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News

− Police arrest teen for using leaked Optus data to extort victims

The AFP (Australian Federal Police) have arrested a 19-year-old man in Sydney and charged him for allegedly using leaked Optus customer data for extortion.

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/police-arrest-teen-for-using-leaked-optus-data-to-extort-victims/

− ESET Threat Report T2 2022

A view of the T2 2022 threat landscape as seen by ESET telemetry and from the perspective of ESET threat detection and research experts.

https://www.welivesecurity.com/2022/10/05/eset-threat-report-t2-2022/

Vulnerabilities

− Impacket and Exfiltration Tool Used to Steal Sensitive Information from Defence Industrial Base Organization

Joint Cybersecurity Advisory AA22-277A provides the APT actors tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) and indicators of compromise (IOCs). CISA, FBI, and NSA recommend DIB sector and other critical infrastructure organizations implement the mitigations in this CSA to ensure they are managing and reducing the impact of APT cyber threats to their networks.

https://www.cisa.gov/uscert/ncas/current-activity/2022/10/04/impacket-and-exfiltration-tool-used-steal-sensitive-information

Community News

− First 72 Hours of Incident Response Critical to Taming Cyberattack Chaos

Responding to cyberattacks is extraordinarily stressful, but better planning, frequent practice, and the availability of mental health services can help IR professionals, a survey finds.

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/incident-response-s-first-72-hours-critical-to-taming-chaos

− European Cyber Security Month 2022

The aim of Cyber Security Month is to raise awareness of cybersecurity threats, promote cyber security among citizens and organisations; and provide resources to protect themselves online, through education and sharing of good practices.

https://www.ncsc.gov.ie/ecsm22/

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