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05 June 2009, 15:13

Lost+Found: Hacking contests, comics and ATM malware

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Too short for news, too good to lose; lost+found is a round up of useful security information. Today, Hacking Contests, Comics and ATM Malware

StrongWebmail, an online supposedly secure email service, offered a $10,000 prize for hacking it's CEO's email account and promptly lost it when the CEO opened his email: StrongWebmail CEO's mail account hacked via XSS

McAfee has written a summary about web browser attacks. Some of the more recent information, however, is missing: Web Browsers: An Emerging Platform Under AttackPDF

Fans of Comics may enjoy Symantec's Norton Heroes: Norton Heroes Adventure Series

Another trojan for ATMs has emerged which can capture the data on the magnetic strip and PIN code: Automated Teller Machine (ATM) Malware Analysis BriefingPDF


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