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Weekly Top Ten Cybersecurity Stories – 11.18.2022

WEEKLY TOP TEN | NOVEMBER 18, 2022 20:21 GMT

Our Threat Operations and Intelligence team compiles a daily digest of new cybersecurity threats from around the Internet. This top 10 has been culled from the 40+ unique stories we found relevant over the week, ranked by highest risk:

  1. November Patch Tuesday Updates Cause Malfunctions with Kerberos Authentication
    https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/windows-kerberos-authentication-breaks-after-november-updates/
  2. Deep Instinct Calls AgentTesla, LockBit 3.0 Most Prevalent Malware in Q3 2022
    https://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/news/lockbit-dominates-ransomware/
  3. Security Researchers Warn of Low-Detection Tactics Used by Batloader Malware
    https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/researchers-alarm-batloader-malware-dropper
  4. Threat Actor Worok Found to be Using PNG Image Files to Assemble Malware
    https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/worok-hackers-hide-new-malware-in-pngs-using-steganography/#google_vignette
  5. Chinese-linked Billbug APT Breaches Certificate Authority, Presaging Higher Competency Attacks
    https://securityaffairs.co/wordpress/138568/apt/billbug-apt-hit-certificate-authority.html
  6. Threat Actor Fangxiao Registers Over 42K Websites As Part of Phishing Campaign
    https://thehackernews.com/2022/11/chinese-hackers-using-42000-imposter.html
  7. Iranian APT Breaches Us Gov’t Website via Log4Shell Exploit
    https://securityaffairs.co/wordpress/138639/apt/iran-compromises-us-federal-network.html
  8. US Department of Health Warns of Venus Ransomware Targeting Healthcare Sector
    https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/us-health-dept-warns-of-venus-ransomware-targeting-healthcare-orgs/
  9. Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) Found to Leak User PII
    https://thehackernews.com/2022/11/researchers-discover-hundreds-of-amazon.html
  10. Microsoft Warns of 13 December End-of-Support for .NET Core 3.1
    https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/microsoft-urges-devs-to-migrate-away-from-net-core-31-asap/
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