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At Least This Time It Was OUR OWN Barbarians

Just 48 hours after the world discovered the Carbanak APT …

“ is likely the most sophisticated attack the world has seen to date in terms of the tactics and methods that cybercriminals have used to remain covert.”

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Two Billion Owned SIM Cards is a Real-Life Nightmare

New allegations against the NSA claim the group hacked into the network of the world’s largest SIM card provider, stealing encryption keys to millions of devices. 13 more words

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Babar the Elephant: Another malware plague with a cute name

Tor-friendly nasty records Skype & Yahoo! chats

A strain of French-language cyber-espionage malware spotted by infosec researchers shows that the NSA aren’t the only spook agency brewing custom nasties to steal sensitive data.… 8 more words

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Have YOU got Equation NSAware in your drives? Meh, not really our concern, says EU

But we do have another law in the pipeline. So that’s alright

After Kaspersky revealed the so-called Equation Group’s HDD-snooping malware, the European Commission says it’s “up to member states to take appropriate measures” to deal with cyber-badness on their patches.… 8 more words

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Did NSA, GCHQ steal the secret key in YOUR phone SIM? It's LIKELY

Snowden leaks reveals how spies can crack encryption on calls worldwide

The NSA and Britain’s GCHQ hacked the world’s biggest SIM card maker to harvest the encryption keys needed to silently and effortlessly eavesdrop on potentially millions of people.… 8 more words

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Gemalto Confirms It Was Hacked But Insists the NSA Didn’t Get Its Crypto Keys

As the the company confirmed the hacks, it downplayed their significance, insisting that the attackers failed to get inside the network where cryptographic keys are stored to protect mobile communications. 30 more words

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SIM hack scandal biz Gemalto: Everything's fine ... Security industry: No, it's really not

Why so confident, infosec bods wonder

Six days ago Gemalto, the world’s largest SIM card manufacturer, was told that back in 2010 it had been ransacked by NSA and GCHQ hackers. 29 more words

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