[HackerNews] Microsoft Warns of Iran-Linked Hackers Targeting US and Israeli Defense Firms

An emerging threat actor likely supporting Iranian national interests has been behind a password spraying campaign targeting US, EU, and Israeli defense technology companies, with additional activity observed against regional ports of entry in the Persian Gulf as well as maritime and cargo transportation companies focused in the Middle East.
Microsoft is tracking the hacking crew under the

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[HackerNews] Microsoft Warns of Widespread Phishing Attacks Using Open Redirects

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Microsoft is warning of a widespread credential phishing campaign that leverages open redirector links in email communications as a vector to trick users into visiting malicious websites while effectively bypassing security software. “Attackers combine these links with social engineering baits that impersonate well-known productivity tools and services to lure users into clicking,” Microsoft 365 Source: Read More […]

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[BleepingComputer] Attackers scan for unpatched VMware vCenter servers, PoC exploit available

Threat actors are actively scanning for Internet-exposed VMware vCenter servers unpatched against a critical remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability impacting all vCenter deployments and patched by VMware ten days ago. […] Source: Read More (BleepingComputer)

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[TheRecord] Scammers steal $2.3 million from small US town

The Town of Peterborough, New Hampshire, said it lost $2.3 million after scammers tricked town employees into sending large payments to the wrong accounts. Town officials said they first learned of the losses on July 26 after the ConVal School District said it did not receive its $1.2 million monthly transfer. An investigation into the […]

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