- U.S. banking institutions are now in the fifth week of distributed-denial-of-service attacks. Read the Lessons learned on bankinfosecurity.com
- A more or less new malware called “Darkleech” infected thousands of Apache servers. The attackers retain control of the servers they infect by replacing the SSH daemon with a modified one. Read in the sucuri.net blog how to identify the infection.
- Advanced Persistent Threats get more advanced, persistent and threatening. At least according to John Leyden who reviewed FireEye’s latest advanced threat report.
- Even security professionals have bad password security habits. That’s the result of a survey done at RSA Conference 2013.