As ISIS continues to devour its leaders, facing as it does increasing pressure, the Caliphate’s rivals in al Qaeda return to Twitter. Their message is the familiar call to jihad, albeit more pedantically put than ISIS would have framed it.
More than 100 million accounts from the Russo-centric social media platform VK (formerly Vkontakte) have been leaked and are now being hawked on the dark web. Following the past three weeks’ revelations concerning LinkedIn, Tumblr, and MySpace, the incident offers another reason to change passwords (and not reuse them).
Applicants for US visas are being phished by impostors serving up a remote-access Trojan (QRAT), F-Secure reports.
Researchers at Pen Test Partners demonstrate a proof-of-concept WiFi hack of the Mitsubishi Outlander hybrid SUV. They didn’t gain access to the car’s Controller Area Network (CAN), but what they got was disturbing enough that it moved Mitsubishi to advise customers to disable their Outlander’s WiFi until a firmware update is pushed to them.
The Angler exploit kit has grown more evasive, and incorporated Silverlight and Flash exploits into it toolset.
Google fixes eight critical and twenty-eight high-risk Android vulnerabilities in its June update.
Recent attacks circumstantially linked to Pakistan lend urgency to calls in India for establishment of a cyber command.
Hamburg’s Data Protection Commissioner has assessed fines for violations of Germany’s data protection laws.
In the US, the Justice Department has offered a Federal judge a second secret filing in the FBI’s investigation of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s email practices.