COVID-19 Alert – 08 July 2020

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COVID-19 Alert – 08 July 2020

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Actions by Governments
  • ‘Self-inflicted wound’: Sweden has become the world’s pandemic cautionary tale (WA Today)
  • 32,000 workers in Japan fired amid pandemic (News On Japan)
  • Algerians left stranded in France over coronavirus fears (France24)
  • Australia locks down millions as US struggles to contain virus (Bangkokpost.com Most recent)
  • Australia looking to restrict return of citizens (The Gulf Today)
  • Belgian coronavirus app expected for September (Telecompaper)
  • Brides in Italy stage protest against postponements of their weddings (Global News Canada)
  • COVID-19 antibody study in Spain warns herd immunity ‘cannot be achieved’ without devastating effects (FOXNews.com)
  • Can I travel to Spain? Latest Foreign Office guidance for UK visitors on flights, holidays, travel corridors, and quarantine rules (The Scotsman)
  • China could have done more to aid world’s Covid-19 response, top US health official says (The Straits Times All News)
  • Community transmission explained: Is India in stage 3 of Covid-19? (Times of India)
  • Coronavirus pandemic might not have originated in China (567 CapeTalk)
  • How Portugal’s revolutionary spirit has shaped its Covid-19 response (New Statesman)
  • India pushes back world heritage site reopening citing infection concerns (Globaltimes.cn)
  • India’s COVID-19 tally climbs to 7.4L (msn.co.in)
  • Italy could ‘section’ people who refuse treatment for Covid-19 (The Guardian)
  • Study shows virus hit African immigrants hardest in France (WA Today)
  • Sweden Has Become the World’s Cautionary Tale (New York Times)
  • The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Wednesday, July 8 (NationalPost.com)
  • UK – ‘A kick in the teeth’ – Airbnbs must be safe, MSPs urge Scottish Government (The Scotsman)
  • UK – Boris Johnson refuses to apologise for blaming care homes for coronavirus death toll (The Independent)
  • UK – Rishi Sunak vows to take 700,000 young people ‘off the dole’ (The Scotsman)
  • UK – Rishi Sunak: We need help with rent, money and jobs (Yahoo! News Australia)
  • UK – UK’s spiralling debt mountain as Rishi Sunak prepares to spend big again (Mail Online UK)
  • US – CDC guidelines on visiting those at higher risk of COVID-19 infection (star-telegram.com)
  • US – CDC’s guide to staying safe at summer camp during COVID-19 (Raleigh News & Observer)
  • US – Coronavirus restrictions and reopenings in Northeast Ohio for Wednesday, July 8, 2020 (Cleveland.com)
  • US – Florida orders public schools to reopen for fall, despite coronavirus (New York Daily News)
  • US – Florida schools must reopen under new state order (NBCNews.com)
  • US – Pence says CDC to release new guidelines on reopening of schools (Global News Canada)
  • US – Poll: What do you think of gyms reopening in Massachusetts? (Boston Herald)
  • US – Texas set to resume executions after delay during pandemic (star-telegram.com)
  • US – Trump administration sends letter withdrawing U.S. from World Health Organization over coronavirus response (Washington Post)
  • US – Trump administration to discuss plan for safe return to schools (Global News Canada)
  • WHO’s latest situation report (WHO)
  • Why Israel is seeing a coronavirus spike after initially crushing the outbreak (Washington Post)
 
Actions by Companies
  • AirAsia taking steps to weather financial crunch (thestar.com.my)
  • Amazon infuses Rs 2,310 crore in India unit amid the Covid-19 pandemic (Business Standard India)
  • Amgen CEO is ‘optimistic’ about COVID-19 clinical trials (Fortune)
  • BMW global vehicle deliveries down by 23 pct in H1 (Xinhua News Agency)
  • Bharti Axa unveils plan to secure health and life amid Covid-19 (Livemint.com)
  • Budget airline AirAsia’s future in ‘significant doubt’ (BBC News – Asia)
  • Bumpy ride for AirAsia in 1Q as group sees heavy losses (Borneo Post Online)
  • Covid update: Infosys flies staff back from US; 1 crore Chinese give exam (Hindustan Times)
  • DHL to cut 2,200 jobs (Telegraph)
  • Glaxo teams up with Medicago to develop COVID-19 vaccine (Seeking Alpha)
  • Google mobility trends indicate Indian economy hobbling back to normalcy (Livemint.com)
  • Groupe ADP, GMR restructure airport deal due to coronavirus pandemic (Business Standard India)
  • H&M to shut 170 stores following impact from coronavirus pandemic (Manchester Evening News)
  • Hong Kong’s MTR faces HK$400 million net loss for first half of 2020 amid coronavirus pandemic, protest fallout (South China Morning Post – News)
  • ICICI Bank to give salary hike to 80,000 employees for working during coronavirus (Business Today India)
  • ICICI Bank to reward 80k employees with up to 8% pay hike for work done during COVID-19 (Outlook India)
  • July 02, 2020 Absa Group’s Mminele: “COVID-19 will bring about fundamental structural changes (The Asian Banker)
  • Latest travel news: Virgin and Ryanair among worst firms for Covid-19 refunds, survey reveals (Telegraph)
  • Lufthansa to slash leadership, cut 1,000 administrative jobs (Deutsche Welle)
  • Microsoft busts hackers who used Covid-19 as bait to lure customers (IANS Live)
  • Nedbank scores multiple international awards for its leadership in innovation and technology (Polity.org.za)
  • Samsung launches UV sterilizer for phones amid pandemic (Korea Herald)
  • Samsung, LG show surprising earnings in spite of COVID-19 pandemic (Hani.co.kr)
  • Saudi Ground Services signs $133.3mln murabaha with Saudi British Bank (Zawya.com)
  • Shell weighs potential sale of Convent oil refinery – Reuters (Seeking Alpha)
  • The US jobs rebound will be hard to extend with the pandemic ‘running rampant’: JPMorgan (CNBC)
  • U.S. signs $450 million contract with Regeneron for COVID-19 therapy (Today Online)
  • US awards Regeneron $450 million to manufacture potential coronavirus treatment (The Hill)
  • Vast Phishing Campaign Hits Microsoft Users in 62 Countries (Bloomberg)
  • Walmart+ Subscription Service to Launch This Month (TheStreet.com)
  • Will the pharmaceutical industry keep collaborating after COVID-19? Novartis and Bristol-Myers Squibb CEOs say it has to (Fortune)
  • Will you have to ‘Clorox’ your kids when they get home from school? (AZCentral.com)
  • Yamaha Announces Special Finance Scheme For COVID-19 Frontline Warriors (Yahoo! India)
 
Drugs, Treatments & Vaccines
  • ‘Desperation Science’ Slows the Hunt for Coronavirus Drugs (US News & World Report)
  • 4 Solid Stocks to Buy on Renewed Hopes of Coronavirus Vaccine (Nasdaq)
  • Brazil’s president says hydroxychloroquine to cure his virus (The Washington Times stories: News)
  • Federal Government To Invest Over $2 Billion Into Coronavirus Vaccine Development (NPR)
  • Herd immunity strategies called into question after coronavirus antibody study in Spain (CNBC)
  • How Moderna developed a coronavirus vaccine candidate in ‘a few days’ (Fortune)
  • Moderna calls disagreements with government over COVID-19 vaccine ‘productive dialogue’ (Boston Globe)
  • SARS-CoV-2 infection in conjunctival tissue (Lancet Respiratory Medicine)
  • The Fight Over a Coronavirus Vaccine Will Get Ugly (Bloomberg-Quint)
  • U.S. Commits $2 Billion for Covid-19 Vaccine, Drug Supplies (WSJ.com US Business)
  • US government signs $450 million contract with Regeneron to manufacture coronavirus antibody drug (Mail Online UK)
 
Societal & Economic Impact
COVID-19 economic crisis could lead to thousands more gun suicides: report
New York Daily News
The estimates don’t consider “the impact on gun suicide of social isolation and increased access to guns, but they do illustrate the strong link between unemployment, job insecurity, financial loss, and suicide around the world, especially for men of…
Can coronavirus be defeated without addressing homelessness?
Al Jazeera
On Wednesday, July 8 at 19:30GMT: When it comes to fighting coronavirus, social distancing and handwashing play a key role in limiting infection. But these precautions are not always an option for homeless people, making them all the more vulnerable…
Coronavirus, BLM Protests, U.S. Elections, and More Photos You Should See
US News & World Report
U.S. News photo editors curate this month's most compelling images from at home and abroad.
How are other economies dealing with the downturn?
BBC News – Business
As the UK chancellor gives his latest update, how are other economies tackling the coronavirus slowdown?
How state economies are fairing amid coronavirus crisis
CNBC
The Covid-19 pandemic has dealt a body blow to the states. Not only did the economy shut down, but states are dealing with the massive costs of fighting the disease. CNBC's Scott Cohn takes a look at how state economies are faring amid the crisis.
Karnataka govt puts 1,200 of its staff on contact tracing; those refusing to be punished
Times of India
BENGALURU: With an increasing number of Covid-19 cases where authorities have been unable to establish the source of the virus, the government has decided to depute more than 1,200 of its employees on contact tracing duty , with a special focus on…
N.W.T. ends state of emergency for 1st time during COVID-19 pandemic
CBC
Government extends its public health emergency set to expire Wednesday The N.W.T. government has decided it will no longer extend its state of emergency for the first time since COVID-19 emergency measures were enacted in the territory. The territory…
Tauranga businesses brace for to end of wage subsidy
New Zealand Herald
The Covid-19 wage subsidy may have been a "success story" for Tauranga businesses but one local leader fears there will be more redundancies when it ends in September. Another, however, says the end of the
Thai financial system more vulnerable as pandemic hits economy – Central bank minutes
Today Online
BANGKOK – Thailand's financial system had become more vulnerable due to a weaker-than-expected economic outlook amid the coronavirus outbreak, minutes from the latest policy meeting showed on Wednesday.
UK economy to be hit by second and third waves of coronavirus, says Bank of England chief
London Evening Standard
Bank of England chief economist Andy Haldane has warned the economy will be hit by second, third and fourth waves of coronavirus. He added that the waves will affect how the UK economy performs in the future. In an online talk with Anthony Seldon at…
Geopolitical Impact
Amid COVID-19, Pakistan continues to support terror, says India at UN
zeenews.com
New Delhi: Highlighting how Pakistan continues to support terror amidst coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, India has said, Pakistan must introspect upon why it is universally acknowledged as the "international epicentre of terrorism and the best safe…
China could have done more to aid world’s COVID-19 response, top U.S. health official says
NationalPost.com
U.S. coronavirus task force response coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx said that the United States and other countries could have had a stronger initial response to COVID-19 if China had been more forthcoming about key features of the virus….
FBI accuses China of espionage, terms it greatest threat to US
United News of India
Washington, Jul 8 (UNI) FBI director Chris Wray on Wednesday slammed China over its acts of espionage in US and termed it as a greater long term threat to the future of the country. ''The greatest long-term threat to our nation’s information and…
FBI director says China seeks to compromise U.S. firms researching coronavirus
Washington Post
FBI Director Christopher A. Wray testifies before the Senate Homeland Security Committee in November. (Olivier Douliery/AFP/) Reporter focusing on national security and law enforcement EmailBioFollow FBI Director Christopher A. Wray on Tuesday stepped…
India’s ideological battle with China
Business Standard India
The future of democracy in Asia and the world may well be determined by choices India makes India and China have reportedly agreed to carry out disengagement of their forces along the Line of Actual Control and this is positive news. However,…
Most SMEs expect escalation of U.S.-China trade war amid pandemic: poll
Yonhap News Agency
SEOUL, July 8 (Yonhap) — The bulk of South Korean small and medium enterprises (SMEs) expect the U.S.-China trade war to escalate due to the coronavirus pandemic, a poll showed Wednesday. According to the survey of 300 small exporting companies by…
New changes in South China Sea worrisome
China Military Online
A photo shows the lighthouse on the Nansha Islands' Zhubi Reef in the South China Sea. (Photo: Xinhua) By Wu Shicun The Nimitz and Reagan aircraft carrier strike groups of the US Navy are carrying out military exercises in the South China Sea right…
Russia, China Say They Support WHO’s Coronavirus Efforts Amid U.S Exit
MSNBC Newsweek
Russia and China have voiced support for battling the novel coronavirus through the World Health Organization (WHO) on the day the United States officially left the international public health agency. Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Vershinin…
U.S. politician spreads “political virus” by stigmatizing China
People.com.cn
White House Trade and Manufacturing Policy Director Peter Navarro recently said in an interview that China produced the coronavirus in a biological lab and used it as a weapon. He added, "They deliberately allowed Chinese nationals to come to the…
US, South Korean officials discuss North Korea strategy as Pyongyang rejects talks
Straits Times
SEOUL (REUTERS) – The US point man for North Korea met with South Korean officials in Seoul on Wednesday (July 8) for talks, overshadowed by Pyongyang's insistence that it has no intention of returning to denuclearisation negotiations any time soon. M…
Cybersecurity Impact
BrianHonan – RT @campuscodi: MSFT says the phishing attacks began last year in December. Initial emails used a business theme, but they quickly switched…
BrianHonan – Twitter
RT @campuscodi: MSFT says the phishing attacks began last year in December. Initial emails used a business theme, but they quickly switched to a COVID-19 lure once the coronavirus became a global pandemic…
COVID-19 Cybercrime Capitalizing on Brazil’s Government Assistance Program
Security Intelligence
Microsoft Seizes Domains Used for COVID-19 Phishing Scam
BankInfoSecurity
Software Giant Asked Federal Court for Injunction…
Microsoft seizes six domains used in COVID-19 phishing operations
ZDNet Security
Hackers used malicious Office 365 apps to gain access to customer accounts, which they later used to orchestrate BEC attacks.
Moody’s – Banks’ cyber risks rise as coronavirus accelerates digital trends and remote working
Business Insider
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Online Traffic and Cyberattacks During COVID-19
CUInfoSecurity
If COVID-19 has taught us anything, it's how quickly things can change. Organizations, from schools and hospitals to retail and communications, are struggling to retool and scale their offerings to meet challenges that were unheard of just a few…
ZDNet – Microsoft seizes six domains used in COVID-19 phishing operations https://t.co/0PjlEUw7ip
ZDNet – Twitter
Microsoft seizes six domains used in COVID-19 phishing operations…
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ZDNet – Twitter
Microsoft seizes six domains used in COVID-19 phishing operations…
ZDNet – Microsoft seizes six domains used in COVID-19 phishing operations https://t.co/9AHlLdH8Vv
ZDNet – Twitter
Microsoft seizes six domains used in COVID-19 phishing operations…
ZDNet – Microsoft seizes six domains used in COVID-19 phishing operations https://t.co/t5cigJ6Yqm
ZDNet – Twitter
Microsoft seizes six domains used in COVID-19 phishing operations…

