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Zyxel NAS Devices are Affected by a Critical RCE Vulnerability
September 8, 2022

Zyxel NAS Devices are Affected by a Critical RCE Vulnerability

Zyxel has announced fixes for a severe format string issue in its network attached storage products. The Taiwanese network giant's affected products are listed as:  NAS326 (V5.21(AAZF.11)C0 and earlier)  NAS540 (V5.21(AATB.8)C0 and earlier)  NAS542 (V5.21(ABAG.8)C0… Continue Reading

How XDR Powers Rapid Attack Detection and Response
September 7, 2022

How XDR Powers Rapid Attack Detection and Response

A McKinsey article states that today’s organizations are expected to suffer from three major trends for the next three to five years. These trends can be expressed simply as follows; Increase in the on-demand ubiquitous data access &… Continue Reading

Criminal Marketplace WT1SHOP Taken Down After Nearly 6M Records Compromised
September 7, 2022

Illegal Marketplace WT1SHOP Seized After Nearly 6M Records Compromised 

A global law enforcement operation has taken down the website and domains for WT1SHOP. WT1SHOP is an illegal marketplace often used by threat actors who are looking for information or want to sell it. The… Continue Reading

Mirai Variant MooBot Targets RCE Vulnerabilities in D-Link Routers
September 7, 2022

Mirai Variant MooBot Targets RCE Vulnerabilities in D-Link Routers

MooBot botnet is back for new attacks. The variant of the Mirai malware started a new campaign last month to exploit critical vulnerabilities (CVSS 9.8) in D-Link routers.  MooBot was first identified in December 2021,… Continue Reading

September 6, 2022

The Week in Dark Web – 6 September 2022 – Access and Vulnerability Sales

Powered by DarkMirror™ This week’s edition covers the latest dark web news from the past week. Threat actors mostly sold access to victims' systems last week on the dark web. We observed that some of… Continue Reading

TikTok Denies Allegations of a 2.05 Billion Record Data Breach
September 6, 2022

TikTok Denies Allegations of a 2.05 Billion Record Data Breach

Popular social media platform TikTok rejected claims that it had been compromised by threat actors who claimed to have obtained access to an insecure cloud server.  The denial comes in response to suspected hacking posts… Continue Reading

QNAP Fixes Zero-Day Recently Leveraged by DeadBolt Ransomware
September 6, 2022

QNAP Fixes Zero-Day Recently Leveraged by DeadBolt Ransomware

The Taiwanese company QNAP cautions customers about DeadBolt ransomware attacks upon exploiting a zero-day vulnerability in Photo Station. QNAP detected the issue on September 3.  The DeadBolt ransomware gang has been allegedly exploiting the zero-day vulnerability on QNAP NAS… Continue Reading

What is Account Takeover and How to Prevent It?
September 5, 2022

What is Account Takeover and How to Prevent It?

What is Account Takeover?  Account takeover occurs when fraudsters use stolen credentials to gain unauthorized access to a valid account. ATO attacks are used by fraudsters to move payments, steal information, and take advantage of… Continue Reading

Major Cyberattacks in Review: August 2022
September 5, 2022

Major Cyberattacks in Review: August 2022 

Threat actors did not stay idle in August, and as always, they continued their attacks on small or large companies, government organizations, and critical infrastructures that could disrupt daily life. While ransomware attacks remained popular,… Continue Reading

Attackers Targeting Banking Credentials: American Express and Google Play Users at Risk
September 5, 2022

Attackers Targeting Banking Credentials: American Express and Google Play Users at Risk

Phishing has changed significantly over the past ten years, and scammers now have sophisticated tools to use fake emails and websites to access the banking information of unwary victims. These cutting-edge strategies and alluring lures… Continue Reading

What is Malvertising & How to Stop Ad Malware?
September 2, 2022

What is Malvertising & How to Stop Ad Malware?

What is a Malvertising Attack?  Malvertising, also known as malicious advertising, refers to criminally controlled advertisements within Internet-connected programs, typically web browsers (there are exceptions), that intentionally harm individuals and businesses by distributing malware, potentially… Continue Reading

1,800 Mobile Apps with Hardcoded AWS Credentials Show Supply Chain Risks
September 2, 2022

1,800 Apps with Hardcoded AWS Credentials Show Supply Chain Risks

More than 1,800 mobile applications have hardcoded AWS credentials, according to Symantec, which has issued a warning about the possible risks of poor security measures.  An analysis of Android and iOS apps revealed that most apps… Continue Reading

What is Customer Identity and Access Management (CIAM)?
September 1, 2022

What is Customer Identity and Access Management (CIAM)?

CIAM (Customer identity and access management) is part of the identity and access management (IAM) system integrated into applications for external users such as customers/consumers. The primary goal of CIAM is to manage and control… Continue Reading

Spyware Firm Sold Android and iOS Remote Code Execution Exploit for €8 Million
September 1, 2022

Spyware Firm Sold Android and iOS RCE Exploit for €8 Million

Intellexa, a spyware firm that originated in Greece, has entered the market recently. Its work is similar to Pegasus Spyware and offers RCE exploits for iOS and Android OS. In November 2019, Cyprus authorities detained… Continue Reading

Top Open Source Solutions for Building Security Operations Center II
August 31, 2022

Top Open Source Solutions for Building Security Operations Center II

A Security Operations Center (SOC) is a centralized function inside an organization that employs people, procedures, and technology to continually monitor and enhance an organization's security posture. It also prevents, identifies, analyzes, and reacts to cybersecurity… Continue Reading

Malicious Chrome Extensions Could Affect More Than 1.4 Million Users
August 31, 2022

Malicious Chrome Extensions Could Affect More Than 1.4 Million Users

McAfee researchers discovered several malicious Google Chrome extensions. The total download count for the extensions is over 1.4 million. The extensions are capable of tracking and stealing browser activity.  The malicious extensions are listed as: Netflix… Continue Reading

10 Free Security Testing Tools to Test Your Website
August 30, 2022

10 Free Security Testing Tools to Test Your Website  

Security testing for an application is a crucial element in the lifecycle of software testing. It restricts unwanted intrusions at multiple application layers, including servers, the front-end application layer, middleware modules, and network security.  This… Continue Reading

August 29, 2022

The Week in Dark Web – 29 August 2022 – Access Sales and Data Leaks

Powered by DarkMirror™ This week’s edition covers the latest dark web news from the past week. This week's headlines are leaks, dark web access sales, and vast databases of user information. Find out if your… Continue Reading

All You Need to Know About Endpoint Security
August 29, 2022

All You Need to Know About Endpoint Security

Endpoint Security products are responsible for a market size of approximately 14 million in 2021. Regarding this market's compound annual growth rate (CAGR), it is estimated that the market will double in 9 years. According… Continue Reading

Critical RCE Vulnerability in the Atlassian Bitbucket Server and Data Center
August 29, 2022

Critical RCE Vulnerability in the Atlassian Bitbucket Server and Data Center

Atlassian recently issued a security advisory to notify Bitbucket Server and Data Center users about a critical vulnerability. Labeled CVE-2022-36804 is a command injection flaw with a CVSS score of 9.9. On vulnerable systems, the vulnerability could allow attackers… Continue Reading

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