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Nearly 10 Billion Passwords Leaked in Biggest Compilation of All Time

Tech Republic Security

Nearly 10 billion passwords have been leaked on a popular hacking forum, according to Cybernews.

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CVE-2024-36138: High-Severity Vulnerability in Node.js Allows Code Execution on Windows

Penetration Testing

The Node.js Project has released a security update to address multiple vulnerabilities, including a high-severity flaw that could allow attackers to bypass security measures and execute arbitrary code. The most severe vulnerability, CVE-2024-36138, is... The post CVE-2024-36138: High-Severity Vulnerability in Node.js Allows Code Execution on Windows appeared first on Cybersecurity News.

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New OpenSSH Vulnerability Could Lead to RCE as Root on Linux Systems

The Hacker News

OpenSSH maintainers have released security updates to contain a critical security flaw that could result in unauthenticated remote code execution with root privileges in glibc-based Linux systems. The vulnerability has been assigned the CVE identifier CVE-2024-6387.

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TEMU sued for being “dangerous malware” by Arkansas Attorney General

Malwarebytes

Chinese online shopping giant Temu is facing a lawsuit filed by State of Arkansas Attorney General Tim Griffin, alleging that the retailer’s mobile app spies on users. “Temu purports to be an online shopping platform, but it is dangerous malware, surreptitiously granting itself access to virtually all data on a user’s cellphone.” Temu quickly denied the allegations.

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Human-Centered Cyber Security Training: Driving Real Impact on Security Culture

Speaker: Speakers:

In today's digital age, having an untrained workforce can be a significant risk to your business. Cyber threats are evolving; without proper training, your employees could be the weakest link in your defense. This webinar empowers leaders like you with the tools and strategies needed to transform your employees into a robust frontline defense against cyber attacks.

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LockBit claims the hack of the US Federal Reserve

Security Affairs

The Lockbit ransomware group announced that it had breached the US Federal Reserve and exfiltrated 33 TB of sensitive data. The Lockbit ransomware group announced that it had breached the systems of Federal Reserve of the United States and exfiltrated 33 TB of sensitive data, including “Americans’ banking secrets.” The Lockbit ransomware group added the Federal Reserve to the list of victims on its Tor data leak site and threatened to leak the stolen data on 25 June, 2024 20:27

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TeamViewer's corporate network was breached in alleged APT hack

Bleeping Computer

The remote access software company TeamViewer is warning that its corporate environment was breached in a cyberattack yesterday, with a cybersecurity firm claiming it was by an APT hacking group. [.

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AI-Powered Super Soldiers Are More Than Just a Pipe Dream

WIRED Threat Level

The US military has abandoned its half-century dream of a suit of powered armor in favor of a “hyper enabled operator,” a tactical AI assistant for special operations forces.

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Noodle RAT: Reviewing the New Backdoor Used by Chinese-Speaking Groups

Trend Micro

This blog entry provides an analysis of the Noodle RAT backdoor, which is likely being used by multiple Chinese-speaking groups engaged in espionage and other types of cybercrime.

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Duo’s New Session Trust Solution Provides Continuous Policy

Duo's Security Blog

User experience and security protocols have historically been at odds. To improve security outcomes, users are forced to jump through more hoops to gain access to sensitive resources. Duo is rethinking this paradigm with the launch of Session Trust’s continuous policy. Challenge with sessions When a user logs in to a new application, the website sends a cookie that is stored in the browser.

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xz-utils backdoor: how to get started

Kali Linux

Following the recent disclosure of a backdoor in upstream xz/liblzma , we are writing this “get started” kind of blog post. We will explain how to setup an environment with the backdoored version of liblzma, and then the first commands to run to validate that the backdoor is installed. All in all, it should just take a few minutes, and there’s no learning curve, it’s all very simple.

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The Importance of User Roles and Permissions in Cybersecurity Software

How many people would you trust with your house keys? Chances are, you have a handful of trusted friends and family members who have an emergency copy, but you definitely wouldn’t hand those out too freely. You have stuff that’s worth protecting—and the more people that have access to your belongings, the higher the odds that something will go missing.

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IBM, ISC2 Offer Free Cybersecurity Certificate

Tech Republic Security

The entry-level IBM and ISC2 Cybersecurity Specialist Professional Certificate takes four months to complete.

