IT Security Weekend Catch Up – December 23, 2022

Afraid of missing important security news during the week? We’re here to help! Every week we put together a curated list of all important security news in one place, for your reading pleasure. Enjoy!

For the less technical

  1. [VIDEO] Getting ChatGPT to write a phishing email
  2. [VIDEO] CNN investigation reveals Iranian government is accessing activists’ social media accounts
  3. TikTok spied on Forbes journalists
  4. A Roomba recorded a woman on the toilet. How did screenshots end up on Facebook?
  5. Global drug conspiracy used Binance to launder millions in crypto
  6. FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried to be released on $250 million bail, will live with his parents
  7. Two men arrested for conspiring with Russian nationals to hack the taxi dispatch system at JFK airport
  8. Guardian hit by serious IT incident believed to be ransomware attack

For the more technical

  1. LastPass has been breached: What now?
  2. CVE-2022-41040 and CVE-2022-41082 – zero-days in MS Exchange
  3. Gatekeeper’s Achilles heel: Unearthing a macOS vulnerability
  4. Multiple vulnerabilities in multiple Mitsubishi Electric FA engineering software
  5. SIM Hijacking
  6. GitHub incident allowed attacker to copy Okta’s source code
  7. Using ChatGPT to make Bash palatable
  8. SentinelSneak: Malicious PyPI module poses as security software development kit
  9. Microsoft research uncovers new Zerobot capabilities
  10. Raspberry Robin malware targets telecom, governments
  11. Godfather: A banking Trojan that is impossible to refuse
  12. Inside the IcedID BackConnect protocol
  13. “RisePro” stealer and pay-per-install malware “PrivateLoader”
  14. Agenda ransomware uses Rust to target more vital industries
  15. Nokoyawa ransomware: Rust or bust
  16. Trojanized Windows 10 operating system installers targeted Ukrainian government
  17. Russia’s Trident Ursa (aka Gamaredon APT) cyber conflict operations unwavering since invasion of Ukraine
  18. Lazarus APT’s operation interception uses signed binary

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