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News

− Targeted attack on industrial enterprises and public institutions

In January 2022, Kaspersky ICS CERT experts detected a wave of targeted attacks on military industrial complex enterprises and public institutions in several Eastern European countries and Afghanistan. An analysis of information obtained during our investigation indicates that cyberespionage was the goal of this series of attacks.

https://ics-cert.kaspersky.com/publications/reports/2022/08/08/targeted-attack-on-industrial-enterprises-and-public-institutions/

− UK NHS service recovery may take a month after MSP ransomware attack

Managed service provider (MSP) Advanced confirmed that a ransomware attack on its systems disrupted emergency services (111) from the United Kingdom's National Health Service (NHS).

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/uk-nhs-service-recovery-may-take-a-month-after-msp-ransomware-attack/

Vulnerabilities

− VMware Report Warns of Deepfake Attacks and Cyber Extortion

VMwarereleased its eighth annual Global Incident Response Threat Report, which takes a deep dive into the challenges faced by security teams amid pandemic disruptions, burnout, and geopolitically motivated cyberattacks.

https://news.vmware.com/releases/vmware-report-warns-of-deepfake-attacks-and-cyber-extortion

− Cisco Small Business RV Series Routers Vulnerabilities

Cisco have disclosed multiple vulnerabilities in Cisco Small Business RV Series Routers that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (DoS) condition on an affected device.

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

− Multiple Vulnerabilities in VMware Products

VMware has released a critical security advisory, VMSA-2022-0021, that addresses security vulnerabilities found and resolved in a number of products. One of the vulnerabilities has been marked as Critical with a maximum CVSSv3 base score of 9.8.

https://www.ncsc.gov.ie/pdfs/VMWare_040822.pdf

Community News

− Gardaí and NCSC warn of increased ransomware attacks on SMEs

The National Cyber Security Centre and the Garda National Cyber Crime Bureau are warning small and medium business owners of an increased threat of ransomware attacks.

https://www.rte.ie/news/2022/0811/1315293-cybersecurity/

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