CISA orders federal agencies to fix VMware CVE-2022-22972 and CVE-2022-22973 flaws

CISA orders federal agencies to fix VMware CVE-2022-22972 and CVE-2022-22973 vulnerabilities by May 23, 2022. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issued the Emergency Directive 22-03 to order federal agencies to fix VMware CVE-2022-22972 and CVE-2022-22973 flaws or to remove the affected products from their networks by May 23, 2022. The list of impacted […]

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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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Microsoft warns of the rise of cryware targeting hot wallets

Microsoft researchers warn of the rising threat of cryware targeting non-custodial cryptocurrency wallets, also known as hot wallets. Microsoft warns of the rise of cryware, malicious software used to steal info an dfunds from non-custodial cryptocurrency wallets, also known as hot wallets. Data stolen from this kind of malware includes private keys, seed phrases, and […]

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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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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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CISA adds CVE-2022-30525 flaw in Zyxel Firewalls to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog

US Critical Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) adds critical CVE-2022-30525 RCE flaw in Zyxel Firewalls to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog. The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency added the recently disclosed remote code execution bug, tracked as CVE-2022-30525, affecting Zyxel firewalls, to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog. According to Binding Operational Directive (BOD) 22-01: Reducing the Significant Risk […]

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Apple fixes the sixth zero-day since the beginning of 2022

Apple released security updates to address a zero-day bug actively exploited in attacks against Macs and Apple Watch devices. Apple has addressed a zero-day vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2022-22675, actively exploited in attacks aimed at Macs and Apple Watch devices. The flaw is an out-of-bounds write issue that resides in the AppleAVD, it can lead to […]

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