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Cyber Alert – 08 July 2020

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Heat – Trending Malware and Threat Actors
Name Heat 1 Heat 7 Vol 1 Vol 7
Cerberus Malware 17 17
Ragnar Locker 16 23
Purple Fox Malware 6 7
Magecart Group 13 27
ThiefQuest 13 88
Fxmsp 7 11
DarkHotel Group 4 4
Trickbot Malware 11 45
SpartCrypt 3 3
Snatch Ransomware 3 3
Data Breaches
Exposed dating service databases leak sensitive info on romance-seekers
SC Magazine USJul 07 2020 22:44
A series of database misconfigurations publicly exposed the personal information and private messages of more than 100 million dating website and mobile app account holders. Independent VPN review site WizCase has reported finding six separate dating…
MongoDB is subject to continual attacks when exposed to the internet
Help Net Security – NewsJul 08 2020 03:30
On average, an exposed Mongo database is breached within 13 hours of being connected to the internet. The fastest breach recorded was carried out 9 minutes after the database was set up, according to Intruder. MongoDB is a general purpose,…
Providence Health Plan notifies members after documents exposed by business associate coding error
DataBreaches.netJul 07 2020 21:30
June turned out to be a busy month for breach reports involving health/medical data. My worksheet has more than 50 entries and I’m still adding reports as I find them. Today, I found one from Providence Health Plan in Oregon that I thought…
BrianHonan – via helpnetsecurity MongoDB is subject to continual attacks when exposed to the internet https://t.co/Kio0IV2KXg
BrianHonan – TwitterJul 08 2020 04:37
via helpnetsecurity MongoDB is subject to continual attacks when exposed to the internet https://bit.ly/31UMZiT
Hacker Groups
“Keeper” Magecart Group Infects 570 Sites
Reddit – BlueTeamSec – RSSJul 07 2020 14:33
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DOJ indict Fxmsp hacker for selling access to hacked orgs, AV firms
CERT-EU – Latest Articles Ongoing Threats – RSSJul 08 2020 01:58
The US Department of Justice has indicted a hacker known as 'Fxmsp' for hacking into and selling access to over three hundred organizations worldwide. In an indictment unsealed today, the DOJ is charging a citizen of Kazakhstan named Andrey Turchin,…
Hidden Cobra Built Global Exfil Network For MageCart Scheme
SecurityPhreshJul 07 2020 15:46
Hidden Cobra Built Global Exfil Network For MageCart Scheme
North Korea’s Lazarus Threat Group Connected to Magecart Credit Card Theft
CERT-EU – Latest Articles Ongoing Threats – RSSJul 07 2020 19:28
Read the original article: North Korea’s Lazarus Threat Group Connected to Magecart Credit Card Theft Researchers working for the security firm Sansec released a report documenting previously undisclosed evidence that the Advanced Persistent Threat…
Malware
Mac ThiefQuest malware may not be ransomware after all
Malwarebytes Labs BlogJul 07 2020 17:20
Editor’s note: The original name for the malware, EvilQuest, has been changed due to a legitimate game of the same name from 2012. The new name, ThiefQuest, is also more fitting for our updated understanding of the malware. The …
DMBisson – Security researchers discovered a malware strain called “STRRAT” that shipped with the .CRIMSON ransomware module.… https://t.co/wTmB2bSRfg
DMBisson – TwitterJul 07 2020 10:50
Security researchers discovered a malware strain called “STRRAT” that shipped with the .CRIMSON ransomware module. Learn what else happened recently in the world of malware…
JRoosen – RT @campuscodi: NEW: SentinelOne has released a free decryptor for the ThiefQuest (EvilQuest) Mac ransomware

https://t.co/QOsnzCBIXb https…

JRoosen – TwitterJul 07 2020 21:25
RT @campuscodi: NEW: SentinelOne has released a free decryptor for the ThiefQuest (EvilQuest) Mac ransomware

https://www.zdnet.com/article/free-decryptor-available-for-thiefquest-ransomware-victims/…

KyleHanslovan – Notable that the main differences between StrongPity2 and StrongPity3 malware is their persistence strategy, migrat… https://t.co/8dzdmV0wS5
KyleHanslovan – TwitterJul 08 2020 01:16
Notable that the main differences between StrongPity2 and StrongPity3 malware is their persistence strategy, migration from libcurl to winhttp, and covert store location. #IIABDFI
Vulnerabilities
CVEnew – CVE-2020-15392 A user enumeration vulnerability flaw was found in Venki Supravizio BPM 10.1.2. This issue occurs du… https://t.co/00QAfqAram
CVEnew – TwitterJul 07 2020 14:45
CVE-2020-15392 A user enumeration vulnerability flaw was found in Venki Supravizio BPM 10.1.2. This issue occurs during password recovery, where a difference in error messages could allow an attacker to determine if a username is valid or not,…
Survey of 127 routers’ vulnerabilities: Remote workers warned over security flaws
SC Magazine UKJul 07 2020 16:01
1 hour ago Forty-six makes of router haven’t had a security update in a year leaving employees open to attack Employees working from home could be exposed to hacking attempts following the revelation that many home routers contain hundreds of…
CVEnew – CVE-2020-10745 A flaw was found in all Samba versions before 4.10.17, before 4.11.11 and before 4.12.4 in the way i… https://t.co/RB1TFXgFkS
CVEnew – TwitterJul 07 2020 14:45
CVE-2020-10745 A flaw was found in all Samba versions before 4.10.17, before 4.11.11 and before 4.12.4 in the way it processed NetBios over TCP/IP. This flaw allows a remote attacker could to cause the Samba server to consume excessive CPU use,…
Securityblog – RT @threatintelctr: 🚨 NEW: CVE-2020-10711 🚨 A NULL pointer dereference flaw was found in the Linux kernel’s SELinux subsystem in versions b…
Securityblog – TwitterJul 07 2020 08:47
RT @threatintelctr: 🚨 NEW: CVE-2020-10711 🚨 A NULL pointer dereference flaw was found in the Linux kernel's SELinux subsystem in versions before 5.7. This flaw occurs while importing the Commercial IP Security Option (CIPSO) protocol'… (click for…
Ongoing Campaigns
Purple Fox Malware Targets Fresh Vulnerabilities
Bank Info SecurityJul 07 2020 19:22
Purple Fox Malware Targets More Vulnerabilities Proofpoint Says Gang Upgraded Exploit Kit Ishita Chigilli Palli (Ishita_CP) • July 7, 2020 (Photo: TweTwe via Pixabay/CC) The developers behind the Purple Fox fileless downloader malware recently upgraded…
Security Intelligence Blog
Trend MicroJul 08 2020 02:00
We have recently detected variants of two existing Linux botnet malware types targeting exposed Docker servers; these are XORDDoS malware and Kaiji DDoS malware. While the XORDDoS attack infiltrated the Docker server to infect all the containers…
Calendar Invitations Used to Launch Phishing Attacks
CywareJul 07 2020 06:54
With every day passing, threat actors are finding more and more innovative ways to deliver phishing emails to end-users. Recently, the Cofense Phishing Defense Center (PDC) spotted crooks using calendar invitations to mount phishing attacks. What…
Chinese-state-sponsored hackers spying on ethnic minorities worldwide
IT Security GuruJul 07 2020 14:05
Chinese-state sponsored hackers have been using Android spyware tools to target ethnic minority groups particularly Uighurs, Tibetans, and Muslims, across 15 countries which include Malaysia, Turkey, Indonesia and Kazakhstan. First discovered by…

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COVID-19 Alert – 07 July 2020

