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There appear to be at least two spearphishing campaigns running that either target EFF people (apparently run by Iran, as it also goes after Iranian dissidents) or spoof an EFF email (which looks like the work of Russian security services).

DD4BC denial-of-service extortionists grow more troublesome, attracting both researcher and law enforcement attention.

Kaspersky notes a rise in superuser mobile exploits. CloudLock observes that privileged accounts cause most (75%) of the problems in cloud environments.

Symantec publishes an update and retrospective on the Regin spyware toolkit, suggesting that it will serve as a template for advanced threats yet to be developed.

Krebs believes he's got a preliminary person-of-interest in the AshleyMadison hack. (Cluley suggests the real mystery of the breach is why you'd sign up for the service with their work email.) Avid Life's CEO steps down in atonement for the hack (if not the business model).

Mozilla updated Firefox, BitTorrent patches a denial-of-service amplification vulnerability, and Adode pushes a hotfix to a ColdFusion flaw.

Observers note a legal trend, now that the US Federal Trade Commission seems greenlighted to regulate cyber security: enterprises may well be victims of hacking, but they need to be able to address suspicions of negligence when they're breached.

Los Alamos's quantum security device continues to generate buzz. (Other researchers wish haecceity could replace all other authentication modes.)

The US and China prepare for cyber talks. Some observers call for détente, others for deterrence (and note that the Great Firewall could be held at risk).


Today's issue includes events affecting Australia, China, Germany, India, Iran, Israel, Russia, Syria, United Kingdom, United States.

Cyber Attacks, Threats, and Vulnerabilities

Pentagon can't confirm ISIS hacker's death (Washington Examiner) The Pentagon could not confirm reports that a top online recruiter for the Islamic group was killed, a spokesman said, but added that the military has conducted a "number of strikes" against Islamic State leaders in Syria over the past three days

Elaborate spear-phishing attempt against global Iranian and free speech activists, including an EFF staffer (BoingBoing) Citizenlab details an "elaborate phishing campaign" against Iranian expats and activists, combining phone-calls from fake Reuters reporters, mostly convincing Google Docs login-screens, and a sophisticated attempt to do a "real-time man-in-the-middle attack" against Google's two-factor authentication

Spear phishers with suspected ties to Russian government spoof fake EFF domain, attack White House (BoingBoing) The spear-phishing attempt appears to be part of "Pawn Storm," a massive attack that's been underway across the net for more than a month, and involved a rare zero-day (previously unknown) Java exploit

DD4BC are DDoS attack driving force, new report claims (SC Magazine) A new report on DDoS trends points the finger at one group as the driving force behind many attacks. So, who is DD4BC?

Test File: PDF With Embedded DOC Dropping EICAR (Internet Storm Center) My diary entry yesterday inspired me to create another test file base on the EICAR test file

Taking root Part 1: Dangerous trends (SecureList) Since June 2015, we have seen a steady growth in the number of mobile malware attacks that use superuser privileges (root access) on the device to achieve their goals

Research highlights security risk posed by cloud "super" users (ComputerWeekly) CloudLock's third quarter report into cloud security trends reveals 1% of users create 75% of the risk in off-premise environments

Regin: Further unravelling the mysteries of a cyberespionage threat (Symantec Security Response Blog) Symantec's investigation uncovers additional modules for the Regin spying tool and finds advanced infrastructure supporting it

How a crook could have taken over your Facebook pages (Naked Security) It's the third bug of the year for Facebook bounty hunter Laxman Muthiyah

Smart Refrigerators Leave Gmail Logins Vulnerable to Exploits (LIFARS) Penetration testers have discovered an exploit that could potentially steal Gmail credentials of a user whose information is available in a Samsung smart fridge

Thousands Of Potentially Malicious Android Apps Unearthed In Google Play (Dark Reading) Indiana University researchers develop a new scanning technique dubbed 'MassVet' for vetting mobile app stores at scale

Flash: Web Browser Plugins Are Vulnerable (Dark Reading) Maybe it's time to uninstall Flash for those that don't need it and continuously monitor those that do

Ashley Madison boss steps down following hack (Engadget) Noel Biderman, the CEO of Avid Life Media, the company behind the extra-marital dating site Ashley Madison, is stepping down from his position "in mutual agreement with the company." In a statement released today, Avid says Noel Biderman the change "is in the best interest of the company." The decision comes after the site was hacked, revealing the identity of millions of potentially infidelious members

Security expert claims to have found Ashley Madison hacker (The Hill) Well-known security researcher Brian Krebs claims he knows who carried out the hack of the infidelity website Ashley Madison

Ashley Madison: 150K Indian Records Exposed (Data Breach Today) Indian subscribers' data breached in hacking dump

