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A security flaw has been unearthed in Microsoft’s Azure App Service that resulted in the exposure of source code of customer applications written in Java, Node, PHP, Python, and Ruby for at least four years since September 2017. The vulnerability, codenamed “NotLegit,” was reported to the tech giant by Wiz researchers on October 7, 2021, …

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Russia has stepped up its censorship efforts in the country by fully blocking access to the Tor web anonymity service, coinciding with the ban of six virtual private network (VPN) operators, as the government continues its efforts to control the internet and crack down on attempts to circumvent locally imposed web restrictions. The Federal Service …

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Cybersecurity researchers have disclosed multiple vulnerabilities in a third-party driver software developed by Eltima that have been “unwittingly inherited” by cloud desktop solutions like Amazon Workspaces, Accops, and NoMachine and could provide attackers a path to perform an array of malicious activities. “These vulnerabilities allow attackers to escalate privileges enabling them to disable security products, …

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A new as-yet unpatched weakness in Apple’s iCloud Private Relay feature could be circumvented to leak users’ true IP addresses from iOS devices running the latest version of the operating system. Introduced with iOS 15, which was officially released this week, iCloud Private Relay aims to improve anonymity on the web by employing a dual-hop …

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Koo, India’s homegrown Twitter clone, recently patched a serious security vulnerability that could have been exploited to execute arbitrary JavaScript code against hundreds of thousands of its users, spreading the attack across the platform. The vulnerability involves a stored cross-site scripting flaw (also known as persistent XSS) in Koo’s web application that allows malicious scripts …

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Multiple cybercriminal groups are leveraging a malware-as-a-service (MaaS) solution to distribute a wide range of malicious software distribution campaigns that result in the deployment of payloads such as Campo Loader, Hancitor, IcedID, QBot, Buer Loader, and SocGholish against individuals in Belgium as well as government agencies, companies, and corporations in the U.S. Dubbed “Prometheus” and …

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The threat actors behind the REvil ransomware gang appear to have pushed ransomware via an update for Kaseya’s IT management software, hitting around 40 customers worldwide, in what’s an instance of a widespread supply-chain ransomware attack. “Beginning around mid-day (EST/US) on Friday, July 2, 2021, Kaseya’s Incident Response team learned of a potential security incident …

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A coordinated international law enforcement operation resulted in the takedown of a VPN service called DoubleVPN for providing a safe haven for cybercriminals to cover their tracks. “On 29th of June 2021, law enforcement took down DoubleVPN,” the agencies said in a seizure notice splashed on the now-defunct site. “Law enforcement gained access to the …

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The U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) used a partnership with Denmark’s foreign and military intelligence service to eavesdrop on top politicians and high-ranking officials in Germany, Sweden, Norway, and France by tapping into Danish underwater internet cables between 2012 and 2014. Details of the covert wiretapping were broken by Copenhagen-based public broadcaster DR over the …

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Ask the average helpdesk technician what they do all day, and they will probably answer by saying that they reset passwords. Sure, helpdesk technicians do plenty of other things too, but in many organizations, a disproportionate number of helpdesk calls are tied to password resets. On the surface, having a helpdesk technician reset a user’s …