A New Custom Backdoor Targets North Africa with Espionage Attacks

Jun 09, 2023Ravie LakshmananCyber Espionage / APT A new custom backdoor dubbed Stealth Soldier has been deployed as part of a set of highly-targeted espionage attacks in North Africa. “Stealth Soldier malware is an undocumented backdoor that primarily operates surveillance functions such as file exfiltration, screen and microphone recording, keystroke logging and stealing browser information,”…

Experts Unveil Exploit for Recent Windows Vulnerability Under Active Exploitation

Jun 08, 2023Ravie LakshmananEndpoint Security / Zero-Day Details have emerged about a now-patched actively exploited security flaw in Microsoft Windows that could be abused by a threat actor to gain elevated privileges on affected systems. The vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2023-29336, is rated 7.8 for severity and concerns an elevation of privilege bug in the Win32k…