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Cybersecurity Digest #4: 11/05/2020 – 22/05/2020

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  • The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the broader U.S. Government have published the top 10 most exploited vulnerabilities from 2016 to 2019 with recommendations for mitigation.
  • Israeli researches reveal NXNSAttack, a vulnerability in DNS servers that can be abused to launch DDoS attacks of massive proportions. They say that an attacker using NXNSAttack can amplify a simple DNS query from 2 to 1,620 times its initial size, creating a massive spike in traffic that can crash a victim’s DNS server.
  • Cisco Talos researchers said about a new malware, dubbed WolfRAT, that is a new variant of DenDroid, a mobile Remote Access Trojan (RAT) which targets Thai users of Whatsapp, Facebook Messenger, and Line messaging apps on the Android mobile platform. WolfRAT begins its infection chain through fake update lures abusing legitimate services including Flash and Google Play.
  • Security researchers from three universities in Europe have found multiple weaknesses in the ubiquitous Bluetooth protocol that could allow attackers to impersonate a paired device and establish a secure connection with a victim. Bluetooth chips from Apple, Intel, Qualcomm, Cypress, Broadcomm, and others are all vulnerable to the attacks.

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Cybersecurity Digest #3: 27/04/2020 – 8/05/2020

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Cybersecurity Digest #2: 13/04/2020 – 24/04/2020

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Cybersecurity Digest #1: 30/03/2020 – 10/04/2020

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