IE Exploit, Silk Road Ruined, and NSA Tor Hacks
Better late than never.
This week’s regular Friday InfoSec video includes the latest on the Internet Explorer (IE) vulnerability, a warning to Adobe customers about a data breach, news of a popular Tor site takedown, and the latest NSA and Snowden leak. Watch the video below for details, and check out the Reference section for links to more interesting news.
Have a great weekend!
(Episode Runtime: 8:54)
Direct YouTube Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rtPtQU76-ak
- Software Updates
- Many attackers exploiting IE 0day – The Register
- Rapid 7 release IE 0day Metasploit exploit – Rapid 7
- Adobe warns of their major network breach; 2.9mil records stolen – Adobe
- Authorities takedown the Silk Road marketplace – Vice
- How the FBI found the “Dread Pirate Roberts” – Daily Dot
- Proxy.sh sniffs clear text customer traffic – Torrent Freak
- How NSA hacks Tor users – The Guardian
- NSA slides about Tor hacking – The Guardian
- Schneier’s OpEd on NSA attacks to Internet security – The Guardian
- Glenn Greenwald does Reddit AMA – Reddit
- 100Gb DDoS relies only on botnets, not recursion attacks – eWeek
- 16yr old arrested for SpamHaus DDoS – The Hacker News
- Watch out for malicious Twitter DMs – CNET
- Symantec sinkholes part of ZeroAccess botnet – CSO Online
- Imprisoned ex-QWEST CEO feels validated by Snowden leaks – Washington Post
- NSA did try to claim Lavabit’s private keys – Wired