Daily NCSC-FI news followup 2021-04-25

VPN Hacks Are a Slow-Motion Disaster

www.wired.com/story/vpn-hacks-pulse-secure-espionage/ Recent spying attacks against Pulse Secure VPN are just the latest example of a long-simmering cybersecurity meltdown.

Hacking campaign targets FileZen file-sharing network appliances

therecord.media/hacking-campaign-targets-filezen-file-sharing-network-appliances/ Threat actors are using two vulnerabilities in a popular file-sharing server to breach corporate and government systems and steal sensitive data as part of a global hacking campaign that has already hit a major target in the Japanese Prime Minister’s Cabinet Office.

Emotet malware nukes itself today from all infected computers worldwide

www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/emotet-malware-nukes-itself-today-from-all-infected-computers-worldwide/ Emotet, one of the most dangerous email spam botnets in recent history, is being uninstalled today from all infected devices with the help of a malware module delivered in January by law enforcement.

Computer security world in mourning over death of Dan Kaminsky, aged 42

www.theregister.com/2021/04/25/dan_kaminsky_obituary/ DEF CON hails ‘an icon in all the positive ways’

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