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SIMATIC WinCC OA client-server human-machine interface (HMI) susceptible to "crafted" packet attacks w/o authentication
NDI James Clapper; Insider Threat; Joint Information Environment; Data Mining; Cloud and Big Data, and World of Warcraft? A good read...
Tags: Insider Threat
Biggest DDoS ever aimed at Cloudflare’s content delivery network – Network Time Protocol attack reached 400Gbps - Ars Technica
Network Time Protocol reflection based DDoS can be mitigated against, but the size of the attack set a new record.
More interesting, is that the VFW attack employed a new zero-day vulnerability in I.E. 10, according to FireEye
Email Attack on Vendor Set Up Breach at Target - Krebson Security
Email was conduit for Fazio Mechanical infection. Possible Spear-fishing attack suspected
Kaspersky Lab Uncovers “The Mask” - Kaspersky Labs
Kaspersky claims "Mask" or "Careto" is more sophisticated than "Duqu", uses spear-fishing to infect machines and exfiltrate data and keys
Federal Workers Lax On Mobile Security - Information Week
"We have met the enemy, and he is us" - half of mobile device users in Government admit poor security practices
Transaction malleability flaw undercuts Bitcoin… more to follow
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