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Petya Ransomware Cyber Attack
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Here is the weekly roundup :

Security Researchers Crack GnuPG Crypto Library’s 1024-bit RSA Encryption
Researchers have uncovered a critical vulnerability in a GnuPG cryptographic library, enabling them to completely bypass the inherent RSA-1024 encryption and extract the decryption RSA key. Gnu Privacy Guard (GnuPG…

Plugin Leaves 300,000 WordPress Websites Vulnerable to SQL Injection Attack
Security researchers have discovered a flaw in WP Statistics, a tremendously popular WordPress plugin used in over 300,00 websites, enabling hackers to plausibly steal databases and even remotely hijack the…

Hackers Sell Patient Records of “any Australian” on the Darknet for $22 Each
A trader on the darknet is illegally selling the Medicare patient records of Australians after spotting a vulnerability in a government database. An investigation by Guardian Australia has revealed a…

Software Firm at the Center of Ransomware Storm Will Face Charges
A Ukrainian tax software company at the center of the recent NotPetya global ransomware epidemic is currently under investigation by Ukrainian authorities and will face charges. “They knew about it,”…

Ukraine’s Security Service Blames Russia for Petya Cyberattack
Ukraine’s security service has claimed it has obtained proof that its Russian counterpart was involved in the cyber-attack.





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Phyton Penetration Testing Cheat Sheet

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OWASP NY/NJ TechDay 2017 | New York, NY | 7/12

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(ISC)² Security Congress cybersecurity conference | Austin, TX| 9/25

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