Security Affairs newsletter Round 80 – News of the week

Pierluigi Paganini October 02, 2016

A new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter arrived!

The best news of the week with Security Affairs.

First of all, let me inform you that at the #infosec16 SecurityAffairs was awarded as The Best European Personal Security Blog


Pippa Middleton private photos stolen in an Apple iCloud hack
Australian Police warns of malware-laden USB drives left in letterboxes
OVH hosting hit by 1Tbps DDoS attack, the largest one ever seen
Security Affairs newsletter Round 79 – News of the week
Security firm Sucuri analyzed tens of thousands of compromised websites
A nation-state actor is testing methods for a massive takedown of the Internet
The Libyan Scorpions group is behind a cyber espionage campaign in Lybia
Fancy Bear Hackers use a new Mac Trojan against aerospace industry
Microsoft removed Windows Journal from its OSs due to security flaws
How much time does it take to create a malware that evades antimalware solutions? One or two minutes
Adware Campaign borrows Obfuscation Techniques from Operation Aurora attack
150,000 IoT Devices behind the 1Tbps DDoS attack on OVH
Good news, the Facebook OSquery tool is now available also for Windows
Cisco Talos profiled the GozNym botnet after cracking the trojan DGA
Why Apple logs your iMessage contacts and other metadata?
Necurs botnet: the resurrection of the monster and the rising of spam
Russian hackers spy on Citizen Journalists investigating on Flight MH17 Crash
CatchApp system can spy on WhatsApp encrypted communications from a backpack
Mozilla plans to ban the Chinese CA WoSign due to trust violations
CVE-2016-6406 – CISCO reported a critical flaw in email security appliances (ESA)
Zero day broker firm Zerodium has tripled iOS exploit bounty to $1.5M
Generalized RSA (GRSA) Using 2k Prime Numbers with Secure Key Generation
D-Link DWR-932 B LTE Wireless router affected by multiple backdoors
Watch out, hacked Steam accounts used as an attack vector
Yahoo Data Breach may have affected over 1 Billion users

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