IT Security Weekend Catch Up – June 27, 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. North Korea hackers target South Korea nuclear think tank
  2. ADATA suffers 700 GB data leak in Ragnar Locker ransomware attack
  3. Stop using your work laptop or phone for personal stuff, because I know you are
  4. Microsoft is bringing Android apps to Windows 11 with Amazon’s Appstore
  5. TikTok quietly updated privacy policy to collect faceprints and voiceprints
  6. Intelligent carpet gives insight into human poses
  7. A fake wedding, and a $250,000 scam
  8. Binance helps take down cybercriminal ring laundering $500M in ransomware attacks
  9. Antivirus software pioneer John McAfee dead after hanging himself in jail
  10. Positions of two NATO ships were falsified near Russian Black Sea naval base

For the more technical

  1. BIOSConnect code execution bugs impact millions of Dell devices
  2. WAC104 vulnerabilities – please go patch
  3. How I found a vulnerability to hack iCloud accounts and how Apple reacted to it
  4. The Annual Microsoft Vulnerabilities Report (PDF)
  5. NFC flaws let researchers hack ATMs by waving a phone
  6. Investigating and mitigating malicious drivers
  7. Abusing Mailslots and PortKnocking for connectionless shells
  8. Analyzing SonicWall’s unsuccessful fix for CVE-2020-5135
  9. Apple’s Find My & iCloud’s throne of lies
  10. Attack demo for AI-driven facial recognition engine
  11. ZeRØ: Zero-overhead Resilient Operation under pointer integrity attacks (PDF)
  12. No-FAT: Architectural support for low overhead memory safety checks (PDF)
  13. Crackonosh: A new malware distributed in cracked software
  14. Malicious spam campaigns delivering banking Trojans
  15. IcedID: From word to lateral movement in 1 hour
  16. Google Play store applications laced with Joker malware yet again
  17. Suspected Pakistani actor compromises Indian power company with new ReverseRat
  18. DirtyMoe: Introduction and general overview of modularized malware
  19. Bash ransomware DarkRadiation targets Red Hat- and Debian-based Linux distributions
  20. LV Ransomware
  21. Data leak marketplace pressures victims by emailing competitors
  22. New Nobelium activity
  23. Threat activity group RedFoxtrot linked to China’s PLA Unit 69010

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