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Unpatched Remote Hacking Flaw Disclosed in Fortinet's FortiWeb WAF

Details have emerged about a new unpatched security vulnerability in Fortinet's web application firewall (WAF) appliances that could be abused by a remote, authenticated attacker to execute malicious commands on the system. "An OS command injection vulnerability in FortiWeb's management interface (version 6.3.11 and prior) can allow a remote, authenticated attacker to execute arbitrary commands…

Datum: 18. 8. 2021

Malicious Ads Target Cryptocurrency Users With Cinobi Banking Trojan

A new social engineering-based malvertising campaign targeting Japan has been found to deliver a malicious application that deploys a banking trojan on compromised Windows machines to steal credentials associated with cryptocurrency accounts. The application masquerades as an animated porn game, a reward points application, or a video streaming application, Trend Micro researchers Jaromir…

Datum: 17. 8. 2021

Multiple Flaws Affecting Realtek Wi-Fi SDKs Impact Nearly a Million IoT Devices

Taiwanese chip designer Realtek is warning of four security vulnerabilities in three software development kits (SDKs) accompanying its WiFi modules, which are used in almost 200 IoT devices made by at least 65 vendors. The flaws, which affect Realtek SDK v2.x, Realtek "Jungle" SDK v3.0/v3.1/v3.2/v3.4.x/v3.4T/v3.4T-CT, and Realtek "Luna" SDK up to version 1.3.2, could be abused by attackers to…

Datum: 17. 8. 2021

Attackers Can Weaponize Firewalls and Middleboxes for Amplified DDoS Attacks

Weaknesses in the implementation of TCP protocol in middleboxes and censorship infrastructure could be weaponized as a vector to stage reflected denial of service (DoS) amplification attacks, surpassing many of the existing UDP-based amplification factors to date. Detailed by a group of academics from the University of Maryland and the University of Colorado Boulder at the USENIX Security…

Datum: 16. 8. 2021

Dozens of STARTTLS Related Flaws Found Affecting Popular Email Clients

Security researchers have disclosed as many as 40 different vulnerabilities associated with an opportunistic encryption mechanism in mail clients and servers that could open the door to targeted man-in-the-middle (MitM) attacks, permitting an intruder to forge mailbox content and steal credentials. The now-patched flaws, identified in various STARTTLS implementations, were detailed by a group of…

Datum: 16. 8. 2021

New AdLoad Variant Bypasses Apple's Security Defenses to Target macOS Systems

A new wave of attacks involving a notorious macOS adware family has evolved to leverage around 150 unique samples in the wild in 2021 alone, some of which have slipped past Apple's on-device malware scanner and even signed by its own notarization service, highlighting the malicious software ongoing attempts to adapt and evade detection. "AdLoad," as the malware is known, is one of several…

Datum: 16. 8. 2021

New Glowworm Attack Recovers Device's Sound from Its LED Power Indicator

A novel technique leverages optical emanations from a device's power indicator LED to recover sounds from connected peripherals and spy on electronic conversations from a distance of as much as 35 meters. Dubbed the "Glowworm attack," the findings were published by a group of academics from the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev earlier this week, describing the method as "an optical TEMPEST …

Datum: 14. 8. 2021

Learn Ethical Hacking From Scratch — 18 Online Courses for Just $43

If you’re reading this post, there is a pretty good chance you’re interested in hacking. Ever thought about turning it into a career? The cybersecurity industry is booming right now, and ethical hacking is one of the most lucrative and challenging niches. It’s open to anyone with the right skills. Featuring 18 courses from top-rated instructors, The All-In-One 2021 Super-Sized Ethical Hacking…

Datum: 14. 8. 2021

Facebook Adds End-to-End Encryption for Audio and Video Calls in Messenger

Facebook on Friday said it's extending end-to-end encryption (E2EE) for voice and video calls in Messenger, along with testing a new opt-in setting that will turn on end-to-end encryption for Instagram DMs. "The content of your messages and calls in an end-to-end encrypted conversation is protected from the moment it leaves your device to the moment it reaches the receiver's device," Messenger's…

Datum: 14. 8. 2021

Hackers Spotted Using Morse Code in Phishing Attacks to Evade Detection

Microsoft has disclosed details of an evasive year-long social engineering campaign wherein the operators kept changing their obfuscation and encryption mechanisms every 37 days on average, including relying on Morse code, in an attempt to cover their tracks and surreptitiously harvest user credentials. The phishing attacks take the form of invoice-themed lures mimicking financial-related…

Datum: 13. 8. 2021

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