Dan Kaminsky

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Name: Dan Kaminsky
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Stripe Backs Non-Profit Decentralized Payment Network Stellar, From Mt. Gox’s Original Creator

There’s Bitcoin, the asset and hedge against fiat currencies and the politics of their central banks.And then there’s Bitcoin, a fundamental innovation around a distributed public ledger of transactions. Many crypto-currencies try to split or play with ... [Published TechCrunch - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

"Rickmote" box Rickrolls Chromecast, forcibly earworms hapless victims

Just when you thought it was safely de-Rick-Astley-ified, the world - or, at least, Chromecast viewers - are once again in danger of being Rickrolled .Dan Petro, a security analyst for the Bishop Fox IT consultancy, has built a proof of concept device ... [Published Sophos Anti Virus - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Browser-Focused Banking Attacks Evolve

Banking Trojans Combine Sophistication With LocalizationSecurity firm RSA recently issued a warning over a fraud ring that targets the Boleto, which is one of Brazil's most popular payment methods.According to RSA, the gang's "Bolware" malware compromised ... [Published CUInfoSecurity - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Cyber-Attacks Seen Defrauding Brazilian Payment System of Billions

Cyber- criminals have abused the Boleto Bancário online payment system to steal potentially billions of dollars, according to security firm RSA.Cyber-Criminals have infected nearly 200,000 computers in Brazil and used their access to issue payment vouchers ... [Published eWeek - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

White Ops Secures $7 Million to Expand Bot-detection Technology

Internet fraud detection firm White Ops announced this week that it it has secured $7 million in funding from Paladin Capital and Grotech Ventures .New York City-based White Ops offers a solution to combat online advertising fraud by isolating and eliminating ... [Published Security Week - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 2 reports

Paladin and Grotech back White Ops

White Ops , a provider of online fraud detection solutions, said Tuesday that it has closed $7 million in funding. The investors were Paladin Capital Group and Grotech Ventures . In addition to the funding. Philip Eliot of Paladin and Steve Frederick ... [Published PE Hub Blog - Jun 24 2014]
First reported May 12 2014 - Updated May 12 2014 - 2 reports

U-2 Spy-Plane-Inspired Radar Crash Was Sparked By Insufficient RAM

Having admitted that last week's air traffic control system crash was due to the fact that a U-2, Cold War-era, spy plane still in use by the U.S. military sparked a "glitch" in radar systems and grounded all west coast planes for over 45 minutes, ... [Published Zero Hedge - May 12 2014]
First reported May 05 2014 - Updated May 05 2014 - 1 reports

This Day in Blogging History: Kaminsky on Bitcoin; doxxing Scalia; T9 collisions

One year ago today Dan Kaminsky on BitCoin: Bitcoin’s fundamental principle of fraud management is one of denial. Five years ago today Scalia Scoffs at Calls for More Data Privacy Protection, Students Surprise Him With Dossier of His Own ... [Published Boing Boing - May 05 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 2 reports

U.S. government paying to undermine Internet security

The Heartbleed computer security bug is many things: a catastrophic tech failure, an open invitation to criminal hackers and yet another reason to upgrade our passwords on dozens of websites. But more than anything else, Heartbleed reveals our neglect ... [Published Bay State Boston Banner - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

CloudFlare keys snatched using Heartbleed

The two winners are Fedor Indutny and Illkka Mattila. Indutny, who succeeded first, made 2.5 million Heartbleed requests over the course of the day and Mattila made 100,000.CloudFlare rebooted the server at one point during the test which they say may ... [Published ZDNet - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Heartbleed Will Go On Even After The Updates

The fallout from likely will be felt for a long time, but the immediate and urgent questions top of mind are which sites and products are affected, and which have been fixed. Then what? The scary reality is that even after a site or product is patched ... [Published Insurance and Technology - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 2 reports

Heartbleed: A Bug With A Past and A Future

Bruce Schneier stood on the Source Boston keynote stage yesterday and used the word “ginormous” to describe the severity of the OpenSSL heartbleed bug . “My guess is that when heartbleed became public, the top 20 governments in the world started ... [Published threatpost - The First Stop for Security News - Apr 10 2014]

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...in there once when we stole the password; we could just stay in there and access the bank account from the user's own computer,'" Kaminsky says. "thus was formed the man-in-the-browser attacks that everyone has been dealing with for almost a decade now. and it's extremely difficult to manage, because it's the user's computer, and the user was literally sometimes just there."
"It's certainly possible that there are other forms of flight plans that could cause similar or even worse effects," Kaminsky said. "this is part of the downside of automation."

