Hacking

Pierluigi Paganini June 20, 2024
An unpatched bug allows anyone to impersonate Microsoft corporate email accounts

A researcher discovered a flaw that allows attackers to impersonate Microsoft corporate email accounts and launch phishing attacks. The security researcher Vsevolod Kokorin (@Slonser) discovered a bug that allows anyone to impersonate Microsoft corporate email accounts. An attacker can trigger the vulnerability to launch phishing attacks.  The researchers demonstrated the bug exploitation to TechCrunch, Kokorin […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 20, 2024
Smishing Triad Is Targeting Pakistan To Defraud Banking Customers At Scale

Resecurity researchers warn of a new activity of Smishing Triad, which has expanded its operations to Pakistan. Resecurity has identified a new activity of Smishing Triad, which has expanded its operations to Pakistan. The group’s latest tactic involves sending malicious messages on behalf of Pakistan Post to customers of mobile carriers via iMessage/SMS. The goal […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 19, 2024
Alleged researchers stole $3 million from Kraken exchange

Alleged researchers have exploited a zero-day in Kraken crypto exchange to steal $3 million worth of cryptocurrency. Kraken Chief Security Officer Nick Percoco revealed that alleged security researchers exploited a zero-day flaw to steal $3 million worth of cryptocurrency. The researchers are refusing to return the stolen funds. Percoco revealed that a security researcher reported […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 18, 2024
VMware fixed RCE and privilege escalation bugs in vCenter Server

VMware addressed vCenter Server vulnerabilities that can allow remote code execution or privilege escalation. VMware addressed multiple vCenter Server vulnerabilities that remote attackers can exploit to achieve remote code execution or privilege escalation. vCenter Server is a centralized management platform developed by VMware for managing virtualized environments. The vCenter Server contains multiple heap-overflow flaws, tracked […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 18, 2024
Keytronic confirms data breach after ransomware attack

Printed circuit board assembly (PCBA) manufacturer Keytronic disclosed a data breach after a ransomware attack. Keytronic has confirmed a data breach after a ransomware group leaked allegedly stolen personal information from its systems. The company did not provide any info on the ransomware operation that hit its network, however Black Basta ransomware group leaked over […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 17, 2024
China-linked Velvet Ant uses F5 BIG-IP malware in cyber espionage campaign

Chinese cyberespionage group Velvet Ant was spotted using custom malware to target F5 BIG-IP appliances to breach target networks. In late 2023, Sygnia researchers responded to an incident suffered by a large organization that they attributed to a China-linked threat actor tracked as ‘Velvet Ant.’ The cyberspies deployed custom malware on F5 BIG-IP appliances to […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 17, 2024
LA County’s Department of Public Health (DPH) data breach impacted over 200,000 individuals

The County of Los Angeles’ Department of Public Health (DPH) disclosed a data breach that impacted more than 200,000 individuals. The LA County’s Department of Public Health announced that the personal information of more than 200,000 was compromised after a data breach that occurred between February 19 and February 20, 2024. Threat actors obtained the […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 17, 2024
Spanish police arrested an alleged member of the Scattered Spider group

A joint law enforcement operation led to the arrest of a key member of the cybercrime group known as Scattered Spider. Spanish police arrested a 22-year-old British national who is suspected of being a key member of the cybercrime group known as Scattered Spider (also known as UNC3944, 0ktapus). The man was arrested in Palma de […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 15, 2024
London hospitals canceled over 800 operations in the week after Synnovis ransomware attack

NHS England confirmed that multiple London hospitals impacted by the ransomware attack at Synnovis were forced to cancel planned operations. NHS England confirmed that the recent ransomware attack on Synnovis had a severe impact of multiple London hospitals, forcing them to cancel more than hundreds of scheduled operations. Synnovis is a pathology partnership between Guy’s […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 14, 2024
CISA adds Android Pixel, Microsoft Windows, Progress Telerik Report Server bugs to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities catalog

U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) adds Android Pixel, Microsoft Windows, Progress Telerik Report Server bugs to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities catalog. The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) added the following vulnerabilities to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities (KEV) catalog: CVE-2024-32896 is an elevation of privilege vulnerability in the Pixel Firmware, which has been […]