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  • New Docker Container Escape Bug Affects Microsoft Azure Functions
    by [email protected] (Ravie Lakshmanan) on January 27, 2021 at 3:59 pm

    Cybersecurity researcher Paul Litvak today disclosed an unpatched vulnerability in Microsoft Azure Functions that could be used by an attacker to escalate privileges and escape the Docker container used for hosting them. The findings come as part of Intezer Lab's investigations into the Azure compute infrastructure. Following disclosure to Microsoft, the Windows maker is said to have "determined

  • Warning Issued Over Hackable ADT's LifeShield Home Security Cameras
    by no[email protected] (Ravie Lakshmanan) on January 27, 2021 at 1:59 pm

    Newly discovered security vulnerabilities in ADT's Blue (formerly LifeShield) home security cameras could have been exploited to hijack both audio and video streams. The vulnerabilities (tracked as CVE-2020-8101) were identified in the video doorbell camera by Bitdefender researchers in February 2020 before they were eventually addressed on August 17, 2020. LifeShield was acquired by

  • New Attack Could Let Remote Hackers Target Devices On Internal Networks
    by [email protected] (Ravie Lakshmanan) on January 27, 2021 at 12:58 pm

    A newly devised variant of the NAT Slipstreaming attack can be leveraged to compromise and expose any device in an internal network, according to the latest research. Detailed by enterprise IoT security firm Armis, the new attack (CVE-2020-16043 and CVE-2021-23961) builds on the previously disclosed technique to bypass routers and firewalls and reach any unmanaged device within the internal

  • Top Cyber Attacks of 2020
    by [email protected] (The Hacker News) on January 27, 2021 at 11:09 am

    With so much of the world transitioning to working, shopping, studying, and streaming online during the coronavirus pandemic, cybercriminals now have access to a larger base of potential victims than ever before. "Zoombomb" became the new photobomb—hackers would gain access to a private meeting or online class hosted on Zoom and shout profanities and racial slurs or flash pornographic images.

  • Beware — A New Wormable Android Malware Spreading Through WhatsApp
    by [email protected] (Ravie Lakshmanan) on January 27, 2021 at 10:28 am

    A newly discovered Android malware has been found to propagate itself through WhatsApp messages to other contacts in order to expand what appears to be an adware campaign. "This malware spreads via victim's WhatsApp by automatically replying to any received WhatsApp message notification with a link to [a] malicious Huawei Mobile app," ESET researcher Lukas Stefanko said. The link to the fake

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