IT Security Weekend Catch Up – January 6, 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. [VIDEO] Drones, Starlink & encryption: How Ukraine’s troops went digital
  2. WhatsApp launches a tool to fight Internet censorship
  3. Former GE Power engineer sentenced for conspiracy to commit economic espionage
  4. Russian hackers targeted U.S. nuclear scientists
  5. Slack’s private GitHub code repositories stolen over holidays
  6. ‘Guilty Gear Strive’ streamers can’t play the game without getting hacked
  7. A mysterious cyberattack has shuttered the Guardian’s office for a month
  8. Rail giant Wabtec discloses data breach after Lockbit ransomware attack
  9. Air France and KLM notify customers of account hacks

For the more technical

  1. First Android update of 2023 patches 60 vulnerabilities
  2. Over 60,000 Exchange servers vulnerable to ProxyNotShell attacks
  3. Web hackers vs. the auto industry: Critical vulnerabilities in Ferrari, BMW, Rolls Royce, Porsche, and more
  4. Breaking RSA with a quantum computer
  5. What we do in the /etc/shadow – Cryptography with passwords
  6. Navigating the vast ocean of sandbox evasions
  7. Bitdefender releases decryptor for MegaCortex ransomware after Swiss police raids
  8. A brief analysis of Hornet ransomware
  9. Ransomware gang cloned victim’s website to leak stolen data
  10. Linux backdoor malware infects WordPress-based websites
  11. Pupy RAT hiding under WerFault’s cover
  12. The Mac Malware of 2022
  13. Dridex returns, targets MacOS using new entry method
  14. HTML smuggling detection
  15. Raspberry Robin detected ITW targeting insurance & financial institutes in Europe
  16. BitRAT now sharing sensitive bank data as a lure
  17. SpyNote: Spyware with RAT capabilities targeting financial institutions
  18. Bluebottle: Campaign hits banks in French-speaking countries in Africa
  19. Turla: A galaxy of opportunity
  20. RedZei – Chinese-speaking scammers targeting Chinese students in the UK

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