by an attacker within wireless network range due to poor authentication methods. Source: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2013/08/14/switch_off_your_neighbours_lights_with_an_app/ August 14, Help Net Security – (Texas) Hacker hijacks baby monitor camera, terrorizes family. A couple in Hous... read more.

  • August 15, 2013

By Gotham, Posted in Security

August 13, Softpedia – (International) Security firm warns of Joomla exploit, users advised to update their installations. Researchers from Verasafe warned users of a zero-day attack in the wild that can control Joomla Web sites and advised them to update their installations. Servers become compromised after users are redirected to a Blackhole landing page and become infected with a Zbot variant. Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Security-Firm-Warns-of-Joomla-Exploit-Users-Advised-to-Update-Their-Insta... read more.

  • August 14, 2013

By Gotham, Posted in Security

August 13, Softpedia – (International) Security firm warns of Joomla exploit, users advised to update their installations. Researchers from Verasafe warned users of a zero-day attack in the wild that can control Joomla Web sites and advised them to update their installations. Servers become compromised after users are redirected to a Blackhole landing page and become infected with a Zbot variant. Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Security-Firm-Warns-of-Joomla-Exploit-Users-Advised-to-Update-Their-Insta... read more.

  • August 14, 2013

By Gotham, Posted in Security

August 12, IDG News Service – (International) Bitcoin wallets on Android at risk of theft, developers say. Bitcoin developers announced Bitcoin wallets on Android operating systems are vulnerable to theft after discovering the Android implementation of the Java SecureRandom class contains a number of serious weakenesses. Users were recommended to generate a new address with a repaired random number generator and send all the money in the wallet back to themselves. Source: http://www.computerworld.com/s/arti... read more.

  • August 13, 2013

By Gotham, Posted in Security

August 12, IDG News Service – (International) Bitcoin wallets on Android at risk of theft, developers say. Bitcoin developers announced Bitcoin wallets on Android operating systems are vulnerable to theft after discovering the Android implementation of the Java SecureRandom class contains a number of serious weakenesses. Users were recommended to generate a new address with a repaired random number generator and send all the money in the wallet back to themselves. Source: http://www.computerworld.com/s/arti... read more.

  • August 13, 2013

By Gotham, Posted in Security

August 9, Softpedia – (International) Sophos experts find more malware leveraging Android “master key” vulnerability. Researchers at Sophos identified three new malware files leveraging the Android “master key” vulnerability. Two malware files are not functional, while the third is able to collect data and send out SMSs. Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Sophos-Experts-Find-More-Malware-Leveraging-Android-Master-Key-Vulnerability-374304.shtml ... read more.

  • August 12, 2013

By Gotham, Posted in Security

August 9, Softpedia – (International) Sophos experts find more malware leveraging Android “master key” vulnerability. Researchers at Sophos identified three new malware files leveraging the Android “master key” vulnerability. Two malware files are not functional, while the third is able to collect data and send out SMSs. Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Sophos-Experts-Find-More-Malware-Leveraging-Android-Master-Key-Vulnerability-374304.shtml ... read more.

  • August 12, 2013