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The US Senate has voted on a bill that will either ban TikTok or force its parent company, ByteDance, to forfeit ownership of the social media app. TikTok skeptics in the US claimed a landslide victory, with 79 senators voting in favor of the bill and 18 against. The vote occurred on April 24, ten
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Apr 24, 2024NewsroomCyber Attack / Cyber Espionage The U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) on Monday sanctioned two firms and four individuals for their involvement in malicious cyber activities on behalf of the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Cyber Electronic Command (IRGC-CEC) from at least 2016 to April 2021. This includes the
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Apr 23, 2024NewsroomSupply Chain Attack / Application Security Researchers have identified a dependency confusion vulnerability impacting an archived Apache project called Cordova App Harness. Dependency confusion attacks take place owing to the fact that package managers check the public repositories before private registries, thus allowing a threat actor to publish a malicious package with the
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Scammers have been observed employing a sophisticated tactic to steal Toncoins (TON) from Telegram users globally. This scheme, uncovered by researchers at Kaspersky and described in a report published today, has been operational since November 2023 and exploits the growing popularity of both TON and the messaging platform Telegram. Targets from various regions have fallen
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Apr 22, 2024NewsroomNetwork Security / Endpoint Security The threat actor known as ToddyCat has been observed using a wide range of tools to retain access to compromised environments and steal valuable data. Russian cybersecurity firm Kaspersky characterized the adversary as relying on various programs to harvest data on an “industrial scale” from primarily governmental organizations,
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Apr 20, 2024NewsroomVulnerability / Network Security Palo Alto Networks has shared more details of a critical security flaw impacting PAN-OS that has come under active exploitation in the wild by malicious actors. The company described the vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2024-3400 (CVSS score: 10.0), as “intricate” and a combination of two bugs in versions PAN-OS 10.2,
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Apr 18, 2024NewsroomIncident Response / Cyber Espionage Select Ukrainian government networks have remained infected with a malware called OfflRouter since 2015. Cisco Talos said its findings are based on an analysis of over 100 confidential documents that were infected with the VBA macro virus and uploaded to the VirusTotal malware scanning platform. “The documents contained
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Threat actors have been observed exploiting unpatched Atlassian servers and deploying a Linux variant of Cerber ransomware, also known as C3RB3R.  The attacks capitalize on CVE-2023-22518, a critical security vulnerability in Atlassian Confluence Data Center and Server, enabling an unauthenticated attacker to reset Confluence and create an administrator account. Armed with this access, threat actors
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Apr 17, 2024NewsroomRansomware / Cyber Espionage A previously undocumented “flexible” backdoor called Kapeka has been “sporadically” observed in cyber attacks targeting Eastern Europe, including Estonia and Ukraine, since at least mid-2022. The findings come from Finnish cybersecurity firm WithSecure, which attributed the malware to the Russia-linked advanced persistent threat (APT) group tracked as Sandworm (aka
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A substantial 93% of enterprises admitting to a breach have suffered significant consequences, ranging from unplanned downtime to data exposure or financial loss.  This alarming statistic, unveiled by Pentera’s latest research efforts, underscores the escalating challenges organizations face in safeguarding their digital assets against evolving cyber-threats. The report, published today, comprehensively analyzes how enterprises worldwide
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Apr 16, 2024NewsroomSupply Chain / Software Security Security researchers have uncovered a “credible” takeover attempt targeting the OpenJS Foundation in a manner that evokes similarities to the recently uncovered incident aimed at the open-source XZ Utils project. “The OpenJS Foundation Cross Project Council received a suspicious series of emails with similar messages, bearing different names
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Russia, Ukraine and China harbor the greatest cybercriminal threat, according to the first World Cybercrime Index (WCI). This world-first cybercrime ranking is the result of work by an international team of academic researchers who surveyed 92 leading cybercrime experts and analyzed the results following a scientific methodology. The research project for the World Cybercrime Index
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Apr 15, 2024NewsroomFirmware Security / Vulnerability A security flaw impacting the Lighttpd web server used in baseboard management controllers (BMCs) has remained unpatched by device vendors like Intel and Lenovo, new findings from Binarly reveal. While the original shortcoming was discovered and patched by the Lighttpd maintainers way back in August 2018 with version 1.4.51,
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Cybersecurity researchers have uncovered a significant data exposure concerning nearly 300,000 taxi passengers in the UK and Ireland.  Jeremiah Fowler, in collaboration with vpnMentor, found a non-password-protected database containing personal details such as names, phone numbers and email addresses. These records, belonging to Dublin-based iCabbi, a dispatch and fleet management technology provider, were left vulnerable
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Apr 13, 2024NewsroomCyber influence / Warfare The U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) on Friday announced sanctions against an official associated with Hamas for his involvement in cyber influence operations. Hudhayfa Samir ‘Abdallah al-Kahlut, 39, also known as Abu Ubaida, has served as the public spokesperson of Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades, the