WIP26 malware attacks telecom operators
The WIP26 malware uses public cloud environments to launch attacks against telecom operators. The malware tries to appear as legitimate.
These findings come out of research by SentinelOne. The WIP26 malware targets spying activities. Telecom operators in the Middle East are particularly affected... Read more
WIP19 malware threatens IT service providers and telecom companies
Security researchers from SentinelOne have discovered a new malware cluster dubbed WIP19. The malware variant is likely used by Chinese cybercriminals and primarily targets IT service providers and telecom companies.
According to the security researchers, the malware variant recently surfaced am... Read more
SentinelOne unveils severe zero-day vulnerabilities in Avast and AVG
SentinelOne discovered two serious zero-day vulnerabilities in Avast and AVG. The threats went unnoticed for ten years.
The vulnerabilities allow attackers to bump privileges. From there, a system's security tools can be disabled. In December 2021, SentinelOne's researchers disclosed the vulnera... Read more
SentinelOne discovers AcidRain malware targeting wind turbines
SentinelOne recently discovered 'Acid Rain', a new wiperware variant . The malware focuses on disrupting the (satellite) communication of wind turbines.
According to the security specialist, AcidRain was found in as many as 5,800 wind turbines belonging to wind energy organization Enercon. Affec... Read more
SentinelOne finds critical vulnerabilities in Azure Defender for IoT
SentinelOne found critical vulnerabilities in Microsoft Azure Defender for IoT. Microsoft patched the issues. SentinelOne urges users to update as soon as possible.
SentinelLabs, the research arm of SentinelOne, found the vulnerabilities in 2021. Microsoft was notified in June. In December Micro... Read more
SentinelLabs finds NetUSB vulnerability in millions of routers
SentinelLabs discovered a severe vulnerability in NetUSB. Millions of routers run on the module worldwide.
NetUSB allows USB devices connected to routers to be controlled by other network devices. Printers are an example. When connecting a printer to a router via USB, NetUSB enables a desktop (o... Read more
SentinelLabs found AWS vulnerabilities that put millions at risk
SentinelLabs claims responsibility for finding a severe vulnerability in multiple cloud services, including popular services from AWS. As the threats have since been patched, the researcher goes public with a technical report.
SentinelLabs is an extension of SentinelOne. Year-round, the organiza... Read more
SentinelOne exposes vulnerabilities in Oracle VirtualBox
SentinelOne has explained how a researcher managed to gain authorisation for the execution of arbitrary code on Oracle VirtualBox servers.
Security professional Max van Amerongen works for SentinelLabs, the research arm of security organisation SentinelOne. In March of this year, a Zero Day Init... Read more
HP OMEN Gaming Hub had serious vulnerability
HP Inc. seems to be on the radar of SentinelOne's SentinelLabs researchers. Several months ago they reported on a vulnerability in HP and Samsung printers. The researchers have now discovered something similar in a driver that belongs to HP's OMEN Gaming Hub. The vulnerability has been given the "n... Read more