Sat.Jan 22, 2022

Experts Find Strategic Similarities b/w NotPetya and WhisperGate Attacks on Ukraine

The Hacker News

Latest analysis into the wiper malware that targeted dozens of Ukrainian agencies earlier this month has revealed "strategic similarities" to NotPetya malware that was unleashed against the country's infrastructure and elsewhere in 2017.

Vulnerabilities in Control Web Panel potentially expose Linux Servers to hack

Security Affairs

Two critical security vulnerabilities in Control Web Panel potentially expose Linux servers to remote code execution attacks. Researchers from Octagon Networks disclosed details of two critical security flaws in Control Web Panel that potentially expose Linux servers to remote code execution attacks.

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Molerats Hackers Hiding New Espionage Attacks Behind Public Cloud Infrastructure

The Hacker News

An active espionage campaign has been attributed to the threat actor known as Molerats that abuses legitimate cloud services like Google Drive and Dropbox to host malware payloads and for command-and-control and the exfiltration of data from targets across the Middle East.

Pay attention to Log4j attacks, Dutch National Cybersecurity Centre (NCSC) warns

Security Affairs

The Dutch National Cybersecurity Centre (NCSC) warns organizations of risks associated with cyberattacks exploiting the Log4J vulnerability. The Dutch National Cybersecurity Centre (NCSC) warns organizations to remain vigilant on possible attacks exploiting the Log4J vulnerability.

How Preparation and Strategy Can Be Used to Fight and Defeat Any Ransomware Attack

Speaker: Karl Camilleri, Cloud Services Product Manager at phoenixNAP

Through a detailed analysis of major attacks and their consequences, Karl Camilleri, Cloud Services Product Manager at phoenixNAP, will discuss the state of ransomware and future predictions, as well as provide best practices for attack prevention and recovery.

Security BSides London 2021 – Jamie Riden’s ‘How We Hacked Your Billion Dollar Company For Forty-Two Bucks’

Security Boulevard

Our thanks to Security BSides London for publishing their tremendous videos from the Security BSides London 2021 Conference on the organization’s YouTube channel. Enjoy! Permalink.

US Treasury Department sanctions 4 Ukrainian officials for working with Russian intelligence

Security Affairs

The U.S. Treasury Department announced sanctions against four current and former Ukrainian government officials for collaborating with Russia. The U.S.

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Crypto.com Finally Admits It Lost $30 Million in a Hack

WIRED Threat Level

Plus: Scammer arrests, the NSA plays defense, and more of the week's top security news. Security Security / Security News

Security BSides London 2021 – Abi Waddell’s ‘Credential Attack Recon Detection: How Tooling Fail And How To Reduce False Positives’

Security Boulevard

Our thanks to Security BSides London for publishing their tremendous videos from the Security BSides London 2021 Conference on the organization’s YouTube channel. Enjoy! Permalink.

CISA adds 17 vulnerabilities to list of bugs exploited in attacks

Bleeping Computer

This week, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) added seventeen actively exploited vulnerabilities to the 'Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog. [.]. Security Deals

Dutch cybersecurity agency warns of lingering Log4j risks

Bleeping Computer

In a warning issued on Thursday, the Dutch National Cybersecurity Centre (NCSC) says organizations should still be aware of risks connected to Log4j attacks and remain vigilant for ongoing threats. [.]. Security

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Cover Your SaaS: How to Overcome Security Challenges and Risks For Your Organization

Speaker: Ronald Eddings, Cybersecurity Expert and Podcaster

In this webinar, Ronald Eddings, Cybersecurity Expert, will outline the relationship between SaaS apps and IT & security teams, along with several actionable solutions to overcome the new difficulties facing your organization.

School District reports a 334% hike in cybersecurity insurance costs

Bleeping Computer

Bloomington School District 87 in Illinois has published its cyber-insurance renewal details, and the cost has jumped from $6,661 in 2021 to $22,229 this year. [.]. Security