IT Security Weekend Catch Up – November 18, 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. GitHub transparency report: Requests for user information
  2. Beg Bounties
  3. Impatient LockBit says it’s leaked 50GB of stolen Boeing files after ransom fails to land
  4. Toyota confirms breach after Medusa ransomware threatens to leak data
  5. Malaysian police disrupt ‘The Phisherman’
  6. Russian and Moldovan national pleads guilty to operating illegal botnet proxy service
  7. More than $100 million stolen from Poloniex crypto platform
  8. Fraudsters make $50,000 a day by spoofing crypto researchers
  9. Running Signal will soon cost $50 million a year
  10. Google witness accidentally blurts out that Apple gets 36% cut of Safari deal

For the more technical

  1. Microsoft Patch Tuesday November 2023
  2. Fortinet warns of critical command injection bug in FortiSIEM
  3. CISA warns of actively exploited Juniper pre-auth RCE exploit chain
  4. Google researchers discover ‘Reptar,’ a new CPU vulnerability
  5. CacheWarp – a new software fault attack on AMD SEV-ES and SEV-SNP
  6. In a first, cryptographic keys protecting SSH connections stolen in new attack
  7. From Akamai to F5 to NTLM… with love
  8. Critical exploits for sale on the dark web
  9. Spammers abuse Google Forms’ quiz to deliver scams
  10. Hundreds of sites cloned to promote a Chinese gambling network
  11. Unauthenticated SQL injection vulnerability addressed in WP Fastest Cache 1.2.2
  12. Ddostf DDoS bot malware attacking MySQL servers
  13. CISA releases update to Royal ransomware advisory
  14. LockBit ransomware group assemble strike team to breach banks, law firms and governments
  15. Zimbra 0-day used to target international government organizations
  16. BiBi wiper used in the Israel-Hamas war now runs on Windows

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