Windows Zero-Day Actively Exploited in Widespread Espionage Campaign

The cyberattacks, linked to a Chinese-speaking APT, deliver the new MysterySnail RAT malware to Windows servers. Researchers have discovered a zero-day exploit for Microsoft Windows that was being used to…

Iran-linked hackers targeted maritime and defense contractors, compromised Office 365 accounts

Written by Tonya Riley Oct 11, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Hackers likely supporting Iranian national interests attempted to compromise U.S. and Israeli defense technology and global maritime companies, Microsoft researchers shared…

Hackers could shut down satellites – or turn them into weapons

Padlokr –  Padlokr –  Two CubeSats, part of a constellation built and operated by Planet Labs Inc. to take images of Earth, were launched from the International Space Station on…

NSA, CISA Release Guidelines to Secure VPNs

State-backed hackers have been constantly exploiting vulnerabilities in VPNs to breach critical cyberinfrastructure in the United States, agencies have warned. The National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland…

'Almost every nation' now has cyber vulnerability exploitation program, NSA official says

Written by Tim Starks Sep 29, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Nearly every country on the planet now has a program to exploit digital vulnerabilities, a top National Security Agency cyber official…

NSA, CISA share guidelines for securing VPNs as hacking groups keep busy

Cautioning that foreign government-backed hackers are actively exploiting vulnerabilities in virtual private network devices, the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security’s cyber wing on Tuesday published guidelines…