Weekend news review: June 23-27

Massive phishing campaign targets hundreds of online dating websites

Massive phishing campaign targets hundreds of online dating websites

Attackers are using a phishing kit featuring hundreds of fraudulent PHP scripts to target online dating accounts. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://www.scmagazine.com/massive-phishing-campaign-targets-hundreds-of-online-dating-websites/article/357229/" target="_blank">Read more</a>
Taboola hack allows SEA to redirect Reuters site visitors

Taboola hack allows SEA to redirect Reuters site visitors

On Monday, ad network Taboola confirmed that it was hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://www.scmagazine.com/taboola-hack-allows-sea-to-redirect-reuters-site-visitors/article/357375/" target="_blank">Read more</a>
HackingTeam tool makes use of mobile malware targeting all major platforms

HackingTeam tool makes use of mobile malware targeting all major platforms

HackingTeam is an Italian seller of hacking software marketed to police and governments. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://www.scmagazine.com/hackingteam-tool-makes-use-of-mobile-malware-targeting-all-major-platforms/article/357652/" target="_blank">Read more</a>
Asprox botnet campaign shifts tactics, evades detection

Asprox botnet campaign shifts tactics, evades detection

FireEye researchers are tracking spikes in malicious emails attributed to an ongoing Asprox campaign. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://www.scmagazine.com/asprox-botnet-campaign-shifts-tactics-evades-detection/article/357472/" target="_blank">Read more</a>
PayPal addresses two-factor authentication bypass

PayPal addresses two-factor authentication bypass

A vulnerability allows anyone with legitimate account credentials to bypass two-factor authentication on some of PayPal's mobile applications. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://www.scmagazine.com/paypal-addresses-two-factor-authentication-bypass/article/357864/" target="_blank">Read more</a>
’Havex’ malware strikes industrial sector via watering hole attacks

’Havex’ malware strikes industrial sector via watering hole attacks

F-Secure detected 88 variants of the malware, which infected companies in Europe, as well as a California firm. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://www.scmagazine.com/havex-malware-strikes-industrial-sector-via-watering-hole-attacks/article/357875/" target="_blank">Read more</a>
Report: Organizations recognize security risks, slow to take action

Report: Organizations recognize security risks, slow to take action

A recent study has found a significant gap between perceived risk and the actual safeguarding of sensitive data. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://www.scmagazine.com/report-organizations-recognize-security-risks-slow-to-take-action/article/357975/" target="_blank">Read more</a>
RCE vulnerability in TimThumb’s WebShot feature puts WordPress users at risk

RCE vulnerability in TimThumb’s WebShot feature puts WordPress users at risk

A remote code execution vulnerability is affecting the WebShot feature of TimThumb, an image resizing utility. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://www.scmagazine.com/rce-vulnerability-in-timthumbs-webshot-feature-puts-wordpress-users-at-risk/article/358095/" target="_blank">Read more</a>
Facebook protests Manhattan DA's request for "nearly all data" on hundreds

Facebook protests Manhattan DA's request for "nearly all data" on hundreds

Facebook is appealing a New York court's ruling, which bars the social networking company from contesting its largest court data request for user information. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://www.scmagazine.com/facebook-protests-manhattan-das-request-for-nearly-all-data-on-hundreds/article/358340/" target="_blank">Read more</a>

In this week's news, the Syrian Electronic Army struck again, but this time, the group targeted the ad network Taboola. In additon to that attack, a massive phishing campaign is targeting online dating websites. For a deeper look at these news bits, click here to visit our news section.

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