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Microsoft Says Its Systems Were Also Breached in Massive SolarWinds Hack

The massive state-sponsored espionage campaign that compromised software maker SolarWinds also targeted Microsoft, as the unfolding investigation into the hacking spree reveals the incident may have been far more wider in scope, sophistication, and impact than previously thought. News of Microsoft's compromise was first reported by Reuters, which also said the company's own products were then…

Datum: 18. 12. 2020

How to Use Password Length to Set Best Password Expiration Policy

One of the many features of an Active Directory Password Policy is the maximum password age. Traditional Active Directory environments have long using password aging as a means to bolster password security. Native password aging in the default Active Directory Password Policy is relatively limited in configuration settings. Let's take a look at a few best practices that have changed in regards…

Datum: 17. 12. 2020

Software Supply-Chain Attack Hits Vietnam Government Certification Authority

Cybersecurity researchers today disclosed a new supply-chain attack targeting the Vietnam Government Certification Authority (VGCA) that compromised the agency's digital signature toolkit to install a backdoor on victim systems. Uncovered by Slovak internet security company ESET early this month, the "SignSight" attack involved modifying software installers hosted on the CA's website ("ca.gov.vn…

Datum: 17. 12. 2020

New Evidence Suggests SolarWinds' Codebase Was Hacked to Inject Backdoor

The investigation into how the attackers managed to compromise SolarWinds' internal network and poison the company's software updates is still underway, but we may be one step closer to understanding what appears to be a very meticulously planned and highly-sophisticated supply chain attack. A new report published by ReversingLabs today and shared in advance with The Hacker News has revealed…

Datum: 16. 12. 2020

Ransomware Attackers Using SystemBC Malware With RAT and Tor Proxy

Cybercriminals are increasingly outsourcing the task of deploying ransomware to affiliates using commodity malware and attack tools, according to new research. In a new analysis published by Sophos today and shared with The Hacker News, recent deployments of Ryuk and Egregor ransomware have involved the use of SystemBC backdoor to laterally move across the network and fetch additional payloads…

Datum: 16. 12. 2020

New 5G Network Flaws Let Attackers Track Users' Locations and Steal Data

As 5G networks are being gradually rolled out in major cities across the world, an analysis of its network architecture has revealed a number of potential weaknesses that could be exploited to carry out a slew of cyber assaults, including denial-of-service (DoS) attacks to deprive subscribers of Internet access and intercept data traffic. The findings form the basis of a new "5G Standalone core…

Datum: 16. 12. 2020

What is Geocoding? — How to Find Coordinates of An Address

How can your app hook into a geocoding service that offers forward and reverse geocoding and an auto-completion facility? Geocoding turns a location name or address into geocoordinates. The service gets used by thousands of applications like Uber and Grubhub to track and plot their map data. Yet, it can also help web development by enhancing UX through reverse geocoding. Not to mention…

Datum: 16. 12. 2020

SolarWinds Issues Second Hotfix for Orion Platform Supply Chain Attack

Network monitoring services provider SolarWinds officially released a second hotfix to address a critical vulnerability in its Orion platform that was exploited to insert malware and breach public and private entities in a wide-ranging espionage campaign. In a new update posted to its advisory page, the company urged its customers to update Orion Platform to version 2020.2.1 HF 2 immediately to…

Datum: 16. 12. 2020

Wormable Gitpaste-12 Botnet Returns to Target Linux Servers, IoT Devices

A new wormable botnet that spreads via GitHub and Pastebin to install cryptocurrency miners and backdoors on target systems has returned with expanded capabilities to compromise web applications, IP cameras, and routers. Early last month, researchers from Juniper Threat Labs documented a crypto-mining campaign called "Gitpaste-12," which used GitHub to host malicious code containing as many as…

Datum: 15. 12. 2020

Download the Essential Guide to Response Automation

In the classic children's movie 'The Princess Bride,' one of the characters utters the phrase, "You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means." It's freely used as a response to someone's misuse or misunderstanding of a word or phrase. "Response Automation" is another one of those phrases that have different meanings to different people. It's bantered around by the…

Datum: 15. 12. 2020

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