Press Month: November 2021

‘Everyone is welcome’ – Microsoft security panel offers different perspectives on vulnerability disclosure process

Like so many events that fell victim to social distancing during the pandemic, Microsoft’s annual BlueHat conference was cancelled for both 2020 and 2021. This week the Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) instead held a virtual panel event discussing vulnerability disclosure.

Email Aliases Aren’t as Safe as You Might Think

Firefox and Apple are offering email alias options, but experts say while they’re helpful, they aren’t as safe as you might think, and should be used with other security measures.

Iran’s Lyceum threat group active against telcos, ISPs. Clopp hits unpatched SolarWinds instances. Mercenaries. Patch Tuesday.

Accenture and Prevailion describe the recent activities of the Iranian threat group Lyceum. It’s concentrated on installing backdoors in ISPs and telecommunications companies.

Lyceum APT Group Adds ISPs to Its Target List

Expanded Espionage Activity Includes African Ministry, Middle East Telcos and ISPs

Iran’s Lyceum Hackers Target Telecoms, ISPs in Israel, Saudi Arabia, and Africa

A state-sponsored threat actor allegedly affiliated with Iran has been linked to a series of targeted attacks aimed at internet service providers (ISPs) and telecommunication operators in Israel, Morocco, Tunisia, and Saudi Arabia, as well as a ministry of foreign affairs (MFA) in Africa.

Iranian hackers targeting telcos and ISPs using upgraded malware

New report shines a light on Lyceum cyberespionage group

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