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Pierluigi Paganini June 25, 2024
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is free

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been released in the U.K. and has left the country after five years in Belmarsh prison. Julian Assange is free after five years in Belmarsh prison, the WikiLeaks founder has been released in the U.K. and is flying to the island of Saipan in the Northern Mariana Islands, to make […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 25, 2024
CISA confirmed that its CSAT environment was breached in January.

CISA warned chemical facilities that its Chemical Security Assessment Tool (CSAT) environment was compromised in January. CISA warns chemical facilities that its Chemical Security Assessment Tool (CSAT) environment was breached in January. In March, the Recorded Future News first reported that the US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) agency was hacked in February. In response […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 24, 2024
Threat actors compromised 1,590 CoinStats crypto wallets

Threat actors breached 1,590 cryptocurrency wallets of the cryptocurrency portfolio management and tracking platform CoinStats. The cryptocurrency portfolio management and tracking platform CoinStats suffered a massive security breach. Alleged North Korea threat actors have compromised 1,590 cryptocurrency wallets. CoinStats allows users to monitor their cryptocurrency holdings across various exchanges and wallets in a single platform. […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 24, 2024
Experts observed approximately 120 malicious campaigns using the Rafel RAT

Multiple threat actors are using an open-source Android remote administration tool called Rafel RAT to target Android Devices. Check Point Research identified multiple threat actors using Rafel, an open-source remote administration tool (RAT). The researchers spotted an espionage group using Rafel, highlighting the tool’s effectiveness across different threat profiles and goals. Previously, Check Point observed the cyber […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 24, 2024
LockBit claims the hack of the US Federal Reserve

The Lockbit ransomware group announced that it had breached the US Federal Reserve and exfiltrated 33 TB of sensitive data. The Lockbit ransomware group announced that it had breached the systems of Federal Reserve of the United States and exfiltrated 33 TB of sensitive data, including “Americans’ banking secrets.” The Lockbit ransomware group added the […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 24, 2024
Ransomware threat landscape Jan-Apr 2024: insights and challenges

Between Jan and Apr 2024, the global ransomware landscape witnessed significant activity, with 1420 ransomware claims reported worldwide. In the first four months of 2024, the global ransomware landscape witnessed significant activity, with 1420 ransomware claims reported worldwide, including 55 in Italy. These findings, sourced from the Ransomfeed platform, shed light on the geographical distribution […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 24, 2024
ExCobalt Cybercrime group targets Russian organizations in multiple sectors

The cybercrime group ExCobalt targeted Russian organizations in multiple sectors with a previously unknown backdoor known as GoRed. Positive Technologies researchers reported that a cybercrime gang called ExCobalt targeted Russian organizations in multiple sectors with a previously unknown Golang-based backdoor known as GoRed. Members of the ExCobalt group have been active since at least 2016, […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 23, 2024
Threat actor attempts to sell 30 million customer records allegedly stolen from TEG

A threat actor is offering for sale customer data allegedly stolen from the Australia-based live events and ticketing company TEG. TEG (Ticketek Entertainment Group) is an Australian company that operates in the live entertainment and ticketing industry. The company operates across multiple countries and sells over 30 million tickets annually for more than 30,000 events, […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 23, 2024
Security Affairs newsletter Round 477 by Pierluigi Paganini – INTERNATIONAL EDITION

A new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter arrived! Every week the best security articles from Security Affairs are free in your email box. Enjoy a new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter, including the international press. US government sanctions twelve Kaspersky Lab executives Experts found a bug in the Linux version of RansomHub ransomware […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 23, 2024
Threat actors are actively exploiting SolarWinds Serv-U bug CVE-2024-28995

Threat actors are actively exploiting a recently discovered vulnerability in SolarWinds Serv-U software using publicly available proof-of-concept (PoC) code. Threat actors are actively exploiting a recently discovered vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2024-28995, in SolarWinds Serv-U software. The vulnerability CVE-2024-28995 is a high-severity directory transversal issue that allows attackers to read sensitive files on the host machine. […]