IT Security Weekend Catch Up – January 6, 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. Russian hackers were inside Ukraine telecoms giant for months
  2. Cyber-hackers target UK nuclear waste company RWM
  3. ‘This will be unsettling’: Victorian court hack may expose sensitive witness testimony
  4. The biggest cybersecurity and cyberattack stories of 2023
  5. The law enforcement operations targeting cybercrime in 2023
  6. Nigerian national arrested in Ghana facing federal charges for an alleged $7.5 million business email compromise scheme
  7. BreachForums admin jailed again for using a VPN, unmonitored PC
  8. Recorded Future News: Our biggest stories, scoops and features from 2023
  9. The oldest-known version of MS-DOS’s predecessor has been discovered and uploaded

For the more technical

  1. Nearly 11 million SSH servers vulnerable to new Terrapin attacks
  2. CISA warns federal agencies of exploited Google Chrome and open-source vulnerabilities
  3. Ivanti warns of critical vulnerability in its popular line of endpoint protection software
  4. Hackers target Apache RocketMQ servers vulnerable to RCE attacks
  5. Hide and seek in Windows’ closet: Unmasking the WinSxS hijacking hideout
  6. Compromising Google accounts: Malwares exploiting undocumented OAuth2 functionality for session hijacking
  7. Don’t trust links with known domains: BMW affected by redirect vulnerability
  8. Hacker hijacks Orange Spain RIPE account to cause BGP havoc
  9. Three new malicious PyPI packages deploy CoinMiner on Linux devices
  10. Qakbot returns
  11. Open Source Stealers (OSS) – Python
  12. Black Basta ransomware flubs encryption
  13. Zeppelin ransomware source code sold for $500 on hacking forum
  14. New version of Medusa Stealer released in dark web
  15. Ukraine targeted by UAC-0050 using Remcos RAT pipe method for evasion
  16. Seedworm: Iranian hackers target telecoms orgs in North and East Africa

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