Threat Actor Groups, Including Black Basta, are Exploiting Recent ScreenConnect Vulnerabilities

Credit to Author: Ian Kenefick| Date: Tue, 27 Feb 2024 00:00:00 +0000

This blog entry gives a detailed analysis of these recent ScreenConnect vulnerabilities. We also discuss our discovery of threat actor groups, including Black Basta and Bl00dy Ransomware gangs, that are actively exploiting CVE-2024-1708 and CVE-2024-1709 based on our telemetry.

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Global Cybersecurity Trends: AI, Geopolitical Risks, and Zero Trust

Credit to Author: David Chow| Date: Tue, 13 Feb 2024 00:00:00 +0000

Trend Micro’s Chief Technology Strategy Officer discusses the biggest cybersecurity trends and what to watch for in 2024.

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SmartScreen Vulnerability: CVE-2024-21412 Facts and Fixes

Credit to Author: Trend Micro Research| Date: Tue, 13 Feb 2024 00:00:00 +0000

This entry aims to provide additional context to CVE-2024-21412, how it can be used by threat actors, and how Trend protects customers from this specific vulnerability.

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CVE-2024-21412: Water Hydra Targets Traders with Microsoft Defender SmartScreen Zero-Day

Credit to Author: Peter Girnus| Date: Tue, 13 Feb 2024 00:00:00 +0000

The APT group Water Hydra has been exploiting the zero-day Microsoft Defender SmartScreen vulnerability (CVE-2024-21412) in its campaigns targeting financial market traders. This vulnerability, which has now been patched by Microsoft, was discovered and disclosed by the Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative.

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Unveiling Atlassian Confluence Vulnerability CVE-2023-22527: Understanding and Mitigating Remote Code Execution Risks

Credit to Author: Jagir Shastri| Date: Wed, 07 Feb 2024 00:00:00 +0000

In this blog entry, we discuss CVE-2023-22527, a vulnerability in Atlassian Confluence that has a CVSS score of 10 and could allow threat actors to perform remote code execution.

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Unifying Cloud Security Beyond Siloes

Credit to Author: Alifiya Sadikali| Date: Tue, 06 Feb 2024 00:00:00 +0000

Attacks don’t stay in siloes, and neither should your security solutions. Explore the benefits of a cybersecurity platform that consolidates security across multiple layers—including the cloud—for more proactive risk management.

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Pawn Storm Uses Brute Force and Stealth Against High-Value Targets

Credit to Author: Feike Hacquebord| Date: Wed, 31 Jan 2024 00:00:00 +0000

Based on our estimates, from approximately April 2022 until November 2023, Pawn Storm attempted to launch NTLMv2 hash relay attacks through different methods, with huge peaks in the number of targets and variations in the government departments that it targeted.

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CVE-2023-36025 Exploited for Defense Evasion in Phemedrone Stealer Campaign

Credit to Author: Peter Girnus| Date: Fri, 12 Jan 2024 00:00:00 +0000

This blog delves into the Phemedrone Stealer campaign’s exploitation of CVE-2023-36025, the Windows Defender SmartScreen Bypass vulnerability, for its defense evasion and investigates the malware’s payload.

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