July 9, 2021

Threat actors are conducting a spam campaign aimed at infecting Kaseya customers, posing as legitimate VSA security updates Kaseya is warning customers of threat actors attempting to exploit the recent massive supply chain ransomware attack suffered by the company. The software provider is warning of an ongoing malspam campaign aimed at delivering malware into their […]

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Last summer, financial institutions throughout Texas started reporting a sudden increase in attacks involving well-orchestrated teams that would show up at night, use stolen trucks and heavy chains to rip Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) out of their foundations, and make off with the cash boxes inside. Now it appears the crime — known variously as “ATM smash-and-grab” and “chain gang” attacks — is rapidly increasing in other states.

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Insurance giant CNA notifies customers of a data breach after the Phoenix CryptoLocker ransomware attack suffered in March. US insurance giant CNA is notifying customers of a data breach after the ransomware attack that it suffered in March. The insurance firm paid a $40 ransom to restore access to its files following the ransomware attack. […]

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This morning’s podcast reports on Black Widow movie scams, another Accellion FTA hack, Windows and Sage security updates more privacy protection for Firefox users in Canada

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NIST today fulfilled two of its assignments to enhance the security of the software supply chain called for by a May 12, 2021, Presidential Executive Order on Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity (14028). That Executive Order (EO) charges multiple agen…

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NIST today fulfilled two of its assignments to enhance the security of the software supply chain called for by a May 12, 2021, Presidential Executive Order on Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity (14028). That Executive Order (EO) charges multiple agen…

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Threat actors have devised a new trick to disable macro security warning that leverage non-malicious docs in phishing attacks. Most of the phishing attacks leverage weaponized Microsoft Office documents and social engineering techniques to trick recipients into enabling the macros. Now experts from McAfee Labs warn of a novel technique used by threat actors that […]

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The security updates aimed at PrintNightmare make Zebra printers crash after installed. PrintNightmare is a zero-day bug classified as CVE-2021-34527, which has made quite a stir in the cybersecurity world lately, being mistakenly made public. After th…

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With Files From Jori Negin-Shecter Donald Trump is suing a number of Big Tech companies, Major global leaders are making a push for the right-to-repair, and Steve Wozniak makes a powerful statement. It’s all the biz/tech news that’s popular right now. Welcome to Hashtag Trending! It’s Friday, July 9 and I’m your host Alex Coop. […]

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Microsoft confirmed that the emergency security updates (KB5005010) correctly address the PrintNightmare Print Spooler vulnerability (CVE-2021-34527). Microsoft says that the emergency security patches released early this week correctly address the PrintNightmare Print Spooler vulnerability (CVE-2021-34527) for all supported Windows versions. Immediately after the release of the updates (KB5004945) multiple researchers questioned its efficiency and explained […]

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