Microsoft says an affiliate of the Russian-speaking Clop ransomware gang is behind a rash of attacks exploiting a recently patched vulnerability in Progress Software's MOVEit application. Known victims include British payroll provider Zellis, which says eight corporate customers were affected.
Adversaries have taken advantage of a zero-day vulnerability in Progress Software's managed file transfer product to deploy web shells and steal data, Mandiant found. An unknown threat actor began exploiting the critical SQL injection vulnerability in MOVEit Transfer on May 27.
Hackers have exploited a critical zero-day vulnerability in Progress Software's managed file transfer offering in several customer environments. Progress warned of a critical SQL injection vulnerability in MOVEit Transfer that allows for "escalated privileges and potential unauthorized access."
Barracuda Networks is warning that a zero-day vulnerability that it recently discovered and patched in its Email Security Gateway appliances appears to have been exploited since October 2022. Attackers used the flaw to gain persistent remote access to networks and exfiltrate data, it said.
Android smartphone device manufacturer Samsung has a patch for a flaw used by commercial surveillance hackers to implant malware in the United Arab Emirates. The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency on Friday gave federal agencies until June 9 to patch the vulnerability.
Proposed class action lawsuits are piling up over hackers' use of a vulnerability in Fortra's GoAnywhere secure file transfer and a resulting data breach affecting 3 million individuals. NationsBenefits Holdings disclosed that hackers accessed personal information by using the widely exploited flaw.
Apple is patching actively exploited zero-day flaws in its browser rendering engine for mobile devices, and one cybersecurity firm says the vulnerabilities are likely evidence of takeover attacks. Two of the bugs were the subject of Apple's first-ever Rapid Security Response.
Federal authorities are warning healthcare sector entities of a rise in cyberattacks against Veeam's Backup & Replication software. Some incidents appear tied to exploitation of a high-severity vulnerability in the vendor's software in that was disclosed in March.
Microsoft issued an optional patch Tuesday as part of its monthly dump of fixes that addresses for the second time a Secure Boot zero-day vulnerability exploited by BlackLotus UEFI malware. The patch is optional since the attacker must have admin privileges or physical access to the device.
Security researchers say a slight modification to a Microsoft Exchange zero day attack used by Russian state hackers can bypass a patch the computing giant introduced in March. Microsoft patched the modified attack during this month's dump of fixes, rating the bug as "important" but not "critical."
2023 is the year of exposure, said Cyentia Institute's Wade Baker. Exposure dominated Cyentia research this year, and many breaches were linked to mistakes in vulnerability management and poorly managed identities. Organizations are struggling with prioritizing hardware and software vulnerabilities.
The tally of individuals whose sensitive information was compromised by the exploitation of a zero-day vulnerability in Fortra's GoAnyWhere secure file transfer software is growing by millions as more entities report heath data breaches to regulators.
An affiliate of the Russian-speaking Clop ransomware-as-a-service gang and the LockBit cybercrime group are each exploiting vulnerabilities in popular print management software. PaperCut began urging customers to update their software earlier this month after customer reports of suspicious activity.
Hackers are attempting to infect a consumer-grade Wi-Fi router model with Mirai botnet malware following the discovery of zero-days in the device in a December hacking competition. TP-Link released a patch in mid-March. Telemetry shows infections in Eastern Europe and elsewhere.
Hackers have seized on the API revolution to drive a surge in attacks that exploit poorly coded applications, reports Akamai, in a warning echoed by other cybersecurity experts. The vector driving the most growth in API attacks is local file inclusion.