IT Security Weekend Catch Up – November 1, 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. From cold war to gray war: Internet conflict intensifying
  2. [DE] Germany is on the brink of modifying it’s constitution, to allow all 19 secret services to hack anyone at any time
  3. Trump’s website defaced with claim that Trump admin created coronavirus
  4. Hackers stole government source code via SonarQube instances
  5. Medical records of 3.5 million U.S. patients can be accessed and manipulated by anyone
  6. Massive Nitro data breach impacts Microsoft, Google, Apple, more
  7. FBI, DHS, HHS warn of imminent, credible ransomware threat against U.S. hospitals
  8. Enel Group hit by ransomware again, Netwalker demands $14 million
  9. Black Cube CEO suspected of running crime organization
  10. German regulators are trying to block porn sites to thwart horny teens
  11. If you suddenly can’t print to your HP Printer from your Mac, you’re not alone: Code security cert snafu blamed

For the more technical

  1. In a first, researchers extract secret key used to encrypt Intel CPU code
  2. Stealing macOS apps’ Keychain entries
  3. Microsoft Windows kernel buffer overflow
  4. Microsoft releases update to remove Adobe Flash from Windows
  5. Microsoft Defender ATP users get false positive alerts for Mimikatz, Cobalt Strike
  6. Weblogic RCE by only one GET request — CVE-2020–14882 Analysis
  7. Facebook “copyright violation” tries to get past 2FA – don’t fall for it!
  8. Link previews: How a simple feature can have privacy and security risks
  9. Over 100 irrigation systems left exposed online without a password
  10. [VIDEO] conINT 2020 – All Speakers
  11. Cyberattacks target international conference attendees
  12. Exploit developer spotlight: The story of PlayBit
  13. Apple notarizes new Mac malware… again
  14. Another 21 malware apps found on Google Play
  15. Domain parking: A gateway to attackers spreading Emotet and impersonating McAfee
  16. Maze ransomware is shutting down its cybercrime operation
  17. Egregor ransomware – A deep dive into its activities and techniques
  18. KEGTAP and SINGLEMALT with a ransomware chaser
  19. DDoS attacks in Q3 2020
  20. North Korean advanced persistent threat focus: Kimsuky
  21. Turla uses HyperStack, Carbon, and Kazuar to compromise government entity

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