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Russian APT28 Hackers Using COVID-19 as Bait to Deliver Zebrocy Malware

A Russian threat actor known for its malware campaigns has reappeared in the threat landscape with yet another attack leveraging COVID-19 as phishing lures, once again indicating how adversaries are adept at repurposing the current world events to their advantage. Linking the operation to a sub-group of APT28 (aka Sofacy, Sednit, Fancy Bear, or STRONTIUM), cybersecurity firm Intezer said the…

Datum: 9. 12. 2020

Amnesia:33 — Critical TCP/IP Flaws Affect Millions of IoT Devices

Cybersecurity researchers disclosed a dozen new flaws in multiple widely-used embedded TCP/IP stacks impacting millions of devices ranging from networking equipment and medical devices to industrial control systems that could be exploited by an attacker to take control of a vulnerable system. Collectively called "AMNESIA:33" by Forescout researchers, it is a set of 33 vulnerabilities that impact…

Datum: 9. 12. 2020

Cybersecurity Firm FireEye Got Hacked; Red-Team Pentest Tools Stolen

FireEye, one of the largest cybersecurity firms in the world, said on Tuesday it became a victim of a state-sponsored attack by a "highly sophisticated threat actor" that stole its arsenal of Red Team penetration testing tools it uses to test the defenses of its customers. The company said it's actively investigating the breach in coordination with the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)…

Datum: 9. 12. 2020

Microsoft Releases Windows Update (Dec 2020) to Fix 58 Security Flaws

Microsoft on Tuesday released fixes for 58 newly discovered security flaws spanning as many as 11 products and services as part of its final Patch Tuesday of 2020, effectively bringing their CVE total to 1,250 for the year. Of these 58 patches, nine are rated as Critical, 46 are rated as Important, and three are rated Moderate in severity. The December security release addresses issues in…

Datum: 9. 12. 2020

WARNING — Critical Remote Hacking Flaws Affect D-Link VPN Routers

Some widely sold D-Link VPN router models have been found vulnerable to three new high-risk security vulnerabilities, leaving millions of home and business networks open to cyberattacks—even if they are secured with a strong password. Discovered by researchers at Digital Defense, the three security shortcomings were responsibly disclosed to D-Link on August 11, which, if exploited, could allow…

Datum: 8. 12. 2020

Download: How XDR Platforms Are Changing The Game For Ransomware Protection

There seems to be a new ransomware story every day - a new ransomware attack, a new ransomware technique, criminals not providing encryption keys after receiving ransom payments, private data being publicly released by ransomware attackers—it never ends. Just last month, the FBI, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)…

Datum: 8. 12. 2020

Zero-Click Wormable RCE Vulnerability Reported in Microsoft Teams

A zero-click remote code execution (RCE) bug in Microsoft Teams desktop apps could have allowed an adversary to execute arbitrary code by merely sending a specially-crafted chat message and compromise a target's system. The issues were reported to the Windows maker by Oskars Vegeris, a security engineer from Evolution Gaming, on August 31, 2020, before they were addressed at the end of October.…

Datum: 8. 12. 2020

NSA Warns Russian Hacker Exploiting VMware Bug to Breach Corporate Networks

The US National Security Agency (NSA) on Monday issued an advisory warning that Russian threat actors are leveraging recently disclosed VMware vulnerability to install malware on corporate systems and access protected data. Specifics regarding the identities of the threat actor exploiting the VMware flaw or when these attacks started were not disclosed. The development comes two weeks after the…

Datum: 8. 12. 2020

Iranian RANA Android Malware Also Spies On Instant Messengers

A team of researchers today unveiled previously undisclosed capabilities of an Android spyware implant—developed by a sanctioned Iranian threat actor—that could let attackers spy on private chats from popular instant messaging apps, force Wi-Fi connections, and auto-answer calls from specific numbers for purposes of eavesdropping on conversations. In September, the US Department of the Treasury…

Datum: 7. 12. 2020

How DMARC Can Stop Criminals Sending Fake Emails on Behalf of Your Domain

21st-century technology has allowed Cybercriminals to use sophisticated and undetectable methods for malicious activities. In 2020 alone, a survey revealed that 65% of US-based companies were vulnerable to email phishing and impersonation attacks. This calls for upgrading your organization's security with DMARC, which if not implemented, will enable cyber-attackers to: Instigate money transfers…

Datum: 7. 12. 2020

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