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cyber incident response
Over the preceding two months, malevolent actors have exploited a vulnerability in the HTTP/2 web communication protocol, rendering web application servers, load balancers, and web proxies susceptible to distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks of an unprecedented magnitude. Major cloud infrastructure providers like Google, AWS, and Cloudflare, as well as web server vendors, have been collaborating on...
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A newly emerged software vulnerability, dubbed as ‘Looney Tunables‘ and cataloged under CVE-2023-4911, is causing a stir in the Linux community. The bug has opened up avenues for local attackers to gain root access on major Linux distros, thereby raising serious concerns about system integrity and security. The new Linux vulnerability, known as ‘Looney Tunables‘,...
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clorox cyber attack
In August 2024, the internationally acclaimed manufacturer of cleaning products, Clorox, experienced a significant cyber-attack. The aftermath of this breach resulted in a slew of operational disruptions, extending beyond the initial incident and deeply affecting the company’s first quarter results in 2024. The Unveiling of the Cyber Attack According to a recent SEC filing, Clorox...
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cybersecurity
JPCERT, Japan’s computer emergency response team, has recently uncovered a new sophisticated ‘MalDoc in PDF’ cyberattack. This attack, detected in July 2023, cleverly evades detection by concealing malicious Word files within PDF documents.  The file analyzed by JPCERT makes use of polyglots to confuse analysis tools and evade detection. While most scanning engines and tools...
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PowerShell Gallery
The PowerShell Gallery, a central repository maintained by Microsoft for sharing and acquiring PowerShell code, has recently faced heightened scrutiny due to a series of active vulnerabilities that pose a significant risk of supply chain attacks against its users. These flaws, uncovered by security researchers from Aqua, have shed light on potential weaknesses in the...
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