So… busy… must… post… on… blog…
Okay, so I’ve been caught up in the new job. I haven’t had an opportunity to scribble down anything at all lately. There is plenty going on, as I’m sure everyone is aware.
- A new class-action lawsuit filed against Sony after the infamous PlayStation Network/Qriocity breach claims the company fired security staff days before the breach occurred.
- Anonymous Returns After Lulzsec Goes Quiet
- Targeting the servers of Anguilla, Brazil, Zimbabwe and Australian governments. Lulzsec and Anonymous launched Operation Anti-Security a week ago, aiming to attack high profile targets. Lulzsec claims to have disbanded over the weekend, ending a 50 day spate of attacks. Anonymous is filling that void by releasing a number of payloads to the file host service Mediafire.
- The first is government data from Anguilla.
- The second is passwords for Brazillian government servers.
- The third is the user base for the Zimbabwe government, along with claims it gained access to all data on all gov.zw servers.
- The last is data from the Mosman Council in Sydney, Australia.
- They also promised to upload a torrent with all of data shortly, along with “some surprises”.
- D3V29 Yet Another Hacker Group
- D3V29, has stolen and posted details of more than 150 MySpace and 50 PayPal accounts, after harvesting data from unsecured, public networks operating in US restaurants and stores.
- The data includes usernames, passwords and account balances.
- They used self-built software scanned information transmitted on public networks to intercept unencrypted cookies.
- Microsoft Warns Of Nasty Rootkit
- Microsoft is advising Windows users to reinstall their operating system if they get infected with a new rootkit that hides in a system’s boot sector.
- The only way to eradicate a new variant of a Trojan Microsoft calls “Popureb” is to return Windows to its out-of-the-box configuration.