Publication: SANS NewsBites

First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Malware Steals Apple ID Credentials from Jailbroken iOS Devices (April 21, 2014)

Malware detected in the wild steals Apple ID credentials from jailbroken iPhones and iPads....... ... [Published SANS NewsBites - Apr 22 2014]
Entities: Apple ID, Malware, Apple iOS
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Firmware Fix for Wireless Router Flaw Hides But Does Not Close Backdoor (April 21, 2014)

Just months after a researcher found, late last year, a backdoor in numerous models of wireless DSL routers, the same researcher has discovered that a patch issued to address the problem does not actually fix the vulnerability; it just hides it....... ... [Published SANS NewsBites - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

GAO Report Instructs SEC to Address Security Issues in its Systems (April 18, 2014)

The US Government Accountability Office (GAO) says the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) needs to address several security issues in its systems....... ... [Published SANS NewsBites - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 2 reports

Researchers Say Heartbleed Not Exploited Before Disclosure (April 16, 2014)

According to researchers at the US Department of Energy's (DOE's) Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, the Heartbleed bug was not exploited before it was disclosed....... ... [Published SANS NewsBites - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Why Security Auditors' (GAO) Recommendations Can't Be Implemented (See especially Pescatore note after the story) (April 17, 2014)

Gregory Wilshusen, director of information security at the US Government Accountability Office (GAO), says he understands why government agencies do not always implement his recommendations....... ... [Published SANS NewsBites - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Deltek Breach May be Part of Larger Investigation (April 21, 2014)

A month ago, Deltek acknowledged that a data security breach of its systems compromised sensitive data belonging to approximately 80,000 federal contractor employees....... ... [Published SANS NewsBites - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

UK File-Sharing Site Closes Over Threats of Jail Time for Operators (April 21, 2014)

A UK file-sharing site known for offering links to sporting events has shut down after authorities threatened to jail the site's operators....... ... [Published SANS NewsBites - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Healthcare Sector Cybersecurity Exercise Highlights Need to Improve Information Sharing (April 21, 2014)

The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) has released details about CyberRX, a healthcare cybersecurity drill held earlier this month....... ... [Published SANS NewsBites - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

SEC CIO Responds to GAO Report (April 18, 2014)

SEC CIO Thomas Bayer admits that the commission could have kept a closer eye on IT work being done by contractors....... ... [Published SANS NewsBites - Apr 22 2014]
Entities: CIO, Bayer AG
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Microsoft Reissues Antimalware Engine Update (April 18, 2014)

Microsoft has re-issued its antimalware engine and signatures to fix a problem "that may have caused interrupted service for some customers using Microsoft security products....... ... [Published SANS NewsBites - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Report Examines Relative Security of Web Programming Languages (April 18, 2014)

A report from WhiteHat Security says that vulnerabilities in ASP remain unfixed longer than vulnerabilities in other programming languages....... ... [Published SANS NewsBites - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

DDoS Attacks Shifting Away from Botnets, Toward Amplification and Reflection (April 17, 2014)

A global distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) report from Akamai shows that in the first quarter of 2014, DDoS attacks appeared to be moving away from traditional botnet infections and toward reflection and amplification methods....... ... [Published SANS NewsBites - Apr 21 2014]

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Microsoft has re-issued its antimalware engine and signatures to fix a problem "that may have caused interrupted service for some customers using Microsoft security products....... "
According to a report from Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC), just three of 43 police forces in England and Wales "have developed comprehensive cyber crime strategies....... "

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Heartbleed Exploited to Bypass Multifactor Auth... [Published SANS NewsBites - Apr 22 2014]
SEC CIO Responds to GAO Report (April 18, 2014) [Published SANS NewsBites - Apr 22 2014]
GAO Report Instructs SEC to Address Security Is... [Published SANS NewsBites - Apr 22 2014]
Healthcare Sector Cybersecurity Exercise Highli... [Published SANS NewsBites - Apr 22 2014]
Firmware Fix for Wireless Router Flaw Hides But... [Published SANS NewsBites - Apr 22 2014]
UK File-Sharing Site Closes Over Threats of Jai... [Published SANS NewsBites - Apr 22 2014]
Deltek Breach May be Part of Larger Investigati... [Published SANS NewsBites - Apr 22 2014]
Malware Steals Apple ID Credentials from Jailbr... [Published SANS NewsBites - Apr 22 2014]
Report Examines Relative Security of Web Progra... [Published SANS NewsBites - Apr 22 2014]
Why Security Auditors' (GAO) Recommendations Ca... [Published SANS NewsBites - Apr 22 2014]
Canadian Man Arrested for Allegedly Stealing Ta... [Published SANS NewsBites - Apr 21 2014]
Oracle's Critical Patch Update Addresses 104 Fl... [Published SANS NewsBites - Apr 21 2014]
Microsoft Extends Windows 8.1 Update Installati... [Published SANS NewsBites - Apr 21 2014]
Microsoft Cuts Price of Windows XP Extended Sup... [Published SANS NewsBites - Apr 21 2014]
German Space Research Center Finds Malware on M... [Published SANS NewsBites - Apr 21 2014]
Lavabit Case Supports NSA's Assertion That They... [Published SANS NewsBites - Apr 21 2014]
Appeals Court Upholds Lavabit Contempt Ruling (... [Published SANS NewsBites - Apr 21 2014]
DDoS Attacks Shifting Away from Botnets, Toward... [Published SANS NewsBites - Apr 21 2014]
Communications Satellite Terminals Vulnerable t... [Published SANS NewsBites - Apr 21 2014]
SEC Document Describes Cyber Security Inspectio... [Published SANS NewsBites - Apr 21 2014]
Hard Drive Maker LaCie Admits Yearlong Breach (... [Published SANS NewsBites - Apr 21 2014]
UK Cosmetic Surgery Firm Notifies Patients of D... [Published SANS NewsBites - Apr 21 2014]
Michaels Stores Says Breach Compromised Three M... [Published SANS NewsBites - Apr 21 2014]
House Subcommittee Pushes Through Bill to Stop ... [Published SANS NewsBites - Apr 15 2014]
West Point Wins Cyber Defense Exercise (April 1... [Published SANS NewsBites - Apr 15 2014]
Auernheimer Conviction Overturned on Technicali... [Published SANS NewsBites - Apr 15 2014]
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Researchers Say Heartbleed Not Exploited Before... [Published SANS NewsBites - Apr 22 2014]
According to researchers at the US Department of Energy's (DOE's) Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, the Heartbleed bug was not exploited before it was disclosed....... ...
Microsoft Reissues Antimalware Engine Update (A... [Published SANS NewsBites - Apr 22 2014]
Microsoft has re-issued its antimalware engine and signatures to fix a problem "that may have caused interrupted service for some customers using Microsoft security products....... ...
Heartbleed Exploited to Bypass Multifactor Auth... [Published SANS NewsBites - Apr 22 2014]
Network security company Mandiant says that attackers managed to breach a walled-off virtual private network (VPN) by exploiting the Heartbleed bug....... ...
SEC CIO Responds to GAO Report (April 18, 2014) [Published SANS NewsBites - Apr 22 2014]
SEC CIO Thomas Bayer admits that the commission could have kept a closer eye on IT work being done by contractors....... ...
GAO Report Instructs SEC to Address Security Is... [Published SANS NewsBites - Apr 22 2014]
The US Government Accountability Office (GAO) says the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) needs to address several security issues in its systems....... ...
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