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Dark Caracal Takes Aim at Android Devices in Global Cyber-Espionage Campaign - eWeek

Articles : 17 | Last update : Jan 19, 2018 12:22:00 PM | Start : Jan 18, 2018 5:37:00 PM | Sources : 15

Dark Caracal: Hackers spied on targets in over 21 countries and stole hundreds of gigabytes of data External link

Source country uk.IBTimes Friday, January 19, 2018 12:22:00 PM CET | info [other]

A new and massive cyberespionage campaign, believed to be the work of Lebanese hackers linked to Lebanese General Security Directorate (GDGS) in Beirut, has been uncovered. A new report by the Electronic Frontier Foundation and Lookout Security revealed that the cyberespionage group, dubbed Dark.......

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GOP Tweaks New NSA Internet Surveillance Renewal Bill, But the Changes Don’t Add Up to Very Much

Articles : 25 | Last update : Jan 19, 2018 7:53:00 AM | Start : Jan 16, 2018 7:28:00 PM | Sources : 10

#FISA: Senate passes bill to give NSA 6 more years of warrantless surveillance on Americans External link

Source country lastminutegeek Friday, January 19, 2018 3:20:00 AM CET | info [other]

Other categories: Ongoing threats; Strategic;

The U.S. Senate today passed a bill that will renew the National Security Agency’s warrantless internet surveillance program for six years with no substantive changes. It's bad news, say privacy and security advocates, but not a surprise. (more) Comment Policy: We pre-moderate any comments and.......

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Lebanese security agency turns smartphone into selfie spycam: researchers

Articles : 12 | Last update : Jan 19, 2018 11:47:00 AM | Start : Jan 18, 2018 5:56:00 PM | Sources : 10

Researchers link smartphone hacking group Dark Caracal to Lebanese government External link

Source country computing-co-uk Friday, January 19, 2018 11:47:00 AM CET | info [other]

As the cyber landscape evolves and the barriers to entry come down, new actors have entered the scene - including, allegedly, Lebanon, which has apparently been able to turn thousands of Android phones into spying machines. Researchers at mobile security firm Lookout worked with digital rights group.......

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Mozilla mandates that new Firefox features rely on encrypted connections

Articles : 10 | Last update : Jan 19, 2018 10:29:00 AM | Start : Jan 16, 2018 4:05:00 PM | Sources : 10

Mozilla mandates new Firefox features rely on encrypted connections External link

Source country TechCentralie Friday, January 19, 2018 10:29:00 AM CET | info [other]

Other categories: Ongoing threats; Cyber Crime;

Mozilla has decreed that future web-facing features of Firefox must meet an under-development standard that requires all browser-to-server-and-back traffic be encrypted. “Effective immediately, all new features that are web-exposed are to be restricted to secure contexts,” wrote Mozilla engineer Anne van Kesteren in a post to a company blog....

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Under threat: Cyber security startups fall on harder times - Reuters

Articles : 10 | Last update : Jan 19, 2018 2:22:00 AM | Start : Jan 17, 2018 9:50:00 PM | Sources : 8

Cyber security start-ups fall on hard times - iTnews External link

Source country news_google_com Friday, January 19, 2018 1:20:00 AM CET | info [other]

Instead, many in the crowded market are struggling to live up to their early promise. In some cases, the security products they developed have been overtaken by advances in hacking, according to industry executives and venture capitalists. In others, larger competitors have come out with similar technology and locked down customers....

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Pentagon Reportedly Weighing Using Nukes In Response To 'Large Cyberattacks’

Articles : 12 | Last update : Jan 19, 2018 1:41:00 PM | Start : Jan 17, 2018 10:45:00 AM | Sources : 10

Pentagon considers nuclear response to retaliate for large cyber attacks - CSO Online External link

Source country news_google_com Friday, January 19, 2018 1:41:00 PM CET | info [other]

Pentagon considers nuclear response to retaliate for large cyber attacks A draft for the Pentagon’s 2018 Nuclear Posture Review says the U.S. would consider using nuclear weapons to respond to non-nuclear attacks. Why use hack-back tactics when you can drop a nuke on your cyber attackers? According.......

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Satori variant hacks into mining rigs, steals ETH by replacing wallet address

Articles : 9 | Last update : Jan 18, 2018 4:33:00 PM | Start : Jan 17, 2018 2:56:00 PM | Sources : 9

Satori.Coin.Robber Botnet May Be Stealing Your Ethereum External link

Source country sensorstechforum Thursday, January 18, 2018 4:33:00 PM CET | info [other]

The infamous Satori botnet has once again been caught in the wild, this time targeting rigs mining for the Ethereum cryptocurrency. Researchers dubbed this latest iteration Satori.Coin.Robber. Satori is a botnet that exploits a flaw in Huawei and a bug in Realtek SDK-based devices....

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Half a million Chrome users hit by malicious extensions

Articles : 15 | Last update : Jan 18, 2018 2:16:00 PM | Start : Jan 16, 2018 8:09:00 AM | Sources : 15

4 Malicious Extensions Found in Chrome Web Store External link

Source country cyware Thursday, January 18, 2018 2:16:00 PM CET | info [other]

"Although likely used to conduct click fraud and/or search engine optimization (SEO) manipulation, these extensions provided a foothold that the threat actors could leverage to gain access to corporate networks and user information," they added. Click fraud campaigns "enable a malicious party to.......

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