The FBI, NSA and CISA coauthored a joint Cybersecurity Advisory detailing how People’s Republic of China (PRC) state-sponsored cyber actors continue to exploit common, publicly known vulnerabilities used since 2020 to “actively target U.S. and allied networks.”
CISA warned attackers continue to exploit Pulse Connect Secure vulnerabilities. The alert was issued after CISA confirmed malicious activity on public and private entity networks. Additional detection methods were also added on April 30.
Advanced persistent threat actors (APTs) are exploiting multiple legacy vulnerabilities in combination with newer “Zerologon” to target government networks, critical infrastructure, and elections organizations.
Chinese Ministry of State Security (MSS)-affiliated cyber threat actors are targeting U.S. government agencies, as well as exploiting four popular vulnerabilities over the past 12 months.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) issued a Flash Alert warning for Netwalker Ransomware attacks against U.S. and foreign organizations.
U.S. government cybersecurity experts are providing guidance on the “top 10” most commonly exploited vulnerabilites. The alert helps highlight the importance of patching and prioritizing vulnerabilities with known exploits.
Organizations that are running Pulse Security VPN devices may still be at risk of being exploited, even if previously patched, according to a new Department of Homeland Security (DHS) advisory. The risk is elevated if an actor previously exploited CVE-2019-11510 and stole AD credentials from the victim organization.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issued a new warning that attackers continue to target unpatched Pulse Secure VPN systems.