IT Security Weekend Catch Up – January 14, 2023

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. Iran says face recognition will ID women breaking hijab laws
  2. Blockbuster NYTimes story accidentally leaked phone numbers of Russian soldiers criticizing war
  3. Russian interference had no meaningful effect on 2016 election result, study finds
  4. Call centres selling fake crypto taken down in Bulgaria, Serbia and Cyprus
  5. Researchers could track the GPS location of all of California’s new digital license plates

For the more technical

  1. Microsoft January 2023 Patch Tuesday
  2. Three lessons from Threema. Analysis of a secure messenger
  3. Unauthorized access to resumes stored on LinkedIn
  4. Auth0 fixes RCE flaw in JsonWebToken library used by 22,000 projects
  5. CISA releases twelve industrial control systems advisories
  6. Critical architectural vulnerabilities in Siemens SIMATIC S7-1500 Series allow for bypass of all protected boot features
  7. Analysis of FG-IR-22-398 – FortiOS – heap-based buffer overflow in SSLVPNd
  8. Tracking a SugarCRM zero-day
  9. I scanned every package on PyPi and found 57 live AWS keys
  10. CircleCI incident report for January 4, 2023 security incident
  11. EFF’s Threat Lab sharpens its knives: 2022 in Review
  12. Bypass firewalls with of-CORs and typo-squatting
  13. PurpleUrchin bypasses CAPTCHA and steals cloud platform resources
  14. StrongPity espionage campaign targeting Android users
  15. Crypto-inspired Magecart skimmer surfaces via digital crime haven
  16. Unveiling of a large resilient infrastructure distributing information stealers
  17. Unwrapping Ursnifs gifts
  18. BlindEagle targeting Ecuador with sharpened tools
  19. Calisto show interests into entities involved in Ukraine war support
  20. Dark Pink: New APT group targets governmental, military organizations in APAC, Europe
  21. Dark Web markets compete for the drug trafficking and illegal pharmacy monopoly

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