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A New PHP Composer Bug Could Enable Widespread Supply-Chain Attacks

The maintainers of Composer, a package manager for PHP, have shipped an update to address a critical vulnerability that could have allowed an attacker to execute arbitrary commands and "backdoor every PHP package," resulting in a supply-chain attack. Tracked as CVE-2021-29472, the security issue was discovered and reported on April 22 by researchers from SonarSource, following which a hotfix was…

Datum: 29. 4. 2021

LuckyMouse Hackers Target Banks, Companies and Governments in 2020

An adversary known for its watering hole attacks against government entities has been linked to a slew of newly detected intrusions targeting various organizations in Central Asia and the Middle East. The malicious activity, collectively named "EmissarySoldier," has been attributed to a threat actor called LuckyMouse, and is said to have happened in 2020 with the goal of obtaining geopolitical…

Datum: 29. 4. 2021

How to Conduct Vulnerability Assessments: An Essential Guide for 2021

Hackers are scanning the internet for weaknesses all the time, and if you don't want your organization to fall victim, you need to be the first to find these weak spots. In other words, you have to adopt a proactive approach to managing your vulnerabilities, and a crucial first step in achieving this is performing a vulnerability assessment. Read this guide to learn how to perform vulnerability…

Datum: 29. 4. 2021

Chinese Hackers Attacking Military Organizations With New Backdoor

Cybersecurity researchers on Wednesday exposed a new cyberespionage campaign targeting military organizations in Southeast Asia. Attributing the attacks to a threat actor dubbed "Naikon APT," cybersecurity firm Bitdefender laid out the ever-changing tactics, techniques, and procedures adopted by the group, including weaving new backdoors named "Nebulae" and "RainyDay" into their data-stealing…

Datum: 29. 4. 2021

Researchers Uncover Stealthy Linux Malware That Went Undetected for 3 Years

A previously undocumented Linux malware with backdoor capabilities has managed to stay under the radar for about three years, allowing the threat actor behind to harvest and exfiltrate sensitive information from infected systems. Dubbed "RotaJakiro" by researchers from Qihoo 360 NETLAB, the backdoor targets Linux X64 machines, and is so named after the fact that "the family uses rotate…

Datum: 29. 4. 2021

Cybercriminals Widely Abusing Excel 4.0 Macro to Distribute Malware

Threat actors are increasingly adopting Excel 4.0 documents as an initial stage vector to distribute malware such as ZLoader and Quakbot, according to new research. The findings come from an analysis of 160,000 Excel 4.0 documents between November 2020 and March 2021, out of which more than 90% were classified as malicious or suspicious. "The biggest risk for the targeted…

Datum: 28. 4. 2021

F5 BIG-IP Found Vulnerable to Kerberos KDC Spoofing Vulnerability

Cybersecurity researchers on Wednesday disclosed a new bypass vulnerability in the Kerberos Key Distribution Center (KDC) security feature impacting F5 Big-IP application delivery services. "The KDC Spoofing vulnerability allows an attacker to bypass the Kerberos authentication to Big-IP Access Policy Manager (APM), bypass security policies and gain unfettered access to sensitive workloads,"…

Datum: 28. 4. 2021

Attention! FluBot Android Banking Malware Spreads Quickly Across Europe

Attention, Android users! A banking malware capable of stealing sensitive information is "spreading rapidly" across Europe, with the U.S. likely to be the next target. According to a new analysis by Proofpoint, the threat actors behind FluBot (aka Cabassous) have branched out beyond Spain to target the U.K., Germany, Hungary, Italy, and Poland. The English-language campaign alone has been…

Datum: 28. 4. 2021

Hackers Threaten to Leak D.C. Police Informants' Info If Ransom Is Not Paid

The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) of the District of Columbia has become the latest high-profile government agency to fall victim to a ransomware attack. The Babuk Locker gang claimed in a post on the dark web that they had compromised the DC Police's networks and stolen 250 GB of unencrypted files. Screenshots shared by the group, and seen by The Hacker News, include various folders…

Datum: 27. 4. 2021

Cybersecurity Webinar: Understanding the 2020 MITRE ATT&CK Results

The release of MITRE Engenuity's Carbanak+Fin7 ATT&CK evaluations every year is a benchmark for the cybersecurity industry. The organization's tests measure how well security vendors can detect and respond to threats and offers an independent metric for customers and security leaders to understand how well vendors perform on a variety of tasks. However, for the uninitiated, the results can be…

Datum: 27. 4. 2021

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