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ISIS makes opportunistic propaganda hay out of the failed jihadist attack in Texas.

Last week's Baltimore disturbances seem to have been cheered on in social media by some of those proverbial "outside agitators" cultural historians of the 1960s will recall. ZeroFOX finds some interesting trends surrounding a rioters' hashtag — some of its biggest users were in Russia, China, India, and the Middle East. Some of the more inflammatory tweets betrayed themselves by outdated slang (circa "Dirty Harry"), mislabeled pictures (for example, from South America), and, of course, their offshore accounts. The extent of the Tweeters' influence also remains unclear. (Quartz runs an interesting relevant (but unrelated) piece on the disproportionately big lumber heavy-hitters swing in social media.)

Their motives are unknown, but almost surely include the usual mix of disinhibited lulz-seeking (scrawny second cousin to looting), hacktivism, and state-sponsored mischief-making. Anonymous has also claimed (h/t Recorded Future) coup with a release of some Baltimore Police Department information — a small cache, but a cache nonetheless.

Ill-advised, darkly worded (and unfunny) Yik Yak messaging earns a Virginia Tech student a sabbatical in the Blacksburg hoosegow — he appeared to police to be threatening a repeat of that campus's 2007 massacre.

Canadian scareware now sports a more plausible (but still bogus) RCMP threat, replacing the familiar (equally bogus) FBI warning.

Rombertik spyware shows unpleasant wiper capability — it erases an infected disc when it discerns auditing and analysis.

In cyber M&A news, Rapid7 buys NTObjectives, AIS a DC-area firm.

Germany's BND remains under Bundestag scrutiny.


Today's issue includes events affecting China, European Union, France, Germany, India, Iran, Iraq, Romania, Russia, Syria, United Kingdom, United Sates.

Cyber Attacks, Threats, and Vulnerabilities

IS says it was behind US Prophet cartoon attack (BBC) Islamic State (IS) has said that it was behind the attack on a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest in the US state of Texas

'Hacktivists' from around the world take to social media to stir Baltimore unrest (Baltimore Sun) After riots overtook West Baltimore on Monday, a hashtag began to appear on Twitter and other social media — #BALTIMORELOOTCREW — linking together posts that depicted pilfered prescription drugs and demolished store shelves.

Hackers Leak Baltimore Police Data (Softpedia) The recent manifestations in Baltimore against the police department have been noticed by hackers operating under the "Anonymous" banner, who sided with the protesters and disclosed to the public some information belonging to the law enforcement organization

Twitter data show that a few powerful users can control the conversation (Quartz) Twitter advocates like to talk about how Twitter gives everyone a voice. But we should have no illusions that all voices are equal

Police arrest Virginia Tech student over Yik Yak threat (Naked Security) This is the threat that appeared over anonymous messaging app Yik Yak last Tuesday night, 28 April

Macro Malware: When Old Tricks Still Work, Part 1 (TrendLabs Security Intelligence Blog) Now comes a time when we are reminded of why this security warning prompt in Microsoft Word matters

Upatre/Dyre — the daily grind of botnet-based malspam (Internet Storm Center) Malicious spam (malspam) delivering Upatre/Dyre has been an ongoing issue for quite some time. Many organizations have posted articles about this malware. I've read good information on Dyre last year and this year

Super secretive malware wipes hard drive to prevent analysis (Ars Technica) Rombertik will go to great lengths to keep its private parts private

Rombertik Malware Can Overwrite MBR if Audited (Threatpost) A new strain of spyware that logs keystrokes and steals data has a destructive side to it, unleashing wiper capabilities if it detects it's being analyzed and audited

USBKill used to wipe clean criminal's PCs (Security Affairs) Criminals, activists, and whistleblowers have a new weapon dubbed USBKill in their arsenal to shut down laptops before the police start examining them

A peek inside the cybercriminal's toolkit (TechCentral) From advanced persistent threats to spear fishing and zero-day exploits, these are the ways cybercriminals and rogue governments compromise user security and hack into vulnerable computer systems

