Patch now! NSA, CISA, and FBI warn of Russian intelligence exploiting 5 vulnerabilities

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Fri, 16 Apr 2021 14:59:38 +0000

US intelligence and law enforcement agencies have issued a joint advisory listing 5 specific vulnerabilities being used by the SVR against the US and its allies.

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Did Someone at the Commerce Dept. Find a SolarWinds Backdoor in Aug. 2020?

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Fri, 16 Apr 2021 12:57:19 +0000

On Aug. 13, 2020, someone uploaded a suspected malicious file to VirusTotal, a service that scans submitted files against more than five dozen antivirus and security products. Last month, Microsoft and FireEye identified that file as a newly-discovered fourth malware backdoor used in the sprawling SolarWinds supply chain hack. An analysis of the malicious file and other submissions by the same VirusTotal user suggest the account that initially flagged the backdoor as suspicious belongs to IT personnel at the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), a division of the U.S. Commerce Department that handles telecommunications and Internet policy.

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