Security Affairs newsletter Round 465 by Pierluigi Paganini – INTERNATIONAL EDITION

Pierluigi Paganini March 31, 2024

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Expert found a backdoor in XZ tools used many Linux distributions
German BSI warns of 17,000 unpatched Microsoft Exchange servers
Cisco warns of password-spraying attacks targeting Secure Firewall devices
American fast-fashion firm Hot Topic hit by credential stuffing attacks
Cisco addressed high-severity flaws in IOS and IOS XE software
Google: China dominates government exploitation of zero-day vulnerabilities in 2023
Google addressed 2 Chrome zero-days demonstrated at Pwn2Own 2024
INC Ransom stole 3TB of data from the National Health Service (NHS) of Scotland
CISA adds Microsoft SharePoint bug disclosed at Pwn2Own to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities catalog
The DDR Advantage: Real-Time Data Defense
Finnish police linked APT31 to the 2021 parliament attack
TheMoon bot infected 40,000 devices in January and FebruaryUK, New Zealand against China-linked cyber operations
US Treasury Dep announced sanctions against members of China-linked APT31
CISA adds FortiClient EMS, Ivanti EPM CSA, Nice Linear eMerge E3-Series bugs to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities catalog
Iran-Linked APT TA450 embeds malicious links in PDF attachments
StrelaStealer targeted over 100 organizations across the EU and US
GoFetch side-channel attack against Apple systems allows secret keys extraction
Cybercriminals Accelerate Online Scams During Ramadan and Eid Fitr


Cybercriminals Accelerate Online Scams During Ramadan And Eid Fitr  

Hackers obtain patient data from NHS Dumfries and Galloway  

My mom started messaging me… two weeks AFTER her death: Families left traumatized by new ‘ghost hacking’ scam that targets dead people  


Large-Scale StrelaStealer Campaign in Early 2024 

Shielding Networks From Androxgh0st  

The Darkside Of TheMoon  

Urgent security alert for Fedora Linux 40 and Fedora Rawhide users 


We’re All in this Together A Year in Review of Zero-Days Exploited In-the-Wild in 2023  

BlueDucky automates exploitation of Bluetooth pairing vulnerability that leads to 0-click code execution  

Password Spray Attacks Impacting Remote Access VPN Services  

Thousands of Microsoft Exchange servers vulnerable to critical vulnerabilities  

Defending Against Indirect Prompt Injection Attacks With Spotlighting 

Intelligence and Information Warfare 

Security Brief: TA450 Uses Embedded Links in PDF Attachments in Latest Campaign

Treasury Sanctions China-Linked Hackers for Targeting U.S. Critical Infrastructure

UK calls out China state-affiliated actors for malicious cyber targeting of UK democratic institutions and parliamentarians     

Investigation into hacking of Parliament’s information systems has been ongoing  

Senators get “shocking” look at TikTok’s spy potential  


China wants Microsoft and Intel off its computers  

Artificial intelligence [What Think Tanks are thinking]  

Skills shortage and unpatched systems soar to high-ranking 2030 cyber threats

Threat landscape for industrial automation systems. Statistics for H2 2023  

AT&T says personal data from 73 million current and former account holders leaked onto dark web  

US critical infrastructure cyberattack reporting rules inch closer to reality

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Pierluigi Paganini

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