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Security's revamped index of pain readies for release

The Register - Mon, 2015-01-12 03:28
Comments sought on draft Common Vulnerability Scoring System 3.0 bug rating scheme

The great unwashed has been afforded an opportunity to comment on a new scheme for classifying the severity of infosec vulnerabilities issued by the National Institute of Standards and Technology.…

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US Intelligence Authorities Still Pointing Finger at North Korea for Sony Attack (January 8, 2015)

SANS NewsBites - Sun, 2015-01-11 14:37

US FBI director James Comey reiterated the agency's position that the Sony Pictures attack was launched by North Korea.......

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And Critics Still Say Evidence is Flimsy (January 8, 2015)

SANS NewsBites - Sun, 2015-01-11 14:37

Critics are still wary that the evidence presented points definitively to North Korea as the perpetrator of the Sony Pictures attack.......

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Microsoft Advance Security Notification Changes (January 8, 2015)

SANS NewsBites - Sun, 2015-01-11 14:37

Microsoft will no longer provide advance notification about its monthly security bulletins to the general public.......

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OpenSSL Project Updates (January 8, 2015)

SANS NewsBites - Sun, 2015-01-11 14:37

The OpenSSL Project has released new versions of its open-source software to address a series of vulnerabilities.......

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Asus Router Flaw (January 8, 2015)

SANS NewsBites - Sun, 2015-01-11 14:37

An unpatched flaw in the firmware of nearly all versions of Asus wireless routers could be exploited from within networks to gain administrative control of the vulnerable devices.......

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DISA Posts RFI for Next-Generation Security (January 7, 2015)

SANS NewsBites - Sun, 2015-01-11 14:37

The US Defense Information Systems Agency has published a request for information regarding "next-generation" endpoint security systems.......

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Trojan Targets Linux Systems (January 7, 2015)

SANS NewsBites - Sun, 2015-01-11 14:37

A Trojan that has been named XOR.......

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Thieves Steal US $5 Million in Bitcoins from Bitstamp (January 6, 2015)

SANS NewsBites - Sun, 2015-01-11 14:37

On Monday, January 5, Bitcoin exchange Bitstamp suspended service due to an attack.......

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FTC Chair Says Internet of Things Presents "Significant Privacy and Security Implications" (January 6 & 8, 2015)

SANS NewsBites - Sun, 2015-01-11 14:37

In a speech at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, US Federal Trade Commission chairperson Edith Ramirez warned that the Internet of Things (IoT) presents "significant" privacy issues.......

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AOL Halts Malware Being Served by its Advertising Platforms (January 6, 2015)

SANS NewsBites - Sun, 2015-01-11 14:37

AOL has stopped its advertising platforms from serving malicious ads after being alerted to the situation.......

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Correction on Morgan Stanley Data Theft (from SANS NewsBites Vol. 17 Num. 001)

SANS NewsBites - Sun, 2015-01-11 14:37

The data stolen by a Morgan Stanley employee who was fired for the theft included account numbers but did not include account access credentials.......

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