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The discovery of a way to spoof an IP address over TCP and a method to send requests to closed ports in a communications service network could both be potential vectors for a spate of DDoS attacks in future, the cyber security firm Kaspersky says.

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Microsoft claims to have detected what it characterises as nation-state activity by an adversary it calls Nobelium — the SolarWinds attackers who are also known as APT29 and Cozy Bear — trying to gain access to customers of multiple cloud providers, including itself.

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Wednesday, 13 October 2021 09:33

Microsoft patches 71 flaws, including one zero-day

Seventy-one flaws have been patched in Microsoft's products, the company announced on Tuesday, the monthly Patch Tuesday.

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Researchers have published details of what they claim is a Chinese-speaking nation-state actor which has been targeting a number of south-east Asian countries for more than a year, using vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange as an entry point. The campaign has been given the name GhostEmperor.

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Global cyber security firm Kaspersky claims to have discovered a new backdoor it has named Tomiris which shows signs of being connected to the same actor behind the attacks on SolarWinds which were revealed last year.

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Global security firm Kaspersky has found the FinFisher spyware has added a new target to its arsenal and uses a UEFI bootkit to infect victims.

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Global security firm Kaspersky has revealed that targeted attacks against a number of companies, which it noticed in April, initially used a vulnerability in Google's Chrome browser and then linked this to two zero-days in the Microsoft Windows 10 kernel.

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In what appears to be a first, a CIA-bankrolled threat intelligence firm has set up a "tech news" outlet to spread its wares.

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The head of security firm Kaspersky's Global Research and Analysis Team, Costin Raiu, says in 2019 more than 70 security companies were given samples of malware that was created by the CIA.

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The biographical drama Judas and the Black Messiah has won one Oscar already at the ongoing ceremony, but the film also has another less better-known achievement: it was used to spread the most malicious files among the films up for Oscar contention.

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Microsoft has issued patches for four remotely-exploitable vulnerabilities in its Exchange Server product, a little more than a month after the company warned of four zero-day exploits being used to attack the application.

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Nine Entertainment is maintaining a no-official-comment policy on the breach of its Sydney network that came to light on 28 March, but the company appears to have no objection to its staff making the wildest of claims about the incident.

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Google has caused an anti-terrorist operation being run by a Western Government which is an ally of the US to be shut down by revealing details about the use of zero-day exploits in the campaign.

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There have been 86.93 million brute-force attacks on systems in Australia through the Windows Remote Desktop Protocol between February 2020 and February 2021, the global security firm Kaspersky has found.

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Researchers from security firm Kaspersky say they have found malware for the macOS operating system that is written in newer languages like Rust and Go, apparently hoping that those who analyse malware will find it more difficult to do their job.

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With the world currently undergoing one of the largest and most complex vaccination campaigns in history, it's not surprising to find scammers and sellers on the dark market eager to make a profit off the process.

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Global security vendor Kaspersky has released an open-source tool known as TinyCheck, to help those who are being stalked online, during the Pause Fest Digital Startup and Innovation Conference which opened on Monday.

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A second case of NSA exploits being customised and used for attacks, before they were leaked on the Web by a group known as the Shadow Brokers in 2017, has come to light, this time following research by the Israel-based cyber security firm Check Point Research.

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Global cyber security company Kaspersky will announce details about a recently developed open-source tool for tracking online stalkers and also help people to increase privacy control and aid in stopping domestic violence.

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Polish video game developer CD Projekt, a company that is known for its game series The Witcher and the CyberPunk 2077 project, says it has suffered an attack from unspecified ransomware, but claims that users' personal data has not been affected.

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