Highlights and Updates

Interpol Investigation Identifies Thousands of Command-and-Control Servers in Eight Countries

Thursday, 27th April 2017
An Interpol investigation has identified nearly 9,000 servers in Southeast Asia countries that are being used to further cybercrime. 

Pre-Installed Applications Developed with Portrait Displays SDK Contain Critical Vulnerability

Wednesday, 26th April 2017
Applications developed using the Portrait Displays software development kit (SDK), versions 2.30 through 2.34, contain a critical vulnerability. 

IBM Releases Security Update

Wednesday, 26th April 2017
IBM has released a security update to address a vulnerability in IBM Domino server IMAP EXAMINE. 

Leaked NSA Tool DoublePulsar Has Infected 200,000+ Computers

Wednesday, 26th April 2017
A hacking tool leaked by Shadow Brokers several weeks ago has already been used to infect tens of thousands of computers with malware. 

Turkish Crime Family hackers claim 'victory' in iCloud ransom threats

Tuesday, 25th April 2017
The group has posted the address of bitcoin wallet showing hundreds of bitcoins deposited on the evening of the deadline.

Kaspersky spots spike in targeted ransomware attack on large orgs

Tuesday, 25th April 2017
Kaspersky researchers have spotted a growth in targeted ransomware attacks on large companies.

Leaked NSA backdoor spreads throughout the world

Tuesday, 25th April 2017
Malicious code leaked by the Shadow Brokers that is believed to come from a hacking group linked to the NSA has been found in tens of thousands of systems worldwide.

Linksys Router Vulnerabilities

Monday, 24th April 2017
At least 20 different Linksys Smart Wi-Fi router models contain flaws that could be exploited.

Location Tracking Spyware Hid in App in Google Play Store

Monday, 24th April 2017
The Google Play Store has removed an app called System Update that was harboring spyware. 

Facebook Releases SDKs for Delegated Account Recovery Protocol

Monday, 24th April 2017
Facebook is sharing the code for a beta version of its Delegated Account Recovery protocol.