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Russ Roberts (https://www.hawaiicybersecurityjournal.net).

Russian Espionage Group Hammers Zero-Click Microsoft Outlook Bug
State-sponsored actors continue to exploit CVE-2023-23397, a dangerous no-interaction vulnerability in Microsoft's Outlook email client that was patched in March, in a widespread global campaign.
Apple: 2.5B Records Exposed, Marking Staggering Surge in Data Breaches
Data breaches are rapidly accelerating, according to a number-crunching report from Apple this week — heightening the need to finally implement end-to-end data encryption.
Municipalities Face a Constant Battle as Ransomware Snowballs
As record-breaking volumes of ransomware hit cities, towns, and counties this year, municipalities remain easy targets that pay, and there's no end of the attacks in sight.
ALPHV/BlackCat Takedown Appears to Be Law Enforcement Related
Threat intel sources confirm the ransomware group's site has been shuttered by law enforcement.
Increased Cyber Regulation in the Offing as Attacks Mount
Cybersecurity could be heading for a Sarbanes Oxley-type of regulation in light of escalating attacks, but the devil is in the details.
Kenyan Digital Identity System Shelved Over Data Protection Concerns
Privacy concerns see the proposed digital identity system paused until February.
The 3 Most Prevalent Cyber Threats of the Holidays
Chaos and volume of holiday season sales make a perfect storm of threat opportunity. Companies need to prepare — and practice! — action plans, identify key stakeholders, and consider cyber insurance.
Proxy Trojan Targets macOS Users for Traffic Redirection
Apple users who end up with the Trojan on their machines face a number of bad outcomes, including potential criminal liability.

4 Metrics That Help CISOs Become Strategic Partners With the Board
To demonstrate the CISO role's value, frame your work using metrics that align with the most critical parts of every business: risk, growth, expenses, and people.

Ransomware, Data Breaches Inundate OT & Industrial Sector
Because of the criticality of remaining operational, industrial companies and utilities are far more likely to pay, attracting even more threat groups and a focus on OT systems.

As SAT Goes Digital, Schools Must Prepare for Disruption
Local school districts nationwide need to ensure the basic security and readiness of their network infrastructure before spring 2024.

Iran Threatens Israel's Critical Infrastructure With 'Polonium' Proxy
Cyber mimics life, as Iran uses Lebanese hackers to attack its bĂȘte noire.

Human-Centric Security Model Meets People Where They Are
Instead of fighting workarounds that compromise security, a human-centered system fixes the process issues that prompt people to work dangerously.

Making Cyber Insurance Available for Small Biz, Contractors
Cyber insurance companies are moving down-market to offer policies to help protect remote employees, independent contractors, and small businesses from the cost of cyberattacks.

'HeadCrab' Malware Variants Commandeer Thousands of Servers
New techniques in a second variant of the malware improved functionality and communication commands.
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