CISA Warns of Actively Exploited D-Link Router Vulnerabilities – Patch Now

The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) on Thursday added two security flaws impacting D-Link routers to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities (KEV) catalog, based on evidence of active exploitation. The list of vulnerabilities is as follows - CVE-2014-100005¬†- A cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability impacting D-Link DIR-600 routers that allows an…

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Ransomware gang targets Windows admins via PuTTy, WinSCP malvertising

A ransomware operation targets Windows system administrators by taking out Google ads to promote fake download sites for Putty and WinSCP. WinSCP and Putty are popular Windows utilities, with WinSCP being an SFTP client and FTP client and Putty an SSH client. System administrators commonly have higher privileges on a Windows network, making them…

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CISA warns of hackers exploiting Chrome, EoL D-Link bugs

The U.S. Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has added three security vulnerabilities to its 'Known Exploited Vulnerabilities' catalog, one impacting Google Chrome and two affecting some D-Link routers. Adding the issues to the KEV catalog serves as a warning to federal agencies and companies that threat actors are leveraging them in attacks and…

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New Wi-Fi Vulnerability Enables Network Eavesdropping via Downgrade Attacks

Researchers have discovered a new security vulnerability stemming from a design flaw in the IEEE 802.11 Wi-Fi standard that tricks victims into connecting to a less secure wireless network and eavesdrop on their network traffic. The SSID Confusion attack, tracked as CVE-2023-52424, impacts all operating systems and Wi-Fi clients, including home…

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Kinsing Hacker Group Exploits More Flaws to Expand Botnet for Cryptojacking

The cryptojacking group known as Kinsing has demonstrated an ability to continuously evolve and adapt, proving to be a persistent threat by swiftly integrating newly disclosed vulnerabilities to the exploit arsenal and expand its botnet. The findings come from cloud security firm Aqua, which described the threat actor as actively orchestrating illicit cryptocurrency mining…

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Latrodectus Malware Loader Emerges as IcedID’s Successor in Phishing Campaigns

Cybersecurity researchers have observed a spike in email phishing campaigns starting early March 2024 that delivers Latrodectus, a nascent malware loader believed to be the successor to the IcedID malware. "These campaigns typically involve a recognizable infection chain involving oversized JavaScript files that utilize WMI's ability to invoke msiexec.exe and install…

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Cyber Criminals Exploit GitHub and FileZilla to Deliver Cocktail Malware

A "multi-faceted campaign" has been observed abusing legitimate services like GitHub and FileZilla to deliver an array of stealer malware and banking trojans such as Atomic (aka AMOS), Vidar, Lumma (aka LummaC2), and Octo by impersonating credible software like 1Password, Bartender 5, and Pixelmator Pro. "The presence of multiple malware…

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Over 100 Malicious AI/ML Models Found on Hugging Face Platform

As many as 100 malicious artificial intelligence (AI)/machine learning (ML) models have been discovered in the Hugging Face platform. These include instances where loading a pickle file leads to code execution, software supply chain security firm JFrog said. "The model's payload grants the attacker a shell on the compromised machine,…

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Lazarus Hackers Exploited Windows Kernel Flaw as Zero-Day in Recent Attacks

The notorious Lazarus Group actors exploited a recently patched privilege escalation flaw in the Windows Kernel as a zero-day to obtain kernel-level access and disable security software on compromised hosts. The vulnerability in question is CVE-2024-21338 (CVSS score: 7.8), which can permit an attacker to gain SYSTEM privileges. It was resolved by…

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GTPDOOR Linux Malware Targets Telecoms, Exploiting GPRS Roaming Networks

Threat hunters have discovered a new Linux malware called GTPDOOR that's designed to be deployed in telecom networks that are adjacent to GPRS roaming exchanges (GRX) The malware is novel in the fact that it leverages the GPRS Tunnelling Protocol (GTP) for command-and-control (C2) communications. GPRS roaming allows subscribers to access their GPRS services…

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