APT Actors Exploit Zero-Day Flaw in Ivanti EPMM, Impacting Norwegian Entities
– Advanced persistent threat (APT) actors exploited a critical flaw in Ivanti Endpoint Manager Mobile (EPMM).
– The zero-day has been in use since at least April 2023.
– Attacks directed against Norwegian entities, including a government network.
– The disclosure is part of a joint advisory released by the US’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and Norway’s National Security Authority.
Exploiting a Critical Flaw in Ivanti EPMM
You can see them coming, a team of advanced persistent threat (APT) actors making a beeline for a titan in the tech industry. They’ve got their eyes on a shiny prize, a recently disclosed critical flaw in Ivanti Endpoint Manager Mobile (EPMM), and have been actively exploiting it as a zero-day since around April 2023. Ah, the art of cyber warfare, where ‘zero-days’ aren’t fun celebrations, but rather critical vulnerabilities that give hackers a free pass to wreak havoc!
Targeting Norwegian Entities
And havoc they wrought indeed, with their attacks aimed squarely at various Norwegian entities, including a government network. It seems like these APT actors have quite the Viking spirit, choosing to invade the Land of the Northern Lights. The code-bound chaos was riveting, if only there were popcorn and safety from cyberattacks.
Disclosed By US and Norway Security Agencies
But like every good surprise party, the news had to come out eventually. The big reveal? A joint advisory from the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) in the US, and the National Security Authority of Norway. They conjured up an advisory even Merlin would be proud of, warning technophiles of the zero-day and its exploitation. Just that this alarm bell isn’t to tell Cinderella that it’s midnight, but to alert the tech world that their cybersecurity shoe might be missing!
In Conclusion: It’s a Cyber Viking Invasion!
Word is out, and nobody is amused – APT actors have exploited a critical flaw in Ivanti Endpoint Manager Mobile (EPMM) as a zero-day since April 2023, and have used it to direct attacks against Norwegian entities, including a very official government network. This information found its way to us via a joint advisory hastily crafted by the CISA from the US and Norway’s own National Security Authority. “It’s a cyber Viking invasion!”, some might say with a faulty attempt at humor, but in the tech world, the threat is as real as it gets.