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SANS Tip-of-the-Day - Thu, 05/01/2014 - 21:51

Blog: Microsoft Updates Internet Explorer against Highly Targeted 0day Distributing Pirpi

Malware Alerts - Thu, 05/01/2014 - 14:08

The patch is up! Microsoft is pushing out an Out of Band (OOB) security update MS14-021 to address the recently disclosed Internet Explorer 0day exploit incidents involving a known, high end threat actor. Cheers to a quick response from such a large vendor on this issue!

Blog: Securmatica XXV.

Malware Alerts - Thu, 05/01/2014 - 02:26

The twenty-fifth edition of Securmática was held in Madrid (Spain) on April 22, 23 and 24, 2014. Although it´s content is not usually highly technical, it is a really interesting event to catch-up with the cybersecurity industry at “institutional” level.

Blog: CODEGATE 2014

Malware Alerts - Wed, 04/30/2014 - 09:24
CODEGATE 2014 was held in COEX, Seoul Samsung from 2nd-3rd April. It is one of the major hacking festivals, composed of hacking contests (CTF) and an international conference. The purpose of this event is to discover and cultivate the human resources of IT security. It is also a venue for younger people to meet professionals in IT security, giving them the chance to play an active part in the CTF events and speaking at the conference.

Blog: New Flash Player 0-day (CVE-2014-0515) used in watering-hole attacks

Malware Alerts - Mon, 04/28/2014 - 11:25
We received a sample of the first exploit on April 14, while a sample of the second came on April 16. The first exploit was initially recorded by KSN on April 9, when it was detected by a general heuristic signature. There were numerous subsequent detections on April 14 and 16. In other words, we succeeded in detecting a previously unknown threat using heuristics.

Analysis: Spam report: March 2014

Malware Alerts - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 06:41
In March, spammers weren’t content to stick with traditional holiday-related advertising; they also used holiday-themed messages to con personal information from users of social networks.

Blog: CeCOS VIII - Hong Kong

Malware Alerts - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 04:59
The eighth annual Counter-eCrime Operations Summit (CeCOS VIII) was held in Hong Kong on April 8th, 9th and 10th, 2014. The event brings together global leaders from financial services, technology, government, law enforcement, communications sectors and research centers.

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