A phishing campaign aimed at Apple users in China that relies heavily on typosquatting has resurfaced.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook recap the news of the week, including a Bitcoin phishing campaign, the Kaspersky Lab ransomware report, misconfigured email servers, and a decline in Angler exploit kit traffic.
Researchers took a big step towards eradicating the Angler exploit kit, disrupting a large ransomware campaign connected to the kit that purportedly netted a hacker behind it more than $60 million annually.
At Black Hat, researchers from OpenDNS are expected to launch a new Twitter feed called BGP Stream that will send out alerts on possible BGP and DNS hijacking attacks.
Cisco announced today its intent to acquire big data security company OpenDNS for $635 million in cash.
RubyGems maintainers patched a vulnerability, reported by Trustwave and OpenDNS, that allows RubyGem clients to be redirected to an attacker-controlled gem server.
OpenDNS went public with a new analytics tool that can be used to detect malicious domains used in APT and cybercrime campaigns.