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Experts Discover Flaw in U.S. Govt's Chosen Quantum-Resistant Encryption Algorithm

A group of researchers has revealed what it says is a vulnerability in a specific implementation of CRYSTALS-Kyber, one of the encryption algorithms chosen by the U.S. government as quantum-resistant last year. The exploit relates to "side-channel attacks on up to the fifth-order masked implementations of CRYSTALS-Kyber in ARM Cortex-M4 CPU," Elena Dubrova, Kalle Ngo, and Joel Gärtner of KTH…

Datum: 6. 3. 2023

Security and IT Teams No Longer Need To Pay For SaaS-Shadow IT Discovery

This past January, a SaaS Security Posture Management (SSPM) company named Wing Security (Wing) made waves with the launch of its free SaaS-Shadow IT discovery solution. Cloud-based companies were invited to gain insight into their employees' SaaS usage through a completely free, self-service product that operates on a "freemium" model. If a user is impressed with the solution and wants to gain…

Datum: 4. 3. 2023

New FiXS ATM Malware Targeting Mexican Banks

A new ATM malware strain dubbed FiXS has been observed targeting Mexican banks since the start of February 2023. "The ATM malware is hidden inside another not-malicious-looking program," Latin American cybersecurity firm Metabase Q said in a report shared with The Hacker News. Besides requiring interaction via an external keyboard, the Windows-based ATM malware is also vendor-agnostic and is…

Datum: 4. 3. 2023

New Flaws in TPM 2.0 Library Pose Threat to Billions of IoT and Enterprise Devices

A pair of serious security defects has been disclosed in the Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 2.0 reference library specification that could potentially lead to information disclosure or privilege escalation. One of the vulnerabilities, CVE-2023-1017, concerns an out-of-bounds write, while the other, CVE-2023-1018, is described as an out-of-bounds read. Credited with discovering and reporting the…

Datum: 3. 3. 2023

Chinese Hackers Targeting European Entities with New MQsTTang Backdoor

The China-aligned Mustang Panda actor has been observed using a hitherto unseen custom backdoor called MQsTTang as part of an ongoing social engineering campaign that commenced in January 2023. "Unlike most of the group's malware, MQsTTang doesn't seem to be based on existing families or publicly available projects," ESET researcher Alexandre Côté Cyr said in a new report. Attack chains…

Datum: 3. 3. 2023

U.S. Cybersecurity Agency Raises Alarm Over Royal Ransomware's Deadly Capabilities

The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has released a new advisory about Royal ransomware, which emerged in the threat landscape last year. "After gaining access to victims' networks, Royal actors disable antivirus software and exfiltrate large amounts of data before ultimately deploying the ransomware and encrypting the systems," CISA said. The custom ransomware…

Datum: 3. 3. 2023

Hackers Exploit Containerized Environments to Steals Proprietary Data and Software

A sophisticated attack campaign dubbed SCARLETEEL is targeting containerized environments to perpetrate theft of proprietary data and software. "The attacker exploited a containerized workload and then leveraged it to perform privilege escalation into an AWS account in order to steal proprietary software and credentials," Sysdig said in a new report. The advanced cloud attack also entailed the…

Datum: 2. 3. 2023

New Cryptojacking Campaign Leverages Misconfigured Redis Database Servers

Misconfigured Redis database servers are the target of a novel cryptojacking campaign that leverages a legitimate and open source command-line file transfer service to implement its attack. "Underpinning this campaign was the use of transfer[.]sh," Cado Security said in a report shared with The Hacker News. "It's possible that it's an attempt at evading detections based on other common code…

Datum: 2. 3. 2023

2023 Browser Security Report Uncovers Major Browsing Risks and Blind Spots

As a primary working interface, the browser plays a significant role in today's corporate environment. The browser is constantly used by employees to access websites, SaaS applications and internal applications, from both managed and unmanaged devices. A new report published by LayerX, a browser security vendor, finds that attackers are exploiting this reality and are targeting it in increasing…

Datum: 2. 3. 2023

Experts Identify Fully-Featured Info Stealer and Trojan in Python Package on PyPI

A malicious Python package uploaded to the Python Package Index (PyPI) has been found to contain a fully-featured information stealer and remote access trojan. The package, named colourfool, was identified by Kroll's Cyber Threat Intelligence team, with the company calling the malware Colour-Blind. "The 'Colour-Blind' malware points to the democratization of cybercrime that could lead to an…

Datum: 2. 3. 2023

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