Quick Bit: Windows 11 will no longer add SMB1 Windows Defender Firewall rules when creating new SMB shares starting with today’s Canary Channel Insider Preview Build 25992 build.
Quick Bit: Ransomware groups are actively exploiting critical flaws in Atlassian Confluence & Apache ActiveMQ.
Quick Bit: Attackers are exploiting a recently patched and critical severity Atlassian Confluence authentication bypass flaw to encrypt victims’ files using Cerber ransomware.
Quick Bit: It takes considerable human resources to manage the many tools required to practice preventive cybersecurity, according to Tenable.
Quick Bit: A proxy botnet called ‘Socks5Systemz’ has been infecting computers worldwide via the ‘PrivateLoader’ and ‘Amadey’ malware loaders, currently counting 10,000 infected devices.
Quick Bit: Discord will switch to temporary CDN links for all users by the end of the year to block attackers from using its content delivery network for malware delivery.
Quick Bit: Apple’s “Find My” location network can be abused by malicious actors to stealthily transmit sensitive information captured by keyloggers installed in keyboards.
Quick Bit: Over the past couple of months, ransomware attacks have been escalating as new operations launch, old ones return, and existing operations continue to target the enterprise.
Quick Bit: The BIG-IP vulnerabilities (CVE-2023-46747, CVE-2023-46748) F5 has recently released hotfixes for are being exploited by attackers.