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Gotham Security Daily Threat Alerts

by on May 2, 2013

May 1, Softpedia – (International) Reputation.com hacked, all users passwords reset. Internet reputation and management company Reputation.com suffered a security breach where attackers obtained personal information and a limited number of encrypted passwords. The company reset all users’ passwords and is investigating. Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Reputation-com-Hacked-All-User-Passwords-Reset-350034.shtml

May 1, PCGamesN – (International) Not cool: Bitcoin mining malware found in ESEA server client. The popular ESEA server client used for online gaming was found to contain Bitcoin mining malware, with some users reporting overheated or disabled GPUs as a result of the mining. Source: http://www.pcgamesn.com/counterstrike/not-cool-bitcoin-mining-malware-found-esea-server-client

May 1, Softpedia – (International) Cybercriminals register more fake SourceForge domains to distribute trojans. Researchers have found several fake SourceForge Web sites that were established to spread the ZeroAccess trojan. Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Cybercriminals-Register-More-Fake-SourceForge-Domains-to-Distribute-Trojan-349918.shtml

May 1, The Register – (International) Mozilla accuses Gamma of dressing up dictators’ spyware as Firefox. Mozilla, the developers of the Firefox browser, filed a cease-and-desist order against Gamma International, developer of the FinFisher intelligence/law enforcement spyware, after the spyware was found imitating the Firefox installer file to infect users’ systems.
Source: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2013/05/01/mozilla_gamma_cease_and_desist/

 

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