The Unsettling Rise Of Crypto-Ransomware (BuzzFeedNews) It's a form of hacking that has proliferated so greatly because it requires scant technical expertise

Mind-reading hackers are stealing your data (IT Pro) Mentalist Drew McAdam says that security experts are overlooking the human factor

Mobile ransomware targets Canadian porn viewers (CSO) The latest variety of the Koler Android ransomware shows a warning message from the RCMP

Airworthiness Directives: The Boeing Company Airplanes (Federal Aviation Administration) We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for all The Boeing Company Model 787 airplanes. This AD requires a repetitive maintenance task for electrical power deactivation on Model 787 airplanes. This AD was prompted by the determination that a Model 787 airplane that has been powered continuously for 248 days can lose all alternating current (AC) electrical power due to the generator control units (GCUs) simultaneously going into failsafe mode. This condition is caused by a software counter internal to the GCUs that will overflow after 248 days of continuous power. We are issuing this AD to prevent loss of all AC electrical power, which could result in loss of control of the airplane

Bugs in the hospital: how to pwn your own pethidine machine (Naked Security) Naked Security reader Ethan alerted us to a disappointing bug that was recently logged in NVD, the US National Vulnerability Database

Free Android Apps Secretly Talk To Ad, Tracking Sites (Dark Reading) Researchers are warning about misleading Google Play app behaviors and are calling for more visibility into Android applications' connection policies

Sally Beauty Card Breach, Part Deux? (KrebsOnSecurity) For the second time in a year, nationwide beauty products chain Sally Beauty Holdings Inc. says it is investigating reports of unusual credit and debit card activity at some of its U.S. stores

EllisLab servers breached by hackers wielding stolen admin password (Help Net Security) EllisLab, the company behind the popular ExpressionEngine CMS, has suffered a breach after hackers managed to gain unauthorized access to its servers

Uber USA Customers Hacked — Change Your Username And Password ASAP (HackRead) In March, Motherboard reported Uber accounts had been stolen by hackers who were selling them on public forums for as low as $1. Now another report by the board claims that Uber has been hacked again, but this time the affected users are American citizens

Las Vegas' Hard Rock casino hit by carders (Help Net Security) Las Vegas' popular Hard Rock Hotel and Casino has been hit by carders, who took off with names, card numbers, expiration dates, and CVV codes (but not PIN numbers or other information) of customers who used their payment cards at several locations within the property

Statement (Hard Rock Hotel and Casino) The trust and loyalty of our customers is our highest priority, which is why, as a precautionary measure, we are writing to let you know of a security incident that may have affected your credit card information

Hackers blamed for Bridezilla post on photographer’s Facebook page (We Live Security) It's supposed to be the greatest day of every woman's life

Security Patches, Mitigations, and Software Updates

Google Patches Clickjacking Bug (Threatpost) Google has patched a clickjacking vulnerability that a researcher says would enable an attacker to retrieve or delete email conversations, manipulate YouTube and Google Plus accounts, and more

Cyber Trends

76 Percent of Organizations Breached in 2014 (eSecurity Planet) QuinStreet Enterprise research outlines the scope of security challenges facing enterprises today

Phishing, hacking remain top tools for cybercriminals (Arizona Republic) A few weeks ago, I wrote that most security breaches involve social engineering and human error. We need to add a growing threat to that list: Unsuspecting employees releasing information or giving access to an organization's data after being fooled by cyber con artists

Global Encryption Trends Report — key management pain bites as encryption usage soars (Information Security Buzz) Our Global Encryption and Key Management Trends report is now in its tenth year, providing an annual 'pulse check' on enterprise approach to and deployment of encryption techniques. The picture across the board is clear — use of encryption is growing across all industries

Hybrid Cloud Adoption is Making Security Operations More Difficult (Information Secuirty Buzz) 3 in 5 respondents feel cloud technology has made their job more difficult than it was two years ago

