Sunday, June 29, 2014

Top 5 Infosec links of the week (XXXI)

"Sloppiness cybersecurity World Service, a new channel of communication between experts, daily attacks based Heartbleed, the threat to Domino's Pizza and target painted with the Brazilian sites". The five top post this week, directly in the Sunday compilation.


The SecInfo in recent days has been glued to the World Cup. From a team that appeared cybersecurity posing in their offices with the WIFI name and password you were using internal until the numerous attacks that have been suffering the websites related sporting event, or even own Brazilian government, in the interest of cyber to take media attention on the alleged precarious situation and corruption in the country.

Attacks most under DDoS or even taking advantage of vulnerabilities that should already be solved, such as Heartbleed which allowed infect about 1000 iPhone `s workers Aviva, one of the giant insurance UK, by accessing the panel vendor management, and clearing all data.

We talked last Sunday of theft of personal data of thousands of customers of Domino's Pizza, and how the company had refused to respond to extortion to which he was subjected. It seems that the strategy has worked, and still there was any information leakage. Which is not to say that cybercriminals are not expecting to force things further.

When to live day after day, and only serve to prove that in the fight against cybercrime, we must all be united. It is not unusual, therefore, that Microsoft has released, still in closed beta, a communication service between security experts called Interflow, and will try to position itself as the main information channel sector.

Top five topics of the week. News Five drinking from the same source. The power of information.

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