Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Complete DHS Daily Report for March 5, 2013
• Arkansas officials took three suspects into custody and are looking for others after discovering 22 Union Pacific trains completely stripped of copper with damages worth more than $5 million. – KATV 7 Little Rock
4. March 1, KATV 7 Little Rock – (Arkansas) Police make large copper theft bust, millions in damages. Three suspects were taken into custody after a $5 million copper theft heist was uncovered. Arkansas officials said they stripped twenty two out of twenty eight Union Pacific trains of copper. Source: http://www.katv.com/story/21441919/police-make-large-copper-theft-bust-millions-in-damages
• A Marion County fire which burned through 1900 acres of brush is 80 percent contained after destroying multiple homes and structures and closing down parts of a local highway. – WTEV 47 Jacksonville
21. March 3, WTEV 47 Jacksonville – (Florida) 1900 acre brush fire burning in Marion County. A brush fire is 80 percent contained after it burned through 1900 acres, destroyed 13 homes and 24 structures, and closed parts of Highway 19 in Marion County. Source: http://www.actionnewsjax.com/content/topstories/story/1900-acre-brush-fire-burning-in-Marion-County/CzOOriY0c0qPSml8fM8RVA.cspx
• Arizona State Prison was placed on lockdown after a 400 inmate fight which left multiple inmates and two prison guards injured. – International Business Times
27. March 4, International Business Times – (Arizona) 400 inmates fight at Arizona State Prison leaving 19 injured. Two prison guards and 17 inmates were injured after a fight broke out at Arizona State Prison involving 400 inmates March 3. The prison was placed on lockdown and the fight was quickly dispelled. Source: http://www.ibtimes.com/400-inmates-fight-arizona-state-prison-leaving-19-injured-1110167
• Evernote forced 50 million of its users to reset passwords after acknowledging that digital intruders had gained access to customer information. – Krebs on Security See item 36 below in the Information Technology Sector
Banking and Finance Sector
7. March 2, Associated Press – (Florida) Fla. Businessman guilty in investment scheme. The former owner of a Florida-based construction materials company pleaded guilty to defrauding investors of $40 million and the U.S. government of $10 million in loans. Source: http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/03/02/3262628/fla-businessman-guilty-in-investment.html
8. March 1, Associated Press – (International) Man accused of credit fraud arrested in Australia after being a fugitive for 4 years. A man accused of bank fraud as part of a $13 million account impersonation group was extradited from Australia to the U.S. Source: http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/man-accused-of-credit-fraud-arrested-in-australia-after-being-a-fugitive-for-4-years/2013/03/01/b3aceb14-82d9-11e2-a671-0307392de8de_story.html
Information Technology Sector
34. March 4, The Register – (International) New class of industrial-scale super-phishing emails threatens biz. Security researchers have identified a new large-scale form of phishing that uses tailored messages and variable links to direct users to drive-by download sites where rootkits are installed. Source: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2013/03/04/longlining_phishing/
35. March 4, Softpedia – (International) Experts identify 5 new Java 7 u15 vulnerabilities leading to a sandbox bypass. Security Explorations researchers discovered five new vulnerabilities in Java SE 7 Update 15 that can be used by an attacker to perform a sandbox bypass. Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Experts-Identify-5-New-Java-7-u15-Vulnerabilities-Leading-to-a-Sandbox-Bypass-334249.shtml
36. March 2, Krebs on Security – (International) Evernote forces password reset for 50M users. The Evernote note-syncing service stated that digital intruders gained access to customer information, and forced its 50 million users to reset their passwords. Source: http://krebsonsecurity.com/2013/03/evernote-forces-password-reset-for-50m-users/
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