Infosec Weekly Round-up May 07 – 13 , 2012

CERT Warns On Critical Hole In SCADA Software By Italian Firm Progea

“The U.S. Department of Homeland Security issued a bulletin on Thursday warning readers about a previously undisclosed, critical vulnerability in Movicon 11, a product used to manage critical infrastructure including the manufacturing, energy and water sectors.”

http://threatpost.com/en_us/blogs/cert-warns-critical-hole-scada-software-italian-firm-progea-051112

The Pirate Bay gives thumbs-down on Anonymous DDoS attack on Virgin Media

“File-sharing site The Pirate Bay has denounced an Anonymous DDoS campaign that took down Virgin Media, calling it an “ugly” method that’s no better than the UK court order for ISPs to block users from getting to The Pirate Bay.“

http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2012/05/11/the-pirate-bay-gives-thumbs-down-on-anonymous-ddos-attack-on-virgin-media/

Chinese uni hacked, 150,000 accounts dumped

“A hacking group has published online more than a hundred thousand usernames, hashed passwords and email addresses it claims were stolen from a Chinese technical university and a European forex trading web site.”

http://www.scmagazine.com.au/News/299830,chinese-uni-hacked-150000-accounts-dumped.aspx

Potential China link to cyberattacks on gas pipeline companies

“Investigators hot on the trail of cyberspies trying to infiltrate the computer networks of US natural-gas pipeline companies say that the same spies were very likely involved in a major cyberespionage attack a year ago on RSA Inc., a cybersecurity company. And the RSA attack, testified the chief of the National Security Agency (NSA) before Congress recently, is tied to one nation: China.”

http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/2012/0510/Exclusive-potential-China-link-to-cyberattacks-on-gas-pipeline-companies

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  • Manov rao

    Critical vulnerability.