The Case for Visibility: SANS 2nd Annual Survey on the State of Endpoint Risk and Security (SANS Institute) Read the results of the 2015 Endpoint Security Survey to find out whether organizations assume risk, whether their perimeter defenses protect their endpoints, how much progress we are making on automation, how long it takes to remediate each compromised endpoint, and much more

Are we surrendering the cyberwar? (Computerworld) I ran across a link sent via a Twitter user the other day, quoting NIST fellow Ron Ross as saying, "The interconnectivity of the Internet of Things (IoT) leaves public and private computer systems essentially indefensible, and no amount of security guidance can provide salvation." I confess that this comment set me off a bit, as it sounds like we are prematurely raising the white flag of surrender in the cyber war

Securing the smart grid: European Network of Cyber Security (Help Net Security) Dr. Klaus Kursawe is the Chief Scientist at the European Network of Cyber Security (ENCS), where he is leading the research and development activities for critical infrastructure security. In this interview he talks about the challenges related to smart grid security


How fear and self-preservation are driving a cyber arms race (CNET) Silicon Valley is pouring more money into Internet security companies than ever before

A Cyber Attack Could Cost a Business Its Investor Backing (CFO Innovation) A cyber attack could cost a business its investor backing, according to a survey of Global Institutional Investors by KPMG

Security Product Liability Protections Emerge (Dark Reading) WhiteHat Security, FireEye each offer product liability protections to their customers

FireEye offers new details on customer liability shields under the SAFETY Act (CSO) FireEye's external counsel offers additional insight into what the SAFETY Act means for customers

GSA Unveils STARS II 'Open Season' Schedule for Small Businesses (GovConWire) The General Services Administration is seeking proposals from small businesses for the open season of the 8(a) Streamlined Technology Acquisition Resources for Services II contract during the option period from Aug. 31, 2016 to Aug. 30, 2021

Rapid7 Picks Up NTObjectives (Dark Reading) Adds 25 new employees and further diversifies testing capabilities

Rome tech company acquires DC-area firm (Utica Observer-Dispatch) Assured Information Security Inc. has completed its acquisition of a Washington DC-area technology firm

SAIC Completes Acquisition of Scitor (PRNewswire) Two highly complementary companies join to provide increased opportunities for customers

CyberUnited, LIFARS Form Security Joint Venture (eWeek) The new entity will utilize continuous monitoring through products and services designed to help organizations reduce their chances of being attacked

The 3 Best Stocks to Invest in Cybersecurity (Motley Fool) Unfortunately, cyber crime isn't going away. Hacking scandals have become an almost regular occurrence for public companies, devastating the shares of those unfortunate enough to find themselves the victims of a major data breach

One Reason FireEye Can Still Move Higher (Seeking Alpha) FEYE is considered too expensive for many. After its first quarter report, investors should be more confident than ever that long-term growth is likely. Given PANW's valuation, FEYE's outlook, it is very possible that FEYE trade higher by 80% to 100% over the next year

INTERNET: Qihoo Gets Global Snub For Misleading Ways (Seeking Alpha) Bottom line: The revocation of global certification for Qihoo's security software by 3 European bodies will undermine the company's credibility and hamper its drive to go global, putting pressure on its stock for the next few months

Fidelis Cybersecurity Poised for Next Phase of Growth in Advanced Threat Defense Market, Estimated to Reach Nearly $1 Billion in 2016 (Fidelis) Fidelis Cybersecurity becomes an independent company

Hexis Cyber Solutions Named a "Cool Vendor" by Gartner (Nasdaq) Vendors selected for the "Cool Vendor" report are innovative, impactful and intriguing

Resilient Systems Builds The First Platform For Security Response Management (Forbes) "The premise of Resilient is pretty straightforward. Good security is all about the balance of three things, prevention, detection and response. One tries to stop bad things from happening. Then you want to detect them when they do and having detected them then you need to take care of them," says cyber security software firm Resilient Systems' co-founder and CEO, John Bruce

