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Jeffrey Burt

Content posted in August 2018
Kaspersky: Lazarus Takes Aim at macOS in Cryptocurrency Campaign
Jeffrey Burt  |  8/28/2018  | 
Kaspersky researchers said users of Apple and Linux systems should see the AppleJesus campaign as a warning not to get lax in their cybersecurity efforts.
Vulnerable Web Apps Top Threat to Enterprises
Jeffrey Burt  |  8/22/2018  | 
A report by Kaspersky researchers found that 73% of successful network perimeter breaches in 2017 were committed via web apps, while inside threats continue to put companies at risk.
Congressional Campaign Websites Vulnerable to Attack, Say Researchers
Jeffrey Burt  |  8/17/2018  | 
Researchers presented a study at DEF CON that showed that a third of congressional candidates' websites are vulnerable to attack, adding to threats already seen by some politicians.
Check Point: Fax Machines, Networks Vulnerable to Attack
Jeffrey Burt  |  8/17/2018  | 
Researchers for the cybersecurity company found a way to exploit vulnerabilities in the fax system of an HP OfficeJet inkjet all-in-one printer to gain access to all systems on a network.
Researchers Show That Code Reuse Links Various North Korean Malware Groups
Jeffrey Burt  |  8/10/2018  | 
Analysts from McAfee and Intezer announced that by reviewing samples, they have found ties between campaigns and threat groups linked to North Korea.
Banking Trojans on the Rise in Q2, Kaspersky Report Finds
Jeffrey Burt  |  8/8/2018  | 
Kaspersky Labs saw a record number of new installation packages in the second quarter of this year, with modification to help the malware avoid security solutions.
Spam at 40: Still a Robust Security Threat in Middle Age
Jeffrey Burt  |  8/6/2018  | 
Four decades after the first such email was sent, attackers are still using spam to deliver their malware.
Kaspersky: Spear-Phishing Attacks Target 400 Industrial Companies
Jeffrey Burt  |  8/3/2018  | 
The emails in the spear-phishing campaign, which has been going on for months, are disguised as legitimate finance documents that include profiles of the organizations being attacked, according to Kaspersky Labs.
AZORult Downloader Adds Cryptomining, Ransomware Capabilities
Jeffrey Burt  |  8/1/2018  | 
Proofpoint researchers said the latest version of the AZORult information stealer and downloader makes it a larger threat and noted that the group behind it is now advertising its cryptomining and ransomware capabilities.


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US Capitol Attack a Wake-up Call for the Integration of Physical & IT Security
Seth Rosenblatt, Contributing Writer,  1/11/2021
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Dark Reading Staff 1/11/2021
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CVE-2021-3166
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An issue was discovered on ASUS DSL-N14U-B1 1.1.2.3_805 devices. An attacker can upload arbitrary file content as a firmware update when the filename Settings_DSL-N14U-B1.trx is used. Once this file is loaded, shutdown measures on a wide range of services are triggered as if it were a real update, r...
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An issue was discovered in Quali CloudShell 9.3. An XSS vulnerability in the login page allows an attacker to craft a URL, with a constructor.constructor substring in the username field, that executes a payload when the user visits the /Account/Login page.
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PUBLISHED: 2021-01-17
Netsia SEBA+ through 0.16.1 build 70-e669dcd7 allows remote attackers to discover session cookies via a direct /session/list/allActiveSession request. For example, the attacker can discover the admin's cookie if the admin account happens to be logged in when the allActiveSession request occurs, and ...
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