Windows 10 Upgrade Ransomware, Thunderstrike 2 Mac Hack, New TOR Anonymity Attack

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Don’t click on links in email. Ever. Especially if they claim to be Windows 10 upgrade links, ‘cause CTB Locker Ransomware hurts. Does the latest TOR attack spell DOOM for privacy, or is it overrated and fairly easy t...

BIND9 DOS Attack, Android Mediaserver Attack Crashes Phones, TrackingPoint Sniper Rifles Wireless Hack

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A Bind Exploit Causes DOS Attacks, an Android Mediaserver Attack Crashes Phones, and TrackingPoint Sniper Rifles have a Wireless Hack. All that coming up now on ThreatWire. http://arstechnica.com/security/2015/07/m...

Android SMS Hack and Brinks CompuSafe Hack

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The mother of all Android vulnerabilities, a safe running Windows XP is unsafe, and ZOMG Drones! All that coming up now on ThreatWire.   Android Text Message Hack: Stagefright   http://www.androi...

37 Million Ashley Madison Users Hacked, Free Hacking Team Scanner, Google Play Store Compromised?!?

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The Impact Team says they've compromised Avid Life Media, owners of AshleyMadison.com... and they're gonna expose all the accounts if the site isn't shut down. The latest Hacking Team data revelation: a backdoor throu...

United Pays Out Bug Bounty, Adobe Flash Patched and Dumped, Hacking Team Update

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Your weekly hacking team update, Flash is patched and dumped all on the same day, and United gives out one million miles for an exploit. All that coming up now on Threat Wire. Links: https://threatpost.com/hacki...

Raspberry Pi ProxyHam Cancelled, Kill Flash, New Java Attack, Patent Trolls Still Suck

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Yet another Flash exploit has been found… expect a patch, but we’d rather you removed Adobe’s Flash. RhinoSecurity has cancelled the super cool ProxyHam, and the DefCon talk, Patent Trolls are getting worse, and the f...

Adobe Flash Vulnerability, No More Private Registration?!, T-Mobile Transparency Report

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Adobe Flash 0-Day Vulnerability, No More Private Registration?!, T-Mobile Transparency Report Released. All that coming up now on Threat Wire. Links: http://arstechnica.com/security/2015/07/hacking-team-leak-rel...

Hacking Team, Plex, Harvard, Trump Hacked… BTW, Upgrade Mozilla!

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Was Hacking Team knowingly selling their “lawful interception tools” to foreign governments with less than stellar human rights records? Plex and Harvard have suffered breaches, Trump might have a credit card problem,...

NSA Data Collection is Back, OPM Shuts Down Investigation Portal, and Dinos in Iran

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NSA data collection is a thing, at least til November, ‘Dino’ malware was found in Iran, and OPM makes the news, yet again. All that coming up now on ThreatWire. Links: http://www.cnet.com/news/nsa-can-track-eve...

The Annual FBI 4th Of July Terror FUD, Cisco Appliances Vulnerable, Private MAC Addys!

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Fourth of July terror warning? It’s an annual thing. If you run Cisco Security Appliances, heads up, there’s a vulnerability that could give root user level access, it looks like private MAC addresses are coming, whic...

Nasty Flash Hack, Update NOW!!! Wireless Password Theft by PITA, RAT Gets 57 Months

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Update Flash -and your Chrome browser- NOW, 'cause there's a nasty bug that's being exploited in the wild. Watch Out WiFi Pineappple, here comes PITA Wireless Password Theft... seriously, researchers are wirelessly gr...

Australia’s New Copyright Bill, 14 Million Doxxed, Google Play Apps Lack HTTPS, & More

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The Australian Gov’t’s New copyright bill, google play apps are hackable, again. Emails can be hacked with a simple code, and 14 million people just got doxxed? All that coming up now on ThreatWire. Links: http:...

Apple Zero Day, 600 Million Pwnable Samsungs and more

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An Apple Zero Day breaks out of OSX and iOS sandboxes. SAP installs pop with default creds. ZOMG 600 million vulnerable Samsung devices? And free encryption keys for all, coming in just a few weeks! Support ThreatWire...

Digital Certificates Used in Kapersky Hack, LastPass Breached, & Cardinals Hack Astros

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Duqu 2 uses signed certs to get into Kapersky, LastPass was breached!, and cardinals are getting their hack on! All that coming up now on ThreatWire. Links: http://arstechnica.com/security/2015/06/stuxnet-spawn-...

China Cracks Tor & VPN?!? IRS Adds Security, Cyber-Espionage Nightmare, OPM Breach Timeline

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The IRS is stepping up security, Krebs has a great timeline of the OPM Breach, Chinese activists and journalists that relied on Tor or a VPN and were logged into any of 15 web portals might have a problem… and, frankl...

Army Website Hacked, Apple’s WWDC Security Notes, and Letters to the President

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The Syrian Electronic Army says they hacked army.mil, Apple’s all about privacy on their systems and open source with Swift 2, and more letters to the White House. All that today on ThreatWire. Links: http://www...

OS X Sleep Security Flaw, HackerOne Brokers Bounties, MS Answers BitLocker Security Questions!

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Americans have given up on privacy says the latest study… and they need to learn more about it. Should you stop letting your Mac go to sleep? Only if you want to avoid getting rootkitted! HackerOne aims to broker boun...

China blamed for US Gov Hack, NSA needs no warrants to spy on hackers

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China suspected in massive government data breach, the NSA doesn't need warrants to spy on 'hackers', and Edward Snowden celebrates 2 years as a whistleblower. Support ThreatWire at https://www.patreon.com/ThreatWire ...

FBI Aerial Surveillance, Facebook Adds OpenPGP Encryption, Dark Web Coupon Fraud!

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Is the FBI collecting our information from above? Facebook announces the ability to use OpenPGP for their emails, and couponing fraud on the dark web! http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2015/jun/02/fbi-surveillance...

The Patriot Act Expired Last Night?!? New Google Security Tool, TSA Security Fails 67 of 70 Tests!

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No More Telephone Records for the NSA??? Google Makes Privacy and Security Easier, Hola VPN Ain't Secure?!? Annnnd a TSA Red Team Stomps TSA Security   No More Telephone Records for the NSA??? http://www...

Botnet masked as Free VPN, Ransomware Made Easy, iOS Text Crash

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iPhone text crash bug now for Twitter, Snapchat, a Free Ransomware Builder Takes 20% Cut, and a Free VPN comes at a cost. I'll give you a hint - it's a botnet. Links: iPhone text crash bug now for Twitter, Snapc...

Data Mining the IRS Website, Adult Friend Finder Hacked, and NSA Collections on Hold

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Ring ring! This is the NSA, this call isn’t currently being recorded, but the IRS is giving out your information, and so are adult dating websites... http://arstechnica.com/security/2015/05/report-irs-admits-its-be...

NSA Hacks App Stores, Android Factory Reset Flaw and Security Questions Insecure – Threat Wire

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Watch out when selling off that old phone, the Android Factory Reset doesn't clear all your data. Plus, it's no secret that secret questions are bogus. And the latest from Edward Snowden - NSA hacking Mobile App store...

Mobile Encryption, Safari Browser’s Flaw, Laplace’s Demon, and Hackers on a Plane!

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Our fight for mobile encryption won’t end anytime soon, Safari is facing a troubling flaw, United Airlines has a depressing bug bounty program, and in Russia, government stop you. The Ongoing Fight For Encryption ...

Hack Airline Flight Controls?!? Kill A Torrent Site, Boost Piracy! Privacy Policies vs. Bankruptcy

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Shutting down torrent sites (like Kino.to) doesn't stop piracy. (It’s like the War on Drugs!) Be careful about how you disclose security vulnerabilities, aka The First Rule About Hacking Planes in Flight: Don't Tweet ...

VENOM breaks VMs, mSpy gets pwn3d & more

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VENOM breaks out of Virtual Machines, Stolen Apple Watches pair with any iPhone, Google's Blocking 3rd party Chrome extensions and mSpy gets pwned. All that and more, right now on ThreatWire.   Links: &n...

Thousands of Routers Infected, Starbucks Auto-Reload Hacked, and Is PC Border Seizure Unreasonable?

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Thousands of routers are infected with malware, a court deems PC border seizure unreasonable, and hackers really like their caffeine fix. All that coming up now on Threat Wire. Thousands of Routers Infected With Ma...

Health Care Security Sucks, Open Smart Grid Protocol Easily Cracked. Russia & China Stop Hacking???

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Cost of health care got you down? $6 Billion is lost annually in 'cyber attacks.' Meanwhile, did Google shut down Google Map Maker 'cause of a user prank, or because the system was a spammed up mess? DIY crypto is a b...

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