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Actions by Governments
  • As Italy slowly loosens coronavirus restrictions, it’s deep cultural heritage is making a comeback (CBS News)
  • Australia’s 2nd largest city foils nation’s pandemic success (star-telegram.com)
  • Beach in Spain seen nearly empty as country fights coronavirus (Mail Online UK)
  • Belgium not reopening to non-EU countries yet (Politico.eu)
  • COVID-19 among Health Workers in Germany and Malaysia (MDPI)
  • China caused great damage to US, world: Trump on COVID-19 pandemic (Beijingbulletin.com)
  • Coronavirus spreads to every district of India (India Today)
  • Five per cent of Spain’s population exposed to COVID-19 (ABC Online)
  • Fruit pickers in Spain on frontlines of pandemic (Deutsche Welle)
  • Impact and response of businesses in Australia to COVID-19 (Australian Policy Online)
  • India overtakes Russia to becomes third worst-hit country worldwide (Abu Dhabi National)
  • Indonesia unveils $40 billion bond scheme to fund recovery from pandemic (indonesianews.net)
  • Japan’s household spending slumps at record rate (BBC News – Business)
  • Mexico’s coronavirus pandemic could last until next April -health official (NationalPost.com)
  • New Zealand takes part in an international Covid-19 study (Radio New Zealand)
  • Portugal sees 26% growth in internet domain registrations (Telecompaper)
  • Spain ‘very far’ from herd immunity (Deutsche Welle)
  • Spain shuts down northwest region after Covid-19 surge (France24)
  • Switzerland awash with ventilators after coronavirus… (Mail Online UK)
  • The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Monday, July 6 (NationalPost.com)
  • UK – Boris Johnson: Care homes didn’t follow procedures correctly during coronavirus outbreak (Telegraph)
  • UK – Boris Johnson: too many care homes didn’t follow coronavirus procedures – video (The Guardian)
  • UK – Rishi Sunak urged to give every Scot a £500 voucher to spend on high street (The Scotsman)
  • UK – Wales further eases lockdown as first minister criticises Boris Johnson (The Guardian)
  • UK – Will the honeymoon soon be over for Rishi Sunak? (Telegraph)
  • US – Biden campaign: Meadows agreeing virus is mostly ‘harmless’ shows ‘rotten values’ of Trump administration (The Hill)
  • US – CDC guidelines on visiting those at higher risk of COVID-19 infection (Sacramento Bee)
  • US – Delaware Extends COVID-19 Court Restrictions To Aug. 6 (Law360)
  • US – Driver’s licenses, pools and more: Where is Kentucky in Beshear’s COVID-19 reopening plan? (Louisville Courier-Journal)
  • US – Government Officials Say States Like Texas, Arizona Reopened Too Quickly Despite Coronavirus Warnings (International Business Times)
  • US – NIAIDNews – RT @NIH: Today’s the day! Join us at 2:30 pm ET as we go live with @NIHDirector Dr. Francis Collins & @NIAIDNews Director Dr. Anthony Fauci… (NIAIDNews – Twitter)
  • US – Ohio extends unemployment benefits during COVID-19 pandemic (Cincinnati Enquirer)
  • US – Ohio’s COVID-19 spike may now be showing up in more hospitalizations (Akron Beacon Journal)
  • US – Prescriptions for two malaria drugs more than doubled early in COVID-19 outbreak, CDC says (UPI)
  • US – Trump administration discloses details on $521.5 billion in virus aid (AmericanBanker.com)
  • US – WH press secretary touts Trump administration for ‘very low’ U.S. COVID-19 mortality rate (Global News Canada)
  • WHO’s latest situation report (WHO)
 
Actions by Companies
 
Drugs, Treatments & Vaccines
  • Assessment of patients who tested positive for COVID-19 after recovery (Lancet Infectious Diseases)
  • Black people are not being targeted for UK coronavirus vaccine trials (Reuters)
  • Coronavirus Researchers Compete to Enroll Subjects for Vaccine Tests (FirstWord Pharma)
  • Coronavirus Vaccine Likely To Be Limited, Fauci Says (International Business Times)
  • CytoDyn To Supply Leronlimab For Treatment Of COVID-19 For Distribution By Ameri… (Nasdaq)
  • NIH and DBT to review vaccine candidates for Covid-19 this week (FirstWord Pharma)
  • Prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 in Spain (ENE-COVID): a nationwide, population-based seroepidemiological study (Lancet)
  • Regeneron Starts Phase 3 Trial for Coronavirus Antibody Cocktail (Contract Pharma)
  • Spain’s coronavirus antibodies study adds evidence against herd immunity (CNN)
  • US moving remdesivir supplies to COVID-19 hotspots (Pharmafile)
  • Vaccine Warning; Atlanta Mayor Tests Positive: Virus Update (Washington Post)
  • Volunteer speaks on being first human coronavirus vaccine trials (Mail Online UK)
 
Societal & Economic Impact
Connecticut residents received nearly $2.7 billion in federal stimulus payments during the coronavirus pandemic
Hartford Courant
Economic Impact Payments, often referred to as stimulus checks, were authorized in March as part of the $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) Act and included a one-time cash payment up to $1,200 to single adults with…
Councils urged to reduce protests during pandemic
BBC
Police were stationed at George Square last month ahead of an anti-racism protest A senior police officer has urged local authorities to help reduce the number of protests and counter-protests held across Scotland. In a strongly worded letter, Deputy…
Curb climate change, protect environment to prevent future pandemics, countries told
The Straits Times All News
July 07, 2020 9:03 AM NAIROBI (REUTERS) – Land degradation, wildlife exploitation, intensive farming and climate change are driving the rise in diseases that, like the coronavirus, are passed from animals to humans, United Nations experts said on…
Japan’s household spending drops at record pace as virus hits economy
Today Online
TOKYO – Japan's household spending fell at the fastest pace on record in May as consumers heeded authorities' calls to stay home to contain the coronavirus pandemic, pushing the world's third-largest economy deeper into decline.
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Protesters spreading virus
Washington Times
ANALYSIS/OPINION: It does not take a rocket scientist to connect the timings of the coronavirus surges with the recent mass protests against the police. That there are huge convergences of people who are in all sorts of close physical contact should…
Mississippi governor blames ‘liberal media’ for not linking coronavirus surge to protests
The Hill
Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves (R) on Monday accused the "liberal media" of blaming increasing coronavirus cases on family gatherings rather than protests, despite data indicating no spikes in the cities that saw the largest demonstrations. “Liberal…
Ohio extends unemployment benefits during COVID-19 pandemic
Cincinnati Enquirer
An additional 20 weeks of unemployment benefits will be available to out-of-work Ohioans during the coronavirus pandemic.
Saudi unemployment falls in first quarter, but before coronavirus impact
Reuters UK
DUBAI (Reuters) – Unemployment among Saudi Arabian citizens in the first quarter fell below 12% for the first time in four years, official figures released on Tuesday showed, but they did not capture the impact of the coronavirus crisis. Unemployment…
Transforming the economy after COVID–19
Australian Policy Online
Description The COVID-19 crisis could mark a turning point in the direction of the UK’s economy and its efforts to address the climate and nature crisis. The economy is in need of significant intervention to halt rising and long-term unemployment, to…
We could see a rise in diseases like COVID-19 because of climate change
Global News Canada
Zoonotic diseases, those passed from animal to human like the coronavirus, could become more common if countries don’t combat climate change and other environmental issues.
Geopolitical Impact
4 views on the shape of global cooperation in the time of COVID-19
World Economic Forum
The COVID-19 pandemic is posing challenges to governments and institutions around the world. To address urgent public health and economic needs, stakeholders are coordinating and forming new partnerships—in some instances led by international…
China urges U.S. to stop political maneuvering over COVID-19
Pekingpress.com
BEIJING, July 6 (Xinhua) — Rebutting U.S. politicians' slanderous remarks, China on Monday urged the United States to respect facts and stop political maneuvering over COVID-19. Chinese For
Donald Trump accuses China of causing ‘great damage’ to United States, world
zeenews.com
New Delhi: Upping the ante against Beijing over its handling of COVID-19 outbreak and border row with several nations, US President Donald Trump on Sunday (July 6) said China has caused great damage to the United States and the rest of the world. "Chi…
India engaging with China through diplomatic, military channels: FS
Daily Excelsior.com
NEW DELHI: India is engaging with China through diplomatic and military channels, Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla said on Monday, asserting that if there is no communication with that country, then the Sino-India border situation would be…
N. Korea’s paper says border control tightened to fight virus
Korea Herald
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (KCNA-Yonhap) North Korea is beefing up its border control to prevent an outbreak of the coronavirus, the country's state newspaper said Tuesday, after leader Kim Jong-un called for "maximum alert" against the highly…
South China Sea on the boil, US Navy carries out drill
Chandigarh Tribune
Tokya, July 6 Two US Navy aircraft carriers are conducting exercises in the contested South China Sea within sight of Chinese naval vessels spotted near the flotilla, the commander of one of the carriers, the USS Nimitz, said on Monday. Tensions Run…
The Irish Times view on the dual threat of coronavirus and Brexit
Irish Times
In terms of getting detailed indicators on the state of the economy, what we have to date still gives an incomplete picture of the early hit from the Covid-19 crisis. However it is clear that the economy has been pushed into recession and that…
The wild economy: Changing the way we see and use wildlife and natural resources
Daily Maverick
For too long, we’ve got it wrong when it comes to conservation. Involving more people in the ‘wild economy’ will make the world a better place, and fortunately some, especially the young, are pointing us in the right direction. This article was first…
U.K.’s Global Trade Deals Still Pose a Huge Pre-Brexit Challenge
Bloomberg
By and British negotiators race to make up for loss of EU market Downside comes into play as pandemic puts nations on defensive The U.K.’s trade deal with the European Union isn’t the only massive project that British negotiators must contend with before…
US increasing naval presence in South China Sea as check on China
New York Post
The US ramped up its naval presence in the South China Sea, sending two aircraft carriers into the region in a show-of-force message to the Chinese Communist Party, according to a report. The USS Ronald Reagan and the USS Nimitz are steaming toward…
Without the support of India, China can’t face down Trump and the west
The Independent
China is mounting a humanitarian assistance blitz in its neighbouring nations, who are struggling with their own domestic epidemics – and seizing the chance to gain new allies. Brabim Karki writes T he relationships between both China and India and…
Cybersecurity Impact
Amid Global Crisis, Virus Frauds Are Thriving. How Can Individuals Protect Themselves From Cyberthreats?
International Business Times
It’s been more than half a year since the first coronavirus cases made it into the public eye, yet we seem to be nowhere near the end of this ongoing challenge. Life as we know it has changed, forcing us to move most of our activities at home,…
CyberScoopNews – How COVID-19 changed Cyber Command’s “Cyber Flag” exercise https://t.co/nktJGtd4hc by @shanvav https://t.co/E8KCMswQo4
CyberScoopNews – Twitter
How COVID-19 changed Cyber Command's "Cyber Flag" exercise https://hubs.ly/H0sb9c_0 by @shanvav https://twitter.com/CyberScoopNews/status/1280247255019278336/photo/1
Cybersecurity Lessons from the Data – Part 2
Security Bloggers Network
Having discussed issues relating to the collection and reporting of COVID-19 data in Part 1, we now turn to cyberspace, even though the jury is still out regarding much of the pandemic data. Equivalent situations to those described with respect to…
Early Covid-19 Tracking Apps Easy Prey For Hackers, And It Might Get Worse Before It Gets Better – Politico
SecurityPhresh
Early Covid-19 tracking apps easy prey for hackers, and it might get worse before it gets betterPolitico
GossiTheDog – RT @threatresearch: Ransomware attacks, in an era where people are locked down and trying to work remotely due to a pandemic, are an act of…
GossiTheDog – Twitter
RT @threatresearch: Ransomware attacks, in an era where people are locked down and trying to work remotely due to a pandemic, are an act of terrorism.

