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ISIS's social media may be more brittle that thought if a lead recruiter's death in a drone strike has the effect claimed by US intelligence services.

Britain's GCHQ is said to have undertaken very broad surveillance of Internet usage worldwide.

As Sino-US summit talks proceed, observers differ over the likelihood (and ultimate utility) of any cyberspace treaty. How the recent connection of the Naikon APT to PLA Unit 78020 and discovery of an ambitious adware campaign mounted by (or at least through) a Chinese mobile app promotion firm will affect negotiations remains to be seen. (US Intelligence Community leaders are said to advocate a tough line.)

The cyber black market shows fresh, if unsurprising, signs of sophistication in the Kasidet/Neutrino builder trade, Kovter's adaptation of Poweliks evasion techniques, and the spread of GreenDispenser ATM malware. Microsoft Word Intruder malware is also being trafficked in a well-established criminal market.

Malwarebytes finds the xHamster adult sight (against which John McAfee long ago warned the world, albeit on aesthetic as opposed to technical grounds) is serving up malvertising.

Long use and reuse of Uber credentials have apparently enabled criminals in China to compromise accounts.

Industry continues to draw lessons in software development and engineering ethics from the VW scandal (now also under investigation by Australian authorities).

Enterprises generally and increasingly see information-sharing as a linchpin of sound security, but US Government self-criticism sees room for more help to business. And privacy advocates continue to warn of sharing's downside (especially with respect to CISA).


Today's issue includes events affecting Australia, Canada, China, European Union, France, Iraq, Syria, United Kingdom, United States.

Cyber Attacks, Threats, and Vulnerabilities

ISIS Social Media Slows Down After US Drone Kills Top Recruiter (NBC News) The death of a top ISIS recruiter in a recent drone strike eliminated one of the terror group's most potent weapons in its social media war against the U.S. and its allies, according to U.S. intelligence sources

GCHQ tried to track Web visits of "every visible user on Internet" (Ars Technica) Karma Police program profiled users, tracked "suspicious" Web searches worldwide

Naikon APT Group Tied to China's PLA Unit 78020 (Threatpost) Chinese president Xi Jinping is supposed to have dinner this evening with U.S. president Barack Obama. Wonder if the name Ge Xing will come up?

Chinese promotion company hijacks Android devices around the world (Help Net Security) A Chinese mobile app promotion company has created malicious adware that allows them to gain complete control of users' Android devices

Credit Card-Scraping Kasidet Builder Leads to Spike in Detections (TrendLabs Security Intelligence Blog) A commercialized builder of the Kasidet or Neutrino bot, which is infamous for its distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) capabilities, have been making the rounds recently after it was leaked in an underground forum in July (version 3.6)

Kovter Trojan adopts advanced evasion techniques from Poweliks malware (FierceITSecurity) A new variant of the Kovter Trojan is one of the first threats to mimic the evasion tactics and persistence of the Poweliks malware — the first known fileless and memory-based malware, which makes it hard to detect and to remove

Apple tackles the XcodeGhost crisis by removing apps, alerting devs and users (Help Net Security) The XcodeGhost incident has demonstrated that however secure a system is thought to be, there's always a way in

Apple lists top 25 apps hit by malware in first major attack (Business Insurance) Apple Inc. said the WeChat messaging app and car-hailing app DiDi Taxi were among the 25 most popular apps found to be infected with malicious software, the first-ever large-scale attack on its App Store

New malware program infects ATMs, dispenses cash on command (IDG via CSO) The GreenDispenser malware displays an error on the infected ATMs so that only criminals can use them

SYNful Knock: What the Cisco Router Vulnerability Means for Your Business (Cyveillance Blog) In the aftermath of Cisco's announcement that several discontinued Integrated Service Routers (ISRs) have been compromised, Cyveillance recommends a thorough screening of networking infrastructure and policy

Microsoft Word Intruder gets down to business: Operation Pony Express (Naked Security) We've written several reports over the past year about a malware toolkit that uses Microsoft Word as its delivery vehicle

xHamster adult site infects computers through malicious Sex Messenger ad (Graham Cluley) Security firm Malwarebytes is reporting that xHamster, one of the world's most visited porn websites, has been hit by a sophisticated malware attack

Uber users are paying for fraudsters to take rides in China (Naked Security) Uber users this week have found themselves - or, at any rate, their accounts - magically whisked around the world to ride through the city streets of China

