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Chinese Hackers Stole an NSA Windows Exploit in 2014

Schneier on Security

2014-2015: China’s hacking team code-named APT31, aka Zirconium, developed Jian by, one way or another, cloning EpMe. This allows someone with a foothold on a machine to commandeer the whole box. Early 2017: The Equation Group’s tools were teased and then leaked online by a team calling itself the Shadow Brokers.

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Booter Boss Interviewed in 2014 Pleads Guilty

Krebs on Security

net prior to our phone call in 2014. In February 2014, KrebsOnSecurity reached out to Usatyuk’s father Peter Usatyuk , an assistant professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Usatyuk of Orland Park, Ill. in , quezstresser[.]com com , betabooter[.]com com , databooter[.]com com , instabooter[.]com com , polystress[.]com

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Retail giant Home Depot agrees to a $17.5 million settlement over 2014 data breach

Security Affairs

million settlement in a multi-state investigation of the data breach that the company suffered in 2014. million settlement over the 2014 data breach. In 2014, Home Depot revealed that the data breach impacted 56 million customers across the US and Canada. Retail giant Home Depot has agreed to a $17.5 Pierluigi Paganini.

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Unc0ver is the first jailbreak that works on all recent iOS versions since 2014

Security Affairs

will be a big milestone for jailbreaking because it is the first zero-day jailbreak released since iOS 8 that was released in September 2014. Copyright (C) 2014-2015 Media.net Advertising FZ-LLC All Rights Reserved -->. Copyright (C) 2014 Media.net Advertising FZ-LLC All Rights Reserved -->. Pwn20wnd states that #unc0ver v5.0.0

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CISA Adds Five ‘New’ Exploits to KEV Catalog, Including 2014’s Heartbleed Vulnerability

Security Boulevard

Three of the entries were originally disclosed in 2014, including the infamous Heartbleed vulnerability (CVE-2014-0160). The post CISA Adds Five ‘New’ Exploits to KEV Catalog, Including 2014’s Heartbleed Vulnerability appeared first on Flashpoint.

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Who’s Behind the Botnet-Based Service BHProxies?

Krebs on Security

The account didn’t resume posting on the forum until April 2014. Shotliff said he sold his BHProxies account to another Black Hat World forum user from Egypt back in 2014. He also shared a PayPal receipt and snippets of Facebook Messenger logs showing conversations in March 2014 with legendboy2050@yahoo.com. com on Mar.

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British MP: Facebook was aware about Russian activity at least since 2014

Security Affairs

A British MP claims Facebook was ware about Russian political interference in 2014, long before the events become public. The emails confirmed that Facebook was aware of the activities carried out by Russian threat actors in 2014 when they accessed a huge amount of data from the social media company. ” reported AFP press.