Emergency sirens went off in Dallas, but it was a pretty low-tech hack, inmates in an Ohio prison build their own computers to access the internet, and the ShadowBrokers offer up a Good Friday Surprise from the NSA. All that coming up now on Threat Wire.

 

Links:

https://thehackernews.com/2017/04/emergency-tornado-siren-hack.html

http://www.dallasobserver.com/news/dallas-siren-hack-done-by-radio-not-computer-9358087

https://www.dallasnews.com/news/dallas-city-council/2017/04/12/dallas-spends-100000-upgrade-emergency-sirens-hack-just-beginning

https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2017/04/dallas-siren-hack-used-radio-signals-to-spoof-alarm-says-city-manager/

 

http://watchdog.ohio.gov/Portals/0/pdf/investigations/2015-CA00043.pdf

https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/how-to-illegally-build-an-internet-connected-pc-in-prison

https://thehackernews.com/2017/04/computer-in-prison.html

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2017/04/inmates-built-computers-hidden-in-ceiling-connected-them-to-prison-network/

 

https://arstechnica.com/security/2017/04/booby-trapped-word-documents-in-the-wild-exploit-critical-microsoft-0day/

https://www.fireeye.com/blog/threat-research/2017/04/acknowledgement_ofa.html

https://arstechnica.com/security/2017/04/microsoft-word-0day-used-to-push-dangerous-dridex-malware-on-millions/

https://arstechnica.com/security/2017/04/critical-word-0day-is-only-1-of-3-microsoft-bugs-under-attack/

 

https://thehackernews.com/2017/04/swift-banking-hacking-tool.html

https://thehackernews.com/2017/04/swift-banking-hacking-tool.html

https://steemit.com/shadowbrokers/@theshadowbrokers/lost-in-translation

http://www.marketwired.com/press-release/no-credibility-online-claim-compromise-eastnets-customer-information-on-its-swift-service-2209857.htm

https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/shadow-brokers-nsa-stuxnet-iran

https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/msrc/2017/04/14/protecting-customers-and-evaluating-risk/

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