US Not Sure What Was Taken In OPM Hack: DNI Clapper (Breaking Defense) Hacks are hard to do damage out. Just ask Director of National Intelligence Jim Clapper about the Chinese theft of data from the Office of Personnel Management

Shellshock's Cumulative Risk One Year Later (Dark Reading) How long does it take to patch an entire distribution and bring it up to date? Longer than you think

Just 1 Out of Every 7 Emails The Pentagon Gets Is Legit (Defense One) Of 700 million emails sent to DOD accounts monthly, about 98 million are actually "good emails," an official says

Naperville spent $760,000 on fixes after 2012 cyberattack (Chicago Tribune) Nearly three years after an unprecedented cyberattack forced Naperville to shut down its online network and rebuild it from the ground up, the costs and lessons learned by city staff are apparent

10 cutting-edge security threats (PCWorld via CSO) These 10 threats, bugs, and vulnerabilities serve as reminders that computer security goes well beyond the PC

Security Patches, Mitigations, and Software Updates

Cisco Event Response: September 2015 Semiannual Cisco IOS and IOS XE Software Security Advisory Bundled Publication (Cisco) Cisco released its semiannual Cisco IOS and IOS XE Software Security Advisory Bundled Publication on September 23, 2015

Cisco Offers Free Tool To Detect SYNful Knock Router Malware (Dark Reading) Tool helps businesses detect routers running known version of newly discovered malicious implant

Change this setting to stop Siri spilling your selfies! (Naked Security) Watch out, iDevice owners!

Microsoft Revokes Trust for Certificates Leaked by D-Link (Threatpost) Microsoft today revoked trust for the four digital certificates inadvertently leaked last week by networking gear manufacturer D-Link

Cyber Trends

Engineers, Ethics, and the VW Scandal (IEEE Spectrum) Volkswagen's installation of a software "defeat device" in 11 million Volkswagen and Audi diesel vehicles sold worldwide has led to a massive vehicle recall in the United States and an official apology from the company's now-ex CEO

VW's Cheating Proves We Must Open Up the Internet of Things (Wired) It's been a rough year for the Internet of Things. Security researchers uncovered terrifying vulnerabilities in products ranging from cars to garage doors to skateboards

Smart cities, the Internet of Things and the Blue Revolution (The Hill) At the end of the 14th century, a handful of Italian intellectuals banded together to help create a "rinascita" (rebirth) of learning

4 IoT Cybersecurity Issues You Never Thought About (Dark Reading) Government, industry and security professionals problem-solve the daunting challenges of the Internet of Things

Curbing the For-Profit Cybercrime Food Chain (Threatpost) Security specialists need to change the game and shift gears, researchers argue — instead of focusing on protecting their users and systems, they should narrow their sights on trying to shake up cybercrime's seedy underbelly

Be careful in putting your cybertrust in Google, Microsoft and Apple (CSO) We have the natural tendency to believe that our data is safe with one of the "tech giants" — after all, they are the leaders in the field. But is that trust warranted?

How Much of Your Audience is Fake? (Bloomberg) Marketers thought the Web would allow perfectly targeted ads. Hasn't worked out that way

Research Sheds New Light on Big Data Breaches (Government Technology) Statistical analysis of a decade's worth of data points to a surprise decline in large-scale data breaches

Hype and Heavy Tails: A Closer Look at Data Breaches (EconInfoSec) Recent widely publicized data breaches have exposed the personal information of hundreds of millions of people

90% of large businesses in the UK experienced data breach (We Live Security) The UK government has called on all businesses in the country to protect themselves from the growing threat of cybercrime

Insider Threats Reponsible for 43% of Data Breaches (Infosecurity Magazine) Among companies experiencing data breaches (and that is to say, a majority), internal actors were responsible for 43% of data loss, half of which was intentional, and half accidental

Losing up to Half a Million US dollars due to a Security Breach (Information Security Buzz) The average budget required to recover from a security breach is $551,000 USD for enterprises, and $38,000 for small and medium businesses according to a new report by Kaspersky Lab

Healthcare sector 340% more prone to IT security threats (ComputerWeekly) Cyber criminals are targeting healthcare organisations because of the rocketing black market value of personal medical data, says Raytheon Websense

