New Ransomware Group Exploiting Veeam Backup Software Vulnerability

July 10, 2024 at 10:33AM Veeam Backup & Replication software contains a patched security flaw being exploited by the ransomware group EstateRansomware. The threat actors used a dormant account to gain initial access, pivoting laterally through the SSL VPN service. They deployed a persistent backdoor to evade detection and carried out attacks, including disabling Windows … Read more

FBI Distributes 7,000 LockBit Ransomware Decryption Keys to Help Victims

June 7, 2024 at 05:00AM The FBI has 7,000 decryption keys for LockBit ransomware, aiming to help victims. The gang’s infrastructure was dismantled in an international operation, and its administrator, Dmitry Yuryevich Khoroshev, was identified. Despite this, LockBit remains active, with new variants targeting vulnerable Microsoft SQL servers and VMware ESXi systems. Organizations are warned … Read more

Veeam says critical flaw can’t be abused to trash backups

May 23, 2024 at 10:41AM Veeam addressed a critical vulnerability in its Backup Enterprise Manager, CVE-2024-29849, which could allow unauthorized access to the VBEM web interface. Although attackers could log in as any user, Veeam confirmed that the flaw wouldn’t lead to backups being deleted due to the immutable backups and authorization measures. Customers are … Read more

Critical Veeam Vulnerability Leads to Authentication Bypass

May 22, 2024 at 09:03AM Veeam released a Backup & Replication update addressing four vulnerabilities, including a critical Backup Enterprise Manager bug allowing unauthenticated access. The update also resolves high-severity issues related to NTLM relay attacks and stealing NTLM hash. Users are advised to update installations due to potential exploitation by threat actors. Based on … Read more

Veeam warns of critical Backup Enterprise Manager auth bypass bug

May 21, 2024 at 06:27PM Veeam has urged customers to address a critical security vulnerability in Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager (VBEM), allowing unauthenticated attackers to access any account. VBEM, not enabled by default, may be patched to mitigate this and other high-severity vulnerabilities. These flaws have been exploited in ransomware attacks targeting global IT infrastructure. … Read more

Veeam warns of critical bugs in Veeam ONE monitoring platform

November 6, 2023 at 04:59PM Veeam has released hotfixes to address four vulnerabilities in its Veeam ONE IT infrastructure monitoring and analytics platform. Two of the vulnerabilities are critical and allow attackers to gain remote code execution and steal NTLM hashes. The remaining two are medium-severity bugs. The company has provided hotfixes for actively supported … Read more