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Cyber Alert – 02 August 2020

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Heat – Trending Malware and Threat Actors
Name Heat 1 Heat 7 Vol 1 Vol 7
FastPoS 16 20
WastedLocker 21 62
Ragnar Locker 7 16
LuminosityLink RAT 4 4
Infraud Organization 3 5
GandCrab Ransomware 2 13
XiaoBa Ransomware 1 2
Bart Ransomware 1 2
ACIDBOX 1 4
Evil Corp 2 17
Data Breaches
Article: Optimizing Breach Notification
DataBreaches.netAug 01 2020 11:59
A new article is available for download on SSRN: Verstraete, Mark and Zarsky, Tal, Optimizing Breach Notification (July 14, 2020). University of Illinois Law Review, Vol. 2021, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3650724 Abstract Maintaining…
Securityblog – RT @shad0wintel: ANNOUNCEMENT: Today we are launching our FREE ransomware breach notification system. Subscribers will be INSTANTLY notifie…
Securityblog – TwitterAug 01 2020 11:44
RT @shad0wintel: ANNOUNCEMENT: Today we are launching our FREE ransomware breach notification system. Subscribers will be INSTANTLY notified when a ransomware group publishes a breach on one of their data-leak sites. Sign up here:…
securitybrew – @nhuntwalker I do it every week. Better than being exposed to ~ 50 potentially infected people each week.
securitybrew – TwitterAug 01 2020 17:16
@nhuntwalker I do it every week. Better than being exposed to ~ 50 potentially infected people each week.
InfoSecHotSpot – Twitter breach: Staff tricked by ‘phone spear phishing’ The attackers exploited the human factor to gain access to… https://t.co/yECnqLubk0
InfoSecHotSpot – TwitterAug 01 2020 13:28
Twitter breach: Staff tricked by ‘phone spear phishing’ The attackers exploited the human factor to gain access to Twitter’s internal systems and the accounts of some of the world’s most prominent figures The post Twitter breach: Staff tricked by…
Hacker Groups
North Korea hacker group Lazarus turns to ransomware: report – CoinGeek
CoinGeekAug 02 2020 04:42
An outfit of hackers with links to the North Korean government is on the prowl again, this time reverting to targeting its victims through ransomware. According to a new report, the group has stepped up its game, with the latest strain of malware…
WauchulaGhost – In a time when our current President could care less about his citizens, we need Change and Leadership. I am Wauchu… https://t.co/omXRbQPZ4f
WauchulaGhost – TwitterAug 02 2020 02:06
In a time when our current President could care less about his citizens, we need Change and Leadership. I am Wauchula Ghost and I approve this message. @JoeBiden #GhostOfNoNation 👻…
anon_indonesia – The Anonymous Indonesia News Daily is out! https://t.co/z7kb9wMZvH #jakpost
anon_indonesia – TwitterAug 02 2020 03:14
The Anonymous Indonesia News Daily is out! https://paper.li/anon_indonesia/1435572762?edition_id=5299be80-d46e-11ea-b578-002590a5ba2d #jakpost
BleepinComputer – Research firm @Arete_Advisors does not believe WastedLocker was created by Evil Corp, so there is opposing research… https://t.co/qWXDxWAlQW
BleepinComputer – TwitterAug 01 2020 19:27
Research firm @Arete_Advisors does not believe WastedLocker was created by Evil Corp, so there is opposing research in this area.
https://areteir.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Ransomware-WastedLocker-1.pdf
Malware
kaspersky – During our virtual panel with @craiu talks about the MagicScroll (aka AcidBox), a very sophisticated malware that w… https://t.co/hDX49X5xfP
kaspersky – TwitterAug 01 2020 15:00
During our virtual panel with @craiu talks about the MagicScroll (aka AcidBox), a very sophisticated malware that went undetected for many years. #BHUSA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mA4PRRxw9XI
Confirmed: Garmin received decryptor for WastedLocker ransomware
BleepingComputer.comAug 01 2020 19:16
BleepingComputer can confirm that Garmin has received the decryption key to recover their files encrypted in the WastedLocker Ransomware attack. […]
Author Of FastPOS Malware Revealed, Pleads Guilty
SecurityPhreshAug 01 2020 10:04
A 30-year-old Moldovan man admitted this month to creating the FastPOS malware.
GandCrab ransomware operator arrested in Belarus
Office of Inadequate SecurityAug 01 2020 11:59
Ionut Ilascu reports: An affiliate of the GandCrab ransomware-as-a-business (RaaS) has been arrested, according to an…
Vulnerabilities
[Bug 248409] x11/libX11: update to 1.6.10 – fixed CVE-2020-14344
CERT-EU VulnerabilitiesApplicationsAug 01 2020 11:33
Created update to 1.6.10 – fixed CVE-2020-14344 X.Org security advisory: July 31, 2020 Heap corruption in the X input method client in libX11 ====================================================== CVE-2020-14344 The X Input Method (XIM) client…
CyberScoopNews – CISA confirms hackers are exploiting F5 flaw on federal and private networks https://t.co/vjkTPzxvU5
CyberScoopNews – TwitterAug 01 2020 19:15
CISA confirms hackers are exploiting F5 flaw on federal and private networks https://hubs.ly/H0tbRrh0
helpnetsecurity – Cisco fixes critical flaws in data center and SD-WAN solutions – https://t.co/JNP1yIy2ME – @ciscoDC… https://t.co/UoJGO2cO0A
helpnetsecurity – TwitterAug 01 2020 17:01
Cisco fixes critical flaws in data center and SD-WAN solutions – https://www.helpnetsecurity.com/2020/07/31/cisco-fixes-critical-flaws-in-data-center-and-sd-wan-solutions/ – @ciscoDC @CiscoNetworking #SDWAN #datacenter #vulnerability…
thegrugq – RT @mjg59: We successfully used https://t.co/lDyrSH28Rr to parse the PCR7 values of our Windows systems and verify that they hadn’t been co…
thegrugq – TwitterAug 01 2020 09:51
RT @mjg59: We successfully used http://github.com/google/go-attestation to parse the PCR7 values of our Windows systems and verify that they hadn't been compromised with CVE-2020-10713
Ongoing Campaigns
The author of FastPOS PoS malware pleads guilty
Security AffairsAug 01 2020 18:55
A 30-year-old Moldovan man pleaded guilty this week for creating the FastPOS malware that infected PoS systems worldwide. The Moldovan citizen Valerian Chiochiu (30), aka Onassis, pleaded guilty on Friday for creating the infamous …
Textile Cutting Expert ‘Lectra’ Struck by the Maze Ransomware Group
TechNaduAug 01 2020 11:03
Maze actors have compromised ‘Lectra,’ a textile cutting equipment expert from France. The ransomware group has already leaked 5% of the stolen data, and they are threatening to release more soon. There has been a wave of ransomware attacks in France…

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