IT Security Weekend Catch Up – May 6, 2022

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. Apple, Google, and Microsoft want to kill the password with “Passkey” standard użytkowników
  2. Google Ads Safety Report 2021 (PDF)
  3. Grindr user data was sold through ad networks
  4. U.S. DoD tricked into paying $23.5 million to phishing actor
  5. FBI Internet Crime Report 2021 (PDF)

For the more technical

  1. Mobile subscription trojans and their little tricks
  2. Android monthly updates are out – critical bugs found in critical places
  3. Unpatched DNS bug in popular C standard library putting IoT at risk
  4. TLStorm 2 – NanoSSL TLS library misuse leads to vulnerabilities in common switches
  5. Vulnerabilities in Avast and AVG put millions at risk
  6. Introducing Package Analysis: Scanning open source packages for malicious behavior
  7. [VIDEO] Solving all Web CTF tasks from NahamCon
  8. Google SMTP relay service abused for sending phishing emails
  9. Raspberry Robin gets the worm early
  10. A new secret stash for “fileless” malware
  11. Emotet tests new delivery techniques
  12. Ransomware: April 2022 review
  13. AvosLocker ransomware variant abuses driver file to disable anti-virus, scans for Log4shell
  14. Conti, REvil, LockBit ransomware bugs exploited to block encryption
  15. The hermit kingdom’s ransomware play
  16. Trello from the other side: Tracking APT29 phishing campaigns
  17. UNC3524: Eye spy on your email
  18. The Lotus Panda is awake, again. Analysis of its last strike
  19. Moshen Dragon’s triad-and-error approach: Abusing security software to sideload PlugX and ShadowPad
  20. Operation CuckooBees: Cybereason uncovers massive Chinese intellectual property theft operation
  21. Update on cyber activity in Eastern Europe
  22. Compromised Docker honeypots used for pro-Ukrainian DoS attack

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