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Latest Atlassian Confluence Flaw Exploited to Breach Jenkins Project Server

The maintainers of Jenkins—a popular open-source automation server software—have disclosed a security breach after unidentified threat actors gained access to one of their servers by exploiting a recently disclosed vulnerability in Atlassian Confluence service to install a cryptocurrency miner. The "successful attack," which is believed to have occurred last week, was mounted against its…

Datum: 7. 9. 2021

ProtonMail Shares Activist's IP Address With Authorities Despite Its "No Log" Policy

End-to-end encrypted email service provider ProtonMail has drawn criticism after it ceded to a legal request and shared the IP address of anti-gentrification activists with law enforcement authorities, leading to their arrests in France. The Switzerland-based company said it received a "legally binding order from the Swiss Federal Department of Justice" related to a collective called Youth for…

Datum: 6. 9. 2021

Traffic Exchange Networks Distributing Malware Disguised as Cracked Software

An ongoing campaign has been found to leverage a network of websites acting as a "dropper as a service" to deliver a bundle of malware payloads to victims looking for "cracked" versions of popular business and consumer applications. "These malware included an assortment of click fraud bots, other information stealers, and even ransomware," researchers from cybersecurity firm Sophos said in a…

Datum: 6. 9. 2021

Critical Auth Bypass Bug Affect NETGEAR Smart Switches — Patch and PoC Released

Networking, storage and security solutions provider Netgear on Friday issued patches to address three security vulnerabilities affecting its smart switches that could be abused by an adversary to gain full control of a vulnerable device. The flaws, which were discovered and reported to Netgear by Google security engineer Gynvael Coldwind, impact the following models - GC108P (fixed in firmware…

Datum: 6. 9. 2021

Apple Delays Plans to Scan Devices for Child Abuse Images After Privacy Backlash

Apple is temporarily hitting the pause button on its controversial plans to screen users' devices for child sexual abuse material (CSAM) after receiving sustained blowback over worries that the tool could be weaponized for mass surveillance and erode the privacy of users. "Based on feedback from customers, advocacy groups, researchers, and others, we have decided to take additional time over the…

Datum: 4. 9. 2021

Microsoft Says Chinese Hackers Were Behind SolarWinds Serv-U SSH 0-Day Attack

Microsoft has shared technical details about a now-fixed, actively exploited critical security vulnerability affecting SolarWinds Serv-U managed file transfer service that it has attributed with "high confidence" to a threat actor operating out of China. In mid-July, the Texas-based company remedied a remote code execution flaw (CVE-2021-35211) that was rooted in Serv-U's implementation of the…

Datum: 4. 9. 2021

U.S. Cyber Command Warns of Ongoing Attacks Exploiting Atlassian Confluence Flaw

The U.S. Cyber Command on Friday warned of ongoing mass exploitation attempts in the wild targeting a now-patched critical security vulnerability affecting Atlassian Confluence deployments that could be abused by unauthenticated attackers to take control of a vulnerable system. "Mass exploitation of Atlassian Confluence CVE-2021-26084 is ongoing and expected to accelerate," the Cyber National…

Datum: 4. 9. 2021

This New Malware Family Using CLFS Log Files to Avoid Detection

Cybersecurity researchers have disclosed details about a new malware family that relies on the Common Log File System (CLFS) to hide a second-stage payload in registry transaction files in an attempt to evade detection mechanisms. FireEye's Mandiant Advanced Practices team, which made the discovery, dubbed the malware PRIVATELOG, and its installer, STASHLOG. Specifics about the identities of the…

Datum: 3. 9. 2021

FIN7 Hackers Using Windows 11 Themed Documents to Drop Javascript Backdoor

A recent wave of spear-phishing campaigns leveraged weaponized Windows 11 Alpha-themed Word documents with Visual Basic macros to drop malicious payloads, including a JavaScript implant, against a point-of-sale (PoS) service provider located in the U.S. The attacks, which are believed to have taken place between late June to late July 2021, have been attributed with "moderate confidence" to a…

Datum: 3. 9. 2021

Cisco Issues Patch for Critical Enterprise NFVIS Flaw — PoC Exploit Available

Cisco has patched a critical security vulnerability impacting its Enterprise Network Function Virtualization Infrastructure Software (NFVIS) that could be exploited by an attacker to take control of an affected system. Tracked as CVE-2021-34746, the weakness has been rated 9.8 out of a maximum of 10 on the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) and could allow a remote attacker to circumvent…

Datum: 3. 9. 2021

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