Destruct_icon here as Otakun has been moving. Unfortunately, I’ve been extremely busy over the past week so I couldn’t get this news set up in a timely manner but here we go! Here’s some goodness for you to check out.
- Many different media outlets have been reporting the changes to the privacy regulations which blocked ISPs from selling data about their users. KrebsonSecurity has a great write up explaining what it means for you and how you shouldn’t just jump to any available VPN as a solution.
- Read More @ https://krebsonsecurity.com/2017/03/post-fcc-privacy-rules-should-you-vpn/
- A cyber security researcher discovered a way to send out malicious commands via digital video broadcasting signals and obtain root access on Smart TVs. This article also contains a video of the demonstration. Very interesting.
- Read More @ http://thehackernews.com/2017/03/hacking-smart-tvs.html
- With so many exploit kits stepping aside or outright disappearing, Sundown is starting to rise in the market due to a combination of multiple methods of infection as well as the ongoing efforts from the developers to make the kit less conspicuous.
- Read More @ http://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/sundown-rises-as-new-threat-in-depleted-exploit-kit-landscape/d/d-id/1328535
- With the Vault 7 leak still going strong, it’s found that a packer/obfuscator was built to mask some of the malware built by the CIA to look like it was coming from other countries. I wonder how many holes in threat actor attributions might be filled up from previous investigations.
- Read More @ http://thehackernews.com/2017/03/cia-marble-framework.html
Thanks for reading as always! I’d like to mention that I am trying to finish up Part 2 of the Kovter identified malware from Something Phishy – 03-15-2017 – (Part 1). I have a few hundred IPs to check through and get some reputation on. I should hopefully be able to get to it over this weekend.