Teenagers Charged For DDoS Attacks Around The World
Two Teenagers Charged for Allegedly Running DDoS Services

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Microsoft Releases Patches for Zero-Day Vulnerabilities
Microsoft’s new all-or-nothing patch model is out for the month of October. The controversial delivery method sees users unable to pick and choose individual patches, instead having to rely on a single payload to get critical and less-important updates at the same time.

SWIFT-connected Banks Targeted by Different Hacking Group
According to a report from the security firm, Symantec, a second group of hackers have broken into the SWIFT interbanking network, the platform of the global financial payments system.

Turkey Blocks Access to Dropbox, Google Drive and OneDrive
The Turkish government has blocked access to a number of cloud-based storage services including Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive, Dropbox and GitHub, the code hosting platform.

Johnson & Johnson Issues Warning of Insulin Pump Cyber Exploit
Medical device manufacturer Johnson & Johnson is warning patients about a cybersecurity bug that could lead to a potential exploit in one of its insulin pumps. If compromised, a hacker could trigger an overdose of insulin for diabetic patients.

Two Teenagers Charged for Allegedly Running DDoS Services
Two teenagers have been charged by Federal authorities in Chicago for allegedly operating DDoS-for-hire websites that have launched attacks on companies and individuals around the world.

From Around the Web

The IoT Gives Criminals Superpowers
The Internet of Things will give superpowers to a new class of entrepreneurs able to forge the future of connected communications. Unfortunately, some of them will be criminals.

Staying ahead of threats: Growing dangers
Fraudsters who hack corporate bank accounts typically launder stolen funds by making deposits from the hacked company into accounts owned by “money mules.”

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