The Russian-linked cyberespionage group behind the supply chain attack against SolarWinds targeted Microsoft's customer support system as part of a new campaign, the company disclosed in a report. The group, called Nobelium, has been linked to recent attacks against a marketing firm used by USAID.
Security specialists are offering preliminary feedback on Microsoft's sneak peek at the new security measures to be included in the Windows 11 operating system, which is slated for release in December.
In the latest weekly update, a panel of Information Security Media Group editors discusses key topics, including open-source software vulnerabilities, and provides insights on updating SOCs and communicating effectively with the board.
Cryptojacking group TeamTNT is leveraging compromised Amazon Web Services credentials to attack its cloud environments through the platform’s API, according to researchers from Unit 42 at Palo Alto Networks.
Microsoft's June Patch Tuesday contained patches for six zero-day vulnerabilities being exploited in the wild, including two flaws detected by Kaspersky that were being exploited by a new threat group named PuzzleMaker.
Researchers have uncovered an ongoing campaign by a Chinese advanced persistent threat group that has spent the last three years testing and refining a custom backdoor in its arsenal to conduct espionage campaigns targeting governments in Southeast Asia.
Security researchers have identified two vulnerabilities in the Joomla content management system that can be chained together for complete compromise of the network, a report by security firm Fortbridge finds.
Content delivery network Fastly says its global outage on Tuesday was caused by an unanticipated software bug, which it has now patched. IT experts caution that content delivery networks and other cloud services can become single points of failure if they go down, unless users have resiliency plans.
Researchers at Malwarebytes have uncovered the latest tactics, techniques, and procedures used by the North Korean threat group Kimsuky, also known as Thallium, Black Banshee and Velvet Chollima, as it continues to launch espionage attacks. This time it is using an AppleSeed backdoor.
Weeks after VMware issued patches to address vulnerabilities in its vSphere Client (HTML5), threat intelligence firm Bad Packets says threat actors are mass scanning for vSphere hosts vulnerable to remote code execution.
CISA is preparing to expand its vulnerability research and disclosure program, which is now mandatory for nearly all executive branch agencies, by creating a vulnerability disclosure platform service. As part of this effort, the cybersecurity agency is partnering with Bugcrowd and EnDyna.
Amazon, Google, Spotify and Twitter were among the sites that were unreachable Tuesday morning due to a configuration error at widely used content delivery network Fastly, which said the problem was resolved after about an hour, after which the disruptions would begin to abate.
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