Security Affairs newsletter Round 156 – News of the week

Pierluigi Paganini April 01, 2018

A new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter arrived!

The best news of the week with Security Affairs.

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·      A new massive cryptomining campaign target Linux servers exploiting old flaw
·      The City of San Diego is suing the Experian credit agency for 2013 security breach
·      Thousands of etcd installs leak 750MB worth of passwords and keys
·      Facebook collected call and SMS data from Android users if not explicitly forbidden
·      Law enforcement arrested the head of the Carbanak gang that stole 1 billion from banks
·      Reddit banned the biggest Darknet markets subreddit /R/DarkNetmarkets
·      The Internet Engineering Task Force has finally announced the approval of TLS 1.3
·      BranchScope is a new side-channel attack method against Intel chip
·      Experts uncovered a watering hole attack on leading Hong Kong Telecom Site exploiting CVE-2018-4878 flaw
·      GoScanSSH Malware spread avoiding Government and Military networks
·      Grey Heron, the new Co in the surveillance industry that promises to spy on Signal and Telegram
·      A flaw in the iOS camera QR code URL parser could expose users to attacks
·      Meltdown security patches issued by Microsoft exposed to severe attacks
·      New ThreadKit exploit builder used to spread banking Trojan and RATs
·      VPN leaks users IPs via WebRTC. Ive tested seventy VPN providers and 16 of them leaks users IPs via WebRTC (23%)
·      Boeing production plant infected with WannaCry ransomware
·      CISCO addresses two critical remote code execution flaws in IOS XE operating system
·      Drupal finally addressed the critical CVE-2018-7600 Drupalgeddon2 vulnerability
·      Hackers took down Baltimore 911 system during the weekend
·      Ensuring best website security through SSL Certificate updates.
·      European police agencies coordinated by Europol arrested 20 people for Spear Phishing scam
·      Systems at a Power Company in India infected by a ransomware
·      The latest variant of the Panda Banker Trojan target Japan
·      Under Armour data breach affected about 150 million MyFitnessPal users
·      Cyber Defense Magazine – March 2018 has arrived
·      Fauxpersky Keylogger masqueraded as Kaspersky Antivirus and spreads via USB drives
·      Grindr gay-dating app exposed millions of users private data, messages, locations
·      Russian hacker Yevgeni Nikulin was extradited to the United States
·      Tens of thousands of misconfigured Django apps leak sensitive data


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Pierluigi Paganini

(Security Affairs – Newsletter)

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