Security Affairs newsletter Round 90 – News of the week

Pierluigi Paganini December 11, 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



Experts from CloudFlare spotted a new dangerous botnet
US Presidential commission presents recommendations on cybersecurity
Security Affairs newsletter Round 89 – News of the week
Kapustkiy hacked the National Assembly of Ecuador website
Data breach at the Japanese Shiseido, 420,000 users records exposed
Uber asks to track your location even when youre not using the app
Another Russian Bank, the VTB bank, was hit by a cyber attack
85 Million user accounts stolen from the Video-sharing website Dailymotion
Chinese hackers behind the CNACOM campaign hit Taiwan website
Nintendo announced its bug bounty program for 3DS Consoles. Rewards up to $20,000
North Koreans Red Star OS can be easily hacked remotely
Adobe Flash Player flaws remain the most used by Exploit Kits
Argentinian Ministry of Industry hacked by Kapustkiy
Stegano campaign exposed millions netizens via attack code in pixels of ads banners
Dozens of Sony cameras affected by a secret backdoor
An individual hacked back the San Francisco Muni hacker
CVE-2016-8655 – A new 5-Year-Old flaw found in the Linux Kernel
Floki Bot rapidly evolves and targets also PoS data
Employees Provident Fund organisation, India website found INSECURE
Thieving Magpie allows NSA spies to snoop on in-flight mobile calls
A flaw in the Yahoo Email service allowed hackers to access targets emails
Israeli TV broadcast hacked, attackers played Muslim call to prayer
Hackers targeted the heavy industry ThyssenKrupp and stole industrial secrets
Surface Defense DDoS platform – Gamification of attacks
Hacker Interviews – Gabriel Bergel
Popcorn Time ransomware, pay up the ransom or spread it to decrypt the files
Lax Cybersecurity at Nuclear Facilities is a Recipe For Widespread Disaster
Waiting for a fix, stop using Netgear R7000 and R6400 routers to avoid hacks
APT 28 group is ramping up information warfare against Germany

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