Week in review: Undetectable hardware Trojans, Chinese hackers for hire, and latest IE 0-day insight
Here's an overview of some of last week's most interesting news and articles: NSA impersonated Google in MitM attacks After all the recent revelations about the NSA and their surveillance and encryption-foiling activities, would it surprise you to know that the agency or its British counterpart GCHQ also impersonated Google, Yahoo and Microsoft in Man-in-the-Middle attacks aimed at intercepting user communications? FBI confirms they were behind Freedom Hosting's takeover An FBI agent testifying at the court hearing where the subject of bail for Freedom Hosting owner Eric Eoin Marques was discussed has confirmed that the FBI has, indeed, had a hand in taking over the host's servers and setting pages hosted on them to serve de-anonymizing malware to visitors.
Week in review: Backdoored NIST standard revealed, Java's new whitelisting feature, and the new issue of (IN)SECURE Magazine
Here's an overview of some of last week's most interesting news and articles: How important is penetration testing? With cyber attacks becoming the norm, it is more important than ever before to undertake regular vulnerability scans and penetration testing to identify vulnerabilities and ensure on a regular basis that the cyber controls are working.
Here's an overview of some of last week's most interesting news and articles: The TAO of NSA It has been pointed out that NSA has its own hacking unit called Tailored Access Operations (TAO), and that its capabilities have been tapped for hunting down Osama bin Laden.
Here's an overview of some of last week's most interesting news, interviews, articles and reviews: There are no winners in the blame game Every time a major security breach makes the headlines, a common reaction happens.
Here's an overview of some of last week's most interesting news, reviews and articles: Lucrative business: cybercrime-as-a-service With the rise of cloud computing, small business owners are not just selling their goods and products online, but are increasingly selling their online services – giving rise to a number of ‘as-a-service’ businesses.
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