[ThreatPost] Microsoft Kills Bug Being Exploited in MysterySnail Espionage Campaign

Microsoft’s October 2021 Patch Tuesday included security fixes for 74 vulnerabilities, one of which is a zero-day being used to deliver the MysterySnail RAT to Windows servers.

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[TheRecord] Hundreds of thousands of Realtek-based devices under attack from IoT botnet

A dangerous vulnerability in Realtek chipsets used in hundreds of thousands of smart devices from at least 65 vendors is currently under attack from a notorious DDoS botnet gang. The attacks started last week, according to a report from IoT security firm SAM, and began just three days after fellow security firm IoT Inspector published details about the vulnerability on its […]

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[SecurityWeek] US Poised to Go After Contractors Who Don’t Report Breaches

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The Justice Department is poised to sue government contractors and other companies who receive U.S. government grants if they fail to report breaches of their cyber systems, the department’s No. 2 official said Wednesday. read more Source: Read More (SecurityWeek RSS Feed)

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Daily NCSC-FI news followup 2020-09-24

#InstaHack: how researchers were able to take over the Instagram App using a malicious image blog.checkpoint.com/2020/09/24/instahack-how-researchers-were-able-to-take-over-the-instagram-app-using-a-malicious-image/ Instagram is one of the most popular social media platforms globally, with over 100+ million photos uploaded every day, and nearly 1 billion monthly active users. Individuals and companies share photos and messages about their lives and products to […]

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