Cyber News

  • Researchers Link DragonEgg Android Spyware to LightSpy iOS Surveillanceware

    New findings have identified connections between an Android spyware called DragonEgg and another sophisticated modular iOS surveillanceware tool named LightSpy. DragonEgg, alongside WyrmSpy (aka AndroidControl), was first disclosed by Lookout in July 2023 as a strain of malware capable of gathering sensitive data from Android devices. It was attributed to the Chinese nation-state group APT41. On

  • Wing Disrupts the Market by Introducing Affordable SaaS Security

    Today, mid-sized companies and their CISOs are struggling to handle the growing threat of SaaS security with limited manpower and tight budgets. Now, this may be changing. By focusing on the critical SaaS security needs of these companies, a new approach has emerged that can be launched for $1,500 a year. If the name Wing Security (Wing) rings a bell, it is probably because earlier this year,

  • Rogue npm Package Deploys Open-Source Rootkit in New Supply Chain Attack

    A new deceptive package hidden within the npm package registry has been uncovered deploying an open-source rootkit called r77, marking the first time a rogue package has delivered rootkit functionality. The package in question is node-hide-console-windows, which mimics the legitimate npm package node-hide-console-window in what's an instance of a typosquatting campaign. It was downloaded 704

  • Microsoft Warns of Cyber Attacks Attempting to Breach Cloud via SQL Server Instance

    Microsoft has detailed a new campaign in which attackers unsuccessfully attempted to move laterally to a cloud environment through an SQL Server instance. "The attackers initially exploited a SQL injection vulnerability in an application within the target's environment," security researchers Sunders Bruskin, Hagai Ran Kestenberg, and Fady Nasereldeen said in a Tuesday report. "This allowed the

  • Looney Tunables: New Linux Flaw Enables Privilege Escalation on Major Distributions

    A new Linux security vulnerability dubbed Looney Tunables has been discovered in the GNU C library's dynamic loader that, if successfully exploited, could lead to a local privilege escalation and allow a threat actor to gain root privileges. Tracked as CVE-2023-4911 (CVSS score: 7.8), the issue is a buffer overflow that resides in the dynamic loader's processing of the GLIBC_TUNABLES

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