[SecurityWeek] Nation-State APT Targets Afghans With New Toolset

A previously unseen threat actor, likely a nation-state, is targeting various entities in South Asia, with a focus on Afghanistan, according to a warning from anti-malware vendor Symantec.

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[BleepingComputer] Cisco fixes critical, high severity pre-auth flaws in VPN routers

Cisco has addressed pre-auth security vulnerabilities impacting multiple Small Business VPN routers and allowing remote attackers to trigger a denial of service condition or execute commands and arbitrary code on vulnerable devices. […] Source: Read More (BleepingComputer)

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[ThreatPost] REvil Servers Shoved Offline by Governments – But They’ll Be Back, Researchers Say

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A multi-country effort has given ransomware gang REvil a taste of its own medicine by pwning its backups and pushing its leak site and Tor payment site offline. Source: Read More (Threatpost)

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[SecurityWeek] Macron Among 14 Heads of States on Potential Spyware List

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French President Emmanuel Macron leads a list of 14 current or former heads of state who may have been targeted for hacking by clients of the notorious Israeli spyware firm NSO Group, Amnesty International said Tuesday. read more Source: Read More (SecurityWeek RSS Feed)

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