Engility, Vencore Among 2015 Corporate Growth Awards Winners for Washington M&A Deals (GovConExecutive) Engility, Vencore, Maximus and Raytheon are among the 2015 winners of ACG National Capital?s annual Corporate Growth Awards for mergers and acquisitions and other strategic corporate deals for companies with a presence in the Washington metropolitan area

Microsoft picks security for the enterprise win (IDG via CSO) Microsoft is betting that good security support will be key to keeping its enterprise customers from straying to rivals

Cisco names Chuck Robbins, key player in Sourcefire acquisition, as CEO (Baltimore Business Journal) Cisco Systems named Chuck Robbins as John Chambers' successor as CEO, effective at the end of July

Products, Services, and Solutions

Microsoft bangs the cybersecurity drum with Advanced Threat Analytics (Ars Technica) Redmond also introduces new ways to stop data leaks

Netflix Releases FIDO Incident Response Tool (Threatpost) Engineers at Netflix have released another one of the company's bespoke security tools as an open-source application, this time an incident-response system known as FIDO

Social Media, Context and the New Face of Threat Intelligence (TechZone 360) Conventional network defense tools such as intrusion detection systems and anti-virus focus on the vulnerability component of risk, with incident response falling squarely in the "reactive" camp — protective steps are taken only after an incident has taken place. But new advances in threat intelligence and correlation are looking to support a more rapid response and predictive defense

Safe Systems Unveils Cloud-Based Security Service (Credit Union Times) The Alpharetta, Ga.-based Safe Systems has announced that its NetComply+ solution, a cloud-based toolset for managing and monitoring credit unions' growth, compliance demands and security requirements from a central location, is now available

RiskIQ Helps Facebook Maintain a Safe Environment (Yahoo! Finance) Protects more than one billion users from malicious ads

Technologies, Techniques, and Standards

Quietly Mapping the Network Attack Surface (HackerTarget) When assessing the network security of an organization it is important to understand the breadth of the attack surface. A single forgotten host or web application in the network will often become the initial foothold for an attacker

National Small Business Week: a cybersecurity survival guide (We Live Security) In many ways, small businesses are the powerhouse of the U.S. economy, a reality celebrated this week by a series of events, online and offline, coordinated as part of National Small Business Week

An exit interview with Jeremy Grant, NSTIC director and NIST's lead on digital identity (FierceGovernmentIT) Jeremy Grant left the National Institute of Standards and Technology April 30 after spending the last four years leading an effort to improve digital identity management nationwide

Social threat intelligence (Help Net Security) There's been an explosion of companies that realized threat intelligence was the next frontier

What Small Businesses Need to Know about POS Systems (Business2Community) Point-of-sale (POS) systems are making headlines after four different POS providers suffered data breaches in the past year — exposing customer information at a variety of small businesses

HIPAA Security Rule — Demystified (InsuranceNewsNet) Fines under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) are formulaic, with little room for discretion, so a small medical office can suffer similar consequences as a large hospital if a breach has occurred

Compliance With Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Security Rules (ThreatBrief) HIPAA was enacted in 1996, and by April 2005 security standards were required to be in place for most covered entities. In 2013 key portions of this law were updated. This post provides an overview of key elements we believe security and technology professionals (and most citizens) should be tracking

3 Challenges to a Consistent Data Incident Response (Health Data Management) Information security vendor ID Experts, which also offers breach remediation services, notes that the 2014 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report cited 63,437 security incidents from just 50 organizations. That is 1,268 incidents per organization per year

Building a Stronger Security Strategy: 6 Tips (Dark Reading) CIO offers his formula for achieving the right balance between data security and employee productivity and convenience

Defenses Outside the Wall (Dark Reading) Protecting the Internet of Things means protecting the privacy of customers and colleagues

Design and Innovation

Adrian Ludwig Talks About Improving Android Security (Android Headlines) Android has had a rather dark past regarding its reputation with security. Malware was supposedly spreading like wild-fire on phones, and privacy was virtually non-existent. Naturally, a ginormous company like Google wasn't going to let allegations like this just slide

