Security

Pierluigi Paganini February 21, 2024
Critical flaw found in deprecated VMware EAP. Uninstall it immediately

VMware urges customers to uninstall the deprecated Enhanced Authentication Plugin (EAP) after the disclosure of a critical flaw CVE-2024-22245. VMware is urging users to uninstall the deprecated Enhanced Authentication Plugin (EAP) after the discovery of an arbitrary authentication relay flaw CVE-2024-22245 (CVSS score: 9.6). A threat actor could trick a domain user with EAP installed in […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 21, 2024
Microsoft Exchange flaw CVE-2024-21410 could impact up to 97,000 servers

Researchers from Shadowserver Foundation identified roughly 28,000 internet-facing Microsoft Exchange servers vulnerable to CVE-2024-21410. The vulnerability CVE-2024-21410 is a bypass vulnerability that can be exploited by an attacker to bypass the SmartScreen user experience and inject code to potentially gain code execution, which could lead to some data exposure, lack of system availability, or both. […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 20, 2024
ConnectWise fixed critical flaws in ScreenConnect remote access tool

ConnectWise addressed two critical vulnerabilities in its ScreenConnect remote desktop access product and urges customers to install the patches asap. ConnectWise warns of the following two critical vulnerabilities in its ScreenConnect remote desktop access product: Both vulnerabilities were reported on February 13, 2024, through the company vulnerability disclosure channel via the ConnectWise Trust Center. The […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 20, 2024
Cactus ransomware gang claims the theft of 1.5TB of data from Energy management and industrial automation firm Schneider Electric

The Cactus ransomware gang claims the theft of 1.5TB of data from the Energy management and industrial automation firm Schneider Electric. The Cactus ransomware group claims responsibility for pilfering 1.5TB of data from the Energy management and industrial automation giant Schneider Electric. Schneider Electric is a multinational company that specializes in energy management, industrial automation, […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 19, 2024
SolarWinds addressed critical RCEs in Access Rights Manager (ARM)

SolarWinds addressed three critical vulnerabilities in its Access Rights Manager (ARM) solution, including two RCE bugs. SolarWinds has fixed several Remote Code Execution (RCE) vulnerabilities in its Access Rights Manager (ARM) solution. Access Rights Manager (ARM) is a software solution designed to assist organizations in managing and monitoring access rights and permissions within their IT […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 18, 2024
ESET fixed high-severity local privilege escalation bug in Windows products

Cybersecurity firm ESET has addressed a high-severity elevation of privilege vulnerability in its Windows security solution. ESET addressed a high-severity vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2024-0353 (CVSS score 7.8), in its Windows products. The vulnerability is a local privilege escalation issue that was submitted to the company by the Zero Day Initiative (ZDI). According to the advisory, […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 17, 2024
Ukrainian national faces up to 20 years in prison for his role in Zeus, IcedID malware schemes

A Ukrainian national pleaded guilty to his role in the Zeus and IcedID operations, which caused tens of millions of dollars in losses. Ukrainian national Vyacheslav Igorevich Penchukov has pleaded guilty to his key roles in the Zeus and IcedID malware operations. “Vyacheslav Igorevich Penchukov was a leader of two prolific malware groups that infected […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 16, 2024
CISA adds Microsoft Exchange and Cisco ASA and FTD bugs to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities catalog

U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) adds Microsoft Exchange and Cisco ASA and FTD bugs to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities catalog. The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) added the following two vulnerabilities to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities (KEV) catalog: The vulnerability CVE-2020-3259 is an information disclosure issue that resides in the web services […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 16, 2024
U.S. CISA: hackers breached a state government organization

U.S. CISA revealed that threat actors breached an unnamed state government organization via an administrator account belonging to a former employee. The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) revealed that a threat actor gained access to an unnamed state government organization’s network environment via an administrator account belonging to a former employee. CISA and […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 15, 2024
CISA adds Microsoft Windows bugs to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities catalog

U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) adds 2 Microsoft Windows flaws to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities catalog. The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) added the following two vulnerabilities to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities (KEV) catalog: This week. Microsoft released Patch Tuesday security updates for February 2024 that resolved a total of 72 vulnerabilities, […]