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Content tagged with Advanced Threats posted in January 2020
Embracing a Prevention Mindset to Protect Critical Infrastructure
Commentary  |  1/31/2020  | 
A zero-trust, prevention-first approach is necessary to keep us safe, now and going forward.
Securing Containers with Zero Trust
Commentary  |  1/29/2020  | 
A software identity-based approach should become a standard security measure for protecting workloads in all enterprise networks.
Eight Flaws in MSP Software Highlight Potential Ransomware Vector
News  |  1/22/2020  | 
An attack chain of vulnerabilities in ConnectWise's software for MSPs has similarities to some of the details of the August attack on Texas local and state agencies.
Why DPOs and CISOs Must Work Closely Together
Commentary  |  1/22/2020  | 
Recent data protection laws mean that the data protection officer and CISO must work in tandem to make sure users' data is protected.
Phishing Today, Deepfakes Tomorrow: Training Employees to Spot This Emerging Threat
Commentary  |  1/16/2020  | 
Cybercriminals are evolving their tactics, and the security community anticipates voice and video fraud to play a role in one of the next big data breaches -- so start protecting your business now.
New Report Spotlights Changes in Phishing Techniques
News  |  1/15/2020  | 
Common and evolving strategies include the use of zero-font attacks, homograph attacks, and new tactics for fake attachments.
Dustman Attack Underscores Iran's Cyber Capabilities
News  |  1/14/2020  | 
For nearly six months, an attack group linked to Iran reportedly had access to the network of Bahrain's national oil company, Bapco, before it executed a destructive payload.
Will This Be the Year of the Branded Cybercriminal?
Commentary  |  1/13/2020  | 
Threat actors will continue to grow enterprise-style businesses that evolve just like their legitimate counterparts.
Operationalizing Threat Intelligence at Scale in the SOC
Commentary  |  1/9/2020  | 
Open source platforms such as the Malware Information Sharing Platform are well positioned to drive a community-based approach to intelligence sharing.
Mechanics of a Crypto Heist: How SIM Swappers Can Steal Cryptocurrency
Commentary  |  1/2/2020  | 
The true vulnerability at the heart of SIM-swap attacks on crypto accounts lies in crypto exchanges' and email providers' variable implementation of 2FA.


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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-2022-26773
PUBLISHED: 2022-05-26
A logic issue was addressed with improved state management. This issue is fixed in iTunes 12.12.4 for Windows. An application may be able to delete files for which it does not have permission.
CVE-2022-26774
PUBLISHED: 2022-05-26
A logic issue was addressed with improved state management. This issue is fixed in iTunes 12.12.4 for Windows. A local attacker may be able to elevate their privileges.
CVE-2022-26775
PUBLISHED: 2022-05-26
An integer overflow was addressed with improved input validation. This issue is fixed in Security Update 2022-004 Catalina, macOS Monterey 12.4. An attacker may be able to cause unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution.
CVE-2022-26776
PUBLISHED: 2022-05-26
This issue was addressed with improved checks. This issue is fixed in macOS Monterey 12.4, macOS Big Sur 11.6.6. An attacker may be able to cause unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution.
CVE-2022-29632
PUBLISHED: 2022-05-26
An arbitrary file upload vulnerability in the component /course/api/upload/pic of Roncoo Education v9.0.0 allows attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted file.