Morning Bowl - 2022-08-02

Welcome to another Morning Bowl breakout:

Two Key Ways Development Teams Can Increase Their Security Maturity
Now more than ever, organizations need to enable their development teams to build and grow their security skills. Today organizations face a threat landscape where individuals, well-financed syndicates, and state actors are actively trying to exploit errors in software. Yet, according to recent global research, 67% of developers that were interviewed said they were still shipping code they knew
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Researchers Warn of Increase in Phishing Attacks Using Decentralized IPFS Network
The decentralized file system solution known as IPFS is becoming the new "hotbed" for hosting phishing sites, researchers have warned. Cybersecurity firm Trustwave SpiderLabs, which disclosed specifics of the spam campaigns, said it identified no less than 3,000 emails containing IPFS phishing URLs as an attack vector in the last three months. IPFS, short for InterPlanetary File System, is a
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Gootkit Loader Resurfaces with Updated Tactic to Compromise Targeted Computers
The operators of the Gootkit access-as-a-service (AaaS) malware have resurfaced with updated techniques to compromise unsuspecting victims. "In the past, Gootkit used freeware installers to mask malicious files; now it uses legal documents to trick users into downloading these files," Trend Micro researchers Buddy Tancio and Jed Valderama said in a write-up last week. The findings
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Researchers Discover Nearly 3,200 Mobile Apps Leaking Twitter API Keys
Researchers have uncovered a list of 3,207 mobile apps that are exposing Twitter API keys in the clear, some of which can be utilized to gain unauthorized access to Twitter accounts associated with them. The takeover is made possible, thanks to a leak of legitimate Consumer Key and Consumer Secret information, respectively, Singapore-based cybersecurity firm CloudSEK said in a report exclusively
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CISA Warns of Atlassian Confluence Hard-Coded Credential Bug Exploited in Attacks
The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) on Friday added the recently disclosed Atlassian security flaw to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog, based on evidence of active exploitation. The vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2022-26138, concerns the use of hard-coded credentials when the Questions For Confluence app is enabled in Confluence Server and Data Center
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