Bug bounty platform ZDI awarded $25m to researchers over the past 15 years

Bug bounty platform pioneer Zero-Day Initiative (ZDI) said it awarded more than $25 million in bounty rewards to security researchers over the past decade and a half. In an anniversary post celebrating its 15-year-old birthday, ZDI said the bounty rewards Read More …

XCSSET Mac Malware: Infects Xcode Projects, Performs UXSS Attack on Safari, Other Browsers, Leverages Zero-day Exploits

Trend Micro has discovered an unusual infection related to Xcode developer projects. Upon further investigation, we discovered that a developer’s Xcode project at large contained the source malware, which leads to a rabbit hole of malicious payloads. Most notable in Read More …

Internet Explorer and Windows zero-day exploits used in Operation PowerFall

In May 2020, Kaspersky technologies prevented an attack on a South Korean company by a malicious script for Internet Explorer. Closer analysis revealed that the attack used a previously unknown full chain that consisted of two zero-day exploits: a remote Read More …

August Patch Tuesday Fixes Critical IE, Important Windows Vulnerabilities Exploited in the Wild

The August batch of Patch Tuesday updates includes 120 updates for the Microsoft suite, with 17 fixes rated as Critical, and the remaining 103 ranked as Important. CVE-2020-1380 is a critical Internet Explorer (IE) vulnerability that can be abused for Read More …

FBI: Iranian hackers trying to exploit critical F5 BIG-IP flaw

The FBI warns of Iranian hackers actively attempting to exploit an unauthenticated remote code execution flaw affecting F5 Big-IP application delivery controller (ADC) devices used by Fortune 500 firms, government agencies, and banks. F5 Networks (F5) released security updates to Read More …

Cisco alert: Four high-severity flaws in routers, switches and AnyConnect VPN for Windows

Cisco is urging customers to update small business switches, its DNA Center software, routers with its StarOS software, and its AnyConnect Secure Mobility VPN client for Windows. Cisco has disclosed a bug in the IPv6 packet processing engine of several Read More …

NSA Urgently Warns on Industrial Cyberattacks, Triconex Critical Bug

The U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) have issued an alert warning that adversaries could be targeting critical infrastructure across the U.S. Separately, ICS-CERT issued an advisory on a critical security bug in Read More …