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EU Data Protection Watchdog Calls for Ban on Pegasus-like Commercial Spyware

The European Union's data protection authority on Tuesday called for a ban on the development and the use of Pegasus-like commercial spyware in the region, calling out the technology's "unprecedented level of intrusiveness" that could endanger users' right to privacy. "Pegasus constitutes a paradigm shift in terms of access to private communications and devices, which is able to affect the very…

Datum: 16. 2. 2022

High-Severity RCE Security Bug Reported in Apache Cassandra Database Software

Researchers have revealed details of a now-patched high-severity security vulnerability in Apache Cassandra that, if left unaddressed, could be abused to gain remote code execution on affected installations. "This Apache security vulnerability is easy to exploit and has the potential to wreak havoc on systems, but luckily only manifests in non-default configurations of Cassandra," Omer Kaspi,…

Datum: 16. 2. 2022

Facebook Agrees to Pay $90 Million to Settle Decade-Old Privacy Violation Case

Meta Platforms has agreed to pay $90 million to settle a lawsuit over the company's use of cookies to allegedly track Facebook users' internet activity even after they had logged off from the platform. In addition, the social media company will be required to delete all of the data it illegally collected from those users. The development was first reported by Variety. The…

Datum: 16. 2. 2022

Researchers Link ShadowPad Malware Attacks to Chinese Ministry and PLA

Cybersecurity researchers have detailed the inner workings of ShadowPad, a sophisticated and modular backdoor that has been adopted by a growing number of Chinese threat groups in recent years, while also linking it to the country's civilian and military intelligence agencies. "ShadowPad is decrypted in memory using a custom decryption algorithm," researchers from Secureworks said in a report…

Datum: 15. 2. 2022

SafeDNS: Cloud-based Internet Security and Web Filtering Solution for MSPs

Remote workplace trend is getting the upper hand in 2022. A recent survey by IWG (the International Workplace Group) determined that 70% of the world's professionals work remotely at least one day a week, with 53% based outside their workplace at least half of the week. Taking this into consideration, organizations have started looking for reliable partners that can deliver services and support…

Datum: 15. 2. 2022

Experts Warn of Hacking Group Targeting Aviation and Defense Sectors

Entities in the aviation, aerospace, transportation, manufacturing, and defense industries have been targeted by a persistent threat group since at least 2017 as part of a string of spear-phishing campaigns mounted to deliver a variety of remote access trojans (RATs) on compromised systems. The use of commodity malware such as AsyncRAT and NetWire, among others, has led enterprise security firm…

Datum: 15. 2. 2022

New MyloBot Malware Variant Sends Sextortion Emails Demanding $2,732 in Bitcoin

A new version of the MyloBot malware has been observed to deploy malicious payloads that are being used to send sextortion emails demanding victims to pay $2,732 in digital currency. MyloBot, first detected in 2018, is known to feature an array of sophisticated anti-debugging capabilities and propagation techniques to rope infected machines into a botnet, not to mention remove traces of other…

Datum: 15. 2. 2022

New Chrome 0-Day Bug Under Active Attack – Update Your Browser ASAP!

Google on Monday rolled out fixes for eight security issues in the Chrome web browser, including a high-severity vulnerability that's being actively exploited in real-world attacks, marking the first zero-day patched by the internet giant in 2022. The shortcoming, tracked CVE-2022-0609, is described as a use-after-free vulnerability in the Animation component that, if successfully exploited,…

Datum: 15. 2. 2022

Spanish Police Arrest SIM Swappers Who Stole Money from Victims Bank Accounts

Spain's National Police Agency, the Policía Nacional, said last week it dismantled an unnamed cybercriminal organization and arrested eight individuals in connection with a series of SIM swapping attacks that were carried out with the goal of financial fraud. The suspects of the crime ring masqueraded as trustworthy representatives of banks and other organizations and used traditional phishing…

Datum: 14. 2. 2022

Critical Security Flaws Reported in Moxa MXview Network Management Software

Technical details have been disclosed regarding a number of security vulnerabilities affecting Moxa's MXview web-based network management system, some of which could be chained by an unauthenticated adversary to achieve remote code execution on unpatched servers. The five security weaknesses "could allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker to execute code on the hosting machine with the highest…

Datum: 14. 2. 2022

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