Adobe Breach Compromised 234,379 Military and Government Accounts
On October 3rd, Adobe announced a data breach which at the time they believed only affected 3 million accounts, however towards the end of October a database leaked that contained more than 150 million usernames and encrypted passwords. The diverse customer base of Adobe is reflected in the database. In
IE Zero-Day Ephemeral Hydra
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.
Building OS X Trojans with AppleScript, Homoglyphs and iTunes
A recent report is stating that a Mac based Trojan attributed to the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) was discovered, although not a lot of information regarding the malware has been provided, it should be noted that creating a Trojan for OS X is not particularly difficult. A year or so
Carberp Botnet Lifecycle Infographic
Last week the source code for the “Carberp” botnet creation kit was posted online and released to the masses creating a huge problem for security teams around the world. Carberp is sophisticated, modular and persistent malware utilizing advanced obfuscation techniques to evade detection, removal and the ability to disable anti-virus.
Analysis of Korean War Anniversary Cyber Attack and Malware
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