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Cisco Confirms Critical OpenSSH regreSSHion (CVE-2024-6387) Flaw in Multiple Products

Penetration Testing

Cisco has issued a critical security advisory, warning users of a high-severity vulnerability (CVE-2024-6387) codenamed “regreSSHion” that affects the OpenSSH server component in various Cisco products and cloud services. This vulnerability could allow unauthorized... The post Cisco Confirms Critical OpenSSH regreSSHion (CVE-2024-6387) Flaw in Multiple Products appeared first on Cybersecurity News.

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Twilio's Authy App Breach Exposes Millions of Phone Numbers

The Hacker News

Cloud communications provider Twilio has revealed that unidentified threat actors took advantage of an unauthenticated endpoint in Authy to identify data associated with Authy accounts, including users' cell phone numbers. The company said it took steps to secure the endpoint to no longer accept unauthenticated requests.

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First million breached Ticketmaster records released for free

Malwarebytes

The cybercriminal acting under the name “Sp1d3r” gave away the first 1 million records that are part of the data set that they claimed to have stolen from Ticketmaster/Live Nation. The files were released without a price, for free. When Malwarebytes Labs first learned about this data breach, it happened to be the first major event that was shared on the resurrected BreachForums , and someone acting under the handle “ShinyHunters” offered the full details (name, address, e

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IDC Analyst Report: The Open Source Blind Spot Putting Businesses at Risk

In a recent study, IDC found that 64% of organizations said they were already using open source in software development with a further 25% planning to in the next year. Most organizations are unaware of just how much open-source code is used and underestimate their dependency on it. As enterprises grow the use of open-source software, they face a new challenge: understanding the scope of open-source software that's being used throughout the organization and the corresponding exposure.

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Hackers stole OpenAI secrets in a 2023 security breach

Security Affairs

The New York Times revealed that OpenAI suffered a security breach in 2023, but the company says source code and customer data were not compromised. OpenAI suffered a security breach in 2023, the New York Times reported. The American newspaper revealed that the threat actors gained access to the internal discussions among researchers and other employees, but they did not access the source code of the company’s systems.

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Signal downplays encryption key flaw, fixes it after X drama

Bleeping Computer

Signal is finally tightening its desktop client's security by changing how it stores plain text encryption keys for the data store after downplaying the issue since 2018. [.

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What Happens When Scammers Get Their Hands on Artificial Intelligence?

Security Boulevard

AI-powered scams are becoming increasingly sophisticated, making distinguishing between legitimate and fraudulent communications harder. Learn about the different types of AI scams, their risks, and how to protect yourself from falling victim. The post What Happens When Scammers Get Their Hands on Artificial Intelligence? appeared first on Security Boulevard.

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This Hacker Tool Extracts All the Data Collected by Windows’ New Recall AI

WIRED Threat Level

Windows Recall takes a screenshot every five seconds. Cybersecurity researchers say the system is simple to abuse—and one ethical hacker has already built a tool to show how easy it really is.

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Beware of Pixels & Trackers on U.S. Healthcare Websites

The healthcare industry has massively adopted web tracking tools, including pixels and trackers. Tracking tools on user-authenticated and unauthenticated web pages can access personal health information (PHI) such as IP addresses, medical record numbers, home and email addresses, appointment dates, or other info provided by users on pages and thus can violate HIPAA Rules that govern the Use of Online Tracking Technologies by HIPAA Covered Entities and Business Associates.

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Prototype Pollution: A Deep-Dive

NetSpi Technical

Intro – What is Prototype Pollution? Prototype Pollution is a JavaScript vulnerability where it’s possible for an attacker to control unexpected variables in JavaScript, which on the client-side can lead to Cross-Site Scripting, and on the server-side lead to Remote Code Execution. It is caused by ‘JavaScript Weirdness’, specifically in the declaration and setting of variable names, and is exploitable because of further JavaScript weirdness with weak typing, where it’s possible to have var

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Best Practices for Enrolling Users in MFA

Duo's Security Blog

Enrolling users to use multi-factor authentication (MFA) is an essential security step for any organization. But user enrollment can be a logistical challenge and comes with security risks. In this blog we’ll discuss enrollment options and best security practices for Duo admins, whether they are rolling out MFA for the first time or maintaining enrollment for their users.

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All about the xz-utils backdoor

Kali Linux

As of 5:00 pm ET on March 29, 2024 the following information is accurate. Should there be updates to this situation, they will be edited onto this blog post. The xz-utils package , starting from versions 5.6.0 to 5.6.1, was found to contain a backdoor (CVE-2024-3094). This backdoor could potentially allow a malicious actor to compromise sshd authentication, granting unauthorized access to the entire system remotely.

