USNA | December 2013

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NSA infected 50,000 networks with specialized malware | PCWorld
http://www.pcworld.com/article/2066840/nsa-reportedly-compromised-more-t...

Twitter upping security to thwart government hacking | Security & Privacy - CNET News
http://news.cnet.com/8301-1009_3-57613517-83/twitter-upping-security-to-...

Lavabit Strikes Back at Feds in Key Internet Privacy Case | Threat Level | Wired.com
http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2013/11/lavabit-reply-brief/

Microsoft to beef up crypto in wake of NSA spying - Applications - SC Magazine Australia - Secure Business Intelligence
http://www.scmagazine.com.au/News/365835,microsoft-to-beef-up-crypto-in-...

Microsoft to Roll Out Encrypted Message Service for Office 365 | Threatpost | The First Stop For Security News
http://threatpost.com/microsoft-to-roll-out-encrypted-message-service-fo...

Bitcoin community offers $10K bug bounty - Web/client - SC Magazine Australia - Secure Business Intelligence

http://www.scmagazine.com.au/News/365839,bitcoin-community-offers-10k-bu...

European Commission Urges U.S to Reform Surveillance Methods | Threatpost | The First Stop For Security News
http://threatpost.com/european-commission-urges-u-s-to-reform-surveillan...

Users ID'ed through typing, mouse movements - Applications - SC Magazine Australia - Secure Business Intelligence
http://www.scmagazine.com.au/News/365221,users-ided-through-typing-mouse...

An Anti-Fraud Service for Fraudsters — Krebs on Security
http://krebsonsecurity.com/2013/11/anti-fraud-service-for-fraudsters/

Spam-Friendly Registrar ‘Dynamic Dolphin’ Shuttered — Krebs on Security
http://krebsonsecurity.com/2013/11/spam-friendly-registrar-dynamic-dolph...

Ding Ding Ding! Video Poker 'Hackers' Cleared of Federal Charges | Threat Level | Wired.com
http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2013/11/video-poker-case/

Blackhole and Cool Exploit Kits Nearly Extinct | Threatpost | The First Stop For Security News

http://threatpost.com/blackhole-and-cool-exploit-kits-nearly-extinct/103034

Britain joins NATO infosec war game - Applications - SC Magazine Australia - Secure Business Intelligence
http://www.scmagazine.com.au/News/365841,britain-joins-nato-infosec-war-...

Atrax Kit Boasts Tor Connectivity, Bitcoin Extraction | Threatpost | The First Stop For Security News
http://threatpost.com/new-exploit-kit-atrax-boasts-tor-connectivity-bitc...

Nearly 2000 Sites Vulnerable to Ruby on Rails Cookie Problem | Threatpost | The First Stop For Security News
http://threatpost.com/ruby-on-rails-cookiestore-vulnerability-plagues-pr...

Debian Patches Flaws in Nginx, Perl Module | Threatpost | The First Stop For Security News
http://threatpost.com/debian-patches-holes-in-nginx-perl-module/103010

Transport Layer Security working group of the IETF Discussion List
http://www.ietf.org/mail-archive/web/tls/current/threads.html#10726

geer.tinho.net/geer.nro.6xi13.txt
http://geer.tinho.net/geer.nro.6xi13.txt

4 reasons BadBIOS isn't real, Did a noted security researcher find a superbug -- or go crazy? In light of the facts, supposed existence of BadBIOS doesn't add up

http://www.infoworld.com/d/security/4-reasons-badbios-isnt-real-230636

The Badbios Analysis is Wrong

http://www.rootwyrm.com/2013/11/the-badbios-analysis-is-wrong/

 
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