A new variant of the CryptoLocker malware has been discovered that uses Yahoo Messenger as its delivery mechanism and is targeting Windows systems. My friends at NSHC in Singapore and Seoul have been battling with the malware that has hit a number of financial institutions throughout Asia Pacific. The variant infects
A new IE zero-day exploit has been discovered by researchers at FireEye. This exploit is interesting because of the unknowns: Without code to make the exploit persistent, we don’t know what the attacker is after.
The Syrian Electronic Army is at it again, this time targeting Barack Obama’s campaign social media accounts and website. It appears they did not gain complete control of the accounts, but gained limited access to them through a control panel. The initial exploit was through one of the administrator’s email
Lloyd’s of London published their Risk Index Report for 2013, and not surprisingly cyber security ranked amongst the top concerns for executives at number three worldwide and number two in the United States. Compared to previous report in 2011 where cyber risk was rated much lower at position 12, the
In both North Korea and South Korea, several websites were defaced and brought down via a DDoS attack on the anniversary of the start of the Korean War. The Red Alert (R3d4l3rt) team in South Korea have provided an in depth analysis of the vulnerabilities and methods used to access