If you didn't have enough reasons to find ransomware criminals reprehensible, they're also vile,…

Hackers Spreading CryCryptor Ransomware Disguised as Canada’s COVID-19 App
Cyware
During the COVID-19 pandemic, the healthcare industry is being plagued by a myriad of cybersecurity-related issues. Recently, a brand-new malware family strain has arisen in Canada, targeting Android users and locking up personal photos and videos. Wh…
InfoSecHotSpot – 5 NSA-recommended strategies for improving your VPN security The US National Security Agency has noticed a surge in… https://t.co/t5wOdZgzRi
InfoSecHotSpot – Twitter
5 NSA-recommended strategies for improving your VPN security The US National Security Agency has noticed a surge in cyberattacks targeting VPNs since the COVID-19 pandemic has forced more people to work from home. https://tek.io/3e2hQMN…
Isolation hotel turnover remains NZ’s greatest Covid-19 vulnerability, expert warns
ONE News
Guests mingling inside isolation hotels remains the greatest risk to New Zealand's Covid-19 efforts, as the world continues to struggle to fight Covid-19, an expert says. Your playlist will load after this ad Professor Shaun Hendy talks about the…
Scammers, 4 days weeks and a whole new type of ransomware
Radio New Zealand
Technology commentator Paul Spain is back to talk to Karyn about some of the big stories in technology news as the week kicks off. Invoicing scams have seen Team New Zealand and their sailmaker in the news and a new type of ransomware is targeting…
Under-fire National MP Hamish Walker admits involvement in Covid-19 patient data leak … read more
stuff.co.nz
Under-fire National MP Hamish Walker has admitted to passing on the private details of Covid-19 patients to media. Walker said he did this to expose Government shortcomings and he has been advised that what he did was not criminal. But he has…

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Heat – Trending Malware and Threat Actors
Name Heat 1 Heat 7 Vol 1 Vol 7
Lazarus Group 24 25
Try2Cry Ransomware 8 24
Ragnar Locker 6 7
Magecart Group 10 18
Lampion 3 3
GhostCat-3PC Malware 3 3
EventBot 3 3
Bureau 121 2 2
Silent Chollima 2 2
Kupidon Ransomware 2 2
Data Breaches
Secnewsbytes – Data Breach: Millions of Dating App Records, Messages, and User Profiles Exposed in Data Leak https://t.co/LoPJIqyK1R
Secnewsbytes – TwitterJul 06 2020 07:56
Data Breach: Millions of Dating App Records, Messages, and User Profiles Exposed in Data Leak https://www.wizcase.com/blog/dating-breaches-research/
Dinosn – LinkedIn was copying every keystroke of users until iOS 14 exposed it https://t.co/lsWChLwZBj
Dinosn – TwitterJul 06 2020 06:45
LinkedIn was copying every keystroke of users until iOS 14 exposed it https://www.hackread.com/linkedin-copying-user-keystrokel-ios-14-exposed-it/
Brazil’s Hapvida Discloses Cyber Breach, Potential Client Data Leak
Office of Inadequate SecurityJul 06 2020 20:51
Reuters reports: Brazilian health insurer Hapvida said in a securities filing on Monday it has suffered a cyber attack…
Securityblog – Reddit promises to stop accessing user clipboards after being exposed by iOS 14 https://t.co/e3j0ggrL1H
Securityblog – TwitterJul 06 2020 20:48
Reddit promises to stop accessing user clipboards after being exposed by iOS 14 https://flip.it/IiWito
Hacker Groups
Lazarus Group Adds Magecart to the Mix
CyberSecurityBoard.com – RSSJul 07 2020 02:47
North Korea-based APT is targeting online payments made by American and European shoppers. … …
ZDNet – Promethium APT attacks surge, new Trojanized installers uncovered https://t.co/0QBwcEv12q
ZDNet – TwitterJul 06 2020 08:15
Promethium APT attacks surge, new Trojanized installers uncovered…
ZDNet – Promethium APT attacks surge, new Trojanized installers uncovered https://t.co/UJe81o1qoN
ZDNet – TwitterJul 06 2020 12:30
Promethium APT attacks surge, new Trojanized installers uncovered…
Hidden Cobra built global exfiltration network for Magecart skimming scheme
SC Magazine USJul 06 2020 21:44
Hidden Cobra threat actors are behind a series of attacks aimed at U.S. and European shoppers, using Magecart to skim credit card information from retailers. “Researchers have attributed the activity to HIDDEN COBRA because infrastructure from…
Malware
schneierblog – ThiefQuest Ransomware for the Mac https://t.co/aYpGHDJl0A
schneierblog – TwitterJul 06 2020 12:15
ThiefQuest Ransomware for the Mac https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2020/07/thiefquest_rans.html
The latest ransomware: Kupidon ransomware
CERT-EU VulnerabilitiesApplicationsJul 06 2020 15:14
The latest ransomware called Kupidon has been discovered by MalwareHunterTeam. The virus targets both personal and corporate networks to steal data from users, through exposed remote desktop servers. The research team identified this ransomware after…
Vulnerabilities
NA – CVE-2020-10760 – A use-after-free flaw was found in all samba…
CERT-EU VulnerabilitiesApplicationsJul 06 2020 23:05
A use-after-free flaw was found in all samba LDAP server versions before 4.10.17, before 4.11.11, before 4.12.4 used in a AC DC configuration. A Samba LDAP user could use this flaw to crash samba. COMPANY. Security-Database help your corporation…
NA – CVE-2019-14900 – A flaw was found in Hibernate ORM in versions…
CERT-EU VulnerabilitiesApplicationsJul 06 2020 23:05
A flaw was found in Hibernate ORM in versions before 5.3.18, 5.4.18 and 5.5.0.Beta1. A SQL injection in the implementation of the JPA Criteria API can permit unsanitized literals when a literal is used in the SELECT or GROUP BY parts of the query….
CVEnew – CVE-2020-10760 A use-after-free flaw was found in all samba LDAP server versions before 4.10.17, before 4.11.11, be… https://t.co/jgBh4pM9fZ
CVEnew – TwitterJul 06 2020 18:45
CVE-2020-10760 A use-after-free flaw was found in all samba LDAP server versions before 4.10.17, before 4.11.11, before 4.12.4 used in a AC DC configuration. A Samba LDAP user could use this flaw to crash samba….
CVEnew – CVE-2020-14303 A flaw was found in the AD DC NBT server in all Samba versions before 4.10.17, before 4.11.11 and be… https://t.co/jgaDYaYxpe
CVEnew – TwitterJul 06 2020 18:45
CVE-2020-14303 A flaw was found in the AD DC NBT server in all Samba versions before 4.10.17, before 4.11.11 and before 4.12.4. A samba user could send an empty UDP packet to cause the samba server to crash….
Ongoing Campaigns
Android Malware, FakeSpy Spying on Users’ Banking Information Acting as Postal Services
E Hacking NewsJul 07 2020 04:32
A new Android malware, FakeSpy that can potentially steal an individual's banking details, read contact lists, application, and account information along with other personal data, is seen to be spreading across the globe. Earlier, the Android malware…

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Actions by Governments
  • COVID-19 surges in South Africa as measures go unheeded (Deutsche Welle)
  • China halts imports from two more Brazil meat plants amid Covid-19 concerns (The Straits Times All News)
  • Coronavirus in Saudi Arabia: 756,644 passengers take domestic flights since restart (Al Arabiya)
  • Coronavirus pandemic may not have started in China, experts say (TheAge.com)
  • Former UN expert decries Spain’s ‘utterly inadequate’ social protection system (The Guardian)
  • France’s Macron revs up with new government ahead of 2022 (ABC News)
  • Global report: second local lockdown in Spain; second wave in Israel (The Guardian)
  • Government divisions add to corona-ravaged Sweden’s woes (Politico.eu)
  • India overtakes Russia to become third worst-hit country in the world (Livemint.com)
  • India overtakes Russia to become third worst-hit nation (Al Jazeera)
  • Infections at Austrian slaughterhouses (Deutsche Welle)
  • Italy’s Outdoor Summer Movies See Threat From Ailing Film Industry (New York Times)
  • Japan’s soccer league restarts after 4 months (News On Japan)
  • Lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic (Beijing Review)
  • Russia’s tally reaches 6,81,251 (United News of India)
  • Spain imposes second local coronavirus lockdown in two days (TheAge.com)
  • Spain imposes second local lockdown (HeraldSun.com.au Top News)
  • Spain puts 2nd region back in lockdown in 24 hours (EFE)
  • Spain’s young lose out again (Deutsche Welle)
  • Top five consumer behavior trends in UAE, Saudi post COVID-19 (Zawya.com)
  • UK – Boris Johnson leads nationwide applause for NHS to mark 72nd anniversary (Mail Online UK)
  • UK – Boris Johnson meets NHS heroes as one final clap is held for health workers on NHS’ 72nd birthday (Mail Online UK)
  • UK – Covid 19 British PM Boris Johnson thanks nurse ‘Jenny from NZ’ (New Zealand Herald)
  • UK – The Scottish Government say “expectation” is 2021 exams will go ahead (Herald Scotland)
  • UK – UK Government ‘panic bought’ £13.4million worth of Roche’s coronavirus antibody tests (Mail Online UK)
  • US – Arizona protesters rally against covid-19 restrictions (Washington Post)
  • US – Coronavirus forces California winery owner, Maine resort general manager to navigate new travel restrictions (FOXNews.com)
  • US – Florida new focus as virus caseload surges (Australian Financial Review)
  • US – Massachusetts Moves Forward Reopening; RI Students Scramble (US News & World Report)
  • US – Miami-Dade mayor says protests could have caused virus spread as COVID-19 numbers continue rising in Florida (Global News Canada)
  • US – Mississippi House Speaker Tests Positive For Coronavirus (NewsMax.com)
  • US – Phase 3 of Massachusetts reopening starts Monday (Boston Herald)
  • US – Strip club employees, customers hit with coronavirus outbreak, Michigan officials say (star-telegram.com)
  • US – Texas woman gives birth to triplets after beating coronavirus during pregnancy (New York Daily News)
  • US – Texas, Florida Officials Say Their States’ Reopenings Contributed to COVID Spike (MSNBC Newsweek)
  • WHO’s latest situation report (WHO)
 
Actions by Companies
  • Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank sees demand for digital services (Zawya.com)
  • Airbus CEO Urges Better EU Coordination on Restarting Air Travel (Bloomberg-Quint)
  • Amazon, Flipkart help small businesses get ready for post-Covid-19 world (Business Standard India)
  • China’s migrant workers are ‘in a better place’ to secure jobs than fresh grads: Deutsche Bank (CNBC)
  • Dentsu Impact’s Amit Wadhwa on the relationship between brands and agencies during Covid-19 (Financial Express)
  • Deutsche Bank job cuts slowed by coronavirus (Financial Times – UK Homepage)
  • Deutsche Bank job cuts slowed by coronavirus https://t.co/YaNjVKFUOU (FT – Twitter)
  • Expedia’s Best Days Are Behind It (Seeking Alpha)
  • Fujitsu to halve office space in push for remote work amid pandemic (Japan Times)
  • Garmin and PhysioQ want your data for COVID-19 research (Manila Bulletin)
  • Goldman Sachs raises forecast of U.S. economy contraction to 4.6 pct in 2020 (Xinhua News Agency)
  • Goldman Sachs sees US economy shrinking 4.6 percent in 2020 (Al Arabiya)
  • HDFC Bank rises on strong growth in loans, deposits (Reuters India)
  • How Facebook stresses out parents in the pandemic (Gulf News)
  • Hyundai to extend suspension of S. Korean plant in late July (Yonhap News Agency)
  • Japan’s Richest Person Sees Wealth Soar To $29 Billion As Shoppers Flock Back To Uniqlo (Forbes.com)
  • Latest face mask rules from Tesco, Aldi, Asda and more as supermarkets update guidelines (Liverpool Echo)
  • Lufthansa says 50pc of its fleet back in the air (Trade Arabia)
  • Maybank IB Research retains Buy on Magnum, Berjaya Toto (thestar.com.my)
  • Moody’s – GCC banks’ profits to slide on low oil prices and pandemic, while capital remains sound (Business Insider)
  • New luggage rules brought in for travellers by EasyJet, Ryanair, Jet2 and British Airways (Newcastle Evening Chronicle)
  • Norwegian Air’s June traffic down 97% year/year ahead of restart (Reuters India)
  • POSCO again delays resumption of blast furnace amid virus (The Korea Times News)
  • Qantas announces flight sale with 350,000 fares slashed (Mail Online UK)
  • Qantas cabin crew are being recruited to work on Victoria’s botched hotel quarantine program (Special Broadcasting Service)
  • Rogers Communications spending $540K to support vulnerable Islanders during COVID-19 (CBC)
  • Samsung launches $3,049 AirDresser wardrobe that disinfects and dry cleans clothes between washes (Mail Online UK)
  • Searching for Lessons on Google: Brussels Edition (Bloomberg)
  • Tesla shines during the pandemic as other automakers struggle (Chicago Tribune)
  • UK close to US$625 million coronavirus vaccine deal with Sanofi, GSK (South China Morning Post – News)
  • Unilever Cikarang Cluster; Family Members Infected with COVID-19 (Tempo.co)
 
