Microsoft Support ‘Hacks’ Users Windows Due to Activation Issues

The media reports that Microsoft support sometimes uses cracks to hack Windows on a client’s machine if there are problems activating a genuine copy of the operating system. me remind you that we also wrote that Microsoft Scans Windows PCs for Outdated Versions of Office, and also that Microsoft Stopped Selling Windows 10 on the Official Website. Also the media reported Microsoft tech support scammer stole of $3 million. One such case of OS “activation” was tweeted by South African freelance engineer Wesley Pyburn. His genuine copy of Windows 10, which cost $200 in the Microsoft Store...

0-day Vulnerability in FortiOS Used in Attacks on Government Organizations

Fortinet developers have warned that a recently patched 0-day vulnerability in FortiOS has been used by attackers in targeted attacks against government and government-related organizations. me remind you that we wrote that A PoC Exploit Is Already Available for a Critical RCE Problem in Fortinet Products, and also that Fortinet Informs Customers about a Critical Vulnerability. By the way, Fortinet research: cybercriminals work Monday to Friday and follow the trends. On March 7, 2023, Fortinet released patches that fix a serious vulnerability CVE-2022-41328, which allowed attackers to execute...

Microsoft Fixed Two 0-Day Vulnerabilities under Attack at Once

As part of March’s Patch Tuesday, Microsoft fixed 83 vulnerabilities in its products, including two 0-day vulnerabilities under active attack. me remind you that we also wrote that Microsoft Fixes 98 Vulnerabilities, Including 0-Day under Attacks, and also that 0-day vulnerability in Microsoft MHTML is exploited to attack Office 365 users. Also information security specialists wrote that Another 0-Day Bug Was Found in Microsoft Exchange, and LockBit Ransomware Operators Are Exploiting It. One of these problems (SmartScreen bypass in Windows) is reportedly used in ransomware attacks...

Hackers Stole 12GB of Data from Acronis

On a hacker forum, data that unknown hackers stole from Acronis was published in the public domain. Among other things, the dump contains certificate files, command logs, system configurations, and so on. me remind you that we also wrote that Nitro hack has led to data leakage from such clients as Google, Apple, Microsoft, Citibank and others, and also that Hackers Attacked Website of the Ministry in Russia, and Rostelecom Leaked Employee Data. Let me remind you that the media wrote that At the Virus Bulletin conference, Acronis and Search-Lab experts spoke about a botnet consisting of TP...

Vulnerabilities in TPM 2.0 Threaten Billions of Devices

Experts from Quarkslab have discovered two serious vulnerabilities in the Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 2.0 library specification. Issues could allow an authenticated local attacker to overwrite protected data in the TPM, as well as to execute an arbitrary code. researchers warn that these issues could affect billions of devices. Let me remind you that we also wrote that Mali GPU Driver Vulnerabilities Threaten Millions of Devices, and also that Vulnerabilities in AMI MegaRAC Controllers Threaten AMD, ARM, HPE and Dell Servers. The vulnerabilities have received identifiers CVE-2023-1017 (out...

A Bug in Radeon Drivers Can Damage Windows OS

Users and journalists have discovered a rare bug that occurs due to a conflict between Windows and the latest AMD Radeon Adrenalin 23.2.2 drivers. The problem leads to a serious “breakage” of the OS, after which the system cannot be booted even in recovery mode. me remind you that we also wrote that AMD fixed dozens of vulnerabilities in graphics driver and more, and also that NVIDIA Released Update That Fixes Ten Vulnerabilities in Windows GPU Drivers. Also the media wrote that AMD Chipset Driver Bug Allows Bypassing KASLR And Accessing Sensitive Data. Adrenalin version 23.2.1 was released...

Bitdefender Releases Free MortalKombat Ransomware Decryptor

Bitdefender has released the MortalKombat ransomware decryptor, a free tool for victims of malware attacks. ransomware was first discovered in January 2023 by Cisco Talos experts and attacks mainly users from the United States. Let me remind you that we also talked about the fact that Emsisoft released a decryptor for SynAck ransomware, and also that The Kaseya company has a decryptor for the REvil ransomware. Also information security experts said that Free decryptor for BlackByte ransomware was published. Basically, MortalKombat operators target casual users by sending out malicious emails...

Hackers Leak Data Stolen from Activision

On the hacker forum Breached data was published, and it is very possible that it was stolen from the American game publisher Activision. Attackers emphasize that this information can be valuable for phishing operations. the way, we wrote that Cyberpunk 2077 patch 1.2 release postponed due to attack on CD Projekt Red, and also that HelloKitty ransomware was behind hacking of CD Projekt Red. Let me remind you that last week, Activision reported a security breach that occurred in early December 2022. It turned out that hackers gained access to one of the company’s internal Slack channels...