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A Different Kind of Equation, (Tue, Feb 17th) 0

A Different Kind of Equation, (Tue, Feb 17th)

Both the mainstream media and our security media is abuzz with Kasperksys disclosure of their research on the Equation group and the associated malware. You can find the original blog post here: http://www.kaspersky.com/about/news/virus/2015/equation-group-the-crown-creator-of-cyber-espionage But if you want some real detail, check out the Q http://securelist.com/files/2015/02/Equation_group_questions_and_answers.pdf Way more detail, and much more sobering to see that this group of malware goes all the way back to 2001, and includes code to map disconnected networks (using USB key CC like Stuxnet did), as well as the disk firmware facet thats everyones headline today.

TA14-317A: Apple iOS "Masque Attack" Technique 0

TA14-317A: Apple iOS "Masque Attack" Technique

Original release date: November 13, 2014 Systems Affected iOS devices running iOS 7.1.1, 7.1.2, 8.0, 8.1, and 8.1.1 beta. Overview A technique labeled “Masque Attack” allows an attacker to substitute malware for a legitimate iOS app under a limited set of circumstances. Description Masque Attack was discovered and described by FireEye mobile security researchers