Cool News Story Bro! Week of 11-04-2016

by Otakun
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Hi Guys,

It’s that time of the week, all the news from all over the web. Enjoy!

News Stories:

  1. Microsoft Says Russian APT Group Behind Zero-Day Attacks

    1. First story of the week is in regards to the Windows vulnerability disclosed by Google last week. Microsoft was not very happy with the search giant for the disclosure, and now has claimed that the hackers part of the “Sofacy” APT group are the ones responsible for the vulnerability and are the ones exploiting it in the wild.
    2. Read More @ https://threatpost.com/microsoft-says-russian-apt-group-behind-zero-day-attacks/121722/
  2. Someone is Using Mirai Botnet to Shut Down Internet for an Entire Country

    1. Mirai botnet has been making the rounds since the attack on DYN, and now it looks like someone is attempting to shut down the internet service of an entire country of Liberia using the botnet.
    2. Read More @ http://thehackernews.com/2016/11/ddos-attack-mirai-liberia.html
  3. Teen pleads guilty to creating DDoS tool used in 1.7 million attacks

    1. A U.K teen was arrested and plead guilty to creating a DDoS tool “Titanium Stresser” and using it to conduct a number of DDoS attacks. He was also selling the stresser as a service to other criminals, and his code was the basis for the “Lizard Squad’s” Lizard Stresser.
    2. Read More @ https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2016/11/03/teen-pleads-guilty-to-creating-ddos-tool-used-in-1-7-million-attacks/
  4. Inside the RIG Exploit Kit

    1. Next, some exploit kit news. RIG is basically the big kid on the block following the disappearance of Angler, Nuclear, and Neutrino. Now a detailed look at this particular exploit kit was provided by researchers at Cisco.
    2. Read More @ https://threatpost.com/inside-the-rig-exploit-kit/121805/
  5. Munich court to try Facebook’s Zuckerberg for inciting hatred

    1. Next, a rather interesting story involving the Facebook founder. Munich court wants to take the Facebook founder to trial over the allegations that Facebook is not doing enough to censor hateful, and hatred inciting posts.
    2. Read More @ http://www.dw.com/en/munich-court-to-try-facebooks-zuckerberg-for-inciting-hatred/a-36269828


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