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Stripe Backs Non-Profit Decentralized Payment N... [Published TechCrunch - Jul 31 2014]
"Rickmote" box Rickrolls Chromecast, forcibly e... [Published Sophos Anti Virus - Jul 23 2014]
Browser-Focused Banking Attacks Evolve [Published CUInfoSecurity - Jul 07 2014]
Cyber-Attacks Seen Defrauding Brazilian Payment... [Published eWeek - Jul 06 2014]
White Ops Secures $7 Million to Expand Bot-dete... [Published Security Week - Jun 27 2014]
Paladin and Grotech back White Ops [Published PE Hub Blog - Jun 24 2014]
White Ops Secures $7 Million in Series A Funding [Published Stock Nod - Jun 24 2014]
EBay in hot seat for late detection of cyberatt... [Published Financial Post | Business » FP Tech Desk - May 22 2014]
Signal Sciences Raises $2 Million in Seed Fundi... [Published PRWeb - May 20 2014]
U-2 Spy-Plane-Inspired Radar Crash Was Sparked ... [Published Zero Hedge - May 12 2014]
Glitch In Air Traffic Control System Caused By ... [Published The Huffington Post | Full News Feed - May 12 2014]
This Day in Blogging History: Kaminsky on Bitco... [Published Boing Boing - May 05 2014]
U.S. government paying to undermine Internet se... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Apr 30 2014]
Heartburn from Heartbleed forces wide-ranging r... [Published CNET News - Apr 24 2014]
The U.S. Needs to Stop Running Internet Securit... [Published Pacific Standard - Apr 22 2014]
U.S. government paying to undermine Internet se... [Published Bay State Boston Banner - Apr 18 2014]
US Government Is Paying To Undermine Internet S... [Published Techdirt - Apr 18 2014]
Heartbleed’s grim lesson: America’s cybersecuri... [Published Salon - Apr 17 2014]
The U.S. Government: Paying to Undermine Intern... [Published ProPublica: Articles and Investigations - Apr 15 2014]
First 'Heartbleed' bug attacks recorded [Published Engineering and Technology Magazine - Apr 15 2014]
UPDATE 1-'Heartbleed' blamed in attack on Canad... [Published Reuters UK - Apr 14 2014]
Weekend linkings [Published Doc Searls Weblog - Apr 12 2014]
CloudFlare keys snatched using Heartbleed [Published ZDNet - Apr 12 2014]
NSA Allegedly Exploited Heartbleed [Published Slashdot - Apr 11 2014]
Yet Unother heartbleed Perspective (YUhP) [Published Security Bloggers Network - Apr 11 2014]
More on Heartbleed [Published Schneier on Security - Apr 11 2014]
Heartbleed Will Go On Even After The Updates [Published Insurance and Technology - Apr 11 2014]
Heartbleed: A Bug With A Past and A Future [Published threatpost - The First Stop for Security News - Apr 10 2014]
What Have We Learned: OpenSSL Heartbleed Bug [Published threatpost - The First Stop for Security News - Apr 10 2014]
More Than A Half-Million Servers Exposed To Hea... [Published Insurance and Technology - Apr 10 2014]
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Paladin and Grotech back White Ops [Published PE Hub Blog - Jun 24 2014]
White Ops , a provider of online fraud detection solutions, said Tuesday that it has closed $7 million in funding. The investors were Paladin Capital Group and Grotech Ventures . In addition to the funding. Philip Eliot of Paladin and Steve Frederick ...
EBay in hot seat for late detection of cyberatt... [Published Financial Post | Business » FP Tech Desk - May 22 2014]
BOSTON — EBay Inc’s description of how hackers got access to its entire database of 145 million user records leaves many questions unanswered as to how cyber criminals orchestrated what appears to be the second-biggest data breach in U.S. history. The ...
U-2 Spy-Plane-Inspired Radar Crash Was Sparked ... [Published Zero Hedge - May 12 2014]
Having admitted that last week's air traffic control system crash was due to the fact that a U-2, Cold War-era, spy plane still in use by the U.S. military sparked a "glitch" in radar systems and grounded all west coast planes for over 45 minutes, ...
This Day in Blogging History: Kaminsky on Bitco... [Published Boing Boing - May 05 2014]
One year ago today Dan Kaminsky on BitCoin: Bitcoin’s fundamental principle of fraud management is one of denial. Five years ago today Scalia Scoffs at Calls for More Data Privacy Protection, Students Surprise Him With Dossier of His Own ...
US Government Is Paying To Undermine Internet S... [Published Techdirt - Apr 18 2014]
The Heartbleed computer security bug is many things: a catastrophic tech failure, an open invitation to criminal hackers and yet another reason to upgrade our passwords on dozens of websites . But more than anything else, Heartbleed reveals our ...
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