The Onion Hack, IE8 0day, and ATM Cyber Heist
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Today’s episode covers Syrian cyber attackers hijacking The Onion’s twitter feed, a serious zero day vulnerability affecting Internet Explorer 8 (IE8), a major cyber bank heist, and more. For all the details, and some tips to protect yourself, watch the video below or check out the stories in the Reference section.
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(Episode Runtime: 7:46)
Direct YouTube Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hdN9YMjKTXM
- Microsoft releases FixIT for IE8 0day – Microsoft
- Patch day advanced notification for May – Microsoft
- The Onion’s twitter feed hacked – NYTimes
- Darkleech attack now affects nginx and lighthttpd – The Register
- Crime gang steals 45mil in huge cyber bank heist – NYTimes
- Hacking group gains access to .edu domains – The H Security
- Suspect SpyEye author extradited to US – Naked Security
- Anonymous’ so called OpUSA project an epic fail – eWeek
- “Honeywords” may help protect password databases – Ars Technica
- Name.com discovers a security breach – The Next Web
- Researchers find security flaws in Google’s “smart building” system – Cylance blog
- Critical 0day Cold Fusion exploit in the wild – InfoWorld