New Mirai Worm Knocks 900K Germans Offline

More than 900,000 customers of German ISP Deutsche Telekom (DT) were knocked offline this week after their Internet routers got infected by a new variant of a computer worm known as Mirai. The malware wriggled inside the routers via a newly discovered vulnerability in a feature that allows ISPs to remotely upgrade the…

San Francisco Rail System Hacker Hacked

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) was hit with a ransomware attack on Friday, causing fare station terminals to carry the message, “You are Hacked. ALL Data Encrypted.” Turns out, the miscreant behind this extortion attempt got hacked himself this past weekend, revealing details about other victims as well as…

ATM Insert Skimmers: A Closer Look

KrebsOnSecurity has featured multiple stories about the threat from ATM fraud devices known as “insert skimmers,” wafer-thin data theft tools made to be completely hidden inside of a cash’s machine’s card acceptance slot. For a closer look at how stealthy insert skimmers can be, it helps to see videos of these things being…

DoD Opens .Mil to Legal Hacking, Within Limits

Hackers of all stripes looking to test their mettle can now legally hone their cyber skills, tools and weaponry against any Web property operated by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), according to a new military-wide policy for reporting and fixing security vulnerabilities. Security researchers are often reluctant to report programming…

Akamai on the Record KrebsOnSecurity Attack

Internet infrastructure giant Akamai last week released a special State of the Internet report. Normally, the quarterly accounting of noteworthy changes in distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks doesn’t delve into attacks on specific customers. But this latest Akamai report makes an exception in describing in great detail the record-sized attack against KrebsOnSecurity.com…

BSides Lisbon 2016

Last week the team attended Bsides Lisbon, we went there to deliver a similar talk to the one we gave at Pixels Camp, we also delivered a workshop on Internet Scanning and treating data using python. As usual BinaryEdge was a sponsor of Bsides Lisbon, and we will continue to…

BSides Lisbon 2016

Last week the team attended Bsides Lisbon, we went there to deliver a similar talk to the one we gave at Pixels Camp, we also delivered a workshop on Internet Scanning and treating data using python. As usual BinaryEdge was a sponsor of Bsides Lisbon, and we will continue to…

SHA-1 Certificates in Chrome

Posted by Andrew Whalley, Chrome SecurityWe’ve previously made several announcements about Google Chrome's deprecation plans for SHA-1 certificates. This post provides an update on the final removal of support.The SHA-1 cryptographic hash algorithm first showed signs of weakness over eleven years ago and recent research points to the imminent possibility…

SHA-1 Certificates in Chrome

Posted by Andrew Whalley, Chrome SecurityWe’ve previously made several announcements about Google Chrome's deprecation plans for SHA-1 certificates. This post provides an update on the final removal of support.The SHA-1 cryptographic hash algorithm first showed signs of weakness over eleven years ago and recent research points to the imminent possibility…