Afternoon Dessert – 2022-12-09


Welcome to another Afternoon Dessert breakout:

Why is Robust API Security Crucial in eCommerce?
API attacks are on the rise. One of their major targets is eCommerce firms like yours. 
APIs are a vital part of how eCommerce businesses are accelerating their growth in the digital world. 
ECommerce platforms use APIs at all customer touchpoints, from displaying products to handling shipping. Owing to their increased use, APIs are attractive targets for hackers, as the following numbers expose
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Samsung Galaxy S22 gets hacked in 55 seconds at Pwn2Own Toronto
On the third day of Pwn2Own, contestants hacked the Samsung Galaxy S22 a fourth time since the start of the competition, and this time they did it in just 55 seconds. […]
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Holiday 2022 deal: 20% off Zero2Automated malware analysis training
Zero2Automated, the creators of the popular malware analysis and reverse-engineering course, is having a Christmas special where you can get 20% off all courses on their site, with additional goodies thrown in. […]
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Credit card skimming – the long and winding road of supply chain failure
Don’t keep calling home to a JavaScript server that closed its doors eight years ago!
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Antivirus and EDR solutions tricked into acting as data wipers
A security researcher has found a way to exploit the data deletion capabilities of widely used endpoint detection and response (EDR) and antivirus (AV) software from Microsoft, SentinelOne, TrendMicro, Avast, and AVG to turn them into data wipers. […]
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New Truebot Malware Variant Leveraging Netwrix Auditor Bug and Raspberry Robin Worm
Cybersecurity researchers have reported an increase in TrueBot infections, primarily targeting Mexico, Brazil, Pakistan, and the U.S.
Cisco Talos said the attackers behind the operation have moved from using malicious emails to alternative delivery methods such as the exploitation of a now-patched remote code execution (RCE) flaw in Netwrix auditor as well as the Raspberry Robin worm.

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Microsoft Edge 109 is the last version to support Windows 7/8.1
Microsoft Edge will drop support for Windows 7 and Windows 8/8.1 after the release of version 109 on January 12th, 2023. […]
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Using XDR to Consolidate and Optimize Cybersecurity Technology
Businesses know they need cybersecurity, but it seems like a new acronym and system is popping up every day. Professionals that aren’t actively researching these technologies can struggle to keep up. As the cybersecurity landscape becomes more complicated, organizations are desperate to simplify it. Frustrated with the inefficiencies that come with using multiple vendors for cybersecurity, often
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Australia arrests ‘Pig Butchering’ suspects for stealing $100 million
The Australian Federal Police (AFP) have arrested four suspected members of a financial investment scam syndicate estimated to have stolen $100 million from victims worldwide. […]
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