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Gotham Security Daily Threat Alerts

by on July 22, 2013

July 19, Softpedia – (International) EXPIRO file infectors distributed with Styx Exploit Kit. Trend Micro researchers found that the PE_EXPIRO family of malware was being spread by the popular Styx Exploit Kit. Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/EXPIRO-File-Infectors-Distributed-with-Styx-Exploit-Kit-369502.shtml

July 19, Softpedia – (International) GitHub disrupted by DDOS Attack – 7/19/2013. GitHub reported coming under distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack July 19, causing major service outages. Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/GitHub-Disrupted-by-DDOS-Attack-7-19-2013-369523.shtml

July 18, IDG News Service – (International) Symantec: Google Glass still vulnerable to Wi-Fi attack. Symantec researchers warned that Google Glass was vulnerable to man-in-the-middle (MiTM) attacks when it scans for known WiFi networks. Source: https://www.networkworld.com/news/2013/071913-symantec-google-glass-still-vulnerable-272001.html

July 18, CSO – (International) Attackers embedding backdoors into image files. Researchers at Sucuri found attackers using image files to hide backdoors, allowing them to maintain access to compromised servers. Source: https://www.networkworld.com/news/2013/071813-attackers-embedding-backdoors-into-image-271999.html

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