Legislation, Policy, and Regulation

Cyber Crime Attracts New Life Sentence in the UK (WillisWire) Any doubts that the UK Government may not be taking cyber-crime seriously enough should have been dispelled on May 3rd 2015 when an amendment to the Computer Misuse Act 1990 comes into force for the first time. For serious computer-related crime, life imprisonment is now a possibility. A new criminal offence has been created, which includes a number of interesting features

Five dangers of France's new snooping laws (The Local (French Edition)) French MPs are set to overwhelmingly give their backing to a bill that will grant intelligence services sweeping new surveillance powers in the name of fighting terrorism. Here's five reasons why opponents of the bill say we should all be concerned

Under-fire German spy chief says his agency not a 'US tool' (San Diego Union-Tribune) Germany's top spy has rejected opposition charges that the country's foreign intelligence agency acted against national interests in cooperating with U.S. counterparts

Merkel defends BND against criticism (The Local (German Edition)) Chancellor Angela Merkel defended the German intelligence agency (BND) on Monday amid growing criticism of her knowledge of the agency's activities from within her own government

German secret service suspected of deleting search words used by NSA spies (Deutsche Welle) Germany's secret service, the BND, has been accused of deleting search terms used by the NSA to spy on EU countries. The discovery came to light last week when media reported the BND colluding with the US secret service

Could Cyber Attacks Lead to Nuclear War? (Diplomat) It could, according to a former commander of U.S. nuclear forces

CFTC views cybersecurity and data integrity as top priorities; may issue regulations (Data Protection Report) Cybersecurity has recently become a high priority issue at the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) — the agency overseeing designated contract markets, swap execution facilities, derivatives clearing organizations, swap data repositories (SDRs), swap dealers, futures commission merchants, commodity pool operators and other derivatives market participants

Data-Breach Alert Laws May Be Eased (Wall Street Journal) Companies wouldn't have to disclose minor breaches under the proposals

GAO: Civilian Federal Agencies Trail Defense Department, Intel in Cybersecuirty Efforts (SIGNAL) Key challenges continue to plague U.S. federal agencies and contractors in the area of cybersecurity, particularly for civilian agencies that trail the robust cyber defense efforts of the Defense Department and intelligence community, according to a congressional investigative office tasked with summarizing the volatile situation for lawmakers

Litigation, Investigation, and Law Enforcement

No One Jailed In Iran For Their Opinions? Many Take To Social Media To Disagree (Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty) While Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif believes Iran does not jail people for their opinions, many disagree with his assessment

NGOs in Russia suffer as Putin targets 'foreign agents' (Al Jazeera America) With steep fines and government inspections, Kremlin escalates enforcement of law regulating civil society groups

No evidence Russian hack of White House breached visitor personal data (Washington Post) A senior lawmaker has asked the White House whether the Russian hack of its unclassified computer networks last fall compromised personal data of ordinary Americans that was submitted by e-mail before a White House meeting, tour or social function

The world's most wanted hackers (We Live Security) Computer hacking is today a widespread, worldwide phenomenon, involving everyone from 'script kiddies' and activists to cyber-crime gangs and nation states. We Live Security looks at some of the world's most wanted hackers who remain on the run, despite the wanted posters and big bounty signs

Shadows And Light In The World Of Romanian Hackers (Hacker Samurai) On the FBI's Most Wanted list is the name Nicolae Popescu

Fulton school district recovers from hacking (KOMU NBC 8) The Fulton School District is still recovering from a denial of service hack carried out by one of their students

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International Conference on Cyber Security (ICCS) 2015 (Redlands, California, USA, May 16 - 17, 2015) The ICCS 2015 serves as a platform for researchers and practitioners from academia, industry, and government to present, discuss, and exchange ideas that address real-world problems with CYBER SECURITY.

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NCCOE Speaker Series: The Cyber Danger: Problems of Strategic Adaptation (Rockville, Maryland, USA, May 20, 2015) Lucas Kello (Senior Lecturer in International Relations / Director of Cyber Studies Program, Oxford University, and Associate of the Science, Technology & Public Policy Program, Belfer Center for Science...

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