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− CISA Issues MITRE ATT&CK Mapping Guide for Threat Intelligence Analysts

The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) on Wednesday announced the availability of a new guide for cyber threat intelligence analysts on the use of the MITRE ATT&CK framework.

https://us-cert.cisa.gov/sites/default/files/publications/Best%20Practices%20for%20MITRE%20ATTCK%20Mapping.pdf

− ESET Threat Report T1 2021

A view of the T1 2021 threat landscape as seen by ESET telemetry and from the perspective of ESET threat detection and research experts

https://www.welivesecurity.com/2021/06/03/eset-threat-report-t12021/

− Two Carbanak Gang Members Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison

Two members of the notorious Carbanak cybergang were sentenced to 8 years in prison, Kazakhstani authorities announced this week. Carbanak or Carbon Spider is associated with Darkside RaaS.

https://www.securityweek.com/two-carbanak-gang-members-sentenced-8-years-prison

Vulnerabilities

− DNS Attacks on the Rise, Costing $1 Million Each

Cyber-attacks using DNS channels have grown in volume and cost throughout the pandemic

https://www.efficientip.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/2021-IDC-DNS-Threat-Report-Infobrief-final_compressed.pdf

− Take action now – FluBot malware may be on its way

Why FluBot is a major threat for Android users, how to avoid falling victim, and how to get rid of the malware if your device has already been compromised

https://www.welivesecurity.com/2021/05/17/take-action-now-flubot-malware-may-be-on-its-way/

− FluBot - Android Text Message Scam

The NCSC has received reports of a spyware software labeled FluBot affecting Android users in Ireland. FluBot is used by malicious parties to steal passwords and sensitive data from the victims’ mobile device. It will access victims’ contacts and spread the malicious application through further text messages.

https://www.ncsc.gov.ie/pdfs/Flubot_010621.pdf

Community News

− Know someone who is unemployed and has the ability for IT security?

CyberQuest is a Skills Connect training programme designed to support unemployed individuals develop new skills in the field of cyber security. Anyone who is unemployed, 18 years or older, an EU/EEA national and resident of Ireland can appliy. Some non-residents with applicable work visa may also apply. Training is free, and is directed towards achieving certification qualifications. https://www.cyberquest.ie/about



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