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Unpatched Bug in RainLoop Webmail Could Give Hackers Access to all Emails

An unpatched high-severity security flaw has been disclosed in the open-source RainLoop web-based email client that could be weaponized to siphon emails from victims' inboxes. "The code vulnerability [...] can be easily exploited by an attacker by sending a malicious email to a victim that uses RainLoop as a mail client," SonarSource security researcher Simon Scannell said in a report published…

Datum: 21. 4. 2022

Critical Chipset Bugs Open Millions of Android Devices to Remote Spying

Three security vulnerabilities have been disclosed in the audio decoders of Qualcomm and MediaTek chips that, if left unresolved, could allow an adversary to remotely gain access to media and audio conversations from affected mobile devices. According to Israeli cybersecurity company Check Point, the issues could be used as a launchpad to carry out remote code execution (RCE) attacks simply by…

Datum: 21. 4. 2022

New Incident Report Reveals How Hive Ransomware Targets Organizations

A recent Hive ransomware attack carried out by an affiliate involved the exploitation of "ProxyShell" vulnerabilities in the Microsoft Exchange Server that were disclosed last year to encrypt an unnamed customer's network. "The actor managed to achieve its malicious goals and encrypt the environment in less than 72 hours from the initial compromise," Varonis security researcher, Nadav Ovadia, …

Datum: 21. 4. 2022

Five Eyes Nations Warn of Russian Cyber Attacks Against Critical Infrastructure

The Five Eyes nations have released a joint cybersecurity advisory warning of increased malicious attacks from Russian state-sponsored actors and criminal groups targeting critical infrastructure organizations amidst the ongoing military siege on Ukraine. "Evolving intelligence indicates that the Russian government is exploring options for potential cyberattacks," authorities from Australia,…

Datum: 21. 4. 2022

Google Project Zero Detects a Record Number of Zero-Day Exploits in 2021

Google Project Zero called 2021 a "record year for in-the-wild 0-days," as 58 security vulnerabilities were detected and disclosed during the course of the year. The development marks more than a two-fold jump from the previous maximum when 28 0-day exploits were tracked in 2015. In contrast, only 25 0-day exploits were detected in 2020. "The large uptick in in-the-wild 0-days in 2021 is due to…

Datum: 20. 4. 2022

[eBook] The Ultimate Security for Management Presentation Template

Are you a CISO, CIO, or IT Director? In your role, you're responsible for breach protection – which means you oversee and govern the process of designing, building, maintaining, and continuously enhancing your organization's security program.  But getting buy-in from leadership can be difficult when they are a non-technical audience. On top of managing your organization's breach protection…

Datum: 20. 4. 2022

Researchers Detail Bug That Could Paralyze Snort Intrusion Detection System

Details have emerged about a now-patched security vulnerability in the Snort intrusion detection and prevention system that could trigger a denial-of-service (DoS) condition and render it powerless against malicious traffic. Tracked as CVE-2022-20685, the vulnerability is rated 7.5 for severity and resides in the Modbus preprocessor of the Snort detection engine. It affects all open-source Snort…

Datum: 20. 4. 2022

Okta Says Security Breach by Lapsus$ Hackers Impacted Only Two of Its Customers

Identity and access management provider Okta on Tuesday said it concluded its probe into the breach of a third-party vendor in late January 2022 by the LAPSUS$ extortionist gang. Stating that the "impact of the incident was significantly less than the maximum potential impact" the company had previously shared last month, Okta said the intrusion impacted only two customer tenants, down from 366…

Datum: 20. 4. 2022

Hackers Exploiting Recently Reported Windows Print Spooler Vulnerability in the Wild

A security flaw in the Windows Print Spooler component that was patched by Microsoft in February is being actively exploited in the wild, the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has warned. To that end, the agency has added the shortcoming to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog, requiring Federal Civilian Executive Branch (FCEB) agencies to address the issues by…

Datum: 20. 4. 2022

New Lenovo UEFI Firmware Vulnerabilities Affect Millions of Laptops

Three high-impact Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) security vulnerabilities have been discovered impacting various Lenovo consumer laptop models, enabling malicious actors to deploy and execute firmware implants on the affected devices. Tracked as CVE-2021-3970, CVE-2021-3971, and CVE-2021-3972, the latter two "affect firmware drivers originally meant to be used only during the…

Datum: 19. 4. 2022

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