Latest News Articles

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News

− Emotet malware nukes itself today from all infected computers worldwide

Emotet, one of the most dangerous email spam botnets in recent history, is being uninstalled today from all infected devices with the help of a malware module delivered in January by law enforcement.

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/emotet-malware-nukes-itself-today-from-all-infected-computers-worldwide/

− Cancer Patients Diverted After Cyber-Attack on MedTech Firm

Supply chain attack caused disruption across the US.

https://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/news/cancer-patients-diverted-attack/

Vulnerabilities

− New ransomware group uses SonicWall zero-day to breach networks

A financially motivated threat actor exploited a zero-day bug in Sonicwall SMA 100 Series VPN appliances to deploy new ransomware known as FiveHands on the networks of North American and European targets.

https://www.fireeye.com/blog/threat-research/2021/04/unc2447-sombrat-and-fivehands-ransomware-sophisticated-financial-threat.html

Russian Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR) Cyber Operations: Trends and Best Practices for Network Defenders

The FBI and DHS are providing information on the SVR’s cyber tools, targets, techniques, and capabilities to aid organizations in conducting their own investigations and securing their networks.

https://us-cert.cisa.gov/ncas/alerts/aa21-116a

Community News

− Ireland’s Cyber Security Academy Recruiting the next generation to Fight Cyber Crime

The Cyber Security Academy is the first of its kind national cyber security training programme in Ireland for young people and is now recruiting 4th, 5th and 6th year students who want to learn the essential skills to identify, prevent and predict cyber-attacks.

https://www.cyberireland.ie/ireland-cyber-security-academy-cyber-crime/

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