February 25, 2021

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Security Affairs newsletter Round 256

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Original Post from Security Affairs
Author: Pierluigi Paganini

A new round of the weekly newsletter arrived! The best news of the week with Security Affairs

BlackWater, a malware that uses Cloudflare Workers
for C2 Communication
Coronavirus-themed attacks February 1 – March 15,
Massive cyber attack hit the town hall of Marseille
ahead local election
Noooo, now Ancient Tortoise BEC scammers are
launching Coronavirus-Themed attacks
A cyberattack hits the US Department of Health and
Human Services
Aerial Direct, the O2s largest UK partner suffered a
data breach
Experts warn of a new strain of ransomware, the PXJ
MonitorMinor, the outstanding stalkerware can track
Gmail, WhatsApp, Instagram, and Facebook
Most organizations have yet to fix CVE-2020-0688
Microsoft Exchange flaw
Open Exchange Rates discloses a security breach
Attackers use a new CoronaVirus Ransomware to cover
Kpot Infostealer infections
Corporate Finance firms leak 500K+ legal and
financial documents online
Most ransomware attacks take place outside the
working hours
Operators behind Nefilim Ransomware threaten to
release stolen data
The parabola of a prolific cyber-criminal known as
Ursnif campaign targets Italy with a new infection
Adobe releases out-of-band patches for critical
issues in Acrobat Reader, Photoshop, Bridge, ColdFusion
Cisco addresses multiple issues in its SD-WAN
Thousands of Coronavirus-related malicious domains
are being created every day
Trend Micro addresses two issues exploited by
hackers in the wild
TrueFire Guitar tutoring website was hacked,
financial data might have been exposed
VMware fixes high severity privilege escalation and
DoS in its products
CERT France – Pysa ransomware is targeting local
Coronavirus news used by Emotet and Trickbot to
evade detection
Experts found a new TrickBot module (rdpScanDll)
built for RDP bruteforcing operations
Is APT27 Abusing COVID-19 To Attack People ?!
Pwn2Own 2020 Day1 -researchers earned $180K for
hacking Windows, Ubuntu, and macOS
Drupal addresses two XSS flaws by updating the
Pwn2Own 2020 – Participants hacked Adobe Reader,
Oracle VirtualBox, and Windows
Russia-linked APT28 has been scanning vulnerable
email servers in the last year
UK printing company Doxzoo exposed US and UK
military docs
Healthcare sector targeted : what you need to know
about the hackers very unusual strategy
Mukashi, the new Mirai variant that targets Zyxel
New Coronavirus-themed attack uses fake WHO chief
UK Fintech company Finastra hit by a cyber attack

Pierluigi Paganini

(SecurityAffairs – hacking, newsletter)

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