Security Affairs newsletter Round 414 by Pierluigi Paganini – International edition

Pierluigi Paganini April 09, 2023

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CISA adds Veritas Backup Exec flaws to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities catalog
Apple addressed two actively exploited zero-day flaws
MSI confirms security breach after Money Message ransomware attack
Microsoft aims at stopping cybercriminals from using cracked copies of Cobalt Strike
Phishers migrate to Telegram
Money Message ransomware group claims to have hacked IT giant MSI
OCR Labs exposes its systems, jeopardizing major banking clients
Threat Report Portugal: Q3 & Q4 2022
Analyzing attacks conducted by North Korea-linked ARCHIPELAGO APT group
Nexx bugs allow to open garage doors, and take control of alarms and plugs
Tax preparation and e-file service compromised to serve malware
HP would take up to 90 days to fix a critical bug in some business-grade printers
CISA JCDC Will Focus on Energy Sector
Law enforcement seized the Genesis Market cybercrime marketplace
STYX Marketplace emerged in Dark Web focused on Financial Fraud
ALPHV/BlackCat ransomware affiliate targets Veritas Backup solution bugs
Rorschach ransomware has the fastest file-encrypting routine to date
CISA adds Zimbra bug exploited in attacks against NATO countries to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities catalog
3CX Supply chain attack allowed targeting cryptocurrency companies
UK outsourcing services provider Capita suffered a cyber incident
Western Digital took its services offline due to a security breach
Microsoft fixed Azure AD bug that led to results manipulation and account takeover
Moobot botnet spreads by targeting Cacti and RealTek flaws
Leaked documents from Russian firm NTC Vulkan show Sandworm cyberwarfare arsenal

International Press


STYX Marketplace Emerged In Dark Web Focused On Financial Fraud   

Genesis Market, one of world’s largest platforms for cyber fraud, seized by police  

Stopping cybercriminals from abusing security tools

MSI Statement  

Estonian National Charged with Helping Russian Military Acquire U.S. Electronics, Including Radar Components; Sought-Computer Hacking Software     


BingBang: AAD misconfiguration led to results manipulation and account takeover   

Western Digital Provides Information on Network Security Incident

Capita, company providing UK’s nuclear submarine training, confirms ‘cyber incident’   

The Uninvited Guest: IDORs, Garage Doors, and Stolen Secrets  

The Telegram phishing market

Dissecting and Exploiting TCP/IP RCE Vulnerability “EvilESP” 


Moobot Strikes Again – Targeting Cacti And RealTek Vulnerabilities   

Not just an infostealer: Gopuram backdoor deployed through 3CX supply chain attack   


ALPHV Ransomware Affiliate Targets Vulnerable Backup Installations to Gain Initial Access    

Analyzing the Malware “efail”

I built a Zero Day with undetectable exfiltration using only ChatGPT prompts    

Intelligence and Information Warfare

Contracts Identify Cyber Operations Projects from Russian Company NTC Vulkan 

‘Vulkan files’ leak reveals Putin’s global and domestic cyberwarfare tactics

How we’re protecting users from government-backed attacks from North Korea   

Britain uses cyber capabilities to counter enemies online – GCHQ    


Zimbra Flaw Exploited by Russia Against NATO Countries Added to CISA ‘Must Patch’ List

15 million public-facing services vulnerable to CISA KEV flaws

Cisco due to the termination of sales destroyed spare parts for equipment in the Russian Federation for 1.9 billion rubles.  

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