Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#35 A Case of Too Much Information: Ransomware Code Shared Publicly for “Educational Purposes”, Used Maliciously Anyway
In mid-August 2015, in an attempt to educate people, Turkish security group Otku Sen published an open source code for ransomware dubbed “Hidden Tear” and made it available for everyone at github. Hidden Tear uses AES encryption and can evade common AV platforms because it’s a new malware. Otku Sen also published a short video demonstrating how ransomware worked.
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#36 Waledac takes pot shot with pump and dump stock spam
#35 A Case of Too Much Information: Ransomware Code Shared Publicly for “Educational Purposes”, Used Maliciously Anyway
#34 Cisco patched critical bugs; would allow device takeover
#33 Ransomware a Threat to Cloud Services, Too
#32 Bug that can leak crypto keys just fixed in widely used OpenSSH
#31 NETFLIX: Evolving Proxy Detection as a Global Service
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