Drugs, Treatments & Vaccines
  • Coronavirus convalescent plasma treatment ‘appears to be safe’: FDA commissioner (FOXBusiness.com)
  • FDA chief refuses to back Trump’s vaccine prediction (BBC News – US & Canada)
  • Glaxosmithkline set to bag £500m UK deal for coronavirus vaccine (City A.M.)
  • Lobbying battle brewing over access to COVID-19 vaccine (The Hill – All Business & Lobbying)
  • Moderna has never sold a drug. Now it’s leading the race to develop a coronavirus vaccine. https://t.co/l9SKuwcNqv (WSJ – Twitter)
  • Remdesivir only for restricted emergency use on Covid-19 patients: Govt (FirstWord Pharma)
  • Researchers debate infecting people on purpose to test coronavirus vaccines (Chicago Tribune)
  • Sally Pipes: Coronavirus drug cost – Ignore critics. Here’s why the price is right (FOXNews.com)
  • TheEconomist – The big question—whether the immune response that the vaccine generates is enough to protect against covid-19—is as… https://t.co/UbevlFROAu (TheEconomist – Twitter)
  • UK Government ‘panic bought’ £13.4million worth of Roche’s coronavirus antibody tests (Mail Online UK)
 
Societal & Economic Impact
2 Hizbul terrorists killed in Kulgam encounter test positive for COVID-19
Outlook India
Srinagar, Jul 5 (PTI) Two Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists, including a foreigner, who were killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir''s Kulgam district on Saturday have tested positive for COVID-19, police said. The samples of the…
Arizona protesters rally against covid-19 restrictions
Washington Post
As coronavirus cases continued to soar in Arizona, dozens of people gathered at a rally July 4 to protest restrictions aimed at preventing the spread of the virus.
Australian economy to shrink by 3% in 2020
9News.com.au
A report predicts the Australian economy will shrink by 3% this year following the coronavirus pandemic, with Victoria worst-hit.
Bank of Japan offers virtual tour as headquarters remains off limits amid pandemic
Japan Times
The popular in-person tour attracted 19,000 visitors last fiscal year, of which nearly 10 percent were overseas travelers.
Chicago violence spikes amid COVID-19 pandemic
Hawaii News Now
Chicago is seeing a surge of gun violence as it also tries to deal with the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus bailouts can secure a better future – if policymakers can get their act together
South China Morning Post
Comment / Opinion There needs to be a consensus on what reforms should be and where new sources of economic growth are, and a better bridge between state capitalism and market capitalism. Countries must swim together or sink | Macroscope Anthony…
How the COVID-19 pandemic will leave more young people unemployed in Indonesia
indonesianews.net
How the COVID-19 pandemic will leave more young people unemployed in Indonesia Jakarta Post
Miami-Dade mayor says protests could have caused virus spread as COVID-19 numbers continue rising in Florida
Global News Canada
Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Giménez said on the July 5 “Face the Nation” episode that residents had relaxed their social-distancing practices in late May and early June, and added that protests contributed to the spread of the coronavirus, as…
Pandemic described as a ‘sledgehammer hit’ to the economy
9News.com.au
A new report warns the economy will shrink 3 per cent this year.
See protest at Gov. Newsom’s home about coronavirus conditions in state prisons
Sacramento Bee
By Protesters gathered outside of Gov. Gavin Newsom's home in Fair Oaks on Sunday, July 5, 2020, as COVID-19 cases rise in the prison system, causing many prisoners and their families to worry about their safety while incarcerated. Real-time updates…
Geopolitical Impact
Can India wean off its economic reliance on China?
Deutsche Welle
The recent border skirmish between the two Asian giants, the deadliest in decades, over the disputed border in the Himalayas could lead to an economic fallout and more protectionist tendencies in India, experts say. The recent clashes between Chinese…
China lags targets for U.S. goods purchases under trade deal – WSJ
Seeking Alpha
The economic wallop caused by the COVID-19 pandemic raises doubts about whether China will be able to buy the U.S. goods it committed to under the phase one trade deal with the U.S. Energy purchases were hurt the most. The latest data on U.S. exports…
China passes security law on Hong Kong
Borneo Post Online
Fundamental outlook China passed the security law on Hong Kong and the new constitution aims at prohibiting secession, subversion of state power, terrorism activities, and foreign interference. The US government has begun to eliminate the special…
Hidden economic trend line shattering global trade system
Asia Times Online
Former US treasury secretary Lawrence Summers recently conceded : “In general, economic thinking has privileged efficiency over resilience, and it has been insufficiently concerned with the big downsides of efficiency.” Policy across the globe is…
India exporting tea to China and Iran despite covid, border standoff
Economic Times
KOLKATA: Indian tea exports to China and Iran have taken off despite the economic uncertainty due to Covid-19 and the standoff between India and China on border issues. Chinese importers are giving good prices for Indian black tea and shipments to…
India hits Chinese industry hard … Ladakh standoff becoming expensive for China
News24online
Beijing: India’s move to curb trade dependency on China has hit Chinese industry hard. These days there is an outcry in China’s industry. The country’s foreign trade has taken a huge beating due to Indian actions. First, the coronavirus epidemic made…
Rare US dual aircraft carrier drills in South China Sea ‘a show’ for allies
Global Times
The guided-missile frigate Hengyang (Hull 568) and the guided-missile destroyer Wuhan (Hull 169) attached to a destroyer flotilla with the navy under the PLA Southern Theater Command steam alongside with each other during a maritime maneuver…
Rising tensions add doubts over future of India’s ambitious solar targets
Abu Dhabi National
New Delhi is considering fresh tariffs on China, which provides 80% of the country’s solar panel imports July 6, 2020 July 6, 2020 India's power developers are bracing for a projected increase in solar panel costs as South Asia’s largest economy plans…
U.S. operations in the South China Sea show that Washington is ‘not backing down,’ expert says
CNBC
The United States' exercises are "definitely" a message to the region, said Gregory Poling of the CSIS. He also said U.S. allies are "very nervous" because China has been "pushing on all fronts" over the past few months. Both China and the U.S….
University of British Columbia lists Taiwan as province of China
Taiwan News Online
(UBC annual report screengrab) (UBC annual report screengrab) TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has lodged a protest with the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Canada over its labeling of Taiwan as a part of China. In…
Cybersecurity Impact
Cybersecurity software sales and training in a no-touch world
Help Net Security – News
The pandemic has led to an outbreak of cybercriminal activity focused on remote workers and enterprises that needed to quickly migrate to the cloud to maintain business continuity. More than 3,100 phishing and counterfeit websites were created…
Foreign cyber criminals take aim at Americans working from home
The Hill
Federal officials and experts are warning that foreign cyber criminals are targeting U.S. businesses and Americans who are working from home on less-secure networks during the COVID-19 pandemic. Millions of Americans have shifted to working at home…
How Cyberinsurance Is Responding to Ransomware: An Interview with Ken Suh, Mark Singer, and Marcello Antonucci
Office of Inadequate Security
Daniel Solove writes: Ransomware has long been a scourge, and it has been growing into a pandemic with no signs of slowing…
INSIGHT: Business Email Compromise—Who Bears the Loss?
Bloomberg Law
Business email compromise scams have expanded in sophistication and scale, and fraudsters have stepped up efforts during the Covid-19 pandemic. Debevoise & Plimpton attorneys discuss the emerging legal standard in disputes between buyers and sellers…
InfoSecHotSpot – Cybersecurity software sales and training in a no-touch world The pandemic has led to an outbreak of cybercriminal… https://t.co/I2UcG5gHNw
InfoSecHotSpot – Twitter
Cybersecurity software sales and training in a no-touch world The pandemic has led to an outbreak of cybercriminal activity focused on remote workers and enterprises that needed to quickly migrate to the cloud to maintain business continuity. More…
InfoSecHotSpot – Schools already struggled with cybersecurity. Then came COVID-19 Schools already struggled with cybersecurity. Then… https://t.co/CaG4RN6RO2
InfoSecHotSpot – Twitter
Schools already struggled with cybersecurity. Then came COVID-19 Schools already struggled with cybersecurity. Then came COVID-19 l33tdawg Mon, 07/06/2020 – 01:03 https://bit.ly/2O0MVGd
JAMESWT_MHT – RT @ShadowChasing1: Today our researchers has found maybe #PatchWork or #WhiteCompany #APT new cyber attack to Pakistan
ITW:16c01b13998e96f…
JAMESWT_MHT – Twitter
RT @ShadowChasing1: Today our researchers has found maybe #PatchWork or #WhiteCompany #APT new cyber attack to Pakistan
ITW:16c01b13998e96f27bd9e3aa795da875
filename:Covid19_Guidelines.doc
topic:Covid19 Guidelines…
Schools already struggled with cybersecurity. Then came COVID-19
HITBSecNews
Schools already struggled with cybersecurity. Then came COVID-19 l33tdawg Mon, 07/06/2020 – 01:03
cybersecboardrm – How to vaccinate your organization against a cyber pandemic #Cybersecurity #security https://t.co/HoYrCyM5Qi
cybersecboardrm – Twitter
How to vaccinate your organization against a cyber pandemic #Cybersecurity #security https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/07/vaccinate-organization-cyberattack-pandemic
cybersecboardrm – What healthcare IoT cyber security learned from the first wave #InternetOfThings #health #healthcare https://t.co/eHOSbnZ9GP
cybersecboardrm – Twitter
COVID-19: What healthcare IoT cyber security learned from the first wave #InternetOfThings #health #healthcare https://www.iot-now.com/2020/07/06/103739-covid-19-what-healthcare-iot-cyber-security-learned-from-the-first-wave/