Electronic data-sharing errors could compromise patient privacy (FierceHealthIT) As electronic data-sharing becomes more common in healthcare, the potential grows not just for hacking, but for errors that compromise patient safety and privacy

U.S. and UK Corporations Sustain High Levels of Digital Vulnerabilities (Legaltech News) A study conducted this year found that many corporations are not adequately protecting their cyber borders


Client Data Concerns Drive Creation of Law Firm Chief Privacy Role (Legaltech News) Mark G. McCreary has taken on that role at Fox Rothschild and discusses some of the trends that are making waves in the space

Pentagon asks for industry's help on cloud email (FedScoop) DOD wants to upgrade its Enterprise Email service, which currently supports 1.6 million users

NSA chief: Feds are better at cyber than private sector (Washington Examiner) The National Security Agency is capable of doing a better job at cybersecurity than companies in the private sector

Could this ex-NSA hotshot protect your email from hacking? (Fortune) Will Ackerly was a tech whiz who grew concerned by the agency's widespread snooping. He left and launched what just may be the best technology to shield your data from cyber-criminals — and government spying

Products, Services, and Solutions

Microsoft's enterprise-grade security is coming to Windows 10 IoT (IDG via CSO) Makers can now buy a kit to get started with Microsoft's embedded OS

Ace offers $100 million cyber policies with added services, scrutiny (Business Insurance) Insurer Ace Ltd. plans to start offering cyber security policies providing up to $100 million in coverage at a time when experts say it is hard for businesses to obtain such large coverage following the surge in high-profile breaches

Free WordPress plugin for a password-free login (Help Net Security) Nearly 25 percent of the Internet runs on WordPress, and now these sites can be more secure thanks to a free WordPress plugin available from LaunchKey

Internap teams with Akamai to provide scalable DDoS security (FierceITSecurity) Akamai finds frequency, size and sophistication of DDoS attacks on the rise

Technologies, Techniques, and Standards

FedRAMP TIC overlay pilots to answer questions around agency, cloud provider responsibilities (FierceGovernmentIT) A Federal Chief Information Officers Council working group will wrap up four pilot projects by the end of September that test a security process that dovetails with the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, or FedRAMP

Six cybersecurity questions every CEO should ask (Raytheon) At Boston forum, Raytheon's top exec gives tips to start the cyber conversation

Social media can quickly take down your business if not monitored (Dark Matters) Cyber intrusions have dominated news and media headlines the past few years

The Secret Sauce to Fighting Cyber Attacks (PYMNTS) As the war against cybercriminals and their devastating attacks wages on, a new weapon in the fight has emerged to help merchants better protect themselves and the privacy of their consumers: data

Threat Intelligence Use Cases (Recorded Future) Analysts gain broader context and deeper insight into artifacts, and observables related to indicators of compromise (IOCs) found on their network

Design and Innovation

The Top 10 Tips for Building an Effective Security Dashboard (Tripwire: the State of Security) Today, enterprises must grapple with a panoply of numerous and highly sophisticated threats

State starts development on new social media and analytics platform (GCN) The State Department is building a real-time, cross-platform social media content management and analytics system

Research and Development

Effective measurement-device-independent quantum cryptography (SPIE) A new protocol involves joint entangled measurements and can be applied to continuous variable systems for hacking-safe communication

UMD awarded $1 million from NIST for next-generation cryptography (EurekAlert!) Three University of Maryland researchers have been awarded $1 million from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to support research developing next-generation cryptography


Lloyds Banking Group launches scheme to develop digital talent (ComputerWeekly) Lloyds Banking Group has formalised a graduate programme to develop digital banking skills, with 29 graduates embarking on the two-year scheme

Legislation, Policy, and Regulation

Cyber-suspicion strains US-China relations (BBC) Cybersecurity — an issue once obscure — is now at the centre of US-China relations

Will Obama, Xi strike a deal on cyber? (Washington Examiner) White House spokesman Josh Earnest refused to comment on the likelihood of a cyber agreement with China on Thursday

Cyber war deal seen with China's President Xi (Business Insurance) Seeking to warm bilateral ties and project a sunny climate for U.S. business, Chinese President Xi Jinping vowed Wednesday to cut restrictions on foreign investment, while his chief Internet regulator appeared to lay the groundwork for a basic agreement later this week on cyber warfare

