Saturday , July 13 2024

Daily Cybersecurity Update, June -01,2023

Misconfigured systems can spill data, which can be used by threat actors to breach a company’s systems and hijack communication channels.

In one instance, a misconfiguration issue in Swiss real estate agency Neho’s website exposed sensitive credentials for AWS, email services, communication tools, and review platforms to the public. This put the company’s internal systems and corporate communications at risk.

CVE-2024-5910
Critical Vulnerability Threatens Palo Alto Networks’ Expedition

Palo Alto Networks has issued a critical security advisory outlining numerous vulnerabilities across its product lines, such as PAN-OS, Cortex...
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CVE-2024-5910  Critical Vulnerability Threatens Palo Alto Networks’ Expedition

Vulnerabilities in GitLab Allows Attackers to Execute Unauthorized Pipelines

GitLab has issued a warning about a serious vulnerability in its GitLab Community and Enterprise editions. This vulnerability allows attackers...
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Vulnerabilities in GitLab Allows Attackers to Execute Unauthorized Pipelines

Adobe Issues Critical Security Patches for Various Products

Adobe released security updates to fix several vulnerabilities in their software. These vulnerabilities could be used by cyber attackers to...
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Adobe Issues Critical Security Patches for Various Products

CISA Warns Hacker Use OS Command Injection Vulnerabilities to Compromise Systems

OS command injection vulnerabilities are a preventable type of weakness in software. Manufacturers can eliminate them by taking a secure...
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CISA Warns Hacker Use OS Command Injection Vulnerabilities to Compromise Systems

Pakistan allows spy agency to intercept phone messages, calls

The Pakistan Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication has given permission to the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) to intercept citizens’ phone...
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Pakistan allows spy agency to intercept phone messages, calls

Citrix Issues Critical Security Advisory for NetScaler

Citrix has warned users about severe vulnerabilities in their widely-used NetScaler products. These vulnerabilities, known as CVE-2024-6235 and CVE-2024-6236, could...
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Citrix Issues Critical Security Advisory for NetScaler

(CVE-2024-38080, CVE-2024-38112)
Microsoft July Patch Tuesday fixes 142 flaws, 4 zero-days

Microsoft's July 2024 Patch Tuesday includes security updates for 142 flaws, including two zero-days that are actively exploited and two...
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(CVE-2024-38080, CVE-2024-38112)  Microsoft July Patch Tuesday fixes 142 flaws, 4 zero-days

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Analysis of 3 Ransomware Threats Active Right Now

Three emerging threats will be discussed below, along with how sandbox analysis can be utilized to detect them proactively. Lockbit...
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EXCLUSIVE  Analysis of 3 Ransomware Threats Active Right Now

AVAST RELEASED DECRYPTOR FOR DONEX RANSOMWARE

Avast researchers found a security flaw in the DoNex ransomware and its previous versions, which allowed them to create a...
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AVAST RELEASED DECRYPTOR FOR DONEX RANSOMWARE

Critical Security Advisory for Apache CloudStack

The Apache Software Foundation has warned about two serious security issues (CVE-2024-38346 and CVE-2024-39864) in Apache CloudStack, a popular open-source...
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Critical Security Advisory for Apache CloudStack

Threat actors are also targeting the healthcare sector.

An Idaho hospital and its partner clinics fell prey to an attack that forced it to redirect emergency services. The incident also impacted Idaho Falls Community Hospital and its partner hospitals.

The Dark Pink group has been active this year, amassing five new victims.

New research revealed that the Dark Pink group has been pretty active this year as it amassed five new victims. The group has targeted government, education, and military organizations in Belgium, Thailand, and Brunei.

Here are some other recent cyberattacks:

  • Greece’s Education Ministry suffered a DDoS attack that disabled a centralized high school examination platform. This affected computers from 114 countries, causing outages and delays in high school exams.
  • Discord communities focused on cryptocurrency were hacked after their administrators were tricked into running malicious Javascript code disguised as a web browser bookmark.
  • Scammers stole $170,000 from crypto investors by hacking the Twitter account of American DJ Steve Aoki and posting a message that promoted a new cryptocurrency token, PSYOP.
  • The Anonymous Sudan threat group demanded a ransom of $3 million from Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) to stop the DDoS attacks on the airline’s websites it has been conducting since February.
  • Trend Micro researchers spotted similarities between the new BlackSuit ransomware and Royal ransomware, with both employing intermittent encryption techniques to accelerate the encryption process on victims’ systems.
  • Threat actors were found advertising the new SeroXen RAT, on underground forums, which combines the capabilities of Quasar RAT, r77-rootkit, and the command line NirCmd. It is mostly popular in the gaming community.
  • A group of Ukrainian attackers claimed to have destroyed the infrastructure and stolen the documents and project source code belonging to Skolkovo Foundation, Russia’s ‘Silicon Valley’.

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