Here are this week’s highlights in cybersecurity:

  • Enterprises are on high alert as Lapsus$ group seems to have hacked Okta. The group posted screenshots on their Telegram channel showing admin access to a variety of tools. According to the same channel, the group focused on Okta’s customers. Okta confirmed a cybersecurity incident which happened in January. Apparently 2.5% of their customers might be affected. Today the group leaked domain hashes for And 37GB of Bing & Cortana source code belonging to Microsoft. Other recent victims of the hacker group are: Nvidia, Samsung, Vodafone & Ubisoft. More
  • CISA released a list of recommendation to protect against potential cyberattacks. More
  • Another Conti ransomware source code leak. Code last updated in January 2021 and it compiles easily. Other hacker groups will probably adopt it similar to previous leaks. More
  • An older phishing technique is getting popular. It’s called “Browser in the Browser” and it’s basically a pop-up the spoofs a browser window. Templates are free to download and can be incorporated in your red-teaming campaigns. More
  • Time to update your printer. HP published an advisory about a Buffer Overflow vulnerability in some of their printers. Attackers exploiting this obtain Remote Code Execution. More
  • Several improvements were made to modernize Linux’s Random Number Generator. More
  • A tutorial on escalating privileges to Domain Admin using Unconstrained Delegation. More
  • Are NFTs really non-fungible? Per ERC-721 they usually aren’t. Read about NFT security. More
  • US charges Russian hackers over industrial attacks in the energy sector. More

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