IT Security Weekend Catch Up – February 23, 2024

Afraid of missing important security news during the week? We’re here to help! Every week we put together a curated list of all important security news in one place, for your reading pleasure. Enjoy!

For the less technical

  1. U.S. and U.K. disrupt LockBit ransomware variant
  2. Feds seize LockBit ransomware websites, offer decryption tools, troll affiliates
  3. Cactus ransomware claim to steal 1.5TB of Schneider Electric data
  4. Russia arrests three alleged SugarLocker ransomware members
  5. Two foreign nationals convicted of multimillion-dollar scheme to defraud Apple Inc. out of 5,000 iPhones
  6. Don’t fall for the latest changes to the dangerous Kids Online Safety Act

For the more technical

  1. Microsoft fixes problem that let Edge replicate Chrome tabs without permission
  2. VMware urges admins to remove deprecated, vulnerable auth plug-in
  3. Bitwarden’s new auto-fill option adds phishing resistance
  4. Keep your phone number private with Signal usernames
  5. Bypassing Wi-Fi authentication in modern WPA2/3 networks (PDF)
  6. KeyTrap: Serious vulnerability in the Internet infrastructure (PDF)
  7. Wyze camera glitch gave 13,000 users a peek into other homes
  8. VoltSchemer: Use voltage noise to manipulate your wireless charger (PDF)
  9. Cybercriminal groups actively exploiting ‘catastrophic’ ScreenConnect bug
  10. Over 28,500 Exchange servers vulnerable to actively exploited bug
  11. Critical RCE patched in Bricks Builder Theme
  12. Joomla: Multiple XSS vulnerabilities
  13. Astaroth, Mekotio & Ousaban abusing Google Cloud Run in LATAM-focused malware campaigns
  14. Anatsa trojan returns: Targeting Europe and expanding its reach
  15. Piloting new ways of protecting Android users from financial fraud
  16. Migo – a Redis miner with novel system weakening techniques
  17. SSH-Snake: New self-modifying worm threatens networks
  18. A technical analysis of the BackMyData ransomware used to attack hospitals in Romania
  19. Knight ransomware source code for sale after leak site shuts down
  20. Russia-aligned TAG-70 targets European government and military mail servers in new espionage campaign

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