Latest News Articles

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News

− German MPs Hit by Russian-Backed Phishing Attacks

GRU-linked Ghostwriter group linked to attack on government MP.

https://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/news/german-mps-hit-russianbacked/

− Microsoft Exchange attacks increase while WannaCry gets a restart

The recently patched vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange have sparked new interest among cybercriminals, who increased the volume of attacks focusing on this particular vector.

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/microsoft-exchange-attacks-increase-while-wannacry-gets-a-restart/

− More Ransomware Gangs Targeting Vulnerable Exchange Servers

The Black Kingdom/Pydomer ransomware operators have joined the ranks of threat actors targeting the Exchange Server vulnerabilities that Microsoft disclosed in early March.

https://www.securityweek.com/more-ransomware-gangs-targeting-vulnerable-exchange-servers

Vulnerabilities

− NCSC-UK Alert: Further targeted ransomware attacks on the UK education sector by cyber criminals

The NCSC-UK is responding to further targeted ransomware attacks on the education sector by cyber criminals.

https://www.ncsc.gov.uk/news/alert-targeted-ransomware-attacks-on-uk-education-sector

− CISA gives federal agencies 5 days to find hacked Exchange servers

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has ordered federal agencies to scan their networks again for any signs of compromised on-premises Microsoft Exchange servers and report their findings within five days.

https://cyber.dhs.gov/ed/21-02/#supplemental-direction

Community News

− Dog Helps Kids Stay Safe Online

Lacey the dog teaches children about cybersecurity awareness in new book by CISO.

https://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/news/dog-helps-kids-stay-safe-online/

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