IT Security Weekend Catch Up – July 11, 2021

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. Chatcontrol: European Parliament approves mass surveillance of private communications
  2. Robbing the Xbox vault: Inside a $10 million gift card cheat
  3. HSE secures orders to get details of those who downloaded cyber attack information
  4. GETTR leaks email addresses and user details in API security snafu
  5. Cyber-attack disrupts Iran’s national railway system
  6. WSSC Water investigating ransomware cyberattack
  7. Spike in “chain gang” destructive attacks on ATMs
  8. Suspected hacker Dr HeX arrested over cybercrime, bank fraud impacting thousands

For the more technical

  1. Quick look at CVE-2021-1675 & CVE-2021-34527 (aka PrintNightmare)
  2. Microsoft’s incomplete PrintNightmare patch fails to fix vulnerability
  3. Android Security Bulletin – July 2021
  4. The new ProtonMail has passed its independent security audit (PDF)
  5. How to defend against DNS exfiltration in AWS?
  6. Kaspersky Password Manager: All your passwords are belong to us
  7. Third-party code comes with some baggage
  8. Ransomwhere project wants to create a database of past ransomware payments
  9. Conti unpacked. Understanding ransomware development as a response to detection
  10. REvil ransomware attack against MSPs and its clients around the world
  11. Lazarus campaign TTPs and evolution
  12. InSideCopy: How this APT continues to evolve its arsenal (PDF)
  13. WildPressure targets the macOS platform
  14. Bandidos at large: A spying campaign in Latin America
  15. Android crypto mining scams
  16. New investigation shows global human rights harm of NSO Group’s spyware
  17. Global phishing campaign targets energy sector and its suppliers

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