IT Security Weekend Catch Up – February 25, 2023

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. Valve bans 40,000 Dota2 cheaters using a patch that created a secret honeypot
  2. Russian malware developer arrested and extradited to the United States
  3. Franco-Israeli gang behind EUR 38 million CEO fraud busted
  4. Signal would ‘walk’ from UK if Online Safety Bill undermined encryption
  5. The firm pitching Orwellian social media surveillance to militaries
  6. Tor Project moves away from infrastructure ran by Internet monitoring firm
  7. How I broke into a bank account with an AI-generated voice
  8. Microsoft Outlook flooded with spam due to broken email filters
  9. Sensitive US military emails spill online
  10. A DNA testing company forgot about 2.1 million people’s data
  11. Chip company loses $250m after ransomware hits supply chain

For the more technical

  1. OWASP Kubernetes Top 10. A risk assessment
  2. Vulnerability Reward Program: 2022 Year in Review
  3. Fortinet FortiNAC CVE-2022-39952 deep-dive and IOCs
  4. Let’s build a Chrome extension that steals everything
  5. What is ChatGPT doing … and why does it work?
  6. A realistic look at implications of ChatGPT for cybercrime
  7. Phishing as a Service
  8. Social engineering – A Coinbase case study
  9. Stealc: a copycat of Vidar and Raccoon infostealers gaining in popularity
  10. HardBit 2.0 ransomware
  11. A tale of Phobos – how we almost cracked a ransomware using CUDA
  12. Mortal Kombat ransomware forms tag team with crypto-stealing malware
  13. A year of wiper attacks in Ukraine
  14. “Anonymous Sudan”: Most likely Russia disrupting Sweden’s NATO application (PDF)
  15. Dutch intelligence: Many cyberattacks by Russia are not yet public knowledge

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