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− Europol and Bitdefender Release Free Decryptor for LockerGoga Ransomware

A decryptor for the LockerGoga ransomware has been made available by Romanian cybersecurity firm Bitdefender in collaboration with Europol, the No More Ransom project, and Zürich law enforcement authorities.

https://www.bitdefender.com/blog/labs/bitdefender-releases-universal-lockergoga-decryptor-in-cooperation-with-law-enforcement

− Google Sees Russia Coordinating With Hackers in Cyberattacks Tied to Ukraine War

‘We have never previously observed such a volume of cyberattacks, variety of threat actors, and coordination of effort,’ report says; some U.S. institutions have been targeted.

https://www.wsj.com/articles/google-sees-russia-coordinating-with-hackers-in-cyberattacks-tied-to-ukraine-war-11663930801

− EU Court Rules Against German Data Collection Law

A German law requiring telecoms companies to retain customer data is a breach of EU legislation, a European court ruled Tuesday, prompting the justice minister to vow an overhaul of the rules.

https://www.securityweek.com/eu-court-rules-against-german-data-collection-law

− Effective Awareness Campaign - Social Engineering is a 'Why' Question

In this blog post, I will review my approach to conducting effective social engineering awareness campaigns.

https://www.ohadzaidenberg.com/post/effective-awareness-campaign

Vulnerabilities

− NSA, CISA Explain How Threat Actors Plan and Execute Attacks on ICS/OT

US government agencies have shared a new cybersecurity resource that can help organizations defend critical control systems against threat actors.

https://www.cisa.gov/uscert/ncas/current-activity/2022/09/22/cisa-and-nsa-publish-joint-cybersecurity-advisory-control-system

− VMWare Global Incident Response Threat Report 2022

In our annual survey of 125 cybersecurity and incident response (IR) professionals, we found that security teams are still reeling from pandemic disruptions and burnout while bracing for cyberattacks tied to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

https://www.vmware.com/content/dam/learn/en/amer/fy23/pdf/1553238_Global_Incident_Response_Threat_Report_Weathering_The_Storm.pdf

Community News

− European Cybersecurity Month 2022

The European Cybersecurity Month (ECSM) is the European Union’s annual campaign dedicated to promoting cybersecurity among EU citizens and organisations, and to providing up-to-date online security information through awareness raising and sharing of good practices. Each year, for the entire month of October, hundreds of activities take place across Europe, including conferences, workshops, trainings, webinars, presentations and more, to promote digital security and cyber hygiene.

https://www.enisa.europa.eu/topics/cybersecurity-education/european-cyber-security-month

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