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American Radio Relay League cyberattack takes Logbook of the World offline

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CISA warns of hackers exploiting Chrome, EoL D-Link bugs

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  • Windows Server Admin

Ransomware gang targets Windows admins via PuTTy, WinSCP malvertising

  • A ransomware operation targets Windows system administrators by taking out Google ads to promote fake download sites for Putty and WinSCP.

  • Trojan

Banking malware Grandoreiro returns after police disruption

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The Week in Ransomware - May 17th 2024 - Mailbombing is back

  • This week was pretty quiet on the ransomware front, with most of the attention on the seizure of the BreachForums data theft forum. However, that does not mean there was nothing of interest released this week about ransomware.

  • Microsoft passwordless

Microsoft to start enforcing Azure multi-factor authentication in July

  • Starting in July, Microsoft will begin gradually enforcing multi-factor authentication (MFA) for all users signing into Azure to administer resources.

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SEC: Financial orgs have 30 days to send data breach notifications

  • The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has adopted amendments to Regulation S-P that require certain financial institutions to disclose data breach incidents to impacted individuals within 30 days of discovery.

  • Police arrest

US arrests suspects behind $73M ‘pig butchering’ laundering scheme

  • ​The U.S. Department of Justice charged two suspects for allegedly leading a crime ring that laundered at least $73 million from cryptocurrency investment scams, also known as "pig butchering."

  • Medical Health Hospital Patient

WebTPA data breach impacts 2.4 million insurance policyholders

  • The WebTPA Employer Services (WebTPA) data breach disclosed earlier this month is impacting close to 2.5 million individuals, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services notes.

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    • MAY 17, 2024
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  • North Korean hackers

US woman allegedly aided North Korean IT workers infiltrate 300 firms

  • ​The U.S. Justice Department charged five individuals today, a U.S. Citizen woman, a Ukrainian man, and three foreign nationals, for their involvement in cyber schemes that generated revenue for North Korea's nuclear weapons program.

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Norway recommends replacing SSL VPN to prevent breaches

  • The Norwegian National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) recommends replacing SSLVPN/WebVPN solutions with alternatives due to the repeated exploitation of related vulnerabilities in edge network devices to breach corporate networks.

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  • Outlook

Microsoft shares temp fix for Outlook encrypted email reply issues

  • ​Microsoft has shared a temporary fix for a known issue preventing Microsoft 365 customers from replying to encrypted emails using the Outlook Desktop client.

  • Data Breach

MediSecure e-script firm hit by ‘large-scale’ ransomware data breach

  • Electronic prescription provider MediSecure in Australia has shut down its website and phone lines following a ransomware attack believed to originate from a third-party vendor.

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Russian hackers use new Lunar malware to breach a European govt's agencies

  • Security researchers discovered two previously unseen backdoors dubbed LunarWeb and LunarMail that were used to compromise a European government's diplomatic institutions abroad.

  • Windows Server

Microsoft: Windows Server 2019 updates fail with 0x800f0982 errors

  • ​Microsoft has acknowledged a new known issue causing this month's KB5037765 security update for Windows Server 2019 to fail to install with 0x800f0982 errors.


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