Quick summary of news items we found interesting this week:

August 17th: Supervalu and Albertsons Credit Card Data Hacked
http://thehackernews.com/2014/08/grocery-stores-supervalu-and-albertsons_17.html

 

August 19th: US Hospitals Heartbleed flaw exploited
https://www.trustedsec.com/august-2014/chs-hacked-heartbleed-exclusive-trustedsec/

 

August 20th: Crypto Locker spreads via Youtube videos via Ads:
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/08/20/cryptolocker_flogged_on_youtube/
** Earlier in the month FireEye released a CryptoLocker decryption tool:
http://www.fireeye.com/blog/corporate/2014/08/your-locker-of-information-for-cryptolocker-decryption.html

 

August 20th: UPS Confirms credit card theft from 51 UPS franchises in US:
http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/08/20/ups-investigating-possible-security-breach/

 

August 20th: Kaspersky releases details on “El Machete” that was initially fully attributed to China, but turns out it was code from Social Engineering Toolkit(SET):
https://securelist.com/blog/research/66108/el-machete/
August 20th: DerbyCon releases notice back to confirmed speakers – schedule pending.

 

August 22nd: Shadowserver releases statistics from scanning the internet:
http://blog.shadowserver.org/2014/08/22/of-scannings-and-statistics/