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24. 05. 2024 Mirko Ioris SOCnews

SOC News | May 24 – Patch Now this Veeam Critical Vulnerability

On May 21, Veeam published details about four different vulnerabilities detected in their product Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager (VBEM). One of them is critical and allows an unauthenticated attacker to log in to the Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager web interface as any user. CVE Number CVSS Score EPSS Score CVE-2024-29849 9.8 (Critical) 0.04% (Low) CVE-2024-29850…

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16. 05. 2024 Mirko Ioris SOCnews

SOC News | May 16 – Data stolen from SYNLAB published on the Dark Web

SYNLAB, European leader in medical diagnostic services, was the victim of a cyber attack last April. The compromised infrastructure is the one that runs Italians clinics only, other countries were not affected. In early May, ransomware group BlackBasta claimed responsibility for the attack, saying it had stolen 1.5TB of sensitive medical data from Italian citizens….

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30. 04. 2024 Mirko Ioris SOCnews

SOC News | Apr 30 – New Cyber Attacker Groups Detected

During the last week of April, our Attacker Centric SOC detected multiple new cyber attacker group websites in the Dark Web. Called Dedicated Leak Sites (DLS), they are widely used by ransomware gangs to publish stolen confidential data when the victim refuses to pay the ransom. Usually, after an attack is claimed, a small amount of…

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26. 04. 2024 Mirko Ioris SOCnews

SOC News | Apr 26 – ArcaneDoor: A New Espionage Campaign

Cisco Talos identified a previously unknown state-sponsored actor behind ArcaneDoor, a sophisticated cyber espionage campaign targeting the perimeter network devices of several vendors. This actor is now tracked as UAT4356 by Talos and STORM-1849 by the Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center. The initial attack vector is still unknown, but the attacker exploited two previously unknown vulnerabilities. An…

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24. 04. 2024 Mirko Ioris SOCnews

SOC News | Apr 24 – Full AMMEGA Data Breach Published

Using our CTI SATAYO platform, we identified an artifact belonging to AMMEGA’s data breach. AMMEGA is a multinational manufacturing company based in the Netherlands with revenues of $1.2 billion. It was the victim of an attack carried out by the Cactus ransomware gang in early March. The ransomware operators exfiltrated 3 TB of data and…

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28. 03. 2024 Mirko Ioris SOCnews

SOC News | Mar 28 – New Vulnerabilities Added to the KEV Catalog

On March 25, 2024, the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) added three new vulnerabilities to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities (KEV) catalog. The catalog is updated regularly and contains those vulnerabilities most likely to be used in attacks. Organizations should monitor and review it periodically, and prioritize their patching efforts based on it. I’ll provide a…

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21. 03. 2024 Massimo Giaimo SOCnews

SOC News | Mar 21 – IABs and Bulk Sales

Much has already been said about Initial Access Brokers (IABs) so I will limit myself to a brief description and then delve into the main theme of this article. The theme of Initial Access Brokers was summarized fantastically in the Initial Access Broker Landscape project by Curated Intelligence, reported in this link, which I recommend…

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11. 03. 2024 Mirko Ioris SOCnews

SOC News | Mar 11 – JetBrains TeamCity Authentication Bypass Vulnerabilities

On March 4, 2024, JetBrains released TeamCity version 2023.11.4, which patches two authentication bypass vulnerabilities in the web component of TeamCity. These vulnerabilities were discovered in February by Rapid7’s vulnerability research team and allow a remote unauthenticated attacker to perform a complete compromise of a vulnerable TeamCity installation, including unauthenticated RCE (remote code execution). CVE…

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20. 02. 2024 Massimo Giaimo SOCnews

SOC News | Feb 20 – Lockbit Infrastructure Seizure

On 19 February, through an operation coordinated by the National Crime Agency (NCA), a large part of the infrastructure of the Lockbit ransomware gang was seized. The ransomware gang, active since 2019, is undoubtedly best known within the field of double extortion ransomware attacks, having published claims relating to 2,591 attacked organizations over the years….

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09. 02. 2024 Massimo Giaimo SOCnews

SOC News | Feb 07 – FortiOS Critical Vulnerabilities

On February 8, 2024, Fortinet disclosed 2 critical vulnerabilities which could allow remote code or command execution. The vulnerabilities are as follows: FortiOS – Format String Bug in fgfmd, with CVSS severity 9.8 The versions prone to this vulnerability are: Version Affected Solution FortiOS 7.4 7.4.0 through 7.4.2 Upgrade to 7.4.3 or above FortiOS 7.2…

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03. 02. 2024 Massimo Giaimo SOCnews

SOC News | Feb 04 – AnyDesk Compromise

Starting February 1st, rumors regarding a possible compromise of AnyDesk began to circulate online. These rumors became more insistent as the contents of the January 29 Release Notes were noted. What initially appeared to be just normal maintenance activity on Anydesk’s infrastructure was later revealed to actually be a compromise. AnyDesk has in fact made…

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25. 01. 2024 Massimo Giaimo SOCnews

SOC News | Jan 01 – Kasseika Ransomware Uses BYOVD in His TTP

Kasseika Threat Actor has joined the club of Threat Actors that currently use Bring Your Own Vulnerable Driver (BYOVD) tactics to disable antivirus/EDR software before carrying out malicious activities, such as encrypting files. Kasseika abuses the Martini driver, part of the TG Soft’s VirIT Agent System. By using BYOVD attacks, the malware gains privileges it…

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24. 12. 2023 Massimo Giaimo SOCnews

SMTP Smuggling – A Quick Summary

SEC Consult researchers showed that some software allows a bad actor to inject a specially crafted email message concealing a second message hidden inside the body of the original message. This passes into the inbound SMTP server, which interprets the text as a separate second message. The attack relies on incorrect handling of the <CR><LF>.<CR><LF> sequence of…

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