Lunch Time Nibbles - 2022-11-01

Welcome to another Lunch Time breakout:

Google ad for GIMP.org served info-stealing malware via lookalike site
Searching for 'GIMP' on Google as recently as last week would show visitors an ad for 'GIMP.org,' the official website of the well known graphics editor, GNU Image Manipulation Program. But clicking on it drove visitors to a lookalike phishing website that provided them with a 700 MB executable disguised as GIMP which was malware. [...]
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Critical RCE Vulnerability Reported in ConnectWise Server Backup Solution
IT service management software platform ConnectWise has released Software patches for a critical security vulnerability in Recover and R1Soft Server Backup Manager (SBM). The issue, characterized as a "neutralization of Special Elements in Output Used by a Downstream Component," could be abused to result in the execution of remote code or disclosure of sensitive information. ConnectWise's
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Last Years Open Source - Tomorrow's Vulnerabilities
Linus Torvalds, the creator of Linux and Git, has his own law in software development, and it goes like this: "given enough eyeballs, all bugs are shallow." This phrase puts the finger on the very principle of open source: the more, the merrier - if the code is easily available for anyone and everyone to fix bugs, it's pretty safe. But is it? Or is the saying "all bugs are shallow" only true for
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