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Heat – Trending Malware and Threat Actors
Name Heat 1 Heat 7 Vol 1 Vol 7
Carbanak 4 5
CobaltGoblin 2 2
Mr.Salieri 2 2
EmpireMonkey 2 2
VenomRat 2 2
Upatre Malware 1 1
Dyreza Trojan 1 2
GandCrab Ransomware 1 2
FakeSpy Malware 1 13
EMOTET Trojan 1 3
Data Breaches
gh0std4ncer – RT @xKushagra: Just tested over ~8k BIG-IP exposed TMUI for CVE-2020-5902 and found 5527 still vulnerable! Patch now! https://t.co/jYbnFXCP…
gh0std4ncer – TwitterJul 05 2020 17:20
RT @xKushagra: Just tested over ~8k BIG-IP exposed TMUI for CVE-2020-5902 and found 5527 still vulnerable! Patch now! https://twitter.com/xKushagra/status/1279750951113539584/photo/1
subTee – RT @bengoerz: @jamesjhare @buffaloverflow TMUI also runs on Self IPs by default. So a lot of orgs accidentally/lazily exposed it when setti…
subTee – TwitterJul 05 2020 13:05
RT @bengoerz: @jamesjhare @buffaloverflow TMUI also runs on Self IPs by default. So a lot of orgs accidentally/lazily exposed it when setting up VLANs for their public IPs.
ZDNet – V Shred data leak exposes PII, sensitive photos of fitness customers and trainers https://t.co/ntPVsUygeO
ZDNet – TwitterJul 05 2020 08:00
V Shred data leak exposes PII, sensitive photos of fitness customers and trainers…
ZDNet – V Shred data leak exposes PII, sensitive photos of fitness customers and trainers https://t.co/qFXUJWqT3z
ZDNet – TwitterJul 06 2020 05:45
V Shred data leak exposes PII, sensitive photos of fitness customers and trainers…
Hacker Groups
Researchers link APT15 hackers to Chinese military company
CERT-EU – Latest Articles Ongoing Threats – RSSJul 05 2020 13:49
Researchers have linked the APT15 hacking group known for Android spyware apps to a Chinese military company, Xi'an Tian He Defense Technology Co. Ltd. In a new report by Lookout Threat Intelligence, researchers show how four Android…
ZDNet – Promethium APT attacks surge, new Trojanized installers uncovered https://t.co/57PcwJi9ke
ZDNet – TwitterJul 06 2020 04:00
Promethium APT attacks surge, new Trojanized installers uncovered…
vysecurity – OCEANLOTUS uses a lot of dyndns and no-ip… :O
vysecurity – TwitterJul 05 2020 18:31
OCEANLOTUS uses a lot of dyndns and no-ip… :O
anon_indonesia – The Anonymous Indonesia News Daily is out! https://t.co/42Usvega4G #jakpost #summertaylor
anon_indonesia – TwitterJul 06 2020 03:14
The Anonymous Indonesia News Daily is out! https://paper.li/anon_indonesia/1435572762?edition_id=d94a0ef0-bf36-11ea-b007-002590a5ba2d #jakpost #summertaylor
Malware
New Mac ransomware is even more sinister than it appears
ArsTechnicaJul 05 2020 15:30
FakeSpy Android Malware Spread Via ‘Postal-Service’ Apps
CERT-EU VulnerabilitiesApplicationsJul 06 2020 00:58
Android mobile device users are being targeted in a new SMS phishing campaign that’s spreading the FakeSpy infostealer. The malware, which is disguised as legitimate global postal-service apps, steals SMS messages, financial data and more from the…
CyberScoopNews – How do you fight off a ransomware attack? https://t.co/OE69W5wD0P
CyberScoopNews – TwitterJul 05 2020 13:28
How do you fight off a ransomware attack? https://hubs.ly/H0s5Qmz0
thegrugq – @truekonrads This is a good point, the insurance.
You’re right. Ransomware, insurance pays, and the impact of the r… https://t.co/rG4xHOafzi
thegrugq – TwitterJul 05 2020 09:28
@truekonrads This is a good point, the insurance.
You’re right. Ransomware, insurance pays, and the impact of the ransomware is resolved and the incident is over.
Extortion, who pays? And how can you trust that payments won’t be demanded forever? Or…
Vulnerabilities
Cisco Talos discloses technicals details of Chrome, Firefox flaws
Security AffairsJul 05 2020 12:33
Cisco’s Talos experts disclosed the details of recently patched vulnerabilities affecting the popular Chrome and Firefox web browsers. Researchers from Cisco Talos disclosed technical details of recently patched vulnerabilities affecting the…
Over 1,800 F5 BIG-IP endpoints vulnerable to CVE-2020-5902
CERT-EU VulnerabilitiesApplicationsJul 06 2020 02:59
On Sunday, July 5, 2020, our honeypots detected opportunistic scanning activity originating from a multiple hosts targeting F5 BIG-IP servers vulnerable to CVE-2020-5902 . This critical vulnerability allows unauthenticated remote attackers to execute…
US Cyber Command urges F5 customers to patch critical BIG-IP flaw
CERT-EU VulnerabilitiesApplicationsJul 05 2020 12:57
F5 Networks (F5) patched a critical remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability found in undisclosed pages of Traffic Management User Interface (TMUI) of the BIG-IP application delivery controller (ADC). F5 customers using BIG-IP software and hardware…
cybersecboardrm – Cisco Talos discloses technicals details of Chrome, Firefox flaws #Cybersecurity #security https://t.co/6pWIwjpu6j
cybersecboardrm – TwitterJul 05 2020 16:52
Cisco Talos discloses technicals details of Chrome, Firefox flaws #Cybersecurity #security https://securityaffairs.co/wordpress/105547/security/talos-chrome-firefox-flaws.html?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=talos-chrome-firefox-flaws
Ongoing Campaigns
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Security AffairsJul 05 2020 13:00
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Actions by Governments
  • COVID-19 Infects Real Estate Markets: Short and Mid-Run Effects on Housing Prices in Campania Region (Italy) (MDPI)
  • China appears to have gotten second wave of COVID-19 under control: media (shanghaisun.com)
  • In July 4th speech, Trump slams China for Covid-19; vows to defeat ‘radical left’ (Hindustan Times)
  • India set to overtake Russia as 3rd worst-hit… (Deccan Herald)
  • Italy denies entry to private plane with Americans on holiday (New York Post)
  • Italy this summer: three under-the-radar holiday regions (The Guardian)
  • Jul 5, 2020 – 10:46 Switzerland has not yet found the right balance, admits president (Swiss Info)
  • Mexico Overtakes France to Have Fifth Deadliest Virus Outbreak (Bloomberg)
  • Mexico becomes 5th-hardest hit country in pandemic, surpassing France (Rappler)
  • Over 97 lakh samples tested for Covid-19 across India, 2.4 lakh on Saturday alone (Hindustan Times)
  • Pakistan marks 100 days of battle against COVID-19 (Gulf News)
  • Paradise in the heel of Italy for when the pandemic is over (Irish Independent)
  • Private jet from Colorado with five Americans on board is DENIED entry to Italy (Mail Online UK)
  • Spain locks down county of 200,000 people over COVID-19 outbreaks (Global News Canada)
  • Spain’s Catalonia region reimposes lockdown amid spike (UPI)
  • Travel between Australia, New Zealand may restart in Sept: Minister (The Straits Times All News)
  • Trump’s `strong wall’ to block COVID-19 from China had holes (star-telegram.com)
  • UAE expected to merge ministries in drive for more flexible government (Abu Dhabi National)
  • UAE restructures government, seeking more agility as it deals with coronavirus impact (Today Online)
  • UK – Boris Johnson pays tribute to ‘amazing people’ in the NHS (Mail Online UK)
  • UK – Boris Johnson relaxed immigration rules to allow millions of people in Hong Kong to emigrate to the U.K., in respon… https://t.co/2wX1RDLvIU (WSJ – Twitter)
  • UK – Pity poor Rishi Sunak for being charged with delivering Boris Johnson’s slogan ‘build back greener’ (The Independent)
  • UK – Portugese official slams UK government quarantine exclusion (Yahoo! Finance UK and Ireland)
  • UK – Rishi Sunak’s handling of pandemic sees him trounce Boris Johnson in Covid-19 poll (Mail Online UK)
  • US – ‘Something’s wrong’: Inspectors watch as COVID-19 spreads in Iowa nursing home (Des Moines Register)
  • US – Arizona congressman laments GOP leadership-linked COVID-19 spikes (MSNBC)
  • US – Dog in Georgia tests positive for virus that causes COVID-19 (Daily Excelsior.com)
  • US – Florida sets daily coronavirus infection record (HeraldSun.com.au Top News)
  • US – Man in famous 9/11 photo dies from COVID-19 in Florida (star-telegram.com)
  • US – U.S. CDC reports 2,789,678 coronavirus cases, 129,305… (Mail Online UK)
  • WHO’s latest situation report (WHO)
  • Woman, 32, dies after falling from rollercoaster at Parc Saint-Paul theme park in France (TheWashingtonTime.com)
 
Actions by Companies
 
Drugs, Treatments & Vaccines
  • Australia’s CSL warns drugmakers not to rush Covid-19 vaccine (Financial Times – UK Homepage)
  • BRIEF—WHO discontinues hydroxychloroquine and lopinavir/ritonavir treatment arms for COVID-19 (Pharma Letter)
  • Britain nears 500 million stg supply deal for Sanofi/GSK COVID-19 vaccine – Sunday Times (Reuters)
  • India’s clinical research body defends timeline for coronavirus vaccine trials (Reuters UK)
  • Moderna has never sold a drug. Now it’s leading the race to develop a coronavirus vaccine. https://t.co/BXclKaFOaU (WSJ – Twitter)
  • Paying $3,000 for COVID-19 drug developed with federal money (Los Angeles Times)
  • TheEconomist – Britain is well ahead in the race to create a vaccine against covid-19 https://t.co/dDVOyYaiue (TheEconomist – Twitter)
  • Trump campaign welcomes positive study on president-touted hydroxychloroquine (Mail Online UK)
  • Which country will develop coronavirus vaccine first? (FOXBusiness.com)
  • Who’s first in line for a coronavirus vaccine? New info shows prioritization fraught with peril (FOXNews.com)
 
Societal & Economic Impact
Bank of England issues warning on challenges of negative interest rates
Yahoo! Finance UK and Ireland
Bank of England (BOE) governor Andrew Bailey has issued a warning to lenders on the potential challenges of negative interest rates. According to a report in The Sunday Times, the a letter sent to lenders said negative rates are "one of the potential…
COVID-19 Protesters push Ottawa to protect migrant workers
Global News Canada
A COVID-19 outbreak among migrant farm workers in southern Ontario has sparked protests across the country, adding to the mounting pressure on the federal government to protect temporary foreign workers, international students and refugees. David…
Contact tracing ‘a steep learning curve’
BBC
This contract tracing team works from a Torfaen council office In a perfectly ordinary office on an industrial estate in Pontypool, a team of council workers are bashing the phones. Pulled together from various departments across Torfaen and…
Coronavirus, protests, Trump’s angry words darken US July 4th independence weekend
The Straits Times All News
July 05, 2020 4:13 AM WASHINGTON (AFP) – The United States marked its Independence Day on Saturday (July 4) in a sombre mood, as a record surge in coronavirus cases, anti-racism protests and an angry speech from President Donald Trump have cast a…
German economy minister sees economic recovery from October
Today Online
FRANKFURT – Germany's economy may recover from October onwards from the coronavirus pandemic, Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said in a newspaper interview on Sunday.
Government’s dangerous push to ‘reopen’ the economy
Manila Times
The government of this fine republic has apparently adopted “frustrated resignation” as a policy orientation with respect to the ongoing Wuhan Virus pandemic, as indicated by numerous signals this week that it would soon accelerate the “reopening” of…
Green Stimulus, Key in Indonesian Post-COVID-19 Economic Recovery
Tempo.co
By:  Pamela Simamora The coronavirus has undeniably hit hard the global economy. As the spread of the virus has started to show declining trends in many countries, many governments around the world prepare to get their economies back on track. In…
Mental health issues spike amid historic pandemic and social unrest
New York Daily News
Fear of an invisible danger, illness and a mounting death toll have been compounded by record job losses, a polarizing presidential election and the fight for racial justice in the wake of a series of black people dying at the hands of police….
The everyone economy: how to make capitalism work for all
New Zealand Herald
A few weeks into the lockdown, when UK Covid-19 deaths were hitting a thousand a day, I crossed my London street to check on a neighbour. Around 50, she does not fall into a vulnerable
While President Trump is looking for a feel-good show, the July 4 festivities will be shadowed by the coronavirus p… https://t.co/hjvB0x4Pv4
WSJ – Twitter
While President Trump is looking for a feel-good show, the July 4 festivities will be shadowed by the coronavirus pandemic and protests https://on.wsj.com/3ivDe0s
Geopolitical Impact
2 Aircraft Carriers Lead ‘Show Of Strenght’ In South China Sea As Navarro Slams Beijing For “Spreading The Virus”
Zero Hedge
On the eve of Independence Day, the White House is once again stoking tensions with Beijing, as President Trump continues to embrace aggressive rhetoric toward China as a key campaign issue that (he hopes) will help bring out more Trump voters…
ASEAN leaders, China discuss South China Sea cooperation, COVID-19 response
ABS-CBN News
MANILA–Senior officials of Southeast Asian governments and China discussed maritime cooperation concerning the South China Sea and COVID-19 response efforts to address the pandemic, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Saturday. "The…
As globalisation fractures, the West must champion internationalism in the face of China
New Statesman
Rather than a system based on the mutual impoverishment of workers, we must pursue one based on protection. It probes the same weaknesses in the international sphere. The fundamental alliance that has underwritten globalisation for the past 40 years…
Brexit In The Coronavirus Era
Seeking Alpha
By Darren Williams Reaching a mutually beneficial Brexit deal has so far been beyond the reach of UK and European Union (EU) negotiators. Now that COVID-19 has struck, can they avoid a damaging split? COVID-19 has made the world a very different place…
How India should respond to China’s aggression
Australian Financial Review
Opinion For things to stay the same, everything needs to change. Deaths at the Ladakh border may require the Modi government to rethink its path to self-reliance. Suman Bery and Alicia Garcia-Herrero The Indian government is under massive pressure to…
Interview: COVID-19 speeds up digital transition of global trade
shanghaisun.com
BEIJING, July 4 (Xinhua) — The COVID-19 pandemic has brought challenges to global trade, but it also created opportunities for foreign trade companies to go digital, said Diane Wang, CEO of DHgate
Qatar to play key role in global trade recovery,…
Qatar Peninsula
Qatar to play key role in global trade recovery, says WEF expert 05 Jul 2020 – 8:12 Dr Amitendu Palit, a sitting member of the WEF’s Global Future Council on Trade and Investment and a Senior Research Fellow and Research Lead at the National University…
Trade the way forward for India and China
Calcutta Telegraph
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in a morale-boosting speech, told troops in Ladakh that India’s “enemies have seen your fire and fury” and took a swipe at China, declaring the “Age of Expansionism” over. He also warned that no-one should mistake…
U.S. suits against China over COVID-19 flout both international and American laws
Beijing Review
People dine outside a restaurant in New York, the U.S., on June 22 (XINHUA) As of now, the U.S., unfortunately, is leading the world in novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infections and fatalities, with its political, economic and social order…
US sends 2 aircraft carriers to South China Sea…
Deccan Herald
Two US aircraft carriers sailed to the South China Sea on Saturday for what Navy officials described as a freedom-of-navigation operation while China’s military conducts exercises nearby. The carriers — the Ronald Reagan and the Nimitz — deployed "in…
US sends aircraft carriers into South China Sea
Chandigarh Tribune
Washington, July 4 Two US aircraft carriers were conducting exercises in the disputed South China Sea on Saturday, the US navy said, as China also carried out military drills that have been criticised by the Pentagon and neighbouring states. China and…
Cybersecurity Impact
CyberScoopNews – Google finds Indian hack-for-hire firms exploiting coronavirus fears via spearphishing schemes https://t.co/mukM5Jqgxl
CyberScoopNews – Twitter
Google finds Indian hack-for-hire firms exploiting coronavirus fears via spearphishing schemes https://hubs.ly/H0s5RlG0
CyberScoopNews – How COVID-19 changed Cyber Command’s ‘Cyber Flag’ exercise https://t.co/zTGhFE8ioX
CyberScoopNews – Twitter
How COVID-19 changed Cyber Command's 'Cyber Flag' exercise https://hubs.ly/H0s5RlF0
NASA Still Struggling With Agency-Wide Cybersecurity Program
Bank Info Security
IG Report Finds Agency's Infrastructure Remains Tempting Target for Hackers Prajeet Nair (@prajeetspeaks) • July 4, 2020 (Photo: Amir Aman via Flickr/CC) A recent Inspector General's report finds that NASA still struggles with implementing agency-wide…
The Mooch’s leaked memo to Merrill — Boutique bank exits — Hackers target PE
Business Insider
Welcome to Wall Street Insider, where we take you behind the scenes of the finance team's biggest scoops and deep dives from the past week. If you aren't yet a subscriber to Wall Street Insider, you can sign up here. Dealmaking activity has fallen off…

