IT Security Weekend Catch Up – July 30, 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. Avast scandal: Why we stopped recommending Avast & AVG
  2. Clean up your dirty past with ‘Fake My History’ from Opera GX
  3. BreachForums database and private chats for sale in hacker data breach
  4. Apple threatens to pull iMessage and FaceTime in the UK over law change
  5. Senate bill crafted with DEA targets end-to-end encryption, requires online companies to report drug activity
  6. NATO investigates alleged data theft by SiegedSec hackers

For the more technical

  1. Compromised Microsoft key: More impactful than we thought
  2. GameOver(lay): Easy-to-exploit local privilege escalation vulnerabilities in Ubuntu Linux affect 40% of Ubuntu cloud workloads
  3. Zenbleed (CVE-2023-20593)
  4. Exploiting MikroTik RouterOS hardware with CVE-2023-30799
  5. DDoS botnets target Zyxel vulnerability CVE-2023-28771
  6. Tomcat under attack: Exploring Mirai malware and beyond
  7. Introducing CVE-2023-24489: A critical Citrix ShareFile RCE vulnerability
  8. TETRA radio code encryption has a flaw
  9. TETRA:BURST – a collection of five vulnerabilities, affecting the Terrestrial Trunked Radio (TETRA) standard
  10. Interview with the ETSI standards organization that created TETRA “backdoor”
  11. Deconstructing PowerShell obfuscation in malspam campaigns
  12. A novel method for exploiting the “search-ms” URI protocol handler
  13. [VIDEO] Secure ArchLinux installation tutorial
  14. Massive Rust infostealer campaign aiming for macOS Sonoma ahead of public release
  15. Ransomware roundup – Cl0p
  16. Ransomware spotlight: Play
  17. Conti and Akira: Chained together
  18. North Korea leverages SaaS provider in a targeted supply chain attack
  19. First known targeted OSS supply chain attacks against the banking sector

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