Attack of the clones: If you were relying on older Xilinx FPGAs to keep your product’s hardware code encrypted and secret, here’s some bad news

Decrypted configuration bitstream can be siphoned from chips via side-channel flaw A newly disclosed vulnerability in older Xilinx FPGAs can be exploited to simplify the process of extracting and decrypting the encrypted bitstreams used to configure the chips.… The Register – Security

Threat Actors Use Older Cobalt Strike Versions to Blend In

Plenty of outdated Cobalt Strike servers exist in the wild, helping cybercriminals or giving security professionals the upper hand when testing corporate defenses; and they can be easily identified to stifle intrusions of any purpose. […] BleepingComputer