IT Security Weekend Catch Up – May 6, 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. Windows 11 updates: booting with Rust, ReFS instead of NTFS file system
  2. Chromium Blog: An update on the lock icon
  3. Anatomy of three leaked US intelligence documents
  4. [AUDIO] The Lawfare Podcast: Cyber in the CIA with CIA Deputy Director David Cohen
  5. The untold story of the boldest supply-chain hack ever
  6. Cybercriminal network fueling the global stolen credit card trade is dismantled
  7. FBI disrupts 9 crypto exchanges used to facilitate criminal activities
  8. 288 dark web vendors arrested in major marketplace seizure
  9. Payment software giant AvidXchange suffers its second ransomware attack of 2023

For the more technical

  1. The Mirai IoT botnet is exploiting TP-Link routers
  2. Exploitation of 5-year-old TBK DVR vulnerability spikes
  3. Three new BGP message parsing vulnerabilities disclosed in FRRouting software
  4. Apple’s first Rapid Security Response patch fails to install on iPhones
  5. Vulnerability in TikTok that can reveal user activity and information
  6. Researcher hijacks popular Packagist PHP packages to get a job
  7. Critical-rated security flaw in Illumina DNA sequencing tech exposes patient data
  8. ViperSoftX updates encryption, steals data
  9. Russian hackers use WinRAR to wipe Ukraine state agency’s data
  10. The malware threat landscape: NodeStealer, DuckTail, and more
  11. BlueNoroff APT group targets macOS with ‘RustBucket’ Malware
  12. Not quite an Easter egg: a new family of Trojan subscribers on Google Play
  13. Lookout discovers Android spyware tied to Iranian police targeting minorities: BouldSpy
  14. “Malverposting” — with over 500K estimated infections, Facebook Ads fuel this evolving stealer campaign
  15. Raspberry Robin: A global USB malware campaign providing access to ransomware operators
  16. RTM Locker ransomware as a service (RaaS) now suits up for Linux architecture
  17. RecordBreaker stealer distributed via hacked YouTube accounts
  18. A doubled “Dragon Breath” adds new air to DLL sideloading attacks
  19. Attack on security titans: Earth Longzhi returns with new tricks
  20. Kimsuky evolves reconnaissance capabilities in new global campaign

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