Last week on Malwarebytes Labs:
- Racing against a real-life ransomware attack. Podcast with Ski Kacoroski.
- Kaseya CEO: “The impact of this incredibly sophisticated attack is very minimal”
- Patch now! Emergency fix for PrintNightmare released by Microsoft.
- Game over: Apex Legends players locked out by protest message.
- 3 things the Kaseya attack can teach us about ransomware recovery.
- Kaseya update delayed for security reasons.
- Malspam banks on Kaseya ransomware attack.
- How one word can disable an iