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TeamViewer links corporate cyberattack to Russian state hackers

  • RMM software developer TeamViewer says a Russian state-sponsored hacking group known as Midnight Blizzard is believed to be behind a breach of their corporate network this week.

  • Hacker prison, BootCDN, Bootcss, Staticfile attack traced to 1 operator

  • The recent large scale supply chain attack conducted via multiple CDNs, namely, BootCDN, Bootcss, and Staticfile that affected up to tens of millions of websites has been traced to a common operator. Researchers discovered a public GitHub repository with leaked API keys helping them draw a conclusion.

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    • JUNE 28, 2024
    • 07:12 AM
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  • Clinic

Former IT employee accessed data of over 1 million US patients

  • Geisinger, a prominent healthcare system in Pennsylvania, has announced a data breach involving a former employee of Nuance, an IT services provider contracted by the organization.

  • Black Suit BlackSuit hacker

BlackSuit ransomware gang claims attack on KADOKAWA corporation

  • The BlackSuit ransomware gang claimed a recent cyberattack on KADOKAWA corporation and is now threatening to publish stolen data if a ransom is not paid.

  • Cluster bomb

New Unfurling Hemlock threat actor floods systems with malware

  • A threat actor tracked as Unfurling Hemlock has been infecting target systems with up to ten pieces of malware at the same time in campaigns that distribute hundreds of thousands of malicious files.

  • Justice

U.S. indicts Russian GRU hacker, offers $10 million reward

  • The U.S. indicted Russian national Amin Timovich Stigal for his alleged role in cyberattacks targeting Ukrainian government computer networks in an operation from the Russian foreign military intelligence agency (GRU) prior to invading the country.

  • TeamViewer

TeamViewer's corporate network was breached in alleged APT hack

  • The remote access software company TeamViewer is warning that its corporate environment was breached in a cyberattack yesterday, with a cybersecurity firm claiming it was by an APT hacking group.

  • Microsoft

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    • JUNE 27, 2024
    • 02:09 PM
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  • Windows 11

Microsoft pulls Windows 11 KB5039302 update causing reboot loops

  • Microsoft pulled the June Windows 11 KB5039302 update after finding that it causes some devices to restart repeatedly.

  • GitLab

Critical GitLab bug lets attackers run pipelines as any user

  • A critical vulnerability is affecting certain versions of GitLab Community and Enterprise Edition products, which could be exploited to run pipelines as any user.

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    • JUNE 27, 2024
    • 07:16 AM
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  • Supply Chain Attack

Polyfill claims it has been 'defamed', returns after domain shut down

  • The owners of have relaunched the JavaScript CDN service on a new domain after was shut down as researchers exposed it was delivering malicious code on upwards of 100,000 websites.. The Polyfill service claims that it has been "maliciously defamed" and been subject to "media messages slandering Polyfill."

  • Cloudflare

Cloudflare: We never authorized to use our name

  • Cloudflare, a lead provider of content delivery network (CDN) services, cloud security, and DDoS protection has warned that it has not authorized the use of its name or logo on the website, which has recently been caught injecting malware on more than 100,000 websites in a significant supply chain attack.

  • Hackers ransomware

Chinese Cyberspies Employ Ransomware in Attacks for Diversion

  • Cyberespionage groups have been using ransomware as a tactic to make attack attribution more challenging, distract defenders, or for a financial reward as a secondary goal to data theft.

  • Federal Reserve

LockBit lied: Stolen data is from a bank, not US Federal Reserve

  • Recently-disrupted LockBit ransomware group, in a desperate attempt to make a comeback, claimed this week that it had hit the Federal Reserve, the central bank of the United States. Except, the rumor has been quashed.

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    • JUNE 26, 2024
    • 02:11 PM
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  • CISA

CISA: Most critical open source projects not using memory safe code

  • The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has published research looking into 172 key open-source projects and whether they are susceptible to memory flaws.

  • Fortra

Exploit for critical Fortra FileCatalyst Workflow SQLi flaw released

  • The Fortra FileCatalyst Workflow is vulnerable to an SQL injection vulnerability that could allow remote unauthenticated attackers to create rogue admin users and manipulate data on the application database.



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