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Gotham Security Daily Threat Alerts

by on May 21, 2013

May 20, Help Net Security – (International) Cyber espionage campaign uses professionally-made malware. Researchers at Trend Micro identified a large cyberespionage campaign dubbed “Safe” that has targeted computers in several countries and appears to have been created by an individual with formal computer engineering training. Source: http://www.net-security.org/malware_news.php?id=2500

May 20, Help Net Security – (International) Form-grabbing rootkit sold on underground forums. A Webroot researcher found a rootkit for sale on underground forums known as “Private Grabber” that can capture communication sent over SSL and steal login credentials. Source: http://www.net-security.org/malware_news.php?id=2499

May 20, Softpedia – (International) Yahoo Japan may have leaked 22 million IDs in attack. Around 22 million user IDs from users of Yahoo Japan may have been leaked during an attack. Yahoo was unsure if the file was stolen since it was intercepted and access cut off when the attack was detected. Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Yahoo-Japan-May-Have-Leaked-22-Million-IDs-in-Attack-354574.shtml

May 17, Softpedia – (International) Syrian Electronic Army hacks Financial Times Twitter accounts, blogs. The Syrian Electronic Army hacker group compromised several Twitter accounts and blogs belonging to the Financial Times, defacing them. Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Syrian-Electronic-Army-Hacks-Financial-Times-Twitter-Accounts-Blogs-354308.shtml

 

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