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Cisco Issues Patch for New IOS XR Zero-Day Vulnerability Exploited in the Wild

Cisco on Friday rolled out fixes for a medium-severity vulnerability affecting IOS XR Software that it said has been exploited in real-world attacks.
The Hacker News 23 May 2022 61 Views

Microsoft sounds the alarm on – wait for it – a Linux botnet

Redmond claims the numbers are scary, but won't release them Microsoft has sounded the alarm on DDoS malware called XorDdos that targets Linux endpoints and servers.…
The Register 23 May 2022 39 Views

PDF smuggles Microsoft Word doc to drop Snake Keylogger malware

Threat analysts have discovered a recent malware distribution campaign using PDF attachments to smuggle malicious Word documents that infect users with malware. [...]
Bleepingcomputer 23 May 2022 22 Views

This malware-spreading PDF uses a sneaky file name to trick the unwary

Researchers find a malware campaign that uses file-naming trickery to get victims to download malicious files from the internet.
ZDnet 23 May 2022 22 Views

Media giant Nikkei’s Asian unit hit by ransomware attack

Publishing giant Nikkei disclosed that the group's headquarters in Singapore was hit by a ransomware attack almost one week ago, on May 13, 2022.
Bleeping Computer 20 May 2022 125 Views

Phishing websites now use chatbots to steal your credentials

Phishing attacks are now using automated chatbots to guide visitors through the process of handing over their login credentials to threat actors.
Bleeping Computer 20 May 2022 136 Views

Microsoft Defender for Endpoint gets new troubleshooting mode

Microsoft says Defender for Endpoint now comes with a new 'troubleshooting mode' that will help Windows admins test Defender Antivirus performance and run compatibility scenarios without getting blocked by tamper protection. [...]
Bleepingcomputer 18 May 2022 153 Views

Microsoft: Windows Server 20H2 reaches end of service in August

Microsoft has reminded customers today that Windows Server, version 20H2 will be reaching the end of service (EOS) on August 9, 2022. [...]
Bleepingcomputer 18 May 2022 163 Views

Sysrv-K Botnet Targets Windows, Linux

Packet Storm 18 May 2022 4622 Views

When Your Smart ID Card Reader Comes With Malware

Millions of U.S. government employees and contractors have been issued a secure smart ID card that enables physical access to buildings and controlled spaces, and provides access to government computer networks and systems at the cardholder's appropriate security level. But many government employees...
Krebs on Security 18 May 2022 22 Views