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  • Citizenfour awarded Oscar for Best Documentary

    23.02.2015

    Film director Laura Poitras' Citizenfour has been recognized as past year's Best Documentary Feature by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

  • Gemalto announces investigation of massive SIM heist

    20.02.2015

    Yesterday's report by The Intercept hit the information security community like a ton of bricks, as a set of documents from Edward Snowden's trove indicate that the US NSA and the UK GHCQ have managed to compromise the networks of Dutch SIM card manufacturer Gemalto and acquire encryption keys that protect the privacy of cellphone communications of millions of users around the globe.

  • Cyber readiness across government and critical infrastructure industries

    20.02.2015

    While the frequency and severity of cyberattacks against organizations are on the rise, a majority of IT leaders do not feel confident in their leaderships' ability to leverage intelligence that can predict a cyber vulnerability and effectively combat threats, according to Lockheed Martin.

  • Pwn2Own 2015: New rules, prizes, and potential problems

    17.02.2015

    If you intend to participate in the Pwn2Own competition at the CanSecWest 2015 conference on March 18 and 19 in Vancouver, Canada, you would do well to consult with a legal advisor first.

  • Jeb Bush dumps emails full of private data online

    11.02.2015

    Jeb Bush, who might end up being a candidate in the next 2016 US presidential election, has made a clumsy misstep in his attempt to provide "transparency" into his two turns as governor of Florida: he published a huge batch of emails he received both from his constituents and other people without redacting sensitive information contained in them.




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Compromised cPanel "Account Suspended" pages redirect to exploit kit

The code redirects visitors to another URL where the Fiesta exploit kit is hosted, which then tries to detect and exploit several vulnerabilities in various software. If it succeeds, the visitors are saddled with a banking Trojan.


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