Afternoon Dessert - 2022-09-06

Welcome to another Afternoon Dessert breakout:

New Worok cyber-espionage group targets governments, high-profile firms
A newly discovered cyber-espionage group has been hacking governments and high-profile companies in Asia since at least 2020 using a combination of custom and existing malicious tools. [...]
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New Linux malware evades detection using multi-stage deployment
A new stealthy Linux malware known as Shikitega has been discovered infecting computers and IoT devices with additional payloads. [...]
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Chrome and Edge fix zero-day security hole – update now!
This time, the crooks got there first - only 1 security hole patched, but it's a zero-day.
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InterContinental Hotels Group cyberattack disrupts booking systems
Leading hospitality company InterContinental Hotels Group PLC (also known as IHG Hotels & Resorts) says its information technology (IT) systems have been disrupted since yesterday after its network was breached. [...]
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Zyxel releases new NAS firmware to fix critical RCE vulnerability
Zyxel Corporation, the Taiwanese networking and data storage device maker, has issued a security advisory to warn clients of a critical remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability impacting three models of its NAS products. [...]
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FBI warns of Vice Society ransomware attacks on school districts
FBI, CISA, and MS-ISAC warned today of U.S. school districts being increasingly targeted by the Vice Society ransomware group, with more attacks expected after the new school year start. [...]
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