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CVE-2024-21412: Water Hydra Targets Traders with Microsoft Defender SmartScreen Zero-Day

Trend Micro

The APT group Water Hydra has been exploiting the zero-day Microsoft Defender SmartScreen vulnerability (CVE-2024-21412) in its campaigns targeting financial market traders. This vulnerability, which has now been patched by Microsoft, was discovered and disclosed by the Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative.

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Software Composition Analysis: The New Armor for Your Cybersecurity

Speaker: Blackberry, OSS Consultants, & Revenera

Software is complex, which makes threats to the software supply chain more real every day. 64% of organizations have been impacted by a software supply chain attack and 60% of data breaches are due to unpatched software vulnerabilities. In the U.S. alone, cyber losses totaled $10.3 billion in 2022. All of these stats beg the question, “Do you know what’s in your software?

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Cloudflare’s 1.1.1.1 DNS Service Disrupted by BGP Hijacking and Route Leak

Penetration Testing

On June 27, 2024, Cloudflare’s popular 1.1.1.1 public DNS resolver service experienced disruptions, leaving a small percentage of users worldwide unable to access the service or facing significant latency issues. The culprit behind this... The post Cloudflare’s 1.1.1.1 DNS Service Disrupted by BGP Hijacking and Route Leak appeared first on Cybersecurity News.

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Chinese Hackers Exploiting Cisco Switches Zero-Day to Deliver Malware

The Hacker News

A China-nexus cyber espionage group named Velvet Ant has been observed exploiting a zero-day flaw in Cisco NX-OS Software used in its switches to deliver malware. The vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2024-20399 (CVSS score: 6.

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Scammers can easily phish your multi-factor authentication codes. Here’s how to avoid it

Malwarebytes

More and more websites and services are making multi-factor-authentication (MFA) mandatory, which makes it much harder for cybercriminals to access your accounts. That’s a great thing. But as security evolves, so do cybercriminals who are always looking for new ways to scam us. A type of phishing we’re calling authentication-in-the-middle is showing up in online media.

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Researchers found a zero-click Facebook account takeover

Security Affairs

A critical vulnerability in Facebook could have allowed threat actors to hijack any Facebook account, researcher warns. Meta addressed a critical Facebook vulnerability that could have allowed attackers to take control of any account. The Nepalese researcher Samip Aryal described the flaw as a rate-limiting issue in a specific endpoint of Facebook’s password reset flow.

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From Complexity to Clarity: Strategies for Effective Compliance and Security Measures

Speaker: Erika R. Bales, Esq.

When we talk about “compliance and security," most companies want to ensure that steps are being taken to protect what they value most – people, data, real or personal property, intellectual property, digital assets, or any other number of other things - and it’s more important than ever that safeguards are in place. Let’s step back and focus on the idea that no matter how complicated the compliance and security regime, it should be able to be distilled down to a checklist.

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Massive AT&T data breach exposes call logs of 109 million customers

Bleeping Computer

AT&T is warning of a massive data breach where threat actors stole the call logs for approximately 109 million customers, or nearly all of its mobile customers, from an online database on the company's Snowflake account. [.

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Q-Day Prepping: What Businesses Can Do Now to Address Quantum Security Risks

Security Boulevard

We're primed to face another Y2K-like event: Q-Day, the point at which quantum computers become capable of breaking traditional encryption, totally upending security as we know it. The post Q-Day Prepping: What Businesses Can Do Now to Address Quantum Security Risks appeared first on Security Boulevard.

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How Researchers Cracked an 11-Year-Old Password to a $3 Million Crypto Wallet

WIRED Threat Level

Thanks to a flaw in a decade-old version of the RoboForm password manager and a bit of luck, researchers were able to unearth the password to a crypto wallet containing a fortune.

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CVE-2024-21378 — Remote Code Execution in Microsoft Outlook 

NetSpi Technical

In 2023 NetSPI discovered that Microsoft Outlook was vulnerable to authenticated remote code execution (RCE) via synced form objects. This blog will cover how we discovered CVE-2024-21378 and weaponized it by modifying Ruler , an Outlook penetration testing tool published by SensePost. Note, a pull request containing the proof-of-concept code is forthcoming to provide organizations with sufficient time to patch.

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Successful Change Management with Enterprise Risk Management

Speaker: William Hord, Vice President of ERM Services

A well-defined change management process is critical to minimizing the impact that change has on your organization. Leveraging the data that your ERM program already contains is an effective way to help create and manage the overall change management process within your organization. Your ERM program generally assesses and maintains detailed information related to strategy, operations, and the remediation plans needed to mitigate the impact on the organization.