Sick SSL ecosystem: 90% of HTTPS sites insecure, 75% vulnerable to BEAST attack

Trustworthy Internet Movement's SSL Pulse shows 90% of the world's 200,000 most popular websites with HTTPS-enabled are actually insecure and 75% are vulnerable to the BEAST attack
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VMWare's Source Code Leaked

The company says, it is no big deal, and brings no security risk. Hence, either their code is really really secure, or the company is really really stupid.


India overtakes U.S. as top email spam source

About 9.3% of worldwide spam traffic during the first three months of 2012 originated in India, Sophos says
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Most IT, security pros see Anonymous as serious threat

Bit9 survey shows that many IT professionals believe hacktivists are likely to target their organizations
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Anonymous AnonPaste

Anonymous releases AnonPaste, which is an alternative to PasteBin and can be used to make any posts anonymously. Press Release


Google warns 20,000 websites they could be infected with malware

The sites could be infected with JavaScript redirect malware and servers could be compromised, Google warned
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3 million bank accounts hacked in Iran

First, he warned of the security flaw in Iran’s banking system. Then he provided them with 1,000 bank account details. When they didn’t listen, he hacked 3 million accounts across at least 22 banks.
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10 SQL Injection Tools

The top free SQL injection tools.

Finding the New Encryption Standard

NIST began a public contest in 2008 to find a hash function to serve as the SHA-3 standard. Here is a status update on this project. One of the algos will be chosen in 2012.

Another update on the shortlisted candidates 


Hack compromises personal data of Utah Medicaid recipients

The Utah Department of Technology Services (DTS) has admitted that cybercriminals stole personal information on 181,604 Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Plan (CHIP) recipients, including social security numbers of 25,096 individuals.


485 Chinese Websites Defaced - Curtsey Anonymous

This time they claim to educate the users against their government:
Hello, we are Anonymous.All these years the Chinese Government has subjected their people to unfair laws and unhealthy processes.People, each of you suffers from tyranny of that regime.Fight for justice, fight for freedom, fight for democracy!