Security Affairs newsletter Round 177 – News of the week

Pierluigi Paganini August 26, 2018

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The best news of the week with Security Affairs.

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·      Chinas Belt and Road project (BRI) is a driver of regional cyber threat activity
·      North Korea-linked Dark Hotel APT leverages CVE-2018-8373 exploit
·      Flaw in SOLEO IP Relay Service potentially exposed over 30 million Canadian records
·      Malware researcher reverse engineered a threat that went undetected for at least 2 years
·      Twitch bug may have exposed some users messages to others
·      Unusual Malspam campaign targets banks with Microsoft Publisher files
·      Anonymous collective brought down Spain sites to support Catalonia
·      Microsoft says Russian hackers continue targeting 2018 midterm elections
·      Security firm released Singularity, an open source DNS Rebinding attack tool
·      A critical remote code execution flaws in Ghostscript could allow to completely take over affected system
·      Adobe security updates address 2 critical code execution flaws in Photoshop
·      Crooks claim to have stolen 20k customer records from Superdrug cosmetics retailer
·      Dark Tequila Banking malware targets Latin America since 2013
·      Expert discovered a Critical Remote Code Execution flaw in Apache Struts (CVE-2018-11776)
·      Bitdefender spotted Triout, a new powerful Android Spyware Framework
·      Latest Turla backdoor leverages email PDF attachments as C&C mechanism
·      North Korea-linked Ryuk Ransomware used in a targeted campaign
·      Operation Red Signature – South Korean Firms victims of a supply chain attack
·      A new Cross-Platform Mirai Variant appeared in the wild
·      Expert found a flaw that affects all OpenSSH versions since 1999
·      North Korea-linked Lazarus APT uses first Mac malware in cryptocurrency exchange attack
·      T-Mobile data breach exposed personal information of up to 2 million customers
·      AdvisorsBot, a previously undocumented downloader involved in malicious email campaigns
·      Australia banned Huawei from 5G network due to security concerns
·      The restaurant chain Cheddars Scratch Kitchen has suffered a payment card breach
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Pierluigi Paganini

(Security Affairs – Newsletter)

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