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Weaponizing DHCP DNS Spoofing — A Hands-On Guide

December 21, 2023
In part 2 of this two-part series, Akamai researchers detail methods and attack imitations within DHCP to spoof DNS — and introduce a new tool for your toolkit.
by Ori David
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Novel Detection of Process Injection Using Network Anomalies

December 19, 2023
Akamai researchers created a new technique for detecting process injection by analyzing network anomalies. Read on for a real-world example of this methodology.
by Ofir Shen
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Mute the Sound: Chaining Vulnerabilities to Achieve RCE on Outlook: Pt 1

December 18, 2023
In part 1 of this two-part series, Akamai researchers explore two new Windows vulnerabilities that could lead to remote code execution against Outlook clients.
by Ben Barnea
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Mute the Sound: Chaining Vulnerabilities to Achieve RCE on Outlook: Pt 2

December 18, 2023
In part 2 of this two-part blog series, Akamai researchers detail the sound-parsing vulnerability that could lead to remote code execution against Outlook clients.
by Ben Barnea
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Akamai’s Perspective on December’s Patch Tuesday 2023

December 15, 2023
Last Patch Tuesday of the year, folks. December 2023 has 33 total CVEs: four were critical and none were exploited in the wild. Read on to learn more.
by Akamai Security Intelligence Group
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Observed Exploitation Attempts of Struts 2 S2-066 Vulnerability (CVE-2023-50164)

December 14, 2023
The Akamai Security Intelligence Group has seen numerous exploitation attempts on Apache Struts 2 since December 7, 2023, when a critical CVE was released.
by Maxim Zavodchik, Sam Tinklenberg, Neeraj Pradeep & Noam Atias
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State of the Internet threat research

A Year in Review — A Look at 2023’s Cyber Trends and What’s to Come
State of the Internet/Security

A Year in Review: A Look at 2023’s Cyber Trends and What's to Come

Our Security Intelligence Group reviews the year’s top events and offers perspective on what they mean for the future.

SOTI Security: The High Stakes of Innovation
State of the Internet/Security

The High Stakes of Innovation: Attack Trends in Financial Services

As financial services continues to embrace innovation, the attack surface increases and presents both old and emerging security risks. 

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