IT Security Weekend Catch Up – August 11, 2017

Afraid of missing important security news during the week? We’re here to help! Every week we put together a curated list of all important security news in one place, for your reading pleasure. Enjoy!

For the less technical

  1. A Redditor didn’t care for OPSEC and there were sad results
  2. A story of two guys who were not police officers
  3. Story of the kidnapped model develops
  4. HBO blackmailed with ransom notes and hackers rejected 250k USD ransom payment
  5. Algorithms detect spy planes
  6. Bulgarian hacker arrested in Philippines
  7. Sudden obsession of Kremlin about cryptocurrencies
  8. Story of a men who hacked slot machines
  9. Cuba US diplomats have sudden hearing problems
  10. Starting an infosec career
  11. Elections allegedly hacked in Kenya
  12. Maritime drug smuggling in Colombia
  13. Story of numeric stations

For the more technical

  1. [VIDEO] SHA2017 conference recordings
  2. Creating the smallest PE executable
  3. Dailymotion user data leak
  4. Update from FireEye on the data leak
  5. Concurrency attacks on ecommerce
  6. Campaign against Russian-speaking businesses
  7. Cisco accidentally deleted data from the Meraki cloud
  8. [PDF] Static analysis of malware
  9. BTC price manipulation
  10. Detailed description of an interesting iOS bug
  11. Juniper vulnerabilities
  12. Flash sandbox attacks
  13. Source code management tools vulnerabilities
  14. Conflict about Carbon Black software
  15. Multiple vulnerabilities in SAP
  16. Story of a QNAP botnet
  17. Malware encoded in DNA
  18. Master password encryption strength in password managers
  19. Interesting attack on Office365 accounts
  20. $10k for host header manipulation
  21. Redteamers fired for presenting at Defcon
  22. Cerber campaign analysis
  23. Check who visited your website
  24. Breaking NemucodAES ransomware
  25. Hyper-V guest-to-host escape
  26. Fears among threat sharing community after Marcus Hutchins arrest
  27. APT trends report
  28. Interesting elevation of privilege in Windows
  29. GlobeImposter ransomware analysis
  30. Java deserialization exploit
  31. New Agent.BTZ variant analysis
  32. New SmokeLoader analysis
  33. Attacks on ROBLOX players
  34. Remote code execution in Windows Search
  35. Malicious file analysis with ViperMonkey
  36. Pwnie Awards winners
  37. Backdooring Atom editor
  38. Phishing tracker
  39. [PDF] Fuzzing results for multiple protocols
  40. Free PhishMe services
  41. Hacking a simple ransomware

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