Category: Exploits & Attacks

June 12th, 2017 by John

Security researchers at Check Point have claimed that a single adware malware is infecting as many as 250 million PCs worldwide.

Posted in Exploits & Attacks, Infosec

June 2nd, 2017 by John

Where are the biggest threats coming from?

Posted in Exploits & Attacks, Infosec, Nation State

May 30th, 2017 by John

This week Microsoft released another Malware Protection Engine patch.

Posted in Exploits & Attacks, Infosec

May 30th, 2017 by John

The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) released its first ever research and guidance report on connected vehicle security. Authored by the CSA’s Internet of Things (IoT) Working Group, “Observations and Recommendations on Connected Vehicle Security” provides a comprehensive perspective on vehicle security connectivity design, possible attack vectors of concern, and recommendations for securing the connected vehicle environment. [via Help Net Security]

Posted in Exploits & Attacks, Infosec, IoT

May 13th, 2017 by John

Microsoft released patches for legacy systems affected by WannaCrypt attacks.

Customer Guidance for WannaCrypt attacks

Posted in Exploits & Attacks, Infosec

April 20th, 2017 by John

Home | The Security Cards: A Security Threat Brainstorming Kit

The University of Washington has developed a set of 42 playing cards for modeling security and privacy threats. The cards encourage you to brainstorm about potential threats along 4 dimensions:

  • HUMAN IMPACT
  • ADVERSARY’S MOTIVATIONS
  • ADVERSARY’S RESOURCES
  • ADVERSARY’S METHODS

You may print the cards yourself or request them from the university.

Posted in Cool-Stuff, Exploits & Attacks, Infosec