IT Security Weekend Catch Up – June 9, 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. Poland’s most wanted man enjoys secret luxury life in Budapest
  2. AI voice cloning tools imitating political leaders threaten elections
  3. DuckDuckGo AI Chat: anonymous access to popular AI chatbots
  4. YouTube processed a billion content ID copyright claims in six months
  5. Telegram combolists and 361M email addresses
  6. Qilin ransomware gang linked to attack on London hospitals
  7. DDoS attacks target EU political parties as elections begin
  8. [VIDEO] The Gentlemen Hackers interview: The Grugq
  9. Windows Recall demands an extraordinary level of trust that Microsoft hasn’t earned
  10. Instagram confirms test of ‘unskippable’ ads

For the more technical

  1. Issue #4 of Paged Out! magazine is now available
  2. Kali Linux 2024.2 release (t64, GNOME 46 & community packages)
  3. This hacker tool extracts all the data collected by Windows’ new Recall AI
  4. TotalRecall – a ‘privacy nightmare’?
  5. CVE-2024-4577 – PHP CGI argument injection vulnerability
  6. Hacking millions of modems (and investigating who hacked my modem)
  7. Five new vulnerabilities found in Zyxel NAS devices (including code execution and privilege escalation)
  8. IT threat evolution Q1 2024. Non-mobile & mobile statistics
  9. Warning against phishing emails prompting execution of commands via paste
  10. New Gitloker attacks wipe GitHub repos in extortion scheme
  11. RansomHub: New ransomware has origins in older Knight
  12. TargetCompany’s Linux variant targets ESXi environments
  13. New banking trojan “CarnavalHeist” targets Brazil with overlay attacks
  14. Inside the box: Malware’s new playground
  15. DarkGate again but… Improved?
  16. PikaBot: a guide to its deep secrets and operations
  17. DDoS-as-a-Service: The Rebirth botnet
  18. SystemBC historical bot infections special report
  19. Menace unleashed: Excel file deploys Cobalt Strike at Ukraine
  20. Sapphire Werewolf polishes Amethyst stealer to attack over 300 companies
  21. Operation Crimson Palace: Sophos threat hunting unveils multiple clusters of Chinese state-sponsored activity targeting Southeast Asian government
  22. Operation Crimson Palace: A technical deep dive

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