APT29 Exploited a Windows Feature to Compromise European Diplomatic Entity Network

The Russia-linked APT29 nation-state actor has been found leveraging a “lesser-known” Windows feature called Credential Roaming as part of its attack against an unnamed European diplomatic entity. “The diplomatic-centric targeting is consistent with Russian strategic priorities as well as historic APT29 targeting,” Mandiant researcher Thibault Van Geluwe de Berlaere said in a technical write-up. APT29,…

VMware Warns of 3 New Critical Flaws Affecting Workspace ONE Assist Software

VMware has patched five security flaws affecting its Workspace ONE Assist solution, some of which could be exploited to bypass authentication and obtain elevated permissions. Topping the list, are three critical vulnerabilities tracked as CVE-2022-31685, CVE-2022-31686, and CVE-2022-31687. All the shortcomings are rated 9.8 on the CVSS vulnerability scoring system. CVE-2022-31685 is an authentication bypass…