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WiFi devices going back to 1997 vulnerable to new Frag Attacks

A Belgian security researcher has discovered a series of vulnerabilities that impact the WiFi standard, with some bugs dating back as far back as 1997 and affecting devices sold for the past 24 years.

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UK and US share more vulnerabilities exploited by Russia’s APT29 hackers

The UK government’s cybersecurity agency has published today an in-depth report detailing techniques used by a group of Russian state hackers known as APT29, Cozy Bear, or the Dukes.

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New TsuNAME bug can be used to DDoS key DNS servers

A team of security researchers has discovered a vulnerability in the domain name server (DNS) ecosystem that can be abused to amplify traffic heading to top-tier DNS nodes—known as DNS authoritative servers—and carry out a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks that could cripple or slow down these very important internet chokepoints.

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An estimated 30% of all smartphones vulnerable to new Qualcomm bug

Around a third of all smartphones in the world are believed to be affected by a new vulnerability in a Qualcomm modem component that can grant attackers access to the device’s call and SMS history and even audio conversations.

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21Nails vulnerabilities impact 60% of the internet’s email servers

The maintainers of the Exim email server software have released updates today to patch a collection of 21 vulnerabilities that can allow threat actors to take over servers using both local and remote attack vectors.

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Dell patches 12-year-old driver vulnerability impacting millions of PCs

Hundreds of millions of Dell desktops, laptops, notebooks, and tablets will need to update their Dell DBUtil driver to fix a 12-year-old vulnerability that exposes systems to attacks.

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Microsoft discloses ‘BadAlloc’ bugs affecting smart devices, industrial gear

One of Microsoft’s bug hunting teams has discovered 25 vulnerabilities impacting a broad spectrum of smart IoT devices and industrial equipment.

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Ransomware gang targets Microsoft SharePoint servers for the first time

Microsoft SharePoint servers have now joined the list of network devices being abused as an entry vector into corporate networks by ransomware gangs.

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Apple patches Gatekeeper bypass bug abused by malware gang

On Monday, Apple has released macOS Big Sur 11.3 with a security fix for a vulnerability that was being abused by a malware gang to bypass the operating system’s security checks.

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Hacking campaign targets FileZen file-sharing network appliances

Threat actors are using two vulnerabilities in a popular file-sharing server to breach corporate and government systems and steal sensitive data as part of a global hacking campaign that has already hit a major target in the Japanese Prime Minister’s Cabinet Office.