The FBI, NSA and CISA coauthored a joint Cybersecurity Advisory detailing how People’s Republic of China (PRC) state-sponsored cyber actors continue to exploit publicly known vulnerabilities to gain access to a broad network of compromised infrastructure.
Security experts have warned about a high risk hardcoded credential vulnerability in Zyxel firewalls and AP controllers. Some sources have confirmed that bad actors have already ramped up exploits against the vulnerability.
Security researchers spotted an increase in new activity from the Mirai IoT botnet. This new campaign targets organizations in Argentina, but has spread to other parts of South America and North Africa.
Researchers from Qihoo 360 Netlab have reported a big uptick in botnet activity targeting internet connected devices made by ZyXEL Communications.