Backdoor malware targets unrecoverable Barracuda ESG appliances
A new backdoor malware has targeted Barracuda's Email Security Gateway (ESG) appliances. Customers who have not yet replaced the unrecoverable appliances will have to hurry.
CISA discovered the backdoor malware "Whirlpool" designed to exploit the vulnerability in Barracuda's ESG appliances. Thi... Read more
‘Dutch government insisted on backdoor in TETRA system’
The Dutch government knows for at least thirty years that the TETRA system is weakly encrypted. Consequently, the government is said to have asked for a backdoor to be installed, writes the Dutch outlet de Volkskrant, based on an interview with Gert Roelofsen, responsible for TETRA security during ... Read more
Maggie malware has gained backdoor access to hundreds of Microsoft SQL servers
Maggie is a new malware that has surfaced and is already gaining unauthorized backdoor access to several Microsoft SQL servers.
Researchers have recently discovered a malware named Maggie which has been gaining unauthorized backdoor access into several Microsoft SQL servers. John Aydinbas and Al... Read more
Backdoor in public code repository presents a new security threat
A new form of attack has been used to target big tech firms using "dependency confusion"
A professional tester has created a backdoor that researchers found hiding inside open source code targeting four German companies, according to a report in Ars Technica. The tester was checking clients’ r... Read more
‘British authorities could clean Exchange servers like the FBI did’
British authorities have the legal means to break into vulnerable Exchange servers to remove possible malware. This would allow them to mimic a similar operation to that of the FBI. However, some legal hurdles remain, so unlikely that such an action would actually be performed.
Last week the new... Read more
Hackers added backdoor to PHP source code
Hackers have managed to hack PHP's Git server. This has allowed them to add their own code to PHP's source code. This allows them to gain access to websites that make use of the code.
In a message on their website, the PHP developers say that two malicious commits were performed on the php-src-r... Read more
Vulnerability in Exchange exposes tens of thousands of organisations
Only a few months after what Microsoft called the biggest hack in recent history, Microsoft's own software now seems to contain a gigantic and actively exploited vulnerability.
It concerns a vulnerability in Microsoft Exchange, writes Reuters. Attackers have managed to install a backdoor via the... Read more
Hackers stole data for years using backdoors in Google Play apps
Hackers used a backdoor in Google Play for years to steal sensitive data. Researchers from security firm Kaspersky Labs published these results.
Kaspersky's research team discovered at least eight Google Play apps with backdoors dating back to 2018. Based on archive research, the resea... Read more
‘More than 12,000 Android apps contain backdoors’
Extensive academic research has discovered hidden backdoors in 12,706 Android applications. These include secret access keys, master passwords and secret commands found in 6,800 Play Store apps, 1,000 apps from third-party app stores and nearly 4,800 pre-installed apps.
Academics from Europe and... Read more
US officials claim evidence of Huawei backdoor
The Wall Street Journal revealed that, according to US intelligence agencies, Huawei has the ability to spy on all networks in which their equipment is used. The new rumours about a backdoor in Huawei's equipment are once again denied by the company itself.
The backdoor can allegedly be switche... Read more