DEF CON 24 Schedules are live

DEF CON 24 is less than 2 months away and things are starting to fall into place. [The always awesome] Nikita just posted the Speaker info and Schedule to the DEF CON Forums, so it’s time for attendees to start obsessing planning. Speakers – Schedule – Workshops – (repost) As always, everything […]

Github credentials compromised

According to this article at ThreatPost, some GitHub accounts were possibly compromised by attackers and sensitive information may have been leaked.  According to all of the information that we have so far, Github itself was not breached but attackers were able to use credentials gathered in other breaches to gain access to Github accounts. Github […]

Another SWIFT hack highlights security failures at multiple banks

“BDA discovered that for each unauthorized transfer, an unauthorized user remotely accessed BDA’s computer system after hours, logged onto the SWIFT network purporting to be BDA, and redirected transactions to new beneficiaries with significant dollar amounts…” — DataBreachToday The news relating to the security of the SWIFT messaging system seems to be getting worse as […]

Teslacrypt closes shop, releases master decryption key

In a bit of an odd announcement, the group behind the Teslacrypt ransomware has apparently closed up shop and posted a note on their website saying “We are sorry!” and including the master key for decryption.  According to this article from ThreatPost, preliminary tests indicate that the key is legitimate and is able to decrypt […]