Attackers have been exploiting CVE-2024-24919, a zero-day vulnerability in Check Point Security Gateways, to pinpoint and extract password hashes for local accounts, which they then used to move laterally in the target organizations’ network. “The vulnerability is particularly critical because it does not require any user interaction or privileges, making it easy to exploit remotely,” IT security service provider Mnemonic noted, and shared that they have observed several attacks that included CVE-2024-24919 exploitation. About CVE-2024-24919 … More

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