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S3 Ep18: Apple emergency, crypto blunder and botnet takedown [Podcast]

by Paul Ducklin Apple pushed out an iOS update in something of a hurry to shut down a serious 0-day bug. The GnuPG team scrambled to fix an ironic vulnerability that could be exploited during the very process of checking if the data you just received could be trusted. And . . . Read more

TrickBot Returns with a Vengeance, Sporting Rare Bootkit Functions

A new “TrickBoot” module scans for vulnerable firmware and has the ability to read, write and erase it on devices. The TrickBot malware has morphed once again, this time implementing functionality designed to inspect the UEFI/BIOS firmware of targeted systems. It marks a serious resurgence following an October takedown of . . . Read more

Feds Seize $1B in Bitcoin from Silk Road

The illegal marketplace was hacked prior to it’s takedown — the IRS has now tracked down those stolen funds, it said. The feds have seized its largest stash ever of Bitcoin, originating from the notorious Silk Road underground marketplace. The federal coffers are now $1 billion richer. Silk Road was . . . Read more

TrickBot Takedown Disrupts Major Crimeware Apparatus

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