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Content tagged with Advanced Threats posted in January 2016
'Scarlet Mimic' Hackers Snoop On Minority Activists In China
News  |  1/25/2016  | 
Weapon of choice is the FakeM Windows backdoor, but it's making moves to more platforms.
'Asacub' Trojan Converted To Mobile Banking Weapon
News  |  1/21/2016  | 
In a sign of the times, what was once a routine data-stealing tool has evolved into a dangerous mobile banking threat.
Japanese Banks Targeted With New Rovnix Trojan
News  |  1/8/2016  | 
US organizations need to monitor such threats because cyber criminals can easily modify and migrate such threats for use here, IBM says.
'Spymel Is Latest Example Of Attackers Using Signed Malware
News  |  1/8/2016  | 
What was once reserved for targeted attacks is being increasingly used to distribute common crimeware payloads says Zscaler.
Questions Remain On How Cyberattack Caused Ukraine Blackout
News  |  1/5/2016  | 
Could BlackEnergy backdoor with KillDisk really cause a power outage? Some experts think piece of puzzle is missing.


Commentary
Ransomware Is Not the Problem
Adam Shostack, Consultant, Entrepreneur, Technologist, Game Designer,  6/9/2021
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How Can I Test the Security of My Home-Office Employees' Routers?
John Bock, Senior Research Scientist,  6/7/2021
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New Ransomware Group Claiming Connection to REvil Gang Surfaces
Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer,  6/10/2021
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CVE-2021-31664
PUBLISHED: 2021-06-18
RIOT-OS 2021.01 before commit 44741ff99f7a71df45420635b238b9c22093647a contains a buffer overflow which could allow attackers to obtain sensitive information.
CVE-2021-33185
PUBLISHED: 2021-06-18
SerenityOS contains a buffer overflow in the set_range test in TestBitmap which could allow attackers to obtain sensitive information.
CVE-2021-33186
PUBLISHED: 2021-06-18
SerenityOS in test-crypto.cpp contains a stack buffer overflow which could allow attackers to obtain sensitive information.
CVE-2021-31272
PUBLISHED: 2021-06-18
SerenityOS before commit 3844e8569689dd476064a0759d704bc64fb3ca2c contains a directory traversal vulnerability in tar/unzip that may lead to command execution or privilege escalation.
CVE-2021-31660
PUBLISHED: 2021-06-18
RIOT-OS 2021.01 before commit 85da504d2dc30188b89f44c3276fc5a25b31251f contains a buffer overflow which could allow attackers to obtain sensitive information.