ASD reveals rules for keeping vulnerabilities secret

The Australian Signals Directorate (ASD) has quietly published its process for deciding when knowledge of cybersecurity vulnerabilities is kept secret. This is the first official acknowledgement that the ASD might not disclose all of the vulnerabilities it discovers. However, knowledge Read More …

Patched WinRAR Bug Still Under Active Attack – Thanks to No Auto-Updates

Various cyber criminal groups and individual hackers are still exploiting a recently patched critical code execution vulnerability in WinRAR, a popular Windows file compression application with 500 million users worldwide. Why? Because the WinRAR software doesn’t have an auto-update feature, which, Read More …

The fourth horseman: CVE-2019-0797 vulnerability

The new zero-day in the Windows OS exploited in targeted attacks In February 2019, our Automatic Exploit Prevention (AEP) systems detected an attempt to exploit a vulnerability in the Microsoft Windows operating system. Further analysis of this event led to Read More …

Yatron Ransomware Plans to Spread Using EternalBlue NSA Exploits

A new Ransomware-as-a-Service called Yatron is being promoted on Twitter that plans on using the EternalBlue and DoublePulsar exploits to spread to other computer on a network. This ransomware will also attempt to delete encrypted files if a payment has Read More …

Hide yo’ kids, hide yo’ clouds: Zerodium offering big bucks for cloud zero-days

Exploit vendor Zerodium announced today plans to pay a whopping $500,000 for zero-days in popular cloud technologies like Microsoft’s Hyper-V and (Dell) VMware’s vSphere. Both Hyper-V and vSphere are what experts call virtualization software, also called hypervisors –software that lets Read More …