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Microsoft's Emergency Patch Fails to Fully Fix PrintNightmare RCE Vulnerability

Even as Microsoft expanded patches for the so-called PrintNightmare vulnerability for Windows 10 version 1607, Windows Server 2012, and Windows Server 2016, it has come to light that the patch for the remote code execution exploit in the Windows Print Spooler service can be bypassed in certain scenarios, effectively defeating the security protections and permitting attackers to run arbitrary…

Datum: 8. 7. 2021

WildPressure APT Emerges With New Malware Targeting Windows and macOS

A malicious campaign that has set its sights on industrial-related entities in the Middle East since 2019 has resurfaced with an upgraded malware toolset to strike both Windows and macOS operating systems, symbolizing an expansion in both its targets and its strategy around distributing threats. Russian cybersecurity firm attributed the attacks to an advanced persistent threat (APT) it tracks as…

Datum: 7. 7. 2021

Dozens of Vulnerable NuGet Packages Allow Attackers to Target .NET Platform

An analysis of off-the-shelf packages hosted on the NuGet repository has revealed 51 unique software components to be vulnerable to actively exploited, high-severity vulnerabilities, once again underscoring the threat posed by third-party dependencies to the software development process. In light of the growing number of cyber incidents that target the software supply chain, there is an urgent…

Datum: 7. 7. 2021

[Whitepaper] XDR vs. NDR/NTA – What do Organizations Truly Need to Stay Safe?

Security teams whose organizations are outside the Fortune 500 are faced with a dilemma. Most teams will have to choose between deploying either a network traffic analysis (NTA) or network detection and response (NDR) tool or an endpoint detection and response (EDR) tool to supplement their existing stacks. On the other hand, some organizations are getting the best of both options by switching…

Datum: 7. 7. 2021

Microsoft Issues Emergency Patch for Critical Windows PrintNightmare Vulnerability

Microsoft has shipped an emergency out-of-band security update to address a critical zero-day vulnerability — known as "PrintNightmare" — that affects the Windows Print Spooler service and can permit remote threat actors to run arbitrary code and take over vulnerable systems. Tracked as CVE-2021-34527 (CVSS score: 8.8), the remote code execution flaw impacts all supported editions of Windows.…

Datum: 7. 7. 2021

Interpol Arrests Moroccan Hacker Engaged in Nefarious Cyber Activities

Law enforcement authorities with the Interpol have apprehended a threat actor responsible for targeting thousands of unwitting victims over several years and staging malware attacks on telecom companies, major banks, and multinational corporations in France as part of a global phishing and credit card fraud scheme. The two-year investigation, dubbed Operation Lyrebird by the international,…

Datum: 6. 7. 2021

Kaseya Rules Out Supply-Chain Attack; Says VSA 0-Day Hit Its Customers Directly

U.S. technology firm Kaseya, which is firefighting the largest ever supply-chain ransomware strike on its VSA on-premises product, ruled out the possibility that its codebase was unauthorizedly tampered with to distribute malware. While initial reports raised speculations that the ransomware gang might have gained access to Kaseya's backend infrastructure and abused it to deploy a malicious…

Datum: 6. 7. 2021

Getting Started with Security Testing: A Practical Guide for Startups

A common misconception among startup founders is that cybercriminals won't waste time on them, because they're not big or well known enough yet. But just because you are small doesn't mean you're not in the firing line. The size of a startup does not exempt it from cyber-attacks – that's because hackers constantly scan the internet looking for flaws that they can exploit; one slip up, and your…

Datum: 5. 7. 2021

TrickBot Botnet Found Deploying A New Ransomware Called Diavol

Threat actors behind the infamous TrickBot malware have been linked to a new ransomware strain named "Diavol," according to the latest research. Diavol and Conti ransomware payloads were deployed on different systems in a case of an unsuccessful attack targeting one of its customers earlier this month, researchers from Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs said last week. TrickBot, a banking Trojan first…

Datum: 5. 7. 2021

Microsoft Urges Azure Users to Update PowerShell to Patch RCE Flaw

Microsoft is urging Azure users to update the PowerShell command-line tool as soon as possible to protect against a critical remote code execution vulnerability impacting .NET Core. The issue, tracked as CVE-2021-26701 (CVSS score: 8.1), affects PowerShell versions 7.0 and 7.1 and have been remediated in versions 7.0.6 and 7.1.3, respectively. Windows PowerShell 5.1 isn't impacted by the flaw.…

Datum: 5. 7. 2021

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