Great attendance this meeting. So many people are heading to DefCon in Vegas! Great conversation was had by all.
It’s been a good year for NoCo 2600, and were looking forward to next, I wanted to take some time and share a little Festivus cheer. Gifts in video form. Take care, and see you next year.
Russian Hackers are spreading the Kelihos Trojan leading victims into believing that it is a software to hit Western Governments.
Kelihos botnet is still active and exploited by the cybercrime ecosystem to monetize its effort as discovered by security experts at Bitdefender. Cyber criminals have a single purpose, to earn money by any means, for this reason it is not surprising that Russian hackers are riding the interest on the conflict in Ukraine to serve malware via links found in spam emails purporting to support the Russian cause.
To get the jet repaired and back into the fleet as quickly as possible, technicians on the Bataan and designers at Fleet Readiness Center East (FRCE) at Marine Corps Air Station in Cherry Point, North Carolina 3D printed specialty forming tools to aid in the replacement of the jet’s damaged part. First, FRCE aerospace engineer, Doug Greenwood, worked with a team aboard the Bataan to remove the Harrier’s nose cone to assess the situation inside. Greenwood explains, “The hard landing damaged a portion of one of the structural frames in the nose cone.”
The family of file-encrypting ransomware known as CryptoWall is proliferating quickly, with more than $1 million paid in ransoms to date. Though it became well-known in the first quarter of 2014, researchers believe that the malware is now accelerating to become the largest and most destructive ransomware threat on the internet.
PhishLabs has observed a new wave of “Man-in-the-Middle” (MitM) attacks targeting users of online banking and social media. Customers of more than 70 different financial institutions are being targeted.
August marks two years of regular meetings in Northern Colorado!
We had one–we just can’t find the notes to it!
We haven’t missed a month since we started!