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Instagram? ?Bug Allowed Anyone to View Private Accounts Without Following Them

Instagram has patched a new flaw that allowed anyone to view archived posts and stories posted by private accounts without having to follow them. "This bug could have allowed a malicious user to view targeted media on Instagram," Mayur Fartade said in a Medium post today. "An attacker could have been able to see details of private/archived posts, stories, reels, IGTV without following the user…

Datum: 15. 6. 2021

Apple Issues Urgent Patches for 2 Zero-Day Flaws Exploited in the Wild

Apple on Monday shipped out-of-band security patches to address two zero-day vulnerabilities in iOS 12.5.3 that it says are being actively exploited in the wild. The latest update, iOS 12.5.4, comes with three security fixes, including a memory corruption issue in the ASN.1 decoder (CVE-2021-30737) and two flaws concerning the WebKit browser engine that could be abused to achieve…

Datum: 15. 6. 2021

Google Workspace Now Offers Client-side Encryption For Drive and Docs

Google on Monday announced that it's rolling out client-side encryption to Google Workspace (formerly G Suite), thereby giving its enterprise customers direct control of encryption keys and the identity service they choose to access those keys. "With client-side encryption, customer data is indecipherable to Google, while users can continue to take advantage of Google's native web-based…

Datum: 14. 6. 2021

NoxPlayer Supply-Chain Attack is Likely the Work of Gelsemium Hackers

A new cyber espionage group named Gelsemium has been linked to a supply chain attack targeting the NoxPlayer Android emulator that was disclosed earlier this year. The findings come from a systematic analysis of multiple campaigns undertaken by the APT crew, with evidence of the earliest attack dating back all the way to 2014 under the codename Operation TooHash based on malware payloads…

Datum: 14. 6. 2021

Cybersecurity Executive Order 2021: What It Means for Cloud and SaaS Security

In response to malicious actors targeting US federal IT systems and their supply chain, the President released the "Executive Order on Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity (Executive Order)." Although directed at Federal departments and agencies, the Executive Order will likely have a ripple effect through the Federal technology supply stream. Private companies and enterprises will look to the…

Datum: 14. 6. 2021

Chinese Hackers Believed to be Behind SITA, Air India Data Breach

The cyber assault on Air India that came to light last month lasted for a period of at least two months and 26 days, new research has revealed, which attributed the incident with moderate confidence to a Chinese nation-state threat actor called APT41. Group-IB dubbed the campaign "ColunmTK" based on the names of the command-and-control (C2) server domains that were used for communications. "The…

Datum: 14. 6. 2021

Mozilla Says Google's New Ad Tech—FLoC—Doesn't Protect User Privacy

Google's upcoming plans to replace third-party cookies with a less invasive ad targeted mechanism have a number of issues that could defeat its privacy objectives and allow for significant linkability of user behavior, possibly even identifying individual users. "FLoC is premised on a compelling idea: enable ad targeting without exposing users to risk," said Eric Rescorla, author of TLS standard…

Datum: 11. 6. 2021

Hackers Can Exploit Samsung Pre-Installed Apps to Spy On Users

Multiple critical security flaws have been disclosed in Samsung's pre-installed Android apps, which, if successfully exploited, could have allowed adversaries access to personal data without users' consent and take control of the devices.  "The impact of these bugs could have allowed an attacker to access and edit the victim's contacts, calls, SMS/MMS, install arbitrary apps with device…

Datum: 11. 6. 2021

Live Cybersecurity Webinar — Deconstructing Cobalt Strike

Organizations' cybersecurity capabilities have improved over the past decade, mostly out of necessity. As their defenses get better, so do the methods, tactics, and techniques malicious actors devise to penetrate their environments. Instead of the standard virus or trojan, attackers today will deploy a variety of tools and methods to infiltrate an organization’s environment and attack it from…

Datum: 11. 6. 2021

7-Year-Old Polkit Flaw Lets Unprivileged Linux Users Gain Root Access

A seven-year-old privilege escalation vulnerability discovered in the polkit system service could be exploited by a malicious unprivileged local attacker to bypass authorization and escalate permissions to the root user. Tracked as CVE-2021-3560 (CVSS score: 7.8), the flaw affects polkit versions between 0.113 and 0.118 and was discovered by GitHub security researcher Kevin Backhouse, who said…

Datum: 11. 6. 2021

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