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First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Attackers Exploiting Flaws in Elasticsearch to Use Amazon's Cloud Service for DDoS Attacks (July 28, 2014)

Attackers have discovered a way to use Amazon cloud services to launch distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks on other websites by exploiting flaws in Elasticsearch, an open-source analytics application....... ... [Published SANS NewsBites - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Dept. of Commerce IG Report Finds "Significant" Security Issues at NOAA (July 28, 2014)

According to a report from the US Department of Commerce's office of inspector general, satellite data were stolen from a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) contractor's personal computer last year, but there has not been an investigation ... [Published SANS NewsBites - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Russian Government Seeking Technology to Break Tor Anonymity (July 25 & 28, 2014)

The Russian government is offering a 3....... ... [Published SANS NewsBites - Jul 29 2014]
Entities: Russian Government
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Court Fines Phony Antivirus Purveyors US $5.1 Million (July 28, 2014)

A federal court in New York has issued default judgments against 14 companies for selling phony antivirus products....... ... [Published SANS NewsBites - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Siemens Releases Updates to Fix Flaws in Two SIMATIC Builds (July 25, 2014)

Siemens has released security updates for two SIMATIC builds to address five vulnerabilities, four of which can be exploited remotely....... ... [Published SANS NewsBites - Jul 29 2014]
Entities: Vulnerability, Security
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Apple iOS Diagnostics Tool Could be Exploited to Access Personal Data (July 25, 2014)

Diagnostic services built into Apple's iOS mobile operating system could be used to access personal data in iPhones....... ... [Published SANS NewsBites - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Cloud Services Can Impede Forensic Investigations (July 24, 2014)

As governments have moved to cloud services, they have saved money and improved efficiency, but the technology holds some challenges to forensic investigations....... ... [Published SANS NewsBites - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Pentagon's Cyber Warfare Lexicon (July 23, 2014)

The Cyber Warfare Lexicon, published by the US Strategic Command in 2009, defines terms normally used to describe physical combat in ways that make sense in the context of cyber warfare....... ... [Published SANS NewsBites - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Company Informs Customers of Breach Three Years After the Fact (July 19, 2014)

Australian daily bargain website Catch of the Day recently revealed that it suffered a security breach in 2011....... ... [Published SANS NewsBites - Jul 29 2014]
Entities: Breach, Security Breach
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Wisconsin Supreme Court Allows Stingray Use in Murder Case (July 24, 2014)

In a narrow decision, the Supreme Court of Wisconsin upheld a lower court decision permitting the warrantless use of devices known as stingrays, which can track cell phone locations....... ... [Published SANS NewsBites - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

WordPress MailPoet Plug-in Flaw is Being Actively Exploited (July 23 & 24, 2014)

Attackers have been exploiting a known vulnerability in a WordPress plug-in to compromise websites....... ... [Published SANS NewsBites - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

European Central Bank Breach (July 24, 2014)

An attacker broke into the network of the European Central Bank (ECB) and took personal information belonging to people who had registered for conferences and visits, which was held for ransom....... ... [Published SANS NewsBites - Jul 25 2014]

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Australia's government is refusing to share the source code for the software used in the country's elections, claiming that "publication of the software could leave the voting system open to hacking or manipulation....... "
The Invisible IM project aims to develop a means for people to communicate "without leaving a retrospectively recoverable forensic trail behind on third-party servers....... "
After announcing on June 27 that it was discontinuing its security email notification service due to "changing governmental policies concerning the issuance of automated electronic messaging" Microsoft has now said that it will resume the service as of Tuesday, July 3, the date of its next scheduled Advanced Notification of security bulle...

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Pentagon's Cyber Warfare Lexicon (July 23, 2014) [Published SANS NewsBites - Jul 29 2014]
Cloud Services Can Impede Forensic Investigatio... [Published SANS NewsBites - Jul 29 2014]
Apple iOS Diagnostics Tool Could be Exploited t... [Published SANS NewsBites - Jul 29 2014]
Siemens Releases Updates to Fix Flaws in Two SI... [Published SANS NewsBites - Jul 29 2014]
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Dept. of Commerce IG Report Finds "Significant"... [Published SANS NewsBites - Jul 29 2014]
Court Fines Phony Antivirus Purveyors US $5.1 M... [Published SANS NewsBites - Jul 29 2014]
Russian Government Seeking Technology to Break ... [Published SANS NewsBites - Jul 29 2014]
Possible Breach of Goodwill Systems (July 21 & ... [Published SANS NewsBites - Jul 25 2014]
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Swiss Bank Accounts Targeted in DNS and Malware... [Published SANS NewsBites - Jul 25 2014]
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Microsoft to "Unify" Windows Development (July ... [Published SANS NewsBites - Jul 25 2014]
Mozilla Releases Firefox 31 (July 24, 2014) [Published SANS NewsBites - Jul 25 2014]
WordPress MailPoet Plug-in Flaw is Being Active... [Published SANS NewsBites - Jul 25 2014]
UK Travel Agency Fined for Violating Data Prote... [Published SANS NewsBites - Jul 25 2014]
Wisconsin Supreme Court Allows Stingray Use in ... [Published SANS NewsBites - Jul 25 2014]
Is the Internet of Things Getting Too Big? (Jul... [Published SANS NewsBites - Jul 25 2014]
Six Charged in Connection with StubHub Fraud (J... [Published SANS NewsBites - Jul 25 2014]
European Central Bank Breach (July 24, 2014) [Published SANS NewsBites - Jul 25 2014]
Fake Flash Update Steals Credit Card Data (July... [Published SANS NewsBites - Jul 22 2014]
NASDAQ Attack Attribution Questioned (July 18, ... [Published SANS NewsBites - Jul 22 2014]
GAO Says FDIC Cyber Security Still Needs Improv... [Published SANS NewsBites - Jul 22 2014]
Two Sentenced for Apple Phishing Scheme (July 1... [Published SANS NewsBites - Jul 22 2014]
Dark Mail Project Seeks to Hide Metadata from S... [Published SANS NewsBites - Jul 22 2014]
Second-hand Aloha Point-of-Sale Terminal Contai... [Published SANS NewsBites - Jul 22 2014]
Court Orders to Block The Pirate Bay are Ineffe... [Published SANS NewsBites - Jul 22 2014]
Government Grade Malware Used in Criminal Attac... [Published SANS NewsBites - Jul 22 2014]
Microsoft XML Core Services Vulnerabilities (Ju... [Published SANS NewsBites - Jul 22 2014]
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Company Informs Customers of Breach Three Years... [Published SANS NewsBites - Jul 29 2014]
Australian daily bargain website Catch of the Day recently revealed that it suffered a security breach in 2011....... ...
Pentagon's Cyber Warfare Lexicon (July 23, 2014) [Published SANS NewsBites - Jul 29 2014]
The Cyber Warfare Lexicon, published by the US Strategic Command in 2009, defines terms normally used to describe physical combat in ways that make sense in the context of cyber warfare....... ...
Cloud Services Can Impede Forensic Investigatio... [Published SANS NewsBites - Jul 29 2014]
As governments have moved to cloud services, they have saved money and improved efficiency, but the technology holds some challenges to forensic investigations....... ...
Apple iOS Diagnostics Tool Could be Exploited t... [Published SANS NewsBites - Jul 29 2014]
Diagnostic services built into Apple's iOS mobile operating system could be used to access personal data in iPhones....... ...
Siemens Releases Updates to Fix Flaws in Two SI... [Published SANS NewsBites - Jul 29 2014]
Siemens has released security updates for two SIMATIC builds to address five vulnerabilities, four of which can be exploited remotely....... ...
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