Security Weekly News 17 June 2011 – Full List

Category Index Hacking Incidents / Cybercrime Unpatched vulnerabilities Software Updates Business Case for Security Web Technologies Network Security Forensics / Reverse Engineering Cryptography Wireless Security Mobile Security Cloud Security Privacy / Censorship Security FAIL Off Topic Funny Hacking Incidents / Cybercrime   Incident Analysis: Million Dollars Lost In A Minute  [carnal0wnage.attackresearch.com] Dudes, I and two …

Security Weekly News 3 June 2011 – Summary

Thanks to Tadek and Shaun for contributing to this security bulletin NOTE: I am still trying to catch up, some news items are a bit dated but worth mentioning, I tried to put newer items at the top of each section so that if you see something dated you already saw you can skip the …

Security Weekly News 3 June 2011 – Full List

Category Index Hacking Incidents / Cybercrime Unpatched vulnerabilities Software Updates Business Case for Security Web Technologies Network Security Database Security Mobile Security Cloud Security Privacy / Censorship General Security FAIL Funny Hacking Incidents / Cybercrime Bank of America data leak destroys trust  [www.latimes.com] The far-reaching fraud serves as a cautionary tale for all consumers who …

Security Weekly News 13 May 2011 – Summary

Feedback and/or contributions to make this better are appreciated and welcome  For those interested, there was also a technical article posted over the weekend: SSH Service: How to set it up in Backtrack without getting pwned Remember, sometimes the funny section has some food for thought 🙂 Highlighted quotes of the week: ‘”You have won …

Security Weekly News 13 May 2011 – Full List

Category Index Hacking Incidents / Cybercrime Unpatched vulnerabilities Software Updates Business Case for Security Web Technologies Network security Database Security Cloud Security Mobile Security Privacy / Human rights General Funny Hacking Incidents / Cybercrime   Facebook may have leaked hundreds of thousands of user details  [www.scmagazineuk.com] A Facebook privacy flaw has led to personal information …

Security Weekly News 06 May 2011 – Summary

Feedback and/or contributions to make this better are appreciated and welcome Highlighted quotes of the week: “Data breach incidents cost U.S. companies $214 per compromised customer record in 2010. The average total per-incident cost in 2010 was $7.2 million. Additionally, brand damage can be significant.” – Ponemon Institute’s sixth annual U.S. Cost of a Data …

Security Weekly News 06 May 2011 – Full List

Category Index Hacking incidents / Cybercrime Unpatched vulnerabilities Software Updates Business Case for Security Web Technologies Network Security Mobile Security Cloud Security Privacy Funny Hacking incidents / Cybercrime   LastPass Forces Users to Pick Another Password  [krebsonsecurity.com] LastPass.com, a free password management service that lets users unlock access to all of their password protected sites …

Security Weekly News 22 April 2011 – Catchup – Summary

Thanks to Toby for contributing to this security news bulletin! I was honoured to attend BSides London and DC4420, aka Defcon London both of which were a blast this Wednesday and an obligatory blog post will follow hopefully this evening. Feedback and/or contributions to make this better are appreciated and welcome Highlighted quotes of the …

Security Weekly News 22 April 2011 – Catchup – Full List

Category Index Hacking Incidents / Cybercrime Software Updates Business Case for Security Web Technologies Network Security Database Security Mobile Security Privacy General Hacking Incidents / Cybercrime   Russian news reports that 20-year-old Ivan Kaspersky was kidnapped and his captors are demanding ransom  [www.darkreading.com] [4/22/11 UPDATE: Russian media this morning are reporting that Ivan Kaspersky has …

Security Weekly News 8 April 2011 – Summary

Thanks to Shaun for contributing to this security news bulletin! Feedback and/or contributions to make this better are appreciated and welcome Highlighted quotes of the week: “Making connections is always easier when there’s alcohol involved” – Adam B. 😉 “Pretty much anyone can be breached at any time” – Jon Oltsik “Wonder if my Safari …