IT Security Weekend Catch Up – January 29, 2021

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. WhatsApp facing up to €50M privacy fine
  2. South African government releases its own browser just to re-enable Flash support
  3. Hacker leaks data of 2.28 million dating site users
  4. World’s most dangerous malware EMOTET disrupted through global action
  5. NetWalker defendant charged, dark web resource disabled, nearly $500,000 seized

For the more technical

  1. About the security content of iOS 14.4 and iPadOS 14.4
  2. CVE-2021-3156: Heap-based buffer overflow in Sudo (Baron Samedit)
  3. Windows 7 TCP/IP hijacking
  4. NordVPN: Possible RCE through Windows Custom Protocol on Windows client
  5. TikTok fixes privacy issue discovered by Check Point Research
  6. Rooting Bosch lcn2kai Headunit
  7. Process Herpaderping
  8. NAT Slipstreaming v2.0: New attack variant can expose all internal network devices to the Internet
  9. Data security on mobile devices
  10. New year, new version of DanaBot
  11. Trickbot – new year, old lure
  12. A new wormable Android malware spreading through WhatsApp
  13. New campaign targeting security researchers
  14. DPRK malware targeting security researchers
  15. ZINC attacks against security researchers
  16. SonicWall firewall maker hacked using zero-day in its VPN device
  17. Finding SUNBURST victims and targets by using passive DNS, OSINT
  18. SunBurst industrial victims
  19. “Lebanese Cedar” APT. Global Lebanese espionage campaign leveraging web servers (PDF)
  20. DreamBus botnet – technical analysis
  21. Nefilim ransomware attack uses “ghost” credentials
  22. Stack Overflow: A deeper dive into our May 2019 security incident
  23. LogoKit: Simple, effective, and deceptive
  24. The Wordfence 2020 WordPress Threat Report
  25. Application Guard for Office for admins
  26. Windows 10X feature will prevent unauthorized factory resets

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