Monthly Archives: November 2018

ATP Group Attacks ColdFusion Servers

Posted on November 9, 2018 at 6:39 PM A cyberspying group appears to have reversed a security patch from Adobe and currently going after unpatched ColdFusion Servers. According to information gathered by Volexity researchers, a spying group is aggressively hacking into the servers of Adobe ColdFusion and creating backdoors for future attacks. This attack has been ongoing since late September with servers not updated with security patches released by Adobe on September 11. Apparently, the hackers have studied Adobe’s September patches and discovered a means of exploiting the CVE-2018-15961 to its advantage. Categorized as an “unauthenticated file upload,” this weakness allowed this nation-state… Source link

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Adobe ColdFusion servers under attack from APT group

A nation-state cyber-espionage group is actively hacking into Adobe ColdFusion servers and planting backdoors for future operations, Volexity researchers have told ZDNet. The attacks have been taking place since late September and have targeted ColdFusion servers that were not updated with security patches that Adobe released two weeks before, on September 11. It appears that hackers studied Adobe’s September patches and figured out how to exploit CVE-2018-15961 to their advantage. Classified as an “unauthenticated file upload,” this vulnerability allowed this APT group (APT stands for advanced persistent threat, another term used to describe nation-state cyber-espionage groups) to surreptitiously upload a version of the China Chopper… Source link

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