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A new zero-day security flaw has been discovered in Apache OfBiz, an open-source Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system that could be exploited to bypass authentication protections. The vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2023-51467, resides in the login functionality and is the result of an incomplete patch for another critical vulnerability (CVE-2023-49070, CVSS score: 9.8) that was released…

Compromised Facebook business accounts are being used to run bogus ads that employ “revealing photos of young women” as lures to trick victims into downloading an updated version of a malware called NodeStealer. “Clicking on ads immediately downloads an archive containing a malicious .exe ‘Photo Album’ file which also drops a second executable written in…

Iranian nation-state actors have been conducting password spray attacks against thousands of organizations globally between February and July 2023, new findings from Microsoft reveal. The tech giant, which is tracking the activity under the name Peach Sandstorm (formerly Holmium), said the adversary pursued organizations in the satellite, defense, and pharmaceutical sectors to likely facilitate intelligence…

Just recently, an attack believed to be perpetrated by the Chinese hacker group Storm-0558 targeted several government agencies. They used fake digital authentication tokens to access webmail accounts running on Microsoft’s Outlook service. In this incident, the attackers stole a signing key from Microsoft, enabling them to issue functional access tokens for Outlook Web Access…

Threat actors’ use of Cloudflare R2 to host phishing pages has witnessed a 61-fold increase over the past six months. “The majority of the phishing campaigns target Microsoft login credentials, although there are some pages targeting Adobe, Dropbox, and other cloud apps,” Netskope security researcher Jan Michael said. Cloudflare R2, analogous to Amazon Web Service…

An unknown threat actor has been observed targeting the U.S. aerospace industry with a new PowerShell-based malware called PowerDrop. “PowerDrop uses advanced techniques to evade detection such as deception, encoding, and encryption,” according to Adlumin, which found the malware implanted in an unnamed domestic aerospace defense contractor in May 2023. “The name is derived from…