Security Affairs newsletter Round 155 – News of the week

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The best news of the week with Security Affairs.

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·      Hackers tried to cause a blast at a Saudi petrochemical plant
·      Russia-linked Sofacy APT targets an unnamed European Government agency
·      The Book : Digging the Deep Web: Exploring the dark side of the web
·      Unsecured AWS S3 bucket managed by Walmart jewelry partner exposes data of 1.3M customers
·      DHS and FBI accuse Russian Government of hacking US critical infrastructure
·      Experts discovered remotely exploitable buffer overflow vulnerability in MikroTik RouterOS
·      Facebook confirms Cambridge Analytica stole its data and used it to influence US voters
·      Iran-linked group TEMP.Zagros now targets Asia and Middle East regions
·      Expedia-owned travel website Orbitz says 880,000 payment cards hit in data breach
·      Frost Bank announced it has suffered a data breach that exposed check images
·      Supreme Court in Russia ruled Telegram must provide FSB encryption keys
·      Uber Self-Driving Car struck and killed a woman in Tempe, Arizona
·      A flaw in Ledger Crypto Wallets could allow to drain your cryptocurrency accounts. Fix it!
·      AMD will release the patches for the recently discovered flaws very soon
·      Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) hacked over the weekend
·      Windows Remote Assistance flaw could be exploited to steal sensitive files
·      Google is distributing more Meltdown and Spectre Patches for Chrome OS devices
·      TeleRAT, a new Android Trojan that uses Telegram for data exfiltration
·      Zuckerberg on Cambridge Analytica case: we made mistakes
·      A highly critical flaw affects Drupal 7 and 8 core, Drupal security updates expected on March 28th
·      City of Atlanta paralyzed by a ransomware attack, is it SAMSAM?
·      GitHub Security Alerts are keeping developers code safer
·      Lone DNC Hacker Guccifer 2.0 is linked to the GRU, the Russian military intelligence agency
·      US imposes sanctions on nine Iranian hackers involved in a massive state-sponsored hacking scheme

Pierluigi Paganini

(Security Affairs – Newsletter)


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