Avast releases a free decryptor for some Hades ransomware variants

Avast released a free decryptor for variants of the Hades ransomware tracked as ‘MafiaWare666’, ‘Jcrypt’, ‘RIP Lmao’, and ‘BrutusptCrypt,’ . Avast has released a decryptor for variants of the Hades ransomware known as ‘MafiaWare666’, ‘Jcrypt’, ‘RIP Lmao’, and ‘BrutusptCrypt,’ which can allow the victims of these ransomware strains to recover their files without paying the […]

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Telstra Telecom discloses data breach impacting former and current employees

Bad news for the Australian telecommunications industry, the largest company in the country Telstra suffered a data breach. Australia’s largest telecommunications company Telstra disclosed a data breach through a third-party supplier. The company pointed out that its systems have not been breached, the security breach impacted a third-party supplier that previously provided a now-obsolete Telstra […]

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OnionPoison: malicious Tor Browser installer served through a popular Chinese YouTube channel

OnionPoison: researchers reported that an infected Tor Browser installer has been distributed through a popular YouTube channel. Kaspersky researchers discovered that a trojanized version of a Windows installer for the Tor Browser has been distributed through a popular Chinese-language YouTube channel. The campaign, named OnionPoison, targeted users located in China, where the Tor Browser website […]

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A flaw in the Packagist PHP repository could have allowed supply chain attacks

Experts disclosed a flaw in the PHP software package repository Packagist that could have been exploited to carry out supply chain attacks. SonarSource Researchers disclosed details about a now-fixed vulnerability (CVE-2022-24828) in PHP software package repository Packagist,, that could have been exploited to carry out supply chain attacks. The issue was addressed within hours by […]

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Linux Cheerscrypt ransomware is linked to Chinese DEV-0401 APT group

Researchers link recently discovered Linux ransomware Cheerscrypt to the China-linked cyberespionage group DEV-0401. Researchers at cybersecurity firm Sygnia attributed the recently discovered Linux ransomware Cheerscrypt to the China-linked cyber espionage group Bronze Starlight (aka DEV-0401, APT10) Bronze Starlight, has been active since mid-2021, in June researchers from Secureworks reported that the APT group is deploying […]

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Microsoft mitigations for recently disclosed Exchange zero-days can be easily bypassed

The mitigation shared by Microsoft for the two recently disclosed Exchange zero-day vulnerabilities can be bypassed, expert warns. Last week, Microsoft confirmed that two zero-day vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange recently disclosed by researchers at cybersecurity firm GTSC are being actively exploited in the wild. The first flaw, tracked as CVE-2022-41040, is a Server-Side Request Forgery (SSRF) issue. […]

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Finnish intelligence warns of Russia’s cyberespionage activities

The Finnish Security Intelligence Service (SUPO) warns Russia will highly likely intensify its cyber activity over the winter. The Finnish Security Intelligence Service (Suojelupoliisi or SUPO) warn of a highly likely intensification of cyberespionage activities conducted by Russia-linked threat actors over the winter. According to the SUPO, future NATO membership will make the country a privileged target […]

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Reflected XSS bugs in Canon Medical ’s Vitrea View could expose patient info

Trustwave researchers discovered two XSS flaws in Canon Medical ’s Vitrea View tool that could expose patient information. During a penetration test, Trustwave Spiderlabs’ researchers discovered two reflected cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities, collectively as CVE-2022-37461, in third-party software for Canon Medical’s Vitrea View. The Vitrea View tool allows viewing and securely share medical images through […]

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