Archive: June, 2020
Palo Alto Networks Discloses Critical Vulnerability CVE-2020-2021 in Firewall OS
Palo Alto Networks has disclosed CVE-2020-2021, a critical vulnerability within the operating system (PAN-OS) of its next generation firewalls that could allow network-based attackers to bypass authentication.
New “Lucifer” Malware Observed Exploiting Multiple Vulnerabilities to Infect Windows Devices
On May 29, 2020, a new variant of hybrid cryptojacking malware, dubbed "Lucifer," was used in a campaign to exploit multiple vulnerabilities.
New Thanos Ransomware Campaign Targeted European Countries
A new Thanos ransomware campaign was observed targeting mid-level employees of multiple organizations from Austria, Switzerland, and Germany.
Four Zero-Days Attacks Identified Targeting Industrial Control Systems Honeypot
Four new zero-days attacks were observed hitting an Industrial Control Systems honeypot, which was set up by security researchers to identify threat actors attacks.
New Black Kingdom Ransomware Exploits Pulse Secure VPN Flaw to Target Enterprise Networks
A new ransomware variant, dubbed “Black Kingdom,” was observed exploiting unpatched Pulse Secure VPN software to gain initial access to enterprise networks.
FBI Warns that Cybercriminals are Increasingly Targeting Mobile Banking Apps
The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has warned that cybercriminals are increasingly targeting mobile banking applications with malware that is designed to steal credentials and take control of the...
Avaddon Ransomware Launches a Massive Global Spam Campaign
On June 8, 2020, a new ransomware variant, dubbed “Avaddon,” was observed deploying a massive spam campaign which targeted users globally.
Honda Investigates Network Outage Due to Possible Ransomware Attack
On June 8, 2020, reports emerged detailing a network outage impacting Honda as a result of a possible ransomware attack.