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− New Cyber Espionage Group Targeting Ministries of Foreign Affairs

Cybersecurity researchers on Thursday took the wraps off a new cyberespionage group that has been behind a series of targeted attacks against diplomatic entities and telecommunication companies in Africa and the Middle East since at least 2017. Dubbed "BackdoorDiplomacy," the campaign involves targeting weak points in internet-exposed devices such as web servers conduct their operations.

https://www.welivesecurity.com/2021/06/10/backdoordiplomacy-upgrading-quarian-turian/

− Authorities Take Down Stolen Login Credentials Marketplace Slilpp

Law enforcement agencies in the United States, Germany, the Netherlands, and Romania have taken down the stolen login credentials marketplace Slilpp, the U.S. Department of Justice announced on Thursday.

https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/slilpp-marketplace-disrupted-international-cyber-operation

Vulnerabilities

− Critical Vulnerabilities Patched in Android With June 2021 Security Updates

Google this week announced the availability of the latest monthly security patches for the Android operating system, which address more than 50 vulnerabilities, including several rated critical severity

https://www.securityweek.com/critical-vulnerabilities-patched-android-june-2021-security-updates

− New Chrome 0-Day Bug Under Active Attacks – Update Your Browser

Attention readers, if you are using Google Chrome browser on your Windows, Mac, or Linux computers, you need to update it immediately to the latest version Google released earlier today. The internet services company has rolled out an urgent update to the browser to address 14 newly discovered security issues, including a zero-day flaw that it says is being actively exploited in the wild.

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/google-fixes-sixth-chrome-zero-day-exploited-in-the-wild-this-year/

Community News

− Italy Sets Up Cybersecurity Agency After Russia Warnings

Italy has created a national cybersecurity agency following warnings by Prime Minister Mario Draghi that Europe needed to protect itself from Russian "interference." The new agency was approved in a cabinet meeting late on Thursday.

https://www.securityweek.com/italy-sets-cybersecurity-agency-after-russia-warnings

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