NSA Vulnerability Disclosure, Ransomware News, And Iran Updates

January 17, 2020 Digital Shadows

Kacey, Charles, Alex, and Harrison host this week’s threat intelligence update from Dallas. We kick off with vulnerabilities from the week. This includes both the NSA CVE and Citrix CVE. The team talks through what the vulnerabilities are and why they’re important.

Then the team talks through ransomware updates including Cryptonite ransomware as a service, Sodinokibi operators threatening to release Travelex data, and Nemty operators threatening to release victim data. Finally Harrison gives a quick update around Iran.

To access this week’s intelligence summary, visit https://resources.digitalshadows.com/weekly-intelligence-summary

***Resources from this Week***

Rick’s Blog on NSA Vulnerability Disclosure: https://www.digitalshadows.com/blog-and-research/nsa-vulnerability-disclosure-pros-and-cons/

CVE-2019-19781: Analyzing the Exploit: https://www.digitalshadows.com/blog-and-research/cve-2019-19781-analyzing-the-exploit/

Cryptonite Ransomware as a Service: https://www.digitalshadows.com/blog-and-research/cryptonite-ransomwares-answer-to-superman/

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