Weekly Cybernote #10

For this edition of the Weekly Cybernote, first of all, we will touch on Project Zero, the elite crack team set up by Google to fight zero-day attacks. We will then discuss an attack identified in China that apparently targeted databases of state employees living in the US. Lastly, we will look at how the... Continue Reading →

Weekly Cybernote #9

For this 9th edition of our Weekly Cybernote, we will as usual cover three topics. The first concerns the new banking malware Dyreza, while the second will be about how YouTube is used by hackers to sell credit card numbers. Lastly, the third point revisits an old story about Nokia, who allegedly gave in to... Continue Reading →

Weekly Cybernote #8

For this eighth edition of the Weekly Cybernote, we will concentrate on three very different subjects: the hack orchestrated by Iranian cyber-spies through a bogus news website, the music streaming service Spotify whose data had been hacked, and lastly a cybercriminal in Australia who hijacked Apple devices for ransom. A group of Iranian cyber-spies targeted... Continue Reading →

Weekly Cybernote #7

For this latest edition of the Weekly Cybernote, we will expand on three hot topics that have been widely debated on the internet over the past week: the notorious hack on eBay’s website and the theft of its users’ data, the zero-day flaw identified on Internet Explorer 8 that had still not been fixed by... Continue Reading →

Weekly Cybernote #6

For today’s Weekly Cybernote, we will focus on two security-related current events that have been highly discussed on the web for more than a month and a half now: the end of support for Windows XP and the Heartbleed flaw. We will also talk about Adobe, whose Creative Cloud experienced a huge outage last week.... Continue Reading →

Weekly Cybernote #5

For this latest edition of the Weekly Cybernote, we will first of all look at the data theft that took place last week at Orange, then go on to how a German hacker was able to prove that even the website of a giant such as the NSA can present obvious security flaws. To conclude,... Continue Reading →

Weekly Cybernote #4

For this latest edition of the Weekly Cybernote, we have chosen three hot topics that have made waves this week in the cybersecurity ecosystem. First of all, we will talk about the notorious vulnerability on Internet Explorer that gave Windows XP users quite a scare. Then, we will continue on the subject of browsers with... Continue Reading →

Weekly Cybernote #3

For this third edition of the Weekly Cybernote, we shall first talk about a new malware program that has been rampant on the web, targeting jailbroken iPhone users. We will then touch on an Israeli start-up that may have developed a technology capable of detecting Stuxnet-like attacks. To conclude, we will go over the Interior... Continue Reading →

Weekly Cybernote #2

For this second edition of the Weekly Cybernote, we will obviously be covering once again the notorious Heartbleed flaw, which has been extensively discussed online. We will then talk about a project developed by Google which aims to push up the appearance of encrypted websites in search results. Lastly, we will conclude on the topic... Continue Reading →

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