Some form of malicious activity was detected on roughly one-third of the industrial control system (ICS) computers monitored by Kaspersky in the first half of 2021.
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The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) took down a network of cryptocurrency exchanges used to anonymize transactions since the beginning of 2021. […] Source: Read More (BleepingComputer)
It’s no surprise that cybersecurity was a major topic in 2021. Ransomware attacks brought down a key pipeline in the US, crippled one of the world’s largest meat processors, overwhelmed hospitals as they struggled to deal with COVID-19 outbreaks, and were even blamed for a cream cheese shortage. Vulnerabilities led to the compromise of Microsoft […]
On Feb. 4, Linux announced CVE-2022-0492, a new privilege escalation vulnerability in the kernel. CVE-2022-0492 marks a logical bug in control groups (cgroups), a Linux feature that is a fundamental building block of containers. The issue stands out as one of the simplest Linux privilege escalations discovered in recent times: The Linux kernel mistakenly exposed […]