Security Affairs newsletter Round 142 – News of the week

Pierluigi Paganini December 24, 2017

A new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter arrived!

The best news of the week with Security Affairs.

Once again thank you!

·      New PRILEX ATM Malware used in targeted attacks against a Brazilian bank
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·      The Russian pipeline giant Transneft infected with a Monero cryptocurrency miner
·      Zealot Campaign leverages NSA exploits to deliver Monero miners of both Windows and Linux servers
·      BGP hijacking – Traffic for Google, Apple, Facebook, Microsoft and other tech giants routed through Russia
·      Expert found critical issues in Palo Alto PAN-OS Networks Security Platform
·      Information Warfare At Bay – The Dangers of Russian Menace to Underwater Internet Critical Infrastructure
·      Researchers discovered two serious code execution flaws in vBulletin not yet unpatched
·      Kaspersky Lab files Lawsuit over DHS Ban of its products and services
·      Networked Printers are Some of the Oldest IoT Devices, and over 1,000 Lexmark Printers Are Vulnerable Today
·      South Korea cryptocurrency exchange Youbit shuts down after second hack in 2017
·      The thin line between BlackEnergy, DragonFly and TeamSpy attacks
·      U.S. blames North Korea for the massive WannaCry ransomware attack
·      Backdoor in Captcha Plugin poses serious risks to 300K WordPress sites
·      Loapi Android malware can destroy your battery mining Monero
·      Windows 10 Hello facial recognition feature can be spoofed with photos
·      Chinese crime group targets database servers for mining cryptocurrency
·      Exclusive, CSE CybSec ZLAB Malware Analysis Report: The Bladabindi malware
·      Operation Bakovia – Romanian authorities arrest 5 individuals for Spreading CTB Locker and Cerber Ransomware
·      VMWare addressed severe Code Execution vulnerabilities in several products
·      WMWare addressed severe Code Execution vulnerabilities in several products
·      After US, also Lithuania bans Kaspersky Software due to its alleged link to the Kremlin
·      Digmine Cryptocurrency Miner spreads via Facebook messenger
·      Nissan Finance Canada hacked, 1.13 million customers may have been exposed
·      Chinese authorities have sentenced a man to 5 years in prison for selling a VPN service without the authorization
·      Experts uncovered a new GlobeImposter Ransomware malspam campaign
·      Russian Fancy Bear APT Group improves its weapons in ongoing campaigns
·      Satori is the latest Mirai botnet variant that is targeting Huawei HG532 home routers


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Pierluigi Paganini

(Security Affairs – Newsletter)

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