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Cyber Alert – 05 July 2020

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Heat – Trending Malware and Threat Actors
Name Heat 1 Heat 7 Vol 1 Vol 7
Stuxnet 7 19
Sekhmet Ransomware 2 5
APT31 2 2
SNAKE Ransomware 5 25
APT15 2 18
EvilQuest 4 70
Gamarue Worm 1 1
Dinihou 1 1
Spora Ransomware 1 2
Carbanak 1 1
Data Breaches
kfalconspb – RT @kn0wmadic: Patch your F5 shit even if it’s “not exposed.”

DTA, including RFC1918.

kfalconspb – TwitterJul 04 2020 06:10
RT @kn0wmadic: Patch your F5 shit even if it’s “not exposed.”

DTA, including RFC1918.

Securityblog – University usernames, passwords used on third-party sites exposed, no University data breach https://t.co/kOuqjjsTM6
Securityblog – TwitterJul 04 2020 22:31
University usernames, passwords used on third-party sites exposed, no University data breach https://flip.it/r7TD.k
UK: Second NHS data leak to be fully investigated
Office of Inadequate SecurityJul 04 2020 11:57
The Orcadian reports: Another data breach at NHS Orkney has led to a confidential health board file being inadvertently sent…
VK_Intel – 2020-07-04: 🆕👁‍🗨#Sekhmet #Ransomware|.msi Package
👋%Greetings2target%
Extortionist Breach Group
“Your company netwo… https://t.co/Oxd5TVZgsj
VK_Intel – TwitterJul 04 2020 20:10
2020-07-04: 🆕👁‍🗨#Sekhmet #Ransomware|.msi Package
👋%Greetings2target%
Extortionist Breach Group
"Your company network has been hacked and breached. We downloaded confidential and private data."

✅Pushed the config⬇️ (+stats…

Hacker Groups
GroupAnon – You don’t have to be a hacker to be Anonymous, you can create art, spread awareness to important topics, protest, o… https://t.co/NIIwA9dACe
GroupAnon – TwitterJul 04 2020 16:10
You don't have to be a hacker to be Anonymous, you can create art, spread awareness to important topics, protest, organize, do research and grow communities.

We are #Anonymous
We are Legion.

YourAnonNews – RT @GroupAnon: You don’t have to be a hacker to be Anonymous, you can create art, spread awareness to important topics, protest, organize,…
YourAnonNews – TwitterJul 04 2020 16:10
RT @GroupAnon: You don't have to be a hacker to be Anonymous, you can create art, spread awareness to important topics, protest, organize, do research and grow communities.

We are #Anonymous
We are Legion.

CyberScoopNews – Gamaredon, a hacking group with a fixation on Ukraine, deploys new email compromise tools https://t.co/BWshHKTRyL
CyberScoopNews – TwitterJul 05 2020 01:40
Gamaredon, a hacking group with a fixation on Ukraine, deploys new email compromise tools https://hubs.ly/H0s5PrG0
Securityblog – Connection discovered between Chinese hacker group APT15 and defense contractor | ZDNet https://t.co/WVs0yHgfpe
Securityblog – TwitterJul 04 2020 17:36
Connection discovered between Chinese hacker group APT15 and defense contractor | ZDNet https://flip.it/6c7xPD
Malware
How Ekans Ransomware Targets Industrial Control Systems
CUInfoSecurityJul 04 2020 16:57
Fraud Management & Cybercrime , Malware as-a-Service , Ransomware Researchers Identified Malware Variants With Advanced Capabilities Akshaya Asokan (asokan_akshaya) • July 4, 2020 Copy of Ekans ransom note (Source: FortiGuard Labs) Researchers with…
kfalconspb – @zapata_f1ght3r Well, stuxnet ‘was’ a custom rom…
kfalconspb – TwitterJul 04 2020 17:14
@zapata_f1ght3r Well, stuxnet 'was' a custom rom…
Old Excel Macro Tricks Resurface via the ‘Avaddon’ Ransomware
TechNaduJul 04 2020 10:02
Excel 4.0 macros are getting trendy again, as malicious actors realized they are stealthier than newer macros. Although nearly three decades old, XML macros are still working perfectly on the latest versions of MS Excel. The latest actors to exploit…
malwrhunterteam – Looking at this man’s bio, I now start to understand why Google Play is allowed to be full of malware…
“You say m… https://t.co/4lDPvvk8GI
malwrhunterteam – TwitterJul 04 2020 10:22
Looking at this man's bio, I now start to understand why Google Play is allowed to be full of malware…
"You say malware developing is bad? You should have been arrested for saying this! Equality for everyone!"
🤦‍♂️…
Vulnerabilities
infosecstuff – Cisco SMB routers hit with another major security flaw https://t.co/n5cnAMGEeW #information #security
infosecstuff – TwitterJul 04 2020 13:38
Cisco SMB routers hit with another major security flaw https://global.techradar.com/en-za/news/cisco-smb-routers-hit-with-another-major-security-flaw #information #security
Critical RCE Flaw (CVSS 10) Affects F5 BIG-IP Application Security Servers
THN : The Hacker NewsJul 04 2020 14:26
Cybersecurity researchers today issued a security advisory warning enterprises and governments across the globe to immediately patch a highly-critical remote code execution vulnerability affecting F5's BIG-IP networking devices running application…
Those two weird Microsoft Store fixes for Windows security flaws keep getting stranger
AskWoody – RSSJul 04 2020 12:50
In my monthly patch roundup, I kvetched about the bizarre (unprecedented?) security patches MS decided to distribute through the Microsoft Store. The approach to distributing the cures for CVE-2020-1425 and CVE-2020-1457 make no sense. The Store may…
Securityblog – Cisco SMB routers hit with another major security flaw https://t.co/VONN4GFz8X
Securityblog – TwitterJul 04 2020 17:16
Cisco SMB routers hit with another major security flaw https://flip.it/bACGjF
Ongoing Campaigns

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COVID-19 Alert – 04 July 2020

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Actions by Governments
  • ‘Crisis is settling in’: New PM part of Macron move to reboot France (Melbourne Age)
  • ‘Make The Climate A Priority Again,’ Says Germany’s Student Activist Neubauer (NPR)
  • As a second wave looms, the US and China must escape the coronavirus ‘trap’ and work together to avert disaster (South China Morning Post)
  • Australia, New Zealand border may reopen by September (Business Times Singapore)
  • Business sentiment rises first time in nine months as Japan reopens (News On Japan)
  • COVID-19:Indonesia adds 901 recoveries, total reaches 27,568 (Antara News)
  • Can I travel to France? New rules explained (TheWashingtonTime.com)
  • Canada’s long-term care system failed elders, before and during COVID-19: report (NationalPost.com)
  • China says virus may have come from Spain (Irish Independent)
  • Jul 4, 2020 – 10:53 Switzerland retains ‘AAA’ credit rating despite coronavirus impact (Swiss Info)
  • Russia reports 6,718 new coronavirus infections (WAM.ae Emirates)
  • Spain locks down county of 200,000 people due to outbreaks (Toronto Star Online)
  • Spain’s Service Sector Returns To Growth (Business Insider)
  • Spain’s economy minister Calvino says all EU COVID-19… (Mail Online UK)
  • The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Saturday, July 4 (NationalPost.com)
  • UK – ‘Let’s not blow it,’ says Boris Johnson on eve of English pubs reopening (The Guardian)
  • UK – Boris Johnson gives statement ahead of ‘Super Saturday’ (Mail Online UK)
  • UK – Comment: Boris Johnson must trust the British public to govern their own lives (Telegraph)
  • UK – Coronavirus: ‘Impossible’ to get ‘sensible answer’ from UK government on travel (BBC)
  • UK – Gyms in England will reopen ‘in a couple of weeks’ confirms Boris Johnson (Liverpool Echo)
  • US – CDC Back at Forefront as Coronavirus Cases Spike (NewsMax.com)
  • US – California counties warned: Enforce virus rules this holiday (star-telegram.com)
  • US – FRIDAY, JULY 3: Five things to know about covid-19 in Arkansas (Arkansas Online)
  • US – Nearly 800 people have died from COVID-19 in Wisconsin. Here’s what we are learning so far. (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)
  • US – New CDC test can detect flu and COVID-19 at the same time. Here’s why that matters (Sacramento Bee)
  • US – Over half of people infected with COVID-19 don’t know how they caught it, CDC says (star-telegram.com)
  • US – Supreme Court blocks order that relaxed voting restrictions in Alabama (The Hill – All Regulation)
  • US – Trump administration launching new pandemic response unit (New York Post)
  • US – Wild West competition for face masks has eased; Illinois stockpiling PPE for a second wave (Chicago Sun-Times)
  • WHO lauds India’s effort in COVID-19 fight, urges to focus on data management (Businessworld India)
  • WHO says it was notified of the coronavirus by its regional office in China (TheWeek)
  • WHO team to reach China next week to probe SARS-CoV-2 source (IANS Live)
  • WHO’s latest situation report (WHO)
  • Waiting for tourists on Spain’s Costa del Sol (BBC)
  • Where to stay in Spain – the safest regions and places to avoid now you can travel quarantine-free (Telegraph)
 
