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, […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 15, 2024
Phemedrone info stealer campaign exploits Windows smartScreen bypass

Threat actors exploit a recent Windows SmartScreen bypass flaw CVE-2023-36025 to deliver the Phemedrone info stealer. Trend Micro researchers uncovered a malware campaign exploiting the vulnerability CVE-2023-36025 (CVSS score 8.8) to deploy a previously unknown strain of the malware dubbed Phemedrone Stealer. The vulnerability was addressed by Microsoft with the release of Patch Tuesday security updates for […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 05, 2023
CISA adds JetBrains TeamCity and Windows flaws to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities catalog

The U.S. CISA added JetBrains TeamCity and Windows vulnerabilities to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog. The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) added the JetBrains TeamCity flaw CVE-2023-42793 (CVSS score: 9.8) and Windows bug CVE-2023-28229 (CVSS score: 7.0) to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog. Below are the descriptions of the two vulnerabilities: According to Binding Operational Directive […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 07, 2023
Chinese cyberspies obtained Microsoft signing key from Windows crash dump due to a mistake

Microsoft revealed that the Chinese group Storm-0558 stole a signing key used to breach government email accounts from a Windows crash dump. In July, Microsoft announced it had mitigated an attack conducted by a China-linked threat actor, tracked as Storm-0558, which targeted customer emails. Storm-0558 threat actors focus on government agencies in Western Europe and […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 08, 2023
Researchers published PoC exploit code for actively exploited Windows elevation of privilege issue

Researchers published an exploit for an actively exploited Microsoft Windows vulnerability tracked as CVE-2023-29336. The Microsoft Windows vulnerability CVE-2023-29336 (CVSS score 7.8) is an elevation of privilege issue that resides in the Win32k component. Win32k.sys is a system driver file in the Windows operating system. The driver is responsible for providing the interface between user-mode applications and […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 10, 2022
APT29 abused the Windows Credential Roaming in an attack against a diplomatic entity

Russia-linked APT29 cyberespionage group exploited a Windows feature called Credential Roaming to target a European diplomatic entity. Mandiant researchers in early 2022 responded to an incident where the Russia-linked APT29 group (aka SVR group, Cozy Bear, Nobelium, and The Dukes) successfully phished a European diplomatic entity. The attack stands out for the use of the Windows Credential […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 31, 2022
Actively exploited Windows Mark-of-the-Web zero-day received an unofficial patch

An unofficial patch for an actively exploited flaw in Microsoft Windows that allows to bypass Mark-of-the-Web (MotW) protections. 0patch released an unofficial patch to address an actively exploited security vulnerability in Microsoft Windows that could allow bypassing Mark-of-the-Web (MotW) protections by using files signed with malformed signatures. The issue affects all supported and multiple legacy […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 29, 2022
Go-based Chaos malware is rapidly growing targeting Windows, Linux and more

A new multifunctional Go-based malware dubbed Chaos is targeting both Windows and Linux systems, experts warn. Researchers from Black Lotus Labs at Lumen Technologies, recently uncovered a multifunctional Go-based malware that was developed to target devices based on multiple architectures, including Windows and Linux. The malicious code was developed to target a broad range of devices, […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 18, 2022
Watch out for the CVE-2022-30136 Windows NFS Remote Code Execution flaw

Researchers published an analysis of the Windows remote code execution vulnerability CVE-2022-30136 impacting the Network File System. Trend Micro Research has published an analysis of the recently patched Windows vulnerability CVE-2022-30136 that impacts the Network File System. CVE-2022-30136 is a remote code execution vulnerability that resides in the Windows Network File System, it is due […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 08, 2022
0Patch released unofficial security patch for new DogWalk Windows zero-day

0patch researchers released an unofficial security patch for a Windows zero-day vulnerability dubbed DogWalk. 0patch released an unofficial security patch for a new Windows zero-day vulnerability in the Microsoft Support Diagnostic Tool (MSDT) dubbed DogWalk. The issue impacts all Windows versions, starting from Windows 7 and Server Server 2008, including the latest releases. The flaw […]