On 14th April 2021, WhatsApp addressed two security vulnerabilities in its Android messaging app that could have been exploited to execute malicious code remotely on the device and even potentially eavesdrop on communication.
On the 2nd April, 2021, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), jointly warn admins and users that the state-sponsored hacking groups are "likely" exploiting Fortinet FortiOS vulnerabilities CVE-2018-13379, CVE-2020-12812, and CVE-2019-5591.
OpenSSL has published a security update for its recently discovered vulnerabilities in its software which can be used to carry out denial-of-service (DoS) attacks on 25th March, 2021.
Thrive Themes has published a security update for its recently discovered vulnerabilities in Thrive Suite on 25th March 2021. Despite these patches, attackers continue to exploit users who have not yet applied these updates.
It is being reported that Linux systems are under attack by a new malware carrying the name RedXOR which is believed to have been developed by cyber criminals of the Winnti Threat group.