Security Affairs newsletter Round 422 by Pierluigi Paganini – International edition

Pierluigi Paganini June 04, 2023

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Xplain hack impacted the Swiss cantonal police and Fedpol
Zyxel published guidance for protecting devices from ongoing attacks
Kimsuky APT poses as journalists and broadcast writers in its attacks
New Linux Ransomware BlackSuit is similar to Royal ransomware
CISA adds Progress MOVEit Transfer zero-day to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities catalog
New botnet Horabot targets Latin America
Point32Health ransomware attack exposed info of 2.5M people
MOVEit Transfer software zero-day actively exploited in the wild
Russia’s FSB blames the US intelligence for Operation Triangulation
Operation Triangulation: previously undetected malware targets iOS devices
California-based workforce platform Prosperix leaks drivers licenses and medical records
Apps with over 420 Million downloads from Google Play unveil the discovery of SpinOk spyware
BlackCat claims the hack of the Casepoint legal technology platform used by US agencies
Widespread exploitation by botnet operators of Zyxel firewall flaw
Experts warn of backdoor-like behavior within Gigabyte systems
Threat actors are exploiting Barracuda Email Security Gateway bug since October 2022
Swiss real estate agency Neho fails to put a password on its systems
Microsoft found a new bug that allows bypassing SIP root restrictions in macOS
PyPI enforces 2FA authentication to prevent maintainers’ account takeover
A database containing 478,000 RaidForums members leaked online
Beware of the new phishing technique “file archiver in the browser” that exploits zip domains
BrutePrint Attack allows to unlock smartphones with brute-forcing fingerprint
Lockbit ransomware attack on MCNA Dental impacts 8.9M individuals
New Go-written GobRAT RAT targets Linux Routers in Japan
Researchers analyzed the PREDATOR spyware and its loader Alien
Attackers use encrypted RPMSG messages in Microsoft 365 targeted phishing attacks
Industrial automation giant ABB disclosed data breach after ransomware attack
New Bandit Stealer targets web browsers and cryptocurrency wallets
CISA adds recently patched Barracuda zero-day to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities catalog

International Press


New hacking forum leaks data of 478,000 RaidForums members  

Ask Fitis, the Bear: Real Crooks Sign Their Malware   

Discord Admins Hacked by Malicious Bookmarks   


Microsoft Encrypted Restricted Permission Messages Deliver Phishing

BrutePrint: Expose Smartphone Fingerprint Authentication to Brute-force Attack      

Barracuda Email Security Gateway Appliance (ESG) Vulnerability 


Widespread Exploitation of Zyxel Network Devices       

MOVEit Transfer Critical Vulnerability Rapid Response  

An extraordinary cyberattack hits Switzerland, affecting the army and many police  


New Info Stealer Bandit Stealer Targets Browsers, Wallets  

Mercenary mayhem: A technical analysis of Intellexa’s PREDATOR spyware

GobRAT malware written in Go language targeting Linux routers  

Potentially millions of Android TVs and phones come with malware preinstalled  

Android apps containing SpinOk module with spyware features installed over 421,000,000 times   

New Horabot campaign targets the Americas  

Investigating BlackSuit Ransomware’s Similarities to Royal  

Intelligence and Information Warfare

Operation Triangulation: iOS devices targeted with previously unknown malware

The FSB of Russia revealed the intelligence action of the American intelligence services using apple mobile devices       

Chinese Threat Actor Used Modified Cobalt Strike Variant to Attack Taiwanese Critical Infrastructure   

North Korea Using Social Engineering to Enable Hacking of Think Tanks, Academia, and Media   


Securing PyPI accounts via Two-Factor Authentication

US Air Force denies AI drone attacked operator in test

Zyxel’s guidance for the recent attacks on the ZyWALL devices   

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Pierluigi Paganini

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