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  • Opera infrastructure compromised, users hit with malicious update

    27.06.2013

    A breach of the Opera Software internal infrastructure has resulted in the theft of an expired Opera code signing certificate and used it to sign a piece of malware, package it and push it out as an update for the Opera browser.

  • Plugging the trust gap

    27.05.2013

    Every business and government is dependent upon cryptographic keys and certificates to provide trust for critical communications.

  • Malicious Java applet uses stolen certificate to run automatically

    06.03.2013

    A signed but malicious applet that will apparently fool even the latest Java 6 update has been discovered on a German online dictionary website infected by the g01pack exploit kit, warns security researcher and Metasploit contributor Eric Romang.

  • Digital certificates and malware: a dangerous mix

    05.02.2013

    In the past few days we have heard several stories about major corporations getting hacked and their security systems completely bypassed.

  • GitHub MitM attack orchestrated by Chinese censors?

    31.01.2013

    China-based users and visitors of GitHub, the globally popular online source code repository, have been targeted with an man-in-the-middle attack late last Friday, reports GreatFire.org, a non-profit organization that reports on the government's online censorship efforts in China.




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Operation Pawn Storm: Varied targets and attack vectors, next-level spear-phishing tactics

Posted on 23 October 2014.  |  Targets of the spear phishing emails included staff at the Ministry of Defense in France, in the Vatican Embassy in Iraq, military officials from a number of countries, and more.


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