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Content posted in November 2021
How to Negotiate With Ransomware Attackers
News  |  11/15/2021  | 
Security researchers investigate the ransom negotiation process to create strategies businesses can use if they face an attack.
Cloud Attack Analysis Unearths Lessons for Security Pros
News  |  11/11/2021  | 
Researchers detail their investigation of a cryptomining campaign stealing AWS credentials and how attackers have evolved their techniques.
What Happens If Time Gets Hacked
News  |  11/11/2021  | 
Renowned hardware security expert raises alarm on the risk and dangers of cyberattackers targeting the current time-synchronization infrastructure.
Hacker-for-Hire Group Spied on More Than 3,500 Targets in 18 Months
News  |  11/10/2021  | 
Russian-speaking "Void Balaur" group's victims include politicians, dissidents, human rights activists, doctors, and journalists, security vendor discloses at Black Hat Europe 2021.
ChaosDB: Researchers Share Technical Details of Azure Flaw
News  |  11/10/2021  | 
Wiz researchers who discovered a severe flaw in the Azure Cosmos DB database discussed the full extent of the vulnerability at Black Hat Europe.
Securing the Public: Who Should Take Charge?
News  |  11/10/2021  | 
International policy expert Marietke Schaake explores the intricacies of protecting the public as governments depend on private companies to build and secure digital infrastructure.
Dark Reading Video News Desk Comes to Black Hat Europe
News  |  11/10/2021  | 
While attendees join Black Hat Europe 2021 virtually and live in London, we bring you prerecorded interviews from remote offices around the world.
Researcher Details Vulnerabilities Found in AWS API Gateway
News  |  11/10/2021  | 
AWS fixed the security flaws that left the API service at risk of so-called HTTP header-smuggling attacks, says the researcher who discovered them.
Free Tool Scans Web Servers for Vulnerability to HTTP Header-Smuggling Attacks
News  |  11/1/2021  | 
A researcher will release an open source tool at Black Hat Europe next week that roots out server weaknesses to a sneaky type of attack.


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I Smell a RAT! New Cybersecurity Threats for the Crypto Industry
David Trepp, Partner, IT Assurance with accounting and advisory firm BPM LLP,  7/9/2021
News
Attacks on Kaseya Servers Led to Ransomware in Less Than 2 Hours
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer,  7/7/2021
Commentary
It's in the Game (but It Shouldn't Be)
Tal Memran, Cybersecurity Expert, CYE,  7/9/2021
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CVE-2022-21722
PUBLISHED: 2022-01-27
PJSIP is a free and open source multimedia communication library written in C language implementing standard based protocols such as SIP, SDP, RTP, STUN, TURN, and ICE. In version 2.11.1 and prior, there are various cases where it is possible that certain incoming RTP/RTCP packets can potentially ca...
CVE-2022-21723
PUBLISHED: 2022-01-27
PJSIP is a free and open source multimedia communication library written in C language implementing standard based protocols such as SIP, SDP, RTP, STUN, TURN, and ICE. In versions 2.11.1 and prior, parsing an incoming SIP message that contains a malformed multipart can potentially cause out-of-boun...
CVE-2021-41166
PUBLISHED: 2022-01-26
The Nextcloud Android app is the Android client for Nextcloud, a self-hosted productivity platform. An issue in versions prior to 3.17.1 may lead to sensitive information disclosure. An unauthorized app that does not have the otherwise required `MANAGE_DOCUMENTS` permission may view image thumbnails...
CVE-2021-32841
PUBLISHED: 2022-01-26
SharpZipLib (or #ziplib) is a Zip, GZip, Tar and BZip2 library. Starting version 1.3.0 and prior to version 1.3.3, a check was added if the destination file is under destination directory. However, it is not enforced that `destDir` ends with slash. If the `destDir` is not slash terminated like `/hom...
CVE-2021-32849
PUBLISHED: 2022-01-26
Gerapy is a distributed crawler management framework. Prior to version 0.9.9, an authenticated user could execute arbitrary commands. This issue is fixed in version 0.9.9. There are no known workarounds.