The main attacks and vulnerabilities compiled by our experts last week: 23rd—27th January

Check in our weekly report the main attacks and vulnerabilities found by our teams of experts.

Here are the most relevant headlines of the week, download our full report and take note:

Killnet targeting victims in Spain

The group posted a comment on its Telegram channel directly pointing to Spain as a possible target for its next attacks.

Apple fixes 0-day vulnerability affecting older iPhones and iPads

Apple has issued a security advisory addressing patches for an actively exploited 0-day vulnerability in older iPhones and iPads.

VMware vulnerabilities fixed

VMware has released security patches to address several vulnerabilities in vRealize Log Insight, now known as VMware Aria Operations for Logs.

PY#RATION: a new Python-based RAT

The Securonix research team has discovered a new Python-based malware attack campaign with Remote Access Trojan (RAT) capabilities.

Microsoft plans to block XLL files from the Internet.

After disabling macros in Office files downloaded from the Internet to prevent the spread of malware, Microsoft’s next step in its fight against malicious files will be to block XLL files coming from the Internet, mainly attached to e-mails.


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