IT Security Weekend Catch Up – May 29, 2020

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. 26 million LiveJournal credentials leaked online, sold on the dark web
  2. 25 million user records leak online from popular math app Mathway
  3. Hackers leak credit card info from Costa Rica’s state bank
  4. Fortune 500 company NTT discloses security breach
  5. German intelligence agencies warn of Russian hacking threats to critical infrastructure

For the more technical

  1. StrandHogg 2.0 – The ‘evil twin’
  2. CDN backfired: Amplification attacks based on HTTP Range Requests (PDF)
  3. Microsoft blocks Trend Micro code at center of driver ‘cheatware’ storm from Windows 10, rootkit detector product pulled from site
  4. NSA: Russian govt hackers exploiting critical Exim flaw since 2019
  5. SaltStack framework vulnerabilities affecting Cisco products
  6. Valak: More than meets the eye
  7. From Agent.BTZ to ComRAT v4: A ten‑year journey
  8. SysInTURLA
  9. Discord client turned into a password stealer by updated malware
  10. Sarwent malware continues to evolve with updated command functions
  11. The Octopus Scanner malware: Attacking the open source supply chain
  12. Insidious Android malware gives up all malicious features but one to gain stealth
  13. Aggressive in-app advertising in Android
  14. Cyber attacks and other risks to industrial operations (PDF)
  15. Steganography in targeted attacks on industrial enterprises
  16. Introducing Blue Mockingbird
  17. Spam and phishing in Q1 2020
  18. Thai database leaks 8.3 billion Internet records
  19. Bringing VandaTheGod down to Earth: Exposing the person behind a 7-year hacktivism campaign
  20. OpenSSH 8.3 released (and ssh-rsa deprecation notice)
  21. eBay port scans visitors’ computers for remote access programs
  22. Windows 10 quietly got a built-in network sniffer, how to use

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