Internet of Things

Pierluigi Paganini June 22, 2023
New Mirai botnet targets tens of flaws in popular IoT devices

Since March 2023, Unit 42 researchers have observed a variant of the Mirai botnet spreading by targeting tens of flaws in D-Link, Zyxel, and Netgear devices. Since March 2023, researchers at Palo Alto Networks Unit 42 have observed a new variant of the Mirai botnet targeting multiple vulnerabilities in popular IoT devices. Below is the […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 20, 2023
New Tsunami botnet targets Linux SSH servers

Researchers warn of an ongoing Tsunami DDoS botnet campaign targeting inadequately protected Linux SSH servers. Researchers from AhnLab Security Emergency response Center (ASEC) have uncovered an ongoing hacking campaign, aimed at poorly protected Linux SSH servers, to install the Tsunami DDoS botnet (aka Kaiten). The threat actors behind these attacks were also observed installing other […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 20, 2023
ASUS addressed critical flaws in some router models

ASUS addressed critical vulnerabilities in multiple router models, urging customers to immediately install firmware updates. ASUS is warning customers to update some router models to the latest firmware to address critical vulnerabilities. The impacted models are GT6, GT-AXE16000, GT-AX11000 PRO, GT-AX6000, GT-AX11000, GS-AX5400, GS-AX3000, XT9, XT8, XT8 V2, RT-AX86U PRO, RT-AX86U, RT-AX86S, RT-AX82U, RT-AX58U, RT-AX3000, […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 29, 2023
New Go-written GobRAT RAT targets Linux Routers in Japan

A new Golang remote access trojan (RAT), tracked as GobRAT, is targeting Linux routers in Japan, the JPCERT Coordination Center warns. JPCERT/CC is warning of cyberattacks against Linux routers in Japan that have been infected with a new Golang remote access trojan (RAT) called GobRAT. Threat actors are targeting Linux routers with publicly exposed WEBUI to execute […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 16, 2023
China-linked APT Mustang Panda targets TP-Link routers with a custom firmware implant

China-linked APT group Mustang Panda employed a custom firmware implant targeting TP-Link routers in targeted attacks since January 2023. Since January 2023, Check Point Research monitored a series of targeted attacks aimed at European foreign affairs entities that have been linked to the China-linked cyberespionage group Mustang Panda (aka Camaro Dragon, RedDelta or “Bronze President). MustangPanda […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 02, 2023
Fortinet warns of a spike in attacks against TBK DVR devices

FortiGuard Labs researchers observed a worrisome level of attacks attempting to exploit an authentication bypass vulnerability in TBK DVR devices. FortiGuard Labs researchers are warning of a spike in malicious attacks targeting TBK DVR devices. Threat actors are attempting to exploit a five-year-old authentication bypass issue, tracked as CVE-2018-9995 (CVSS score of 9.8), in TBK […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 14, 2023
Hikvision fixed a critical flaw in Hybrid SAN and cluster storage products

Chinese video surveillance giant Hikvision addressed a critical vulnerability in its Hybrid SAN and cluster storage products. Chinese video surveillance giant Hikvision addressed an access control vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2023-28808, affecting its Hybrid SAN and cluster storage products. An attacker with network access to the device can exploit the issue to obtain admin permission. The […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 05, 2023
Nexx bugs allow to open garage doors, and take control of alarms and plugs

A series of vulnerabilities in multiple smart devices manufactured by Nexx can be exploited to remotely open garage doors, and take control of alarms and plugs. In late 2022, the researcher Sam Sabetan discovered a series of critical vulnerabilities in several smart devices manufactured by Nexx, including Smart Garage Door Openers, Alarms, and Plugs. A […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 29, 2023
QNAP fixed Sudo privilege escalation bug in NAS devices

Taiwanese vendor QNAP warns customers to patch a high-severity Sudo privilege escalation bug affecting NAS devices. Taiwanese vendor QNAP warns customers to update their network-attached storage (NAS) devices to address a high-severity Sudo privilege escalation vulnerability tracked as CVE-2023-22809. The company states that the vulnerability affects QTS, QuTS hero, QuTScloud, and QVP (QVR Pro appliances) […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 22, 2023
Experts released PoC exploits for severe flaws in Netgear Orbi routers

Cisco Talos researchers published PoC exploits for vulnerabilities in Netgear Orbi 750 series router and extender satellites. Netgear Orbi is a line of mesh Wi-Fi systems designed to provide high-speed, reliable Wi-Fi coverage throughout a home or business. The Orbi system consists of a main router and one or more satellite units that work together […]