The Ashley Madison mystery: why would use your work email address? (Hot for Security) The Ashley Madison hack, and leak of its user database, continues to enrapture the public, and delight online news editors keen to fill their webpages with salacious content

Student data breach reported by South Dakota School of Mines (Idaho Statesman) Officials at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology say an email that a university employee inadvertently sent to graduate students included an attachment with names, student identification numbers and grade point averages of about 350 students

Security Patches, Mitigations, and Software Updates

Mozilla Releases Security Updates for Firefox (US-CERT) The Mozilla Foundation has released security updates to address a critical vulnerability in Firefox and Firefox ESR. Exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system

BitTorrent patches flaw that could amplify distributed denial-of-service attacks (IDG via CSO) Attackers could use the vulnerability to force BitTorrent applications to send malicious traffic

Adobe Hotfix Patches XXE Vulnerability in ColdFusion (Threatpost) Adobe today pushed out a hotfix to ColdFusion implementations, patching a vulnerability it had already patched nine days ago on the LiveCycle Data Services application framework

Another nail in Adobe Flash's coffin — Chrome to block Flash ads from September 1st (Graham Cluley) Last month, Firefox blocked all Flash content by default — as it waited for Adobe to patch a critical security hole that was being actively exploited in malicious attacks

Cyber Trends

Tech nightmares that keep Turing Award winners up at night (PCWorld) You might want to start printing all your photos

The Psychology Of Insecurity (TechCrunch) The recent Ashley Madison hack isn't the only high-profile one to make headlines this summer

Internet of Things : Security is getting better, but far from secure (SlashGear) Connected devices are common all around the world today and becoming more and more common

WiFi Pioneer Cees Links: IoT Is Like A Butler (InformationWeek) A WiFi pioneer says we need to rethink how the Internet of Things is being marketed and sold. For starters, how about finding a better name?

Shadow IT Feeds 'Man in the Cloud' Attacks (TechNewsWorld) As the number of devices connected to company networks increases, the ability of traditional security solutions to counter threats will decrease, noted Morgan Gerhart, VP of product marketing for Imperva

What drives employees to shadow IT? (Help Net Security) While 94 percent of knowledge workers recognize the importance of collaboration and 83 percent use technology to collaborate, 59 percent are not satisfied with the tools they are given in their workplace

Moving From Dot-Com to Not-Com (BloombergBusiness) Businesses begin trying to migrate customers to private Web domains

ATM Security: Fundamental Changes Overdue (InfoRiskToday) Prakash Joshi of EPS on where ATM security must improve

Should companies be held responsible for a customer data breach? [POLL] (Naked Security) Let's say you were the victim of a massive cybercrime

Middle East cyber security market that is expected to be worth USD 9.56 billion by 2019 illuminated by new report (WhaTech) Middle East Cyber Security market is estimated to be $5.17 billion in 2014 and is expected to grow to USD 9.56 billion in 2019. This represents an estimated Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 13.07% till 2019

European firms take proactive security stance on APTs (ComputerWeekly) Intelligence and forensics will become the most important differentiators for companies selling APT defence systems and services, says Frost & Sullivan

Report: phishing training could cut damage costs by $1.8M (TechTarget) A new report breaks down the potential costs associated with a phishing breach and claims that phishing training could cut those costs by as much as $1.8 million


When to throttle yourself as a new CISO (CSO) "Cybersecurity Exhaustion" across the enterprise can get you out the door sooner than expected as a new CISO

Security Startups: India vs. US (InfoRiskToday) How does building a startup in Silicon Valley compare to India?

The Heart of Israeli Cyber, a Check Point Brotherhood (Haaretz) Alumni of the veteran Israeli computer-security company are behind an outsize number of successful startups 
in the same area. Last spring they all got together when Check Point acquired the startups Hyperwise and Lacoon

The Carlyle Group to Acquire Novetta from Arlington Capital Partners (The Wall Street Transcript) Arlington Capital Partners announced today that they have entered into an agreement to sell Novetta to the global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG)

Cisco Systems (CSCO) Announces Completion of $635M OpenDNS Acquisition (Street Insider) Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) announced it has completed the acquisition of OpenDNS, a privately held company that provides advanced threat protection for any device, anywhere, anytime

Splunk Inc. (SPLK — $64.24*) Company Update: Delivers Solid July Results, Raises FY16 Top-Line (BBR Capital) Last night, Splunk reported solid F2Q16 (July) results, exceeding the Street on both the top and bottom lines. Importantly, the company beat (by 5%) on billings, gave guidance for the October quarter (F3Q16) above Street expectations, and raised its previous FY16 top-line guidance ahead of the Street

Cyber solutions: Marylanders gather in Odenton to learn about tech industry (Capital Gazette) Maryland's job seekers see if they have what it takes for a cyber career

