Citrix warned it was a victim of a cyberattack whereby hackers gained unauthorized access to large amounts of internal data. The company is actively cooperating with the FBI and have launched a forensics investigation into the breach.
Security experts from Cisco Talos have spotted a spike in cyberattacks targeting unsecured Elasticsearch clusters running on older versions
1.4.2 and lower.
Microsoft has seen a rise in recent cyberattack activity against European think tanks and non-profit organizations. The warning comes as European leaders warn attacks will continue across Europe in 2019.
A security researcher warned that internet-facing Ubiquiti devices were exposed to potentially future cyber attacks. Rapid7 confirmed in a blog post that attackers could exploit the device services over port 10001/UDP and use the devices to launch future DDoS attacks.
Security researchers from FireEye have identified a wave of DNS hijacking attacks on domains owned by government, telecom and internet infrastructure organizations around the globe. The analysis suggests the bad actors behind the cyber attacks are of Iranian origin or sponsorship.