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− Europe passes sweeping antitrust laws targeting America's Big Tech

Google, Facebook, Amazon and the rest stand to lose – if rules are actually enforced After nearly two years of legal wrangling, the European Parliament on Tuesday passed the Digital Markets Act and the Digital Services Act, teeing up a showdown between the continent and US tech giants.

https://www.theregister.com/2022/07/06/eu_dsa_dma_laws_big_tech/

− Alleged Chinese Police Database Hack Leaks Data of 1 Billion

Hackers claim to have obtained a trove of data on 1 billion Chinese from a Shanghai police database in a leak that, if confirmed, could be one of the largest data breaches in history.

https://www.securityweek.com/alleged-chinese-police-database-hack-leaks-data-1-billion

Vulnerabilities

− This new malware is at the heart of the ransomware ecosystem

A new malware called Bumblebee has been analyzed by security researchers at Symantec, leading the experts to believe that the malware has become a key component in ransomware attacks. The malware has been linked to operations perpetrated by notorious threat groups such as Conti, Mountlocker, and Quantum.

https://symantec-enterprise-blogs.security.com/blogs/threat-intelligence/bumblebee-loader-cybercrime

Free smartphone stalkerware detection tool gets dedicated hub

Kaspersky has launched a new information hub to help with their open-source stalkerware detection tool named TinyCheck, created in 2019 to help people detect if their devices are being monitored.

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/free-smartphone-stalkerware-detection-tool-gets-dedicated-hub/

Community News

The Cyber Ireland National Conference October

The Cyber Ireland National Conference provides a unique opportunity to bring the Irish cyber security community together to showcase the best of our cluster, and to discuss the cyber security opportunities and challenges we face.

https://conference.cyberireland.ie/

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