Week in review: Counterfeit Cisco switches, hijacked Twitter accounts, vulnerable SAP applications

Here’s an overview of some of last week’s most interesting news and articles:

New wave of attacks aiming to rope home routers into IoT botnets
A Trend Micro research is warning consumers of a major new wave of attacks attempting to compromise their home routers for use in IoT botnets.

High-profile Twitter accounts hijacked to push Bitcoin scam. How did it happen?
The Twittersphere went into overdrive as a bunch of prominent, verified Twitter accounts were hijacked and started promoting a COVID-19 cryptocurrency giveaway scam.

Critical flaw gives attackers control of vulnerable SAP business applications
SAP has issued patches to fix a critical vulnerability (CVE-2020-6287) that can lead to total compromise of vulnerable SAP installations by a remote, unauthenticated attacker.


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