Actions by Companies
  • ‘Dealing with the weirdness’: Telstra braces for the new normal (Sydney Morning Herald)
  • American Airlines’ decision to sell middle seats shows that the pandemic won’t lead to more comfortable flights (Business Insider)
  • Aurangabad: Ex-MLA agitates to shut Bajaj Auto Ltd after workers test COVID-19 +ve (United News of India)
  • CPI PROPERTY GROUP – Strong Rental Collections during COVID-19 (Shares Magazine)
  • China’s Alibaba to open third cloud center in Indonesia next year (indonesianews.net)
  • China’s Sinopharm doubles output capacity for 2020 vaccine launch (Nikkei Asian Review)
  • Coronavirus: Money back for Ryanair and Sykes customers (BBC News – Business)
  • Costco cuts back on the senior shopping hours it introduced at the start of the COVID-19 lockdown (Business Insider)
  • Covid-19: Netcare hospital group expecting surge in cases over coming weeks (News24)
  • Daimler Seeks to Sell French Car Plant in Cost-Cutting Drive (Bloomberg)
  • Demand for treatment of COVID-19 patients is increasing – Netcare (567 CapeTalk)
  • Digital Readiness No Longer Optional: Nivruti Rai, Country Head, Intel India & VP, Data Platforms Group, Intel Corporation (Businessworld India)
  • Facebook ad boycott begins (Washington Post)
  • Ferrari made no offer to keep ‘first choice’ Vettel admits Binotto (Yahoo! News Australia)
  • Germany’s Daimler to start talks on sale of plant in France (Toronto Star Online)
  • HDFC, its arms may play white knight soon amid covid-19 (Livemint.com)
  • How Toyota stays resilient for Filipino employees, customers amid COVID-19 crisis (Philippine Star)
  • IBM shares ‘return to workplace’ playbook (Business Mirror)
  • India’s Reliance Industries launches Zoom competitor (Fortune)
  • Lidl £14 trainers being sold for £450 on eBay as shoppers rush to bag a pair (Liverpool Echo)
  • Lufthansa CEO Says Cheap Flights Are ‘Irresponsible’ (Bloomberg)
  • Lufthansa resumes passenger flights to UAE (Abu Dhabi National)
  • Microsoft Vows To Help 25 Million Job-Seekers Gain ‘New Digital Skills’ Required In COVID-19 Economy (Yahoo! India)
  • Microsoft will cut deferral period on updates for Windows 10 Pro users from a year to 35 days (Economic Times)
  • Microsoft’s move to boost global economic recovery; tech giant unveils initiative for 2.5 crore people (Financial Express)
  • Middle seats being sold again on WestJet, Air Canada (Global News Canada)
  • Nanya Technology monthly revenue drops (Taipei Times Online)
  • Panasonic is offering free health insurance to its customers (Hindustan Times)
  • Rightmove cheers rise in overseas property interest (Mortgage Strategy)
  • Tesla denies firing employees who stayed home during lockdown (Sky News)
  • Video: Accor hotels show how they are preparing for lockdown ease (Mail Online UK)
  • Workers’ strike hits Coal India output, despatch (Economic Times)
 
Drugs, Treatments & Vaccines
 
Societal & Economic Impact
COVID-19 silenced this singing activist, but not her spirit
latimes.com – Los Angeles Times
Albia Miller, 71, is the singing gadfly of Riverside County. The dreaded coronavirus pulled the curtain down on most of her stages
Charting the Global Economy: Job Worries and Cash Hoarding
Bloomberg
By and Households are bunkering cash amid the coronavirus outbreak, worried about the economy, their jobs and their future incomes. As near-term indicators pick up, central to the longer-term recovery is whether consumer worries fade enough to get…
President Trump is in trouble over handling of Covid-19 and protests, professor says
CNBC
Inderjeet Parmer, professor of International Politics at City University, discusses the prospects of President Donald Trump being reelected.
Protesters against McLean’s coronavirus face covering mandate
Idaho Statesman
Coronavirus By July 03, 2020 05:16 PM People protested Boise Mayor Lauren McLean's mandate — that Boiseans wear face coverings to help curb the spread of coronavirus — for various reasons, including health and overreach, at City Hall on July 3.
Recession: Something youths must understand
Philippine Star
All eyes in the country today are on Cebu City, the only local government unit (LGU) in the country under enhanced community quarantine (ECQ). As such, all frontliners are leaving their homes and taking so much risk just so that the rest of us maybe…
The creative economy during and post Covid-19
567 CapeTalk
Kieno speaks to Dr Roze Phillips, futurist, medical doctor and the Group Executive for  People and Culture at Absa.
US unemployment drops in June – five million people back at work
Al Jazeera
But only a third of the 22 million jobs lost during the pandemic has so far been restored. US President Donald Trump has praised the latest employment data as proof that the country is back on track. Nearly five million Americans went back to work in…
Use Your Furlough Wisely To Survive The Inevitable Redundancy
Forbes.com
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, governments around the world have forced the shutdown of vast swathes of the economy in a bid to stem the spread of the virus. The lockdown measures have caused enormous economic harm, with over 20 million…
WSJ – Loud talking, not wearing a mask and drinking alcohol. Bars and restaurants pose particular challenges for controll… https://t.co/4zYEVwqSt6
WSJ – Twitter
Loud talking, not wearing a mask and drinking alcohol. Bars and restaurants pose particular challenges for controlling Covid-19 transmission because of both human behavior and the way the coronavirus spreads most efficiently….
WSJ – Loud talking, not wearing a mask and drinking alcohol. Bars and restaurants pose particular challenges for controll… https://t.co/Puu69zZg12
WSJ – Twitter
Loud talking, not wearing a mask and drinking alcohol. Bars and restaurants pose particular challenges for controlling Covid-19 transmission because of both human behavior and the way the coronavirus spreads most efficiently….
Geopolitical Impact
Amid COVID-19 pandemic spread, Pakistani forces continue military operation, abductions in Balochistan
India Blooms
Quetta: Pakistan's Balochistan region is not only seeing a massive surge in COVID-19 cases but also continuous raids and alleged abductions by Pakistan's Armed forces, media reports said. As per the reports, in the areas between Ketch and Awaran;…
Asean can no longer afford to be subtle over the South China Sea
South China Morning Post
This Week in Asia / Opinion The bloc needs to unambiguously and collectively articulate its concerns on the disputed waterway, whether it names and shames Beijing or otherwise With nuance over the sea showing no signs of ameliorating China, Asean…
China and India need diplomatic offensive as troops pull back
South China Morning Post
Comment / Opinion Easing of border tensions between nations after deadly clash must also be met with cooling of nationalist urges, and political efforts have to be intensified on both sides to get relations back on track | China-India border dispute…
China’s peacekeeping helicopter in Sudan replaces two blades and one engine
China Military Online
By Ma Yichong KHARTOUM, July 3 — China's 3rd Medium Utility Helicopter Unit (CMUHU03) to Darfur, Sudan successfully completed a test flight mission in the field after replacing some helicopter parts on July 1. On that day, the peacekeepers worked…
How India is drumming up global support amidst the stand off with China
Oneindia
There has been massive global support for India in midst of the stand off with China. Japan was the latest to join the International community in extending support to India. Japanese Ambassador on Friday said that it hopes for a peaceful resolution…
Justin Trudeau says he might skip USMCA summit with Trump, citing coronavirus and US tariff threat
South China Morning Post – News
This story is published in a content partnership with POLITICO. It was originally reported by Andy Blatchford on politico.com on July 3, 2020.Justin Trudeau is pointing to the threat of fresh US tariffs and the coronavirus pandemic as reasons he…
Pandemic Offers Solution to Tech Industry’s Big Brexit Problem
Bloomberg
By Shift to remote working suggests many visas may not be needed Employers still need ‘that personal connection’ with staff The pandemic taught Britain’s technology executives that business can still happen even if everyone’s working from home. That…
The US send air carriers, war ships to conduct military exercises in South China Sea
TheWeek
According to the US Navy, the exercises are to support a free Indo-Pacific region The US is all set to carry out one of the biggest military drills in the South China Sea amid border tensions between India and China. The US Navy, for this purpose,…
UK in talks to join EU’s coronavirus vaccine scheme – FT, citing UK officials
NationalPost.com
LONDON — The UK is in talks to join a European Union plan to secure supplies of potential coronavirus vaccines, in a test of the cooperation required to tackle international emergencies after Brexit, the Financial Times reported on Friday….
US sends 2 carriers to South China Sea during Chinese drills
India Today
Amid tensions between the two countries, two US aircraft carriers conducted exercises in the disputed South China Sea on Saturday, the US navy confirmed. Reports also said that China also carried out military drills that have been criticised by the…
US supercarriers in South China Sea, ambitious Beijing stretched on multiple fronts
Hindustan Times
The US Navy is deploying its two nuclear-powered aircraft carriers – USS Nimitz and USS Ronald Reagan – to conduct exercises in the South China Sea, piling pressure on an ambitious Beijing that has opened multiple fronts including one with India…
‘In effect, but undeclared’
Business Mirror
CHINA has been imposing air, and even maritime, travel restrictions against other countries, especially the weaker ones that include the Philippines, in the South China Sea (SCS) for years, but has not officially declared its enforcement of its air…
Cybersecurity Impact
CyberScoopNews – How COVID-19 changed Cyber Command’s “Cyber Flag” exercise https://t.co/huqrAMGGpd by @shanvav https://t.co/HvE8eBJwDY
CyberScoopNews – Twitter
How COVID-19 changed Cyber Command's "Cyber Flag" exercise https://hubs.ly/H0s67G90 by @shanvav https://twitter.com/CyberScoopNews/status/1279092288510201865/photo/1
CyberScoopNews – U.S. cybersecurity officials try to channel Liam Neeson in responding to coronavirus threats… https://t.co/7NIKouCdAi
CyberScoopNews – Twitter
U.S. cybersecurity officials try to channel Liam Neeson in responding to coronavirus threats https://hubs.ly/H0s6knr0 by @snlyngaas from #FalConPublicSector https://twitter.com/CyberScoopNews/status/1279122487880626176/photo/1
InfosecurityMag – The indelible Impact of Covid-19 On Cybersecurity https://t.co/v10D1UZPSK
InfosecurityMag – Twitter
The indelible Impact of Covid-19 On Cybersecurity https://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/white-papers/impact-of-covid19-cyber?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter
Schools already struggled with cybersecurity. Then came COVID-19
ArsTechnica
arstechnica – Schools already struggled with cybersecurity. Then came COVID-19 https://t.co/3emmTnWCu5 by @wired
arstechnica – Twitter
Schools already struggled with cybersecurity. Then came COVID-19…
cybersecboardrm – Lessons from COVID-19 Cyberattacks #CyberAttack #cybersecurity #security https://t.co/0xNzkaISy5
cybersecboardrm – Twitter
Lessons from COVID-19 Cyberattacks #CyberAttack #cybersecurity #security https://www.darkreading.com/endpoint/lessons-from-covid-19-cyberattacks-where-do-we-go-next/a/d-id/1338190?_mc=rss_x_drr_edt_aud_dr_x_x-rss-simple
cybersecboardrm – Lessons from COVID-19 Cyberattacks #CyberAttack #cybersecurity #security https://t.co/4jd1FQTrkx
cybersecboardrm – Twitter
Lessons from COVID-19 Cyberattacks #CyberAttack #cybersecurity #security https://www.darkreading.com/endpoint/lessons-from-covid-19-cyberattacks-where-do-we-go-next/a/d-id/1338190
cybersecboardrm – RT @Forbes_Agency: Is Your Risk Of Cyberattack Higher Amid The Pandemic? https://t.co/Af8CeDaUg7 via @curtispriest https://t.co/uYZAs25Z8J
cybersecboardrm – Twitter
RT @Forbes_Agency: Is Your Risk Of Cyberattack Higher Amid The Pandemic? https://bit.ly/2VlyIYw via @curtispriest https://twitter.com/Forbes_Agency/status/1278851142613700613/photo/1
packet_storm – Schools Already Struggled With Cybersecurity. Then Came COVID-19 https://t.co/GFTyF9r56R #news
packet_storm – Twitter
Schools Already Struggled With Cybersecurity. Then Came COVID-19 https://packetstormsecurity.com/news/view/31359 #news
virusbtn – Sophos researcher and regular VB author and speaker @gaborszappanos found the MyKings botnet having added coronavir… https://t.co/gKcBkL1UrO
virusbtn – Twitter
Sophos researcher and regular VB author and speaker @gaborszappanos found the MyKings botnet having added coronavirus references to its source code https://news.sophos.com/en-us/2020/07/02/mykings-jumps-on-the-corona-train/…

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