US-China cyber treaty not a done deal (C4ISR & Networks) In the ramp-up to Chinese President Xi Jinping's arrival in Washington on Sept. 24 for meeting with political leaders, much was said — and even written in the New York Times — about a potential cyber arms control deal between the two countries

What would a US-China cybertreaty really mean? (IDG via CSO) It's good to talk, but this is just a starting point, say observers

NSA chief says Chinese government encourages cybertheft (Los Angeles Times) The head of the National Security Agency told a Senate panel Thursday that Chinese officials are behind the theft of U.S. commercial data and regularly access private digital communications and data that flow through China

NSA Head: Loss of Access to Metadata Will Hurt Intelligence (Defense One) The director of the NSA says the Freedom Act will slow and hamper intelligence gathering. Too bad it's already law

Obama administration quietly explored ways to bypass smartphone encryption (Washington Post) An Obama administration working group has explored four possible approaches tech companies might use that would allow law enforcement to unlock encrypted communications — access that some tech firms say their systems are not set up to provide

High-tech giants take heat from privacy groups over CISA support (FierceITSecurity) High-tech giants Apple, IBM, Microsoft and others firms who are members of the BSA | The Software Alliance are getting hammered by privacy groups over their support of the controversial Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act bill

DHS working with FedRAMP, CIO Council to boost agency use of cloud computing services (FierceGovernmentIT) A Homeland Security Department official testified Sept. 22 that the department is stepping up efforts to help federal civilian agencies increase their use of cloud computing services beyond just email and website management collaboration tools

Opportunities Exist for DOD to Share Cybersecurity Resources with Small Businesses (United States Government Accountability Office) The Department of Defense (DOD) Office of Small Business Programs (OSBP) has explored some options

Treasury Names 9 to Panel on Private Insurance Market for Terrorism Risk (Insurance Journal) The U.S. Department of the Treasury today announced the appointment of nine people to serve as members of the Advisory Committee on Risk-Sharing Mechanisms (ACRSM) to spur the private market for terrorism insurance

Council braces for potential cyber attack (New Zealand Herald) Faced with the ever-present — and growing — threat of someone hacking its computer database, Wanganui District Council is ramping up security

"Snowden Treaty" proposed to curtail mass surveillance and protect whistleblowers (Ars Technica) It's a nice idea, but will it actually achieve anything?

Litigation, Investigation, and Law Enforcement

Forcing suspects to reveal phone passwords is unconstitutional, court says (Ars Technica) Demanding "personal thought processes" amounts to compelled self incrimination

3 Cybersecurity and Privacy Headlines Your Law Firm Needs to Watch (Legaltech News) These three privacy and security headlines could potentially create issues for law firms and are worth noting for the future

FTC v. Wyndham: 'Naughty 9' Security Fails to Avoid (Dark Reading) The Federal Trade Commission's fair trade suit against Wyndham hotels offers insight into the brave new world of cybersecurity regulation of consumer data.

EU launches inquiry into web companies' online behavior (Reuters) The European Commission on Thursday launched an inquiry into the behavior of online companies such as Google, Facebook and Amazon to try to gauge whether there is a need to regulate the web

NSA head: Clinton server a 'priority' target for foreign agencies (The Hill) The head of the National Security Agency told a Senate Committee on Thursday that Hillary Clinton's former email setup would be an "opportunity" for the U.S. if it had been used by a top foreign diplomat

Investigations Into Islamic State Intel Scandal Expand (BloombergView) There are now multiple investigations inside the intelligence community and on Capitol Hill into whether senior intelligence officers at U.S. Central Command altered intelligence assessments of the U.S. war against the Islamic State

Analyst alleging cooked ISIS intel identified (The Hill) The analyst behind the allegations that U.S. Central Command (Centcom) has altered intelligence assessments to paint a rosier picture of the war against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is Gregory Hooker

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' Implementation of Security Controls Over the Multidimensional Insurance Data Analytics System Needs Improvement (Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General) This summary report provides an overview of the results of the Office of Inspector General's (OIG) review of the Multidimensional Insurance Data Analytics System (MIDAS)

Australia checking if Volkswagen emissions claims misled consumers (Reuters) Australia's competition regulator said on Friday it was looking into whether Volkswagen had misled consumers over its emissions claims after the German carmaker admitted cheating on U.S. pollution tests

A diesel whodunit: How software let VW cheat on emissions (ITWorld) A software development audit trail will likely point to who authorized the emissions-cheating algorithm

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