Trojan Destover, Misfits System Sony Pictures

Perpetrators of the attacks that devastated the Sony Pictures Entertainment system slowly began to unfold. Is North Korea really become perpetrators of this hacking?

Last week, for the first time, the FBI issued a warning about the damage the wiper activities used in the attack on Sony Pictures.

trojan sonyThe malware samples Destover contains configuration files are created in the system by using the Korean language. Evidence also shows that hackers from North Korea was behind the attacks against Sony.

Chief Security Researcher at Kaspersky Lab Kurt Baumgartner has published a blog post that describes the similarity between Destover wiper – used in the attack Sony – by Shamoon wipers are used to attack the Saudi Aramco in Saudi Arabia and the company RasGas in Qatar in 2012 and attacks DarkSeoul against several banks and media companies in Seoul, South Korea in 2013.

The similarity of the three wiper is of course not directly prove that the mastermind behind Shamoon same as the mastermind behind DarkSeoul or Destover.

But it should be noted that the events of the reactionary and operational characteristics and the toolset of the group had signs of resemblance to one another.

“The remarkable malware attacks since an attack is considered unusual and focus as well as having scale cyber enormous damage done by kemiripian which can be clearly identified,” he concluded.

Used Apple Pay Start October 20

Last September surprisingly Apple announced the release of Apple Pay, an electronic payment system of the first Apple. Pay the scheduled launch of Apple finally revealed along with the latest release of Apple’s iPad. In his presentation, CEO of Apple, Tim Cook announced the schedule for the launch of Apple Pay will be held on October 20, 2014.


Cook confirm if the electronic payment system has been working with the three major credit card companies, such as American Express, MasterCard, and Visa. Not only that, Apple has already partnered with several retail companies and 500 banks.

However, as quoted from the pages of The Verge, Apple’s new Pay can be used through the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. The system works is by combining a finger sensor Touch IDs with embedded NFC in the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

In use, the user Apple iPhone 6 Pay close enough to the sensor that is in store for later confirm payment via Touch ID.

‘Google Much Safer than Apple’

Apple CEO Tim Cook quipped that Google ignores the privacy of its users. Even as the user makes advertising goals. Google boss feels the heat hard to hear it and immediately refuted criticism of Cook.

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Eric Schmidt, Google’s former CEO who now occupies the position of chairman, stated that Google does not do things as alleged by Cook. Even Google’s Eric claims service is much more secure than Apple. No one told to him about Google’s policies correctly, it’s a pity.

“At Google, we have always been a leader in security and encryption. Our system is much safer and encrypted than others, including Apple. They are trying to catch up, which is a good thing,” said Eric.

Cook himself wanted to emphasize that Apple user data, such as cloud storage service, handled safely. He asserted that the user data will not be used Apple to sell to advertisers. He also insinuated competitors like Google.

“Internet users are starting to realize that when an online service is free, you are not actually the consumers. You are the product itself,” Cook wrote in an open letter. The letter was intended to allow consumers believe Apple service remains safe despite the scandalous nude photos leaked via iCloud.

What Challenges of Cloud Computing in the Future?

Trends in cloud computing systems continue to gain in popularity place. Having introduced the last few years, cloud computing is unstoppable also face challenges in the future.

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Many things must be prepared in the company before deciding to make cloud computing-based system. Start of infrastructure, network, to
various devices that will be used by the user.

Along with the cloud computing era, the IT world was enlivened with the trend of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and mobile work space. With the development of technology that does not stop, let alone who will be the challenge of cloud computing?

Challenges exist on whether we are able to create a cloud that can be accessed easily in any form. So the challenge is on ease of inaccessibility.

Added Krishna, cloud computing should also be able to help companies more fuel-efficient because by providing a cloud-based system will reduce the cost of managing infrastructure.

The days where IT companies only focused on managing the infrastructure because it does not reduce the cost. Let them focus on cloud services to its users.

