Chinese Hackers Targeting European Entities with New MQsTTang Backdoor

Mar 03, 2023Ravie LakshmananThreat Intelligence / Cyber Attack The China-aligned Mustang Panda actor has been observed using a hitherto unseen custom backdoor called MQsTTang as part of an ongoing social engineering campaign that commenced in January 2023. “Unlike most of the group’s malware, MQsTTang doesn’t seem to be based on existing families or publicly available…

New Flaws in TPM 2.0 Library Pose Threat to Billions of IoT and Enterprise Devices

Mar 03, 2023Ravie LakshmananEnterprise Security / IoT A pair of serious security defects has been disclosed in the Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 2.0 reference library specification that could potentially lead to information disclosure or privilege escalation. One of the vulnerabilities, CVE-2023-1017, concerns an out-of-bounds write, while the other, CVE-2023-1018, is described as an out-of-bounds read.…