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Microsoft Finds Critical Bugs in Pre-Installed Apps on Millions of Android Devices

Four high severity vulnerabilities have been disclosed in a framework used by pre-installed Android System apps with millions of downloads. The issues, now fixed by its Israeli developer MCE Systems, could have potentially allowed threat actors to stage remote and local attacks or be abused as vectors to obtain sensitive information by taking advantage of their extensive system privileges. "As…

Datum: 28. 5. 2022

Experts Detail New RCE Vulnerability Affecting Google Chrome Dev Channel

Details have emerged about a recently patched critical remote code execution vulnerability in the V8 JavaScript and WebAssembly engine used in Google Chrome and Chromium-based browsers. The issue relates to a case of use-after-free in the instruction optimization component, successful exploitation of which could "allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code in the context of the browser." The…

Datum: 27. 5. 2022

Nearly 100,000 NPM Users' Credentials Stolen in GitHub OAuth Breach

Cloud-based repository hosting service GitHub on Friday shared additional details into the theft of GitHub integration OAuth tokens last month, noting that the attacker was able to access internal NPM data and its customer information. "Using stolen OAuth user tokens originating from two third-party integrators, Heroku and Travis CI, the attacker was able to escalate access to NPM infrastructure…

Datum: 27. 5. 2022

The Myths of Ransomware Attacks and How To Mitigate Risk

Today's modern companies are built on data, which now resides across countless cloud apps. Therefore preventing data loss is essential to your success. This is especially critical for mitigating against rising ransomware attacks — a threat that 57% of security leaders expect to be compromised by within the next year.  As organizations continue to evolve, in turn so does ransomware. To help you…

Datum: 27. 5. 2022

Attackers Can Use Electromagnetic Signals to Control Touchscreens Remotely

Researchers have demonstrated what they call the "first active contactless attack against capacitive touchscreens." GhostTouch, as it's called, "uses electromagnetic interference (EMI) to inject fake touch points into a touchscreen without the need to physically touch it," a group of academics from Zhejiang University and Technical University of Darmstadt said in a new research paper. The core…

Datum: 27. 5. 2022

Zyxel Issues Patches for 4 New Flaws Affecting AP, API Controller and Firewall Devices

Zyxel has released patches to address four security flaws affecting its firewall, AP Controller, and AP products to execute arbitrary operating system commands and steal select information. The list of security vulnerabilities is as follows - CVE-2022-0734 - A cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in some firewall versions that could be exploited to access information stored in the user's…

Datum: 27. 5. 2022

Critical 'Pantsdown' BMC Vulnerability Affects QCT Servers Used in Data Centers

Quanta Cloud Technology (QCT) servers have been identified as vulnerable to the severe "Pantsdown" Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) flaw, according to new research published today. "An attacker running code on a vulnerable QCT server would be able to 'hop' from the server host to the BMC and move their attacks to the server management network, possibly continue and obtain further…

Datum: 26. 5. 2022

Experts Warn of Rise in ChromeLoader Malware Hijacking Users' Browsers

A malvertising threat is witnessing a new surge in activity since its emergence earlier this year. Dubbed ChromeLoader, the malware is a "pervasive and persistent browser hijacker that modifies its victims' browser settings and redirects user traffic to advertisement websites," Aedan Russell of Red Canary said in a new report. ChromeLoader is a rogue Chrome browser extension and is typically…

Datum: 26. 5. 2022

Hackers Increasingly Using Browser Automation Frameworks for Malicious Activities

Cybersecurity researchers are calling attention to a free-to-use browser automation framework that's being increasingly used by threat actors as part of their attack campaigns. "The framework contains numerous features which we assess may be utilized in the enablement of malicious activities," researchers from Team Cymru said in a new report published Wednesday. "The technical entry bar for the…

Datum: 26. 5. 2022

The Added Dangers Privileged Accounts Pose to Your Active Directory

In any organization, there are certain accounts that are designated as being privileged. These privileged accounts differ from standard user accounts in that they have permission to perform actions that go beyond what standard users can do. The actions vary based on the nature of the account but can include anything from setting up new user accounts to shutting down mission-critical systems. …

Datum: 26. 5. 2022

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