Hackers Attack Israel Millions Site

The hackers condemned the Israeli attack on Gaza. As a form of retaliation, millions of cyber attacks were launched against Israeli sites Evils.


Post simmering situation in Gaza, appears #OpSaveGaza campaign promoted by anti-Israel hackers on the Internet.

The campaign is not only driven through chirp on Twitter but also realized through a real attack to the headquarters of the Zionist site online.

“Greatest ever campaign against ‘Israhell,’ to expose Reviews their terrorist activity to the world,” wrote the hacker.

Isaac Ben-Israel, head of the Tel Aviv University’s Yuval Neeman Workshop for Science, Technology & Security, said in recent days that cyber attacks targeting Israel has grown 900%.

“If there are usually 100 thousand attacks every day, now we received about 1 million attacks. Originally from various Arab and Muslim countries,” he said as quoted by the Times of Israel.

On average attacks targeting government Web site. “But we do not know related to computer hacking attacks home or company (business activists),” he continued.

Demi invite other hackers, anti-Israel hacker manifesto also post them on Facebook, Twitter or Israeli sites that have faces made. The goal is to show the world about the atrocities and crimes against humanity that have been carried out by Israel on Palestinian land.

“Israhell never Existed its only Palestine”. “It’s our home. If you are a hacker, Activist, a Human Right Organization Israel then hack websites and expose to the world Reviews their crimes, show to the world how much blood is on their hands, the blood of innocent children and women, “reads the message of the anti-Israeli hackers .

Robin Li, China’s Richest People ‘Kill’ Google

Robin Li seen as a figure of calm. But make no mistake, he is not a citizen of China mostly. The 45-year-old man is the richest man in the Bamboo Curtain country, with total assets in the range of $ 12.2 billion in December 2013, according to research from Forbes.

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Robin wealth thanks to the company he founded an online search engine, Baidu. Baidu to date sturdy become the largest search engine in China with a market share in the range of 64%. They succeed ‘kill’ Google in China, the market share is very low.

Indeed skyrocketing Baidu is not separated from the Chinese government policies that often block Google so that companies from the United States is very limited movement. But still rising Baidu also thanks to its quality, so that the Chinese people choose it as the main search engine.

Men who married and has 4 children were obviously proud of the achievement. Moreover, since 2007, Baidu became the first Chinese company entered the NASDAQ 100 index, one of the stock market index of the most respected.

Despite tremendous success, Li apparently still a big ambition. He had expressed his intention to become a global company, not just a champion alone.

“When the Chinese market stopped growing faster than any other country in the world, we will see out. The reason we focus here is China is the fastest growing markets we can access,” he said.

Opera Browser Specials Create iPhone

One of the products that may be quite famous Opera is Opera Mini, but now the Norwegian software manufacturer has a new product designed specifically for the iPhone.

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Opera Coast, thus the name of the latest Opera browser. Previous software is already available for the iPad, but for this third generation Opera also released specifically for the iPhone.

In contrast to most other browsers, Opera Coast offers a unique internet surfing experience. Differ in terms of the user interface, the display is designed to be easy to navigate with the thumb.

When tested, Opera Coast is different than most other browsers for mobile phones. For the ‘back’ for example, users simply just slide to the right to access it. Then to do a refresh, bookmark, can also be done with a few touches.

Then display Opera Coast also made simple with just one button ‘home’ at the bottom, and the ‘history’ at the bottom right.

“History in Opera Coast can also be used as bookmarks, and this function is more interesting because of all the sites displayed complete with pictures,” said Agnes Agastia Communications Manager Opera Software

So far unique browser is claimed to be accepted well by iPad users, and that was what finally made the Opera to bring anyway for iPhone users.

But it is not just shrink zoom course, there are things that are deliberately optimized to fit the iPhone.

Interested tasted it? Opera Coast can now be downloaded through the Apple App Store for free.