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Geriatric Microsoft Bug Exploited by APT Using Commodity RATs

Disguised as an IT firm, the APT is hitting targets in Afghanistan & India, exploiting a 20-year-old+ Microsoft Office bug that's as potent as it is ancient.

Squirrel Bug Lets Attackers Execute Code in Games, Cloud Services

The out-of-bounds read vulnerability enables an attacker to escape a Squirrel VM in games with millions of monthly players – such as Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Portal 2 – and in cloud services such as Twilio Electric Imp.

Fresh APT Harvester Reaps Telco, Government Data

The group is likely nation-state-backed and is mounting an ongoing spy campaign using custom malware and stealthy tactics.

Lyceum APT Returns, This Time Targeting Tunisian Firms

The APT, which targets Middle-Eastern energy firms & telecoms, has been relatively quiet since its exposure but not entirely silent. It's kept up attacks through 2021 and is working on retooling its arsenal yet again.

A Guide to Doing Cyberintelligence on a Restricted Budget

Cybersecurity budget cuts are everywhere. Chad Anderson, senior security researcher at DomainTools, discusses alternatives to fancy tooling, and good human skills alignment.

Time to Build Accountability Back into Cybersecurity

Chris Hass, director of information security and research at Automox, discusses how to assign security responsibility, punishment for poor cyber-hygiene and IDing 'security champions' to help small businesses.

Feds Warn BlackMatter Ransomware Gang is Poised to Strike

An advisory by the CISA, FBI and NSA reveals hallmark tactics of and shares defense tips against the cybercriminal group that’s picked up where its predecessor DarkSide left off.

TA505 Gang Is Back With Newly Polished FlawedGrace RAT

TA505 – cybercrime trailblazers with ever-evolving TTPs – have returned to mass-volume email attacks, flashing retooled malware and exotic scripting languages.

Podcast: Could the Zoho Flaw Trigger SolarWinds 2.0?

Companies are worried that the highly privileged password app could let attackers deep inside an enterprise’s footprint, says Redscan’s George Glass.

Sinclair Confirms Ransomware Attack That Disrupted TV Stations

A major cyberattack resulted in data being stolen, too, but Sinclair's not sure which information is now in the hands of the crooks.

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