Security Affairs newsletter Round 190 – News of the week

Pierluigi Paganini November 25, 2018

A new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter arrived!

The best news of the week with Security Affairs.

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·      6,500+ sites deleted after Dark Web hosting provider Daniels Hosting hack
·      Hacking Gmails UX with from fields for phishing attacks
·      Instagram glitch exposed some user passwords
·      Suspected APT29 hackers behind attacks on US gov agencies, think tanks, and businesses
·      CarsBlues Bluetooth attack Affects tens of millions of vehicles
·      Cybaze ZLab – Yoroi team analyzed malware used in recent attacks on US entities attributed to APT29
·      Israel aims at hardening aviation industry assets from cyberattack
·      Tianfu Cup PWN hacking contest – White hat hackers earn $1 Million for Zero-Day exploits
·      Experts analyzed how Iranian OilRIG hackers tested their weaponized documents
·      Hackers target Drupal servers chaining several flaws, including Drupalgeddon2 and DirtyCOW
·      Mac users using Exodus cryptocurrency wallet targeted by a small spam campaign
·      TP-Link fixes 2 Remote Code Execution flaws in TL-R600VPN SOHO Router and other issues
·      Two hackers involved in the TalkTalk hack sentenced to prison
·      A flaw in US Postal Service website exposed data on 60 Million Users
·      Amazon UK is notifying a data breach to its customers days before Black Friday
·      Experts found flaws in Dell EMC and VMware Products. Patch them now!
·      Facebook increases rewards for its bug bounty program and facilitate bug submission
·      Sofacy APT group used a new tool in latest attacks, the Cannon
·      Chaining 3 zero-days allowed pen testers to hack Apple macOS computers
·      Experts found first Mirai bot targeting Linux servers via Hadoop YARN flaw
·      Flaw allowing identity spoofing affects authentication based on German eID cards
·      13 fraudulent apps into Google Play have been downloaded 560,000+ times
·      Beware Black Friday & Cyber Monday shoppers: fake products, credit cards scams and other types of fraud
·      Exclusive Cybaze ZLab – Yoroi – Hunting Cozy Bear, new campaign, old habits
·      New Emotet Thanksgiving campaign differs from previous ones
·      Software company OSIsoft has suffered a data breach
·      VMware fixed Workstation flaw disclosed at the Tianfu Cup PWN competition
·      Chat app Knuddels fined €20k under GDPR regulation
·      North Korea-linked group Lazarus targets Latin American banks
·      US Government is asking allies to ban Huawei equipment
·      Facebook appeals UK fine in Cambridge Analytica privacy Scandal


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Pierluigi Paganini

(Security Affairs – Newsletter)

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