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2017/03/19

Cool News Story Bro! Week of 3-17-2017

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Hi Guys, Sorry for the lack of news post last week. I got rather sick, so I spent my weekend sleeping and generally cursing my stomach which I was pretty sure was trying to kill me. But we are back, so let’s get to it. News Stories: Google Points to Another POS Vendor Breach First[…]

2017/03/06

Cool News Story Bro! Week of 3-03-2017

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Hi Guys! Some pretty interesting stuff this week, hope you enjoy reading ! News Stories: Yahoo says forged cookie attack accessed about 32M accounts It wouldn’t be news without Yahoo. News has surfaced that the “forged cookie” attack disclosed by Yahoo recently was used to access about 32M accounts. Yahoo claims it’s the same actor[…]

2017/02/26

Cool News Story Bro! Week of 2-24-2017

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Hi Guys, Last news post of February is already upon us. How time flies. We do have some good stories for you this week though, so enjoy! News Stories: How to Bury a Major Breach Notification First story of the week is an interesting one, brought to us by Krebs. He looks at a breach[…]

2017/02/20

Cool News Story Bro! Week of 2-17-2017

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Hi Guys, Apologies for the slightly late news post, but it’s been a busy week here. However we do have some good stuff for you this week, hope you enjoy ! News Stories: Websites Can Now Track You Online Across Multiple Web Browsers First story of the week is an interesting one. A new cross[…]

2017/02/12

Cool News Story Bro! Week of 2-10-2017

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Hi Guys, Short quick, news post this week. Not a terribly busy week in terms of news. News Stories: 1.5M Unpatched WordPress Sites Hacked Following Vulnerability Disclosure First, some not so good news for WordPress as a new vulnerability has resulted in a breach of about 1.5 million WordPress sites. This unauthenticated privilege escalation vulnerability[…]

2017/02/06

Cool News Story Bro! Week of 2-03-2017

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Hi guys! Another busy news week, some good stuff as usual. Enjoy ! News Stories: How Google fought back against a crippling IoT-powered botnet and won First story of the week is about the massive DDoS on KrebsonSecurity.com, that takes a look at how the good folks at Google took on the Mirai botnet, and[…]

2017/01/30

Cool News Story Bro! Week of 1-27-2017

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Hi Guys, It’s that time of the week. Good stuff this week, so let’s get to it. News Stories: Anonymous search engine DuckDuckGo celebrates over 10 billion searches First, some privacy news. It looks like the anonymous search engine DuckDuckGo has seen quite a rise in popularity since the Snowden revelations. Celebrating over 10 billion[…]

2017/01/22

Cool News Story Bro! Week of 1-20-2017

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Hi Guys, Another interesting news week is upon us, so let’s see what’s in store. News Stories: Carbanak Group uses Google for Malware Command-and-Control First story of the day is about the Carbanak group, who has update their techniques and now are using Google services for C2, making detection much more difficult. Great read, and[…]

2017/01/15

Cool News Story Bro! Week of 1-13-2017

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Hi guys, It’s that time of the week, so let’s get to it. News Stories: Hacker Steals 900 GB of Cellebrite Data First story of the day is of another breach. This time it’s the phone hacking company “Cellebrite” that has had 900GB of data leak. The Israeli company provides things like forensic products for[…]

2017/01/08

Cool News Story Bro! Week of 1-06-2017

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Hi Everyone, And welcome to the first news post for 2017. I hope your New Year celebrations went well and much was eaten and drunk! Now, on to the news, enjoy! News Stories: The Download on the DNC Hack First story is from Krebs, and it takes a look at the DNC hack, as it[…]


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