“More evidence found by Crowdstrike”
New Russian ties to the Democratic National Committee hacks have been observed by security researchers at Crowdstrike. One of the alleged telling signs is the maintenance of a hidden communication channel that allows for the continued theft of data after the initial breach, in the case of the case of the DNC done by Fancy Bear, a software consistent with Russian operatives.
“Hopes to encompass several Android vulnerabilities”
Developers can now build a smart devices using Android APIs and Google Services, applying IoT elements to the typical Android development toolkit. Developers can also now utilize the Google Weave protocol to communicate between devices like Google Cloud Vision.
“March email allegedly led to mass breach”
John Podesta, Hillary Clinton’s campaign manager, had reportedly responded to a fake password reset email from Google that his IT staff had reported was authentic. The following data thefts resulted in a large scale smear upon the candidates campaign and Podesta’s reputation throughout the 2016 election cycle.
“Patches to plug critical issues”
The new Adobe Flash Player patch fixes 17 serious security concerns currently being utilized by cyber criminals. Microsoft update hits on at least 42 issues reported over the last period, associated with Windows and other software’s.