Friday, July 10, 2015

The community is dumped in the analysis of the roles of Hacking Team

We are living an epic effort worldwide never seen before , centralized in #hackingTeam and #hackingteamtransparencyreport hashtags on Twitter. Since it was made public more than 400 GB of private documents of the Italian company selling spyware governments, the hacker community has continued to dig, sift and share information found. We talk about them and two intrusion US government now totaling more than 20 million affected. Not forgetting the bug in OpenSSL yesterday finally became public.


Fuente: Electronic Frontier Foundation
Yesterday, WikiLeaks facilitated the task of analysis by providing the community a database, with one million mails stolen from the company Hacking Team, and the corresponding search. It all, especially were the customers of the company who. Police forces around the world almost without exception were related to Hacking Team least see demonstrations of their products. Also the Spaniards.


Calling for a regulation of the sector

They appear now who sold their exploits and 0days Hacking Team. One is the company Netragard, who has published a statement which claims not to know that the Italian company was working with countries that did not respect human rights. Also it calls for regulation of the sector. This is not the only news these days Hacking Team affair that arises, there are dozenss and hundreds daily. Unable to publish all here we are launching our Twitter account, we recommend to consult the people concerned.

Over 20 million officials concerned

Let´s continue with other news, because the world keeps rolling despite Hacking Team.

21.5 million people affected is the number given by the US government concerning two major security holes in its Office of Personnel Management, which occurred this year and last. It is the largest data theft at a government we have news. In some cases they even took the fingerprints of officials.

OpenSSL bug

Finally: yesterday was the day the OpenSSL foundation had set to announce a major security hole and its corresponding patch. The vulnerability can make your browser accept as good a fraudulent certificate. Apple Safari, Internet Explorer, Chrome or Firefox are not affected, but many mobile and desktop applications.


And here we come after a week that if our readers allow us to exaggerate a little, describe as apocalyptic in cybersecurity. Have a great weekend.

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