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Monthly Security Bulletin – May

Learn more about the latest Cybersecurity news in the May edition of our monthly Security bulletin, prepared by our Senior Security Analysts.

May hot topics:

  • GitLab has addressed a critical severity vulnerability that could allow remote attackers to take over user accounts using hardcoded passwords
  • Palo Alto Networks warned customers that some of its firewall, VPN, and XDR products are vulnerable to a high severity OpenSSL infinite loop bug disclosed three weeks ago. Threat actors can exploit this security vulnerability (tracked as CVE-2022-0778) to trigger a denial of service state and remotely crash devices running unpatched software
  • Microsoft has discovered a new malware used by the Chinese-backed Hafnium hacking group to maintain persistence on compromised Windows systems by creating and hiding scheduled tasks

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