IT Security Weekend Catch Up – March 10, 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. Dutch police took over encryoted messaging servers
  2. Surveillance of journalists
  3. Russian hacker Kris Kaspersky died in an accident

For the more technical

  1. Enigma conference recordings
  2. RCE via MiTM in F-Secure software updater
  3. Tracking smartphones, defeating MAC randomization: article, paper
  4. Attacking Nexus 9 with malicious headphones
  5. Apache Struts vulnerability
  6. Struts exploit cought in the wild
  7. Attacks on Struts
  8. 68% of Java apps using Struts running on vulnerable version
  9. Targeted attacks on dissidents in Azerbaijan
  10. Court support system issues wrong decisions
  11. About password rules
  12. Analysis of offensive PowerShell usage
  13. [PDF] Analysis of PowerShell used in attacks
  14. Analysis of PowerShell attack
  15. XSS in Google Maps
  16. Instagram credentials stealer in Google Play store
  17. Vulnerabilties in WIFICAM cameras
  18. Pre-auth vulnerability in Drupal services
  19. Huge research on 0day vulnerabilities lifecycle plus an article and some comments
  20. Analysis of 87 Java exploits
  21. Seven vulnerabilities in a web application
  22. A series of vulnerabilities in airbnb
  23. New Torrentlocker tricks
  24. Ransomware used for political purposes
  25. Targeted attacks by FIN7 group
  26. Verifone investigating network breach
  27. Local Windows kernel DoS
  28. Analysing obfuscated scripts with text editor
  29. Two files with the same hashes
  30. Necurs adds DDoS features
  31. Quantum issues
  32. Zcoin error analysis
  33. Poachers try to hack GPS trackers
  34. Future of SCADA ransomware
  35. A detailed description of a penetration test: part 1, part 2
  36. Game cheating
  37. Critical vulnerability in Hikvision / Dahue equipment
  38. Smartfones with preinstalled malware
  39. Rooting with W3 Total Cache and Nginx
  40. CIA tools leak
  41. Comment on the leak
  42. Analysis of one of the accidentally leaked tools
  43. Risks linked to Uber app
  44. Spora ransomware analysis
  45. Stonedrill and Shamoon 2 attacks
  46. Fancy Bear Android malware analysis
  47. Spammers leak data via unsecured backup
  48. Encoding, encryption, hashing, obfuscation
  49. [PDF] Trend Micro yearly report
  50. Logging into locked Twitter accounts
  51. Monitoring local Tor network traffic
  52. NSS Labs on CrowdStrike product testing
  53. WD MyCloud NAS hacking
  54. Macro attacks on OpenOffice
  55. Excel files increasingly used to spread malware
  56. Finding Linux systems in Windows registry
  57. [PDF] Thermal imaging used to attack smartfone logins
  58. EFI rootkit detection

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