Tag Archives: Java

1-15 August 2013 Cyber Attacks Timeline

The first half of August has gone, so it is time for the Cyber Attacks Timeline summarizing the main events occurred in this period.

Looks like the massive breaches have decided to have a break during August. Although the first fifteen days have shown a remarkable number of attacks, no huge leaks have been recorded.

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Facebook Admits to Have Been Hit By a Sophisticated Targeted Attack

A couple of weeks after similar revelations made by Twitter, Facebook has joined the unwelcome list of Social Networks hit by targeted attacks.... Read More

The Party Is Not Over! 250,000 Twitter accounts compromised!

The Information Security Community is still commenting the Cyber Attacks against U.S. media companies and here it is another clamorous news in this February Weekend!... Read More

Antisec Steals 12M Apple Device IDs from FBI (Exploiting a Java Vulnerability) UPDATED

Update 4 Sep 23:38 GMT+2: The FBI issued a tweet denying that it ever had the 12 million Apple IDs in question:... Read More

Oops, They Did it Again! New Vulnerability Discovered in Just-Patched Java

Did you update your Java Plug-in with the Update 7 after the critical vulnerability discovered last week? You’d better wait!... Read More

September 2011 Cyber Attacks Timeline (Part II)

Here it is the second part of my traditional monthly Cyber Attacks Timeline (Part I available here). From an information Security Perspective the main events of this month were the infamous Diginotar breach which led to Bankrupt for the Dutch Company and also the BEAST attack to SSL, two events which, together, thumbed the Infosec Community in its stomach.... Read More

Report Cisco 4Q 2010: Il Malware Web ha fatto il Bot(net)

Dopo i turni di McAfee e Symantec è la volta di Cisco: il gigante dei router e della sicurezza perimetrale ha da poco pubblicato il proprio Cisco 4Q10 Global Threat Report che riflette i trend della sicurezza su scala globale da ottobre a dicembre 2010.... Read More