IT Security Weekend Catch Up – October 8, 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. How the largest child porn forum was run by police for 11 months
  2. Prime example of journalist investigations
  3. WH chief of staffs’s phone hacked
  4. Information transmission attack from 1843
  5. How APT piggybacks on other APTs (plus second description of this phenomenon)
  6. 3 billion accounts leaked from Yahoo
  7. Hackers classified
  8. History of a group of unusual burglars

For the more technical

  1. DLL injections
  2. CCleaner backdoor analysis
  3. CCleaner attack analysis step by step
  4. Backdoor code similarity between CCleaner and other attacks
  5. Analysis of an attack on Android phones in Palestine
  6. Analysis of homograph attack
  7. [PDF] Accidental GSM satellite retransmission
  8. Huge IT Security resources repository
  9. Analysis of a Chinese DDoS botnet
  10. Cloudflare rejects websites using JS to mine cryptocurrency
  11. Windows 7/8 bugs found via bindiffing with Windows 10
  12. Automating bug detection in Microsoft products
  13. Analysing BlueCoat filesystem
  14. File upload as another Flickr user
  15. Attacking Ed25519
  16. Alerts about new vulnerabilities / CVE
  17. Information about installed apps in iOS
  18. WordPress plugins vulnerabilities
  19. Twitter XSS
  20. Analysis of a simple but effective attack
  21. Dnsmasq vulnerabilities
  22. [PDF] Research on security patches
  23. Bitlocker bruteforcing tool
  24. New Rig EK campaign
  25. Password bypass in VMWare Fusion
  26. Remote hacking of sex toys
  27. Robot hacking
  28. Tool to detect attacks on Outlook forms
  29. Uber app was capable of reading iOS screen contents
  30. Bypassing Intel Boot Guard

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