Weekly Link Dump 4

Tips on how to protect mobile devices from targeted malware – https://guardianproject.info/

Trustwave 2013 Global Security Report which analyses 400 data breach investigations (compared to 300 in 2011) across 29 countries (compared to 18 in 2011). – http://www2.trustwave.com/rs/trustwave/images/Trustwave_GSR_ExecutiveSummary_4page_Final_Digital.pdf

Documenting the use of information operations against Tibetans and others who advocate for Tibetan rights and freedoms. – https://citizenlab.org/2013/04/permission-to-spy-an-analysis-of-android-malware-targeting-tibetans/

Public safety answering points (PSAPs) and emergency communications centers and personnel at risk after a recent spike in so-called “telephony denial-of-service” (TDoS) attacks- http://www.huffingtonpost.com/peter-navarro-and-greg-autry/china-hacking_b_2920096.html

A cyber-attack in South Korea on Wednesday took the networks of several companies offline – https://krebsonsecurity.com/2013/04/dhs-warns-of-tdos-extortion-attacks-on-public-emergency-networks/

A key signing party is a get-together of people who use the PGP encryption system with the purpose of allowing those people to sign each other’s keys –  http://cryptnet.net/fdp/crypto/keysigning_party/en/keysigning_party.html

Penetration testing experts demonstrated how an attacker could use such an exploit to steal sensitive data from a major organization – http://eandt.theiet.org/news/2013/apr/context-cyber.cfm

How to beat Ransomware! – http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/dont-pay-up-how-to-beat-ransomware/

In recent weeks, U.S. banks and financial services institutions have seen their website downtime double, compared to just one year ago.- https://www.informationweek.com/security/attacks/banks-hit-downtime-milestone-in-ddos-att/240152267

There’s a Hole in 1,951 Amazon S3 Buckets – https://community.rapid7.com/community/infosec/blog/2013/03/27/1951-open-s3-buckets

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