Sucuri has noticed a spike in the number of compromised websites as part of a malware campaign which relies on thousands of compromised WordPress sites.
According to security experts at Sucuri, threat actors have hijacked thousands of websites running the WordPress CMS to serve malware.

A study released by a forensic consultancy has singled out the top five vehicles most susceptible to hacking.

The results of the study, by PT&C|LWG Forensic Consulting Services, were based on published research by hackers, vehicle recall information and media reports.

The most hackable list includes the 2014 Jeep Cherokee, the 2014 Infiniti Q50, the 2015 Cadillac Escalade, the 2010 and 2014 Toyota Prius and the 2014 Ford Fusion.

According to a report recently issued by Akamai, the DD4BC criminal group has been responsible for at least 114 DDoS attacks on its customers.
According the Akamai firm, the criminal crews known as DD4BC has carried out at least 114 DDoS attacks with an average peak bandwidth of around 13.34 Gbps on its customers since April 2015.

Over two months after Italian surveillance software maker Hacking Team had its internal data leaked by hackers, vendors are apparently still fixing zero-day exploits from the company's arsenal.

On Tuesday, Microsoft published 12 security bulletins covering 56 vulnerabilities in the new Edge browser, Internet Explorer, Windows, Office, Skype for Business, .NET Framework and some of its other software products.

The US Justice Department issued guidelines for StingRay Surveillance devices, new rules define aim to ensure privacy protection and transparency.
Do you know what is a StingRay? If you want further details give a look to a post I wrote for the Infosec Institute on the StingRay Technology:

"StingRay is an IMSI-catcher (International Mobile Subscriber Identity) designed and commercialized by the Harris Corporation. The cellular-surveillance system costs as much as $400,000 in the basic configuration, and its price varies with add-ons ordered by the agency.

Detecting Remote Access Trojans can be very challenging because they mimic legitimate commercial remote administration tools, open legitimate network ports, and perform very surgical operations that don't resemble typical malware techniques, says Udi Shamir, CSO and head of SecurityLabs, SentinelOne.
No doubt this stealth aided attackers who used the Carbanak malware RAT, which, according to "Carbanak APT: The Great Bank Robbery", February 2015, Kaspersky Labs, infected banks globally, stole funds, and wreaked financial havoc estimated at up to $1 billion in losses.

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