Month: April 2022

Microsoft Documents Over 200 Cyberattacks by Russia Against Ukraine

29 April 2022

At least six different Russia-aligned actors launched no less than 237 cyberattacks against Ukraine from February 23 to April 8, including 38 discrete destructive attacks that irrevocably destroyed files in hundreds of systems across dozens of organizations in the country. “Collectively, the cyber and kinetic actions work to disrupt or degrade Ukrainian government and military […]

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Indian Govt Orders Organizations to Report Security Breaches Within 6 Hours to CERT-In

29 April 2022

India’s computer and emergency response team, CERT-In, on Thursday published new guidelines that require service providers, intermediaries, data centers, and government entities to compulsorily report cybersecurity incidents, including data breaches, within six hours. “Any service provider, intermediary, data center, body corporate and Government organization shall mandatorily report cyber incidents […] to CERT-In within six hours […]

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Microsoft Azure Vulnerability Exposes PostgreSQL Databases to Other Customers

29 April 2022

Microsoft on Thursday disclosed that it addressed a pair of issues with the Azure Database for PostgreSQL Flexible Server that could result in unauthorized cross-account database access in a region. “By exploiting an elevated permissions bug in the Flexible Server authentication process for a replication user, a malicious user could leverage an improperly anchored regular […]

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Cybercriminals Using New Malware Loader ‘Bumblebee’ in the Wild

28 April 2022

Cybercriminal actors previously observed delivering BazaLoader and IcedID as part of their malware campaigns are said to have transitioned to a new loader called Bumblebee that’s under active development. “Based on the timing of its appearance in the threat landscape and use by multiple cybercriminal groups, it is likely Bumblebee is, if not a direct […]

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Experts Detail 3 Hacking Teams Working Under the Umbrella of TA410 Group

28 April 2022

A cyberespionage threat actor known for targeting a variety of critical infrastructure sectors in Africa, the Middle East, and the U.S. has been observed using an upgraded version of a remote access trojan with information stealing capabilities. Calling TA410 an umbrella group comprised of three teams dubbed FlowingFrog, LookingFrog and JollyFrog, Slovak cybersecurity firm ESET […]

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QNAP Advises to Mitigate Remote Hacking Flaws Until Patches are Available

28 April 2022

Network-attached storage (NAS) appliance maker QNAP on Wednesday said it’s working on updating its QTS and QuTS operating systems after Netatalk last month released patches to contain seven security flaws in its software. Netatalk is an open-source implementation of the Apple Filing Protocol (AFP), allowing Unix-like operating systems to serve as file servers for Apple […]

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Everything you need to know to create a Vulnerability Assessment Report

28 April 2022

You’ve been asked for a Vulnerability Assessment Report for your organisation and for some of you reading this article, your first thought is likely to be “What is that?” Worry not. This article will answer that very question as well as why you need a Vulnerability Assessment Report and where you can get one from. […]

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Twitter’s New Owner Elon Musk Wants DMs to be End-to-End Encrypted like Signal

28 April 2022

Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX and Tesla and Twitter’s new owner, on Thursday called on adding support for end-to-end encryption (E2EE) to the platform’s direct messages (DM) feature. “Twitter DMs should have end to end encryption like Signal, so no one can spy on or hack your messages,” Musk said in a tweet. The statement […]

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New RIG Exploit Kit Campaign Infecting Victims’ PCs with RedLine Stealer

28 April 2022

A new campaign leveraging an exploit kit has been observed abusing an Internet Explorer flaw patched by Microsoft last year to deliver the RedLine Stealer trojan. “When executed, RedLine Stealer performs recon against the target system (including username, hardware, browsers installed, anti-virus software) and then exfiltrates data (including passwords, saved credit cards, crypto wallets, VPN […]

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U.S Cybersecurity Agency Lists 2021’s Top 15 Most Exploited Software Vulnerabilities

28 April 2022

Log4Shell, ProxyShell, ProxyLogon, ZeroLogon, and flaws in Zoho ManageEngine AD SelfService Plus, Atlassian Confluence, and VMware vSphere Client emerged as some of the top exploited security vulnerabilities in 2021. That’s according to a “Top Routinely Exploited Vulnerabilities” report released by cybersecurity authorities from the Five Eyes nations Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the U.K., and the […]

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