Jun 18, 2024NewsroomNetwork Security / Vulnerability VMware has released updates to address critical flaws impacting Cloud Foundation, vCenter Server, and vSphere ESXi that could be exploited to achieve privilege escalation and remote code execution. The list of vulnerabilities is as follows – CVE-2024-37079 & CVE-2024-37080 (CVSS scores: 9.8) – Multiple heap-overflow vulnerabilities in the implementation
In this article ADSK Follow your favorite stocksCREATE FREE ACCOUNT Autodesk president and CEO Andrew Anagnost. Autodesk Starboard Value sued software maker Autodesk on Monday to delay the company’s annual meeting and reopen the board nominating window and allow the activist to mount a proxy fight. Activists can typically only begin a proxy fight, involving the nomination of
Jun 17, 2024NewsroomCyber Espionage / Vulnerability A suspected China-nexus cyber espionage actor has been attributed as behind a prolonged attack against an unnamed organization located in East Asia for a period of about three years, with the adversary establishing persistence using legacy F5 BIG-IP appliances and using it as an internal command-and-control (C&C) for defense
Jun 17, 2024NewsroomRouter Security / Vulnerability ASUS has shipped software updates to address a critical security flaw impacting its routers that could be exploited by malicious actors to bypass authentication. Tracked as CVE-2024-3080, the vulnerability carries a CVSS score of 9.8 out of a maximum of 10.0. “Certain ASUS router models have authentication bypass vulnerability,
Shutterstock ImageAI, a generative artificial intelligence (AI) platform that allows users to generate images from text prompts, was announced last week. Shutterstock, the stock photos, videos, and music repository, and the data and AI firm Databricks collaborated to build the text-to-image AI platform. The company claims the platform is aimed at enterprises and adheres to
Jun 17, 2024NewsroomWeb Security / Malware Legitimate-but-compromised websites are being used as a conduit to deliver a Windows backdoor dubbed BadSpace under the guise of fake browser updates. “The threat actor employs a multi-stage attack chain involving an infected website, a command-and-control (C2) server, in some cases a fake browser update, and a JScript downloader
Threat actors linked to North Korea have accounted for one-third of all the phishing activity targeting Brazil since 2020, as the country’s emergence as an influential power has drawn the attention of cyber espionage groups. “North Korean government-backed actors have targeted the Brazilian government and Brazil’s aerospace, technology, and financial services sectors,” Google’s Mandiant and
Jun 14, 2024The Hacker NewsCybersecurity / Regulatory Compliance As cyber threats loom large and data breaches continue to pose increasingly significant risks. Organizations and industries that handle sensitive information and valuable assets make prime targets for cybercriminals seeking financial gain or strategic advantage. Which is why many highly regulated sectors, from finance to utilities, are