News – May 2023


  • CISA Adds Three Known Exploited Vulnerabilities to Catalog

    May 1, 2023

    CISA has added three new vulnerabilities to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog, based on evidence of active exploitation. CVE-2023-1389 TP-Link Archer AX-21 Command Injection Vulnerability CVE-2021-45046 Apache Log4j2 Deserialization of Untrusted Data Vulnerability Read more… Source: U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Related story: CISA Urges Organizations to Incorporate the FCC Covered List Into Risk Management Plans Related story: CISA Releases ...

  • Cyber Attacks Hit in Massachusetts and South Carolina

    May 1, 2023

    Lowell, which is Massachusetts’ fourth largest city, discovered a cyber intrusion early last week, and its response saw many city systems taken offline. Meanwhile, Spartanburg County, S.C., was struck by ransomware, too. Spartanburg County, S.C., — a community of roughly 327,000 residents — suffered a ransomware attack last week, according to The Record. Essential services like ...

  • T-Mobile discloses second data breach since the start of 2023

    May 1, 2023

    T-Mobile disclosed the second data breach of 2023 after discovering that attackers had access to the personal information of hundreds of customers for more than a month, starting late February 2023. Compared to previous data breaches reported by T-Mobile, the latest of which impacted 37 million people, this incident affected only 836 customers. Still, the amount ...

  • New LOBSHOT malware gives hackers hidden VNC access to Windows devices

    May 1, 2023

    A new malware known as ‘LOBSHOT’ distributed using Google ads allows threat actors to stealthily take over infected Windows devices using hVNC. Earlier this year, BleepingComputer and numerous cybersecurity researchers reported a dramatic increase in threat actors utilizing Google ads to distribute malware in search results. Read more… Source: Bleeping Computer  

  • IT giant Bitmarck shuts down customer, internal systems after cyberattack

    May 1, 2023

    German IT services provider Bitmarck has shut down all of its customer and internal systems, including entire datacenters in some cases, following a cyberattack. The company, one of the largest service providers for German health insurers, said no customer, patient, or insured individuals’ data had been accessed in the security breach — at least not according ...