Show notes: Risky Business #268

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February 8, 2013 -- 

Here are links to this week's news items. I had to cut some of these from the segment for space but I left the links in. Enjoy!

Inside the Targeted Attack on The New York Times | threatpost
http://threatpost.com/en_us/blogs/inside-targeted-attack-new-york-times-...

'Chinese still hacking us,' says Wall Street Journal owner | Security & Privacy - CNET News
http://news.cnet.com/8301-1009_3-57567831-83/chinese-still-hacking-us-sa...

Department of Energy Compromised in Sophisticated Attack | threatpost
http://threatpost.com/en_us/blogs/department-energy-compromised-sophisti...

BBC News - Twitter: Hackers target 250,000 users
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21304049

Pentagon Cyber Command to expand five-fold - Applications - SC Magazine Australia - Secure Business Intelligence
http://www.scmagazine.com.au/News/330531,pentagon-cyber-command-to-expan...

Critical Java Update Fixes 50 Security Holes — Krebs on Security
http://krebsonsecurity.com/2013/02/critical-java-update-fixes-50-securit...

Apple bans Java from Macs, businesses that rely on Java bereft
http://www.macworld.co.uk/macsoftware/news/?newsid=3424028&pagtype=allch...

Search phone calls for keywords with Metasploit - Applications - SC Magazine Australia - Secure Business Intelligence
http://www.scmagazine.com.au/News/331343,search-phone-calls-for-keywords...

Microsoft, Symantec Join Forces to Take Down Bamital Click-Fraud Botnet | threatpost
http://threatpost.com/en_us/blogs/microsoft-symantec-join-forces-take-do...

Business Partners Give Hackers Easy Access to Secure Firms | threatpost
http://threatpost.com/en_us/blogs/indirectly-compromising-valuable-targe...

Wireless Carriers Leave Millions of Android Phones Vulnerable to Hackers | Threat Level | Wired.com
http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2013/02/carriers-fail-to-secure-phones/

Phil Zimmermann: 'We Really, Really Don't Have the Keys' | threatpost
http://threatpost.com/en_us/blogs/phil-zimmermann-we-really-really-dont-...

Dotcom Offers €10,000 Reward For Breaking Mega's Crypto | threatpost
http://threatpost.com/en_us/blogs/dotcom-offers-10000-reward-breaking-me...

Yahoo Mail Breach Linked to Old Wordpress Vulnerability | threatpost
http://threatpost.com/en_us/blogs/yahoo-mail-breach-linked-old-wordpress...

Vulnerability Lets Hackers Control Building Locks, Electricity, Elevators and More | Threat Level | Wired.com
http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2013/02/tridium-niagara-zero-day/

Report: Mainstream Websites Host Majority of Malware | threatpost
http://threatpost.com/en_us/blogs/report-mainstream-websites-host-majori...

Crypto collisions cause denial of service in major hashes - Crypto - SC Magazine Australia - Secure Business Intelligence
http://www.scmagazine.com.au/News/330529,crypto-collisions-cause-denial-...

PayPal hackers jailed in UK - Networks - SC Magazine Australia - Secure Business Intelligence
http://www.scmagazine.com.au/News/330220,paypal-hackers-jailed-in-uk.aspx

How the RSA Attackers Swung and Missed at Lockheed Martin | threatpost
http://threatpost.com/en_us/blogs/how-rsa-attackers-swung-and-missed-loc...

Backdoors Found in Barracuda Networks Gear — Krebs on Security
http://krebsonsecurity.com/2013/01/backdoors-found-in-barracuda-networks...

Security flaw in Juniper's JunOS can be used to crash routers - Networking - Technology - News - iTnews.com.au
http://www.itnews.com.au/News/330860,security-flaw-in-junipers-junos-can...

Aaron Swartz's Girlfriend Explains 'Why Aaron Died'
http://mashable.com/2013/02/05/aaron-swartz-girlfriend-why-he-died/

'Aaron's Law' Proposes Reining in Federal Anti-Hacking Statute | Threat Level | Wired.com
http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2013/02/aarons-law-amending-the-cfaa/

Partial Disclosure Leaves Adobe Reader Zero-Day Story in Limbo | threatpost
http://threatpost.com/en_us/blogs/partial-disclosure-leaves-adobe-reader...

Comments

droplar's picture

The New York Times will be attacked on the inside? Wow, that seems to be an interesting angle in there. - Lindsay Rosenwald