IT Security Weekend Catch Up – November 28, 2021

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. EU ideas for transparency of political content targeting
  2. Israel restricts cyberweapons export list by two-thirds, from 102 to 37 countries
  3. Apple sues NSO Group to curb the abuse of state-sponsored spyware
  4. DuckDuckGo wants to stop apps from tracking you on Android
  5. GoDaddy security breach exposes WordPress users’ data
  6. How the pandemic pulled Nigerian university students into cybercrime
  7. “We wait, because we know you.” Inside the ransomware negotiation economics
  8. More than 1,000 arrests and USD 27 million intercepted in massive financial crime crackdown
  9. Houghton computer worker jailed after stopping police checking for child abuse images

For the more technical

  1. New Windows zero-day with public exploit lets you become an admin
  2. Squirrelwaffle exploits ProxyShell and ProxyLogon to hijack email chains
  3. Python malware imitates signed PyPI traffic in novel exfiltration technique
  4. Looking for vulnerabilities in MediaTek audio DSP
  5. All roads lead to OpenVPN: Pwning industrial remote access clients
  6. The Internet is held together with spit & baling wire
  7. [VIDEO] Windows 11 security – our hacker-in-chief runs attacks and shows solutions
  8. TPM sniffing
  9. Your fingerprint can be hacked for $5
  10. A deep dive into SoWaT: APT31’s multifunctional router implant
  11. Android APT spyware, targeting Middle East victims, enhances evasiveness
  12. CronRAT malware hides behind February 31st
  13. RATDispenser: Stealthy JavaScript loader dispensing RATs into the wild
  14. Corporate loader “Emotet”: History of “X” project return for ransomware
  15. IT threat evolution Q3 2021. PC statistics + Mobile statistics
  16. Google’s Cybersecurity Action Team: Threat Horizons (PDF)

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