IT Security Weekend Catch Up – November 19, 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. Does this button work? Investigating YouTube’s ineffective user controls
  2. Ex-Russian spy flees to the NATO country that captured him, delivering another embarrassing blow to Moscow
  3. Meta employees, security guards fired for hijacking user accounts
  4. DISCORD INC. fined 800 000 euros
  5. Australia to consider banning ransomware payments
  6. Google wins lawsuit against Glupteba botnet operators
  7. 17 domain names linked to online scams seized and frozen
  8. U.S. indicts two Russians for running the ‘Z-Library’ piracy ring
  9. Top Zeus botnet suspect “Tank” arrested in Geneva
  10. FBI says illegal weaponized drones are ‘here now’ in U.S.

For the more technical

  1. Stealing passwords from infosec Mastodon – without bypassing CSP
  2. Windows Kerberos authentication breaks after November updates
  3. WASP attack on Python — Polymorphic malwareshipping WASP stealer; infecting hundreds of victims
  4. The Aiphone vulnerability
  5. IT threat evolution Q3 2022. Mobile & non-mobile statistics
  6. Rise of banking trojan dropper in Google Play
  7. KmsdBot: The attack and mine malware
  8. New RapperBot campaign – We know what you bruting for this time
  9. Ukraine says Russian hacktivists use new Somnia ransomware
  10. DTrack activity targeting Europe and Latin America
  11. Fangxiao: a Chinese threat actor
  12. Adobe Commerce merchants to be hit with TrojanOrders this season
  13. Hive ransomware actors have victimized over 1,300 companies worldwide
  14. ARCrypter ransomware expands its operations from Latin America to the world
  15. Researchers quietly cracked Zeppelin ransomware keys
  16. BatLoader: The evasive downloader malware
  17. ESET APT Activity Report T2 2022
  18. Billbug: State-sponsored actor targets cert authority, government agencies in multiple Asian countries

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