Kaspersky Lab has discovered that the Darkhotel group, an elite spying crew uncovered by its experts in 2014 and famous for infiltrating Wi-Fi networks in luxury hotels to compromise selected corporate executives, has been using a zero-day vulnerability from Hacking Team's collection straight after the leak of Hacking Team files on July, 5th.
Pentagon's Joint Staff unclassified email system, used by 4,000 military and civilian personnel, has been compromised by attackers, and it has been taken offline until the threat is dealt with.
Secunia has taken an early peek at the trend in vulnerabilities for 2015, and has presented the results at Black Hat USA 2015.
There's no doubt about it: the batch of stolen information leaked in the wake of the Hacking Team breach was a boon for exploit kit developers.
Attackers are actively exploiting a zero-day privilege escalation vulnerability affecting the latest version of Apple's OS.
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