Sunday, February 16, 2014

Top 5 Infosec links of the week (XIII)

Valentine's Day unsure, cybercrime alliances, handling an ATM, privacy web services and DDoS massive those who make history. The five top post this week by the Sunday collection.

The day before yesterday was one of those days that we all like to celebrate with couple. Or so it should have been you followed to the letter five safety recommendations to have a little Valentine's night.

The security interests of both users and businesses. Therefore, it is not uncommon for companies such as Microsoft bet for creating partnership with the Organization of American States, Europol and banking technology company FIS against cybercrime. Not to forget the National Institute of Standards and Technology U.S., which has developed a set of standards to prevent spoofing based security firms attacks mainly targeting critical industries.

We discovered also midweek what methods used crackers for obtain our credentials bank cards. And nothing terribly sophisticated processes, as we see in the video that accompanies the article.

Social networks are already so present in our lives, that any new vulnerability is a real problem for the future of our privacy. The week certainly exploit that affects Instagram, allowing an attacker to change the photographs from private to public.

And we end with a blow to the Net. The biggest attack in the history of Internet, DDoS between 300 and 400 Gbps that has shaken much of the worldwide DNS and pointing to a very complicated future for digital communication.


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