Security Affairs newsletter Round 182 – News of the week

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·      Hackers target Port of Barcelona, maritime operations had not affected
·      New Virobot malware combines ransomware and botnet capabilities
·      A bug in Twitter Account Activity API exposed users messages to wrong developers
·      Critical flaw affects Cisco Video Surveillance Manager
·      Experts uncovered a new Adwind campaign aimed at Linux, Windows, and macOS systems
·      Firefox DoS issue crashes the browser and sometimes the Windows OS
·      Akamai Report: Credential stuffing attacks are a growing threat
·      Bitcoin Core Team fixes a critical DDoS flaw in wallet software
·      SHEIN Data breach affected 6.42 million users
·      White hat hacker found a macOS Mojave privacy bypass 0-day flaw on release day
·      Crooks leverages Kodi Media Player add-ons for malware distribution
·      Former NSA TAO hacker sentenced to 66 months in prison over Kaspersky Leak
·      Hide and Seek (HNS) IoT Botnet targets Android devices with ADB option enabled
·      oPatch community released micro patches for Microsoft JET Database Zero-Day
·      Mutagen Astronomy Linux Kernel vulnerability affects Red Hat, CentOS, and Debian distros
·      Pangu hackers are back, they realized the iOS 12 Jailbreak
·      Russian Sednit APT used the first UEFI rootkit of ever in attacks in the wild
·      Talos experts published technical details for other seven VPNFilter modules
·      Uber agrees to pay $148 million in massive 2016 data breach settlement
·      CVE-2018-1718 -Google Project Zero reports a new Linux Kernel flaw
·      CVE-2018-17182 -Google Project Zero reports a new Linux Kernel flaw
·      Facebook hacked – 50 Million Users Data exposed in the security breach
·      Port of San Diego hit by a cyber attack a few days after the attack on the Port of Barcelona
·      QRecorder app in the Play Store was hiding a Banking Trojan that targets European banks
·      Facebook: User shadow data, including phone numbers may be used by advertisers
·      Torii botnet, probably the most sophisticated IoT botnet of ever
·      Trustwave expert found 2 credential leak issues in Windows PureVPN Client


Pierluigi Paganini

(Security Affairs – Newsletter)


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