Waltham cybersecurity firm will open a new Boston office following acquisition (Boston Business Journal) Bit9 + Carbon Black, a Waltham-based cybersecurity firm, will open a second office in downtown Boston following the acquisition of local security analytics company VisiTrend

Products, Services, and Solutions

Northrop Grumman M5 Network Security wins Eureka Prize for outstanding science for safeguarding Australia (YourDefenseNews) Northrop Grumman M5 Network Security, an Australian subsidiary of Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC), has been awarded the Defence Science and Technology Group Eureka Prize for Outstanding Science for Safeguarding Australia in a ceremony in Canberra last night

Ernst & Young to Offer LANL's Behavioral Cyber Tools in Commercial Market (ExecutiveBiz) Ernst & Young and the Los Alamos National Laboratory have entered into a strategic alliance to bring the lab's behavioral cybersecurity tools to the commercial marketplace amid a growing sophistication of attacks

TeleSign and Telefónica team up to cut mobile fraud (Beta News) Mobile identity specialist TeleSign has announced an agreement with Spanish telecoms giant Telefónica — the company behind O2 in the UK and Germany — to deliver a suite of services to address account security and fraud prevention for enterprises and service providers

Review: ESET's ERA 6.0 Endpoint Security Management (Enterprise Networking Planet) Frank Ohlhorst reviews ERA v6, which promises to simplify endpoint security management on large and complex enterprise networks

Vidder's Software Defined Perimeter puts tight security around high value assets (Network World) Reducing the surface that needs to be protected to a single application, makes it easier to apply very tight controls through Software Defined Perimeter techniques

Tenable Network Security Completes SCAP 1.2 Certification for SecurityCenter 5 (BusinessWire) NIST certification of Tenable's continuous network monitoring solution helps federal agencies close security gaps and meet FISMA reporting standards

No, Microsoft is not spying on you with Windows 10 (ZDNet) The Windows 10 privacy agreement doesn't mean Microsoft is secretly stealing the data from your hard disk. Where do people come up with these crazy ideas?

Catching Attackers In The Act Of Stage Two, With Gigamon (Dark Reading) When you accept that the attackers will break through your perimeter defenses, how do you hope to contain them? Shehzad Merchant, CTO of Gigamon, visits the Dark Reading News Desk to describe a platform to provide more visibility into what attackers are planning next

Technologies, Techniques, and Standards

A Checklist for Every Security Awareness Presentation (Infosec Institute) As an IT Security Officer for a large financial services organization, maintaining a high level of staff awareness is a key aspect of my role

A Threat Intelligence Business Case Example, Part IV (Cyveillance Blog) Over the past few weeks we have explained why threat intelligence is essential for your cyber security plan, how to map your security needs to business objectives, and how to formulate a plan. Now, we'll put all of that together. The following two examples, one for information security and the other for physical security, illustrate some common situations where a business case is built to justify an expenditure on threat intelligence

Protect against privileged credential attacks with zero trust (Help Net Security) Enterprise networks — and the attacks against them — have evolved. No longer static, they are dynamic entities

The Pursuit of Cybersecurity (Wall Street Journal) CFOs in North America view cyberattacks as a serious threat, but many have doubts about their organization's level of preparedness, according to findings from Deloitte's Q2 2015 CFO Signals™ survey. Nearly 25% of the 101 CFOs surveyed, most of whom work for companies with more than $1 billion in annual revenue, say they are insufficiently prepared for such crises, and just 10% say they are well-prepared

Why Cloud Security Threats Shouldn't Inhibit Cloud Adoption (IT Business Edge) I got an email the other day that said companies shouldn't let security worries keep them from moving to the cloud. Ironically, the two emails directly below that particular message in my inbox were warnings about the latest security concerns within cloud computing

Identifying Physical Threats in the Virtual World (Security Magazine) In the last decade, security has become a multi-platform, multi-channel concern for businesses

Design and Innovation

The race for the unbreakable password is almost over (PBS News Hour) What Ashley Madison needed was quantum cryptography

Maybe it's time to eliminate "something you know" as an authentication method (CSO) Secure authentication is crucial to protect data and guard your identity from being stolen or hijacked. The vast majority of authentication used today is based simply on a username and password, which has proven time and time again to be inherently insecure. Perhaps it's time to change our definition of authentication

How LinkedIn Scales Security [VIDEO] (eSecurity Planet) Cory Scott, director of Information Security at LinkedIn, discusses how the business social network manages security even with a small team


St. Bonaventure University, Hilbert College collaborate to offer degrees in cybersecurity (PRNewswire) St. Bonaventure University and Hilbert College announced today that they will each offer Bachelor of Science degree programs in Cybersecurity beginning in the fall of 2016. They are the only higher education institutions in the region to offer undergraduate majors in this high-demand field

Help your children navigate digital highway ( Better Business Bureau via the Journal-Advocate) While schools are good at teaching readin', writin' and 'rithmetic, it's often left up to parents to teach their children how to be good digital citizens. It's never too soon to get started

Legislation, Policy, and Regulation

White House should threaten Great Firewall to curb Chinese cyber attacks, experts say as Obama-Xi summit nears (South China Morning Post) As the world recalls how two atomic bombs were dropped on Japan to end the second world war in Asia 70 years ago, a digital deterrent of a similar magnitude could be Washington's only way to stop cyber attacks from the latest Asian aggressor, China, experts say

The US-China cyberwar needs detente (Boston Globe) The realms of cybersecurity and cyber foreign relations are still relatively new — and often poorly understood by many policy makers. Unfortunately, the digital world continues to be treated as a highly specialized area of policy, despite the huge role it already plays in most aspects of everyday life

Military leaders warn U.S. is falling behind in cybersecurity (Washington Examiner) The United States is at risk of falling behind its enemies in the field of cybersecurity, military leaders said this week

Analysis: U.S., India Cyber Talks (InfoRiskToday) Experts say dialogue is fine, but defense needs new approach

Creating Private-Public Partners (CareersInfoSecurity) What are the key ingredients for effective collaboration?

Smart Cities: Security Is Lacking (InfoRiskToday) Security leaders criticize new framework as 'superficial'

Who's Leading the World's 'Counter Violent Extremism' Efforts? No One (Defense One) An international institution dedicated to CVE research and evaluation would reduce redundancy and promote buy-in

Tech group takes issue with student privacy bill (The Hill) A major tech trade group expressed concerns Thursday with a House student privacy bill that it said would "create undue costs for our member companies" without sufficient benefit to any involved party

Army tries to speed cyber acquisition process (FCW) The Army is trying to speed cyber-related acquisition by using a template known as the Information Technology Box

Litigation, Investigation, and Law Enforcement

FBI: Social Engineering, Hacks Lead to Millions Lost to Wire Fraud (Threatpost) U.S. businesses are losing millions in fraudulent wire transfers that have their root in email compromises of accounts belonging to top executives

Targeted Attacks: Not All Attacks Need To Be Sophisticated (TrendLabs Security Intelligence Blog) The security industry loves to talk about how "sophisticated" attacks can be. Usually this takes the form of us saying how advanced and sophisticated an attack is, what new methods were used to hide servers or make analysis harder, etcetera. However, it's easy to forget that not all attacks need to be technically sophisticated; instead it can be in the social engineering used and how the attack is carried out

Ashley Madison cyber attack is a lawyer's feast (Financial Review ) The personal relationships of millions of people are in tatters but the Ashley Madison hacktivist scandal has lawyers preparing for a legal feast

Cybersecurity Under FTC Authority: What Does it Mean? (Dark Reading) Consumers can now expect the same level of security and privacy in the digital realm as they do in the physical

Cybersecuriyt Alert: Businesses Victimized by a Cyber Attack May Have to Answer to Federal Regulators (SKO Insider) Recently we wrote about the legal risks in overpromising your ability to protect electronic data you obtain from your customers. As one major (you're probably a member) social networking site learned, promising "industry standard" cybersecurity can be a huge mistake if the standard evolves after you make the initial promise, yet you fail to evolve

Russia banned Wikipedia because it couldn't censor pages (Verge) Government agency blocked website over a drug-related entry, but the blackout was short-lived

State Dept. IG chides diplomats for using private email (FierceGovernmentIT) State Department employees at the Embassy in Tokyo, including U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy, used private email to conduct official business, according to the department's inspector general

Full Investigation Threatened Against DD4BC Attack Group (Tripwire: the State of Security) A group of security researchers and law enforcement officials are threatening to launch a full investigation into the DDoS for Bitcoins (DD4BC) attack group if it continues to target banks

Google denies abusing dominant market position in Europe (ComputerWeekly) Internet giant says the preliminary findings of the EC's investigation into its business practices are "wrong as a matter of fact, law and economics"

Six Nabbed for Using LizardSquad Attack Tool (KrebsOnSecurity) Authorities in the United Kingdom this week arrested a half-dozen young males accused of using the Lizard Squad's Lizard Stresser tool, an online service that allowed paying customers to launch attacks capable of taking Web sites offline for up to eight hours at a time

Feds: Arizona Man Helped Student Get Islamic State Training (AP via ABC News) An Arizona man was indicted Thursday on charges that he helped a New York college student join the Islamic State in Syria, where the student underwent religious and military training earlier this year

Jury convicts man who tried to buy ricin on Darknet marketplace (Ars Technica) FBI created a shady seller account on Evolution, then arrested a customer

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