VMware fixed a critical auth bypass issue in some of its products

VMware addressed a critical authentication bypass vulnerability “affecting local domain users” in multiple products. The virtualization giant warns that a threat actor can exploit the flaw, tracked as CVE-2022-22972 (CVSSv3 base score of 9.8), to obtain admin privileges and urges customers to install patches immediately. “This critical vulnerability should be patched or mitigated immediately per the […]

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Microsoft warns of attacks targeting MSSQL servers using the tool sqlps

Microsoft warns of brute-forcing attacks targeting Microsoft SQL Server (MSSQL) database servers exposed online. Microsoft warns of a new hacking campaign aimed at MSSQL servers, threat actors are launching brute-forcing attacks against poorly protected instances. The attacks are using the legitimate tool sqlps.exe, a sort of SQL Server PowerShell file, as a LOLBin (short for living-off-the-land binary). Microsoft warned of […]

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Venezuelan cardiologist accused of operating and selling Thanos ransomware

The U.S. Justice Department accused a 55-year-old Venezuelan cardiologist of operating and selling the Thanos ransomware. The U.S. Justice Department accused Moises Luis Zagala Gonzalez, a 55-year-old cardiologist from Venezuela, of operating and selling the Thanos ransomware. Thanos ransomware (a.k.a. Hakbit ransomware) has been developed by Nosophoros (aka Aesculapius, and Nebuchadnezzar), a threat actor offering for sale the malware […]

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Plus de la moitié des fuites de données découle de cyberattaques

Dans son dernier rapport d’activité, la CNIL révèle qu’en 2021 près de 6 notifications de fuite de données sur 10 découlaient de cyberattaques, notamment de ransomware, et non plus de mauvaises manipulations informatiques. Une hausse considérable par rapport à 2020. En cause, des fonctions cryptographiques obsolètes rendant les sites internet vulnérables, des moyens encore insuffisants […]

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Over 200 Apps on Play Store were distributing Facestealer info-stealer

Experts spotted over 200 Android apps on the Play Store distributing spyware called Facestealer used to steal sensitive data. Trend Micro researchers spotted over 200 Android apps on the Play Store distributing spyware called Facestealer used to steal sensitive data from infected devices. The malicious apps are able to steal credentials, Facebook cookies, and other personally identifiable information. Some […]

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