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China Suspends Deal With Alibaba For Not Sharing Log4j 0-Day First with the Government

China's internet regulator, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT), has suspended a partnership with Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing subsidiary of e-commerce giant Alibaba Group, for six months for failing to promptly report a critical security vulnerability affecting the broadly used Log4j logging library. The development was reported by Reuters and South China Morning…

Datum: 22. 12. 2021

New Exploit Lets Malware Attackers Bypass Patch for Critical Microsoft MSHTML Flaw

A short-lived phishing campaign has been observed taking advantage of a novel exploit that bypassed a patch put in place by Microsoft to fix a remote code execution vulnerability affecting the MSHTML component with the goal of delivering Formbook malware. "The attachments represent an escalation of the attacker's abuse of the CVE-2021-40444 bug and demonstrate that even a patch can't always…

Datum: 22. 12. 2021

Active Directory Bugs Could Let hackers Take Over Windows Domain Controllers

Microsoft is urging customers to patch two security vulnerabilities in Active Directory domain controllers that it addressed in November following the availability of a proof-of-concept (PoC) tool on December 12. The two vulnerabilities — tracked as CVE-2021-42278 and CVE-2021-42287 — have a severity rating of 7.5 out of a maximum of 10 and concern a privilege escalation flaw affecting the…

Datum: 22. 12. 2021

Tropic Trooper Cyber Espionage Hackers Targeting Transportation Sector

Transportation industry and government agencies related to the sector are the victims of an ongoing campaign since July 2020 by a sophisticated and well-equipped cyberespionage group in what appears to be yet another uptick in malicious activities that are "just the tip of the iceberg." "The group tried to access some internal documents (such as flight schedules and documents for financial plans…

Datum: 21. 12. 2021

Top 7 common Cybersecurity Myths — Busted

Even with the growing awareness about cybersecurity, many myths about it are prevalent. These misconceptions can be a barrier to effective security.  The first step to ensure the security of your business is to separate the false information, myths, and rumors from the truth. Here, we're busting some common cybersecurity myths. Read on to find out which of the following you thought were true. …

Datum: 21. 12. 2021

Secret Backdoors Found in German-made Auerswald VoIP System

Multiple backdoors have been discovered during a penetration test in the firmware of a widely used voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) appliance from Auerswald, a German telecommunications hardware manufacturer, that could be abused to gain full administrative access to the devices. "Two backdoor passwords were found in the firmware of the COMpact 5500R PBX," researchers from RedTeam Pentesting…

Datum: 21. 12. 2021

Meta Sues Hackers Behind Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram Phishing Attacks

Facebook's parent company Meta Platforms on Monday said it has filed a federal lawsuit in the U.S. state of California against bad actors who operated more than 39,000 phishing websites that impersonated its digital properties to mislead unsuspecting users into divulging their login credentials. The social engineering scheme involved the creation of rogue webpages that masqueraded as the login…

Datum: 21. 12. 2021

New Mobile Network Vulnerabilities Affect All Cellular Generations Since 2G

Researchers have disclosed security vulnerabilities in handover, a fundamental mechanism that undergirds modern cellular networks, which could be exploited by adversaries to launch denial-of-service (DoS) and man-in-the-middle (MitM) attacks using low-cost equipment. The "vulnerabilities in the handover procedure are not limited to one handover case only but they impact all different handover…

Datum: 20. 12. 2021

How to see if cybersecurity of your organization is in check for the New Year

The last several years have seen an ever-increasing number of cyber-attacks, and while the frequency of such attacks has increased, so too has the resulting damage. One needs only to look at CISA's list of significant cyber incidents to appreciate the magnitude of the problem. In May of 2021, for example, a ransomware attack brought down the Colonial Pipeline, causing a serious fuel disruption…

Datum: 20. 12. 2021

Experts Discover Backdoor Deployed on the U.S. Federal Agency's Network

A U.S. federal government commission associated with international rights has been targeted by a backdoor that reportedly compromised its internal network in what the researchers described as a "classic APT-type operation."  "This attack could have given total visibility of the network and complete control of a system and thus could be used as the first step in a multi-stage attack to penetrate…

Datum: 20. 12. 2021

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