#InformationSecurity News - 4/9/15

  • From Bank Info Security - AT&T is paying $25 million for call center employees in Mexico, Colombia and the Philippines accessing personally identifiable information from some 278,000 customer accounts without authorization.
  • Bloomberg reports that data breaches don’t just affect retailers and banks, most big law firms have been hacked, too.
  • According to Threat Post, new evasion techniques helped AlienSpy, a remote access tool, to deliver the Citadel banking Trojan and establish backdoors inside a number of critical infrastructure operations. 
  • Just last weekend Linux Australia got pwned, rooted, RATted and botted, reports Naked Security
  • And Wired tells us about a security flaw in drug infusion pumps that allows hackers to raise dosage levels. 

#InformationSecurity News - 9/12/14

  • Researchers find data leaks in Instagram, Grindr, OoVoo and more - The University of New Haven says private messaging isn't so private. Read the full article at CNET
  • Home Depot Hit By Same Malware as Target - The attack impacts shoppers as far back as April of 2014. KrebsOnSecurity investigates the breach here. 
  • Federal officials have discovered that the US insurance exchange site was breached in July when an intruder uploaded malware with the apparent motive of using the system to launch cyberattacks against other sites.
  • is warning customers that the Dyreza banker Trojan is now believed to be targeting some of the company’s users. The Trojan typically goes after customers of major banks but seems to be expanding its reach. The full story is up at Threat Post
  • The ongoing case against net neutrality at Naked Security - "The spinning wheel of death took over much of the internet on Wednesday, as companies displayed the "page loading" symbol to remind people what an internet without net neutrality would look like and to drive public comment to lawmakers."