Morning Bowl – 2023-02-02


Welcome to another Morning Bowl breakout:

New HeadCrab malware infects 1,200 Redis servers to mine Monero
New stealthy malware designed to hunt down vulnerable Redis servers online has infected over a thousand of them since September 2021 to build a botnet that mines for Monero cryptocurrency. […]
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Password-stealing “vulnerability” reported in KeePass – bug or feature?
Is it a vulnerability if someone with control over your account can mess with files that your account is allowed to access anyway?
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School District 42 – 18,850 breached accounts
In January 2023, Pitt Meadows School District 42 in British Columbia suffered a data breach. The incident exposed the names and email addresses of approximately 19k students and staff which were consequently redistributed on a popular hacking forum.
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New Threat: Stealthy HeadCrab Malware Compromised Over 1,200 Redis Servers
At least 1,200 Redis database servers worldwide have been corralled into a botnet using an “elusive and severe threat” dubbed HeadCrab since early September 2021.
“This advanced threat actor utilizes a state-of-the-art, custom-made malware that is undetectable by agentless and traditional anti-virus solutions to compromise a large number of Redis servers,” Aqua security researcher Asaf Eitani 
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