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Threat actors leaked the largest password compilation ever, known as RockYou2024, on a popular hacking forum. The Cybernews researchers reported that threat actors leaked the largest password compilation ever, known as RockYou2024, on a popular hacking forum. RockYou2024 announcement: Source CyberNews The compilation (“rockyou2024.txt”) contains 9,948,575,739 unique plaintext passwords was posted
The threat actor Sp1d3rHunters leaked valid Taylor Swift ’s ERAS Tour barcodes threatening to leak more data and blackmailing Ticketmaster. A threat actor that goes online with the moniker Sp1d3rHunters leaked 170,000 valid barcodes for Taylor Swift’s ERAS Tour for free. The bar codes are valid for the upcoming concerts of Taylor Swift in Miami, New Orleans, and Indianapolis. The threat actor dem
The New York Times revealed that OpenAI suffered a security breach in 2023, but the company says source code and customer data were not compromised. OpenAI suffered a security breach in 2023, the New York Times reported. The American newspaper revealed that the threat actors gained access to the internal discussions among researchers and other employees, but they did not access the source code of

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Avast developed and released a decryptor for the DoNex ransomware family that allows victims to recover their files for free. Avast researchers identified a cryptographic flaw in the DoNex ransomware and its predecessors that allowed them to develop a decryptor. The experts revealed the weakness during the Recon 2024 conference . Avast also released a decryptor that allows victims to recover thei
Threat actors are exploiting Ghostscript vulnerability CVE-2024-29510 to bypass the sandbox and achieve remote code execution. Threat actors are actively exploiting a Ghostscript vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2024-29510, that can allow them to escape the – dSAFER sandbox and achieve remote code execution. Ghostscript is an interpreter for the PostScript language and for PDF files. It is used prim
Apple removed several virtual private network (VPN) apps from its App Store in Russia following a request from the Russian Government. Russia is tightening its citizens’ control over Internet access and forced Apple to remove several virtual private network (VPN) apps from its App Store in Russia following a request from Russia’s state communications watchdog Roskomnadzor . “Over the past few yea

JUL 7, 2024

U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) adds Cisco NX-OS Command Injection bug to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities catalog. The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) added a Cisco NX-OS Command Injection Vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2024-20399 , to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities (KEV) catalog . This week, Cisco addressed an NX-OS zero-day, trac
The Apache Foundation addressed a critical source code disclosure vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2024-39884, in the HTTP Server. The Apache Software Foundation has addressed multiple vulnerabilities in its popular Apache HTTP Server. The vulnerabilities include denial-of-service (DoS), remote code execution, and unauthorized access issues. One of these vulnerabilities is a critical source code dis
Today marks the launch of the Security Affairs newsletter, specializing in Malware. This newsletter complements the weekly one you already receive. Each week, it will feature a collection of the best articles and research on malware. CapraTube Remix | Transparent Tribe’s Android Spyware Targeting Gamers, Weapons Enthusiasts Supply Chain Compromise Leads to Trojanized Installers for Notezilla, Rec

JUL 6, 2024

A new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter arrived! Every week the best security articles from Security Affairs are free in your email box. Enjoy a new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter, including the international press. GootLoader is still active and efficient Hackers stole OpenAI secrets in a 2023 security breach Hackers leak 170k Taylor Swift’s ERAS Tour Barcodes Polyfi
Alabama’s education superintendent disclosed a data breach following a hacking attempt on the Alabama State Department of Education. The Alabama State Department of Education announced it had thwarted a ransomware attack on June 17, however, threat actors accessed some data and disrupted services before the attack was stopped. Superintendent Eric Mackey, who disclosed the attack, said they are wo
Researchers warn that the malware GootLoader is still active and threat actors are still using it in their campaigns. Threat actors continue to use GootLoader malware in their campaigns, Cybereason researchers warn. The malware has evolved, resulting in several versions, with GootLoader 3 currently in use. Despite updates to the payload, the infection strategies and overall functionality have rem

JUL 5, 2024

Cybersecurity company Censys has identified over 380,000 hosts that are still referencing the malicious polyfill.io domain. Censys reported that over 380,000 internet-exposed hosts are still referencing the malicious polyfill.io domain. The polyfill.io domain was suspended last week following multiple reports of malicious activity. The domain Polyfill.io was used to host JavaScript code that adde
Researchers uncovered a new Golang-based botnet called Zergeca that can carry out distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks. Researchers at the QiAnXin XLab team uncovered a new Golang-based botnet called Zergeca that can carry out distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks. On May, 2024, the researchers detected a suspicious ELF file at /usr/bin/geomi that was uploaded from Russia to VirusT

JUL 4, 2024

Microsoft discovered two flaws in Rockwell Automation PanelView Plus that remote, unauthenticated attackers could exploit. Microsoft responsibly disclosed two vulnerabilities in Rockwell Automation PanelView Plus that remote, unauthenticated attackers can exploit to perform remote code execution (RCE) and denial-of-service (DoS). The RCE vulnerability in PanelView Plus involves exploiting two cus
Hackers compromised Ethereum ‘s mailing list provider and sent phishing messages to the members attempting to drain their crypto funds. Hackers compromised Ethereum’s mailing list provider and on the night of June 23, they sent an email to the 35,794 addresses. The email was sent from the address ‘updates@blog.ethereum.org’ and included a link to a malicious site running a crypto drainer. “This w

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