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Threatpost News Wrap, September 22, 2017

22 Září, 2017 - 15:00
The Equifax data breach saga so far, a Google HTTPS warnings paper, cryptocurrency mining at the Pirate Bay, and bringing machine learning to passwords are all discussed.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Iranian APT33 Targets US Firms with Destructive Malware

21 Září, 2017 - 19:54
APT33 targets petrochemical, aerospace and energy sector firms based in U.S., Saudi Arabia and South Korea with destructive malware linked to StoneDrill.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Joomla Patches Eight-Year-Old LDAP Injection Vulnerability

21 Září, 2017 - 18:56
Joomla on Tuesday patched a critical LDAP injection vulnerability that had lingered in the content management system for eight years. Attackers could use this bug to steal admin login credentials.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

What Triggers HTTPS Chrome Browser Warnings?

20 Září, 2017 - 20:20
Researchers combed through 2,000 Chrome error reports to better classify HTTPS error warnings.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Malware Steals Data From Air-Gapped Network via Security Cameras

20 Září, 2017 - 19:40
Proof-of-concept malware called aIR-Jumper can be used to bypass air-gapped network protections and send data in and out of network.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Deep-Learning PassGAN Tool Improves Password Guessing

20 Září, 2017 - 19:00
A deep-learning network known as a GAN has been applied to passwords, and a tool called PassGAN significantly improves the ability to guess user passwords over tools such as Hashcat or John the Ripper.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Cloud-Focused Firms Earn High Marks for Software Security in BSIMM8 Report

20 Září, 2017 - 12:05
Businesses that are cloud-focused tend to run the most secure software, while the healthcare sector is struggling the most when it comes to accomplishing the same goal, according to the BSIMM8 Report.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security