Palo Alto Networks Researcher Discovers 3 New Critical IE Vulnerabilities

Palo Alto Networks Researcher Discovers 3 New Critical IE Vulnerabilities

Palo Alto Networks researcher Tao Yan is credited with the discovery of three new critical Microsoft vulnerabilities in June‘s bulletin — CVE-2016-3205, CVE-2016-3206 and CVE-2016-3207 — affecting VBScript engine versions 5.7 and 5.8. These vulnerabilities are documented in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-069  and MS16-063. In our continued commitment to the security research community, these vulnerabilities [...]

New Sofacy Attacks Against US Government Agency

New Sofacy Attacks Against US Government Agency

The Sofacy group, also known as APT28, is a well-known threat group that frequently conducts cyber espionage campaigns. Recently, Unit 42 identified a spear phishing e-mail from the Sofacy group that targeted the United States government. The e-mail was sent from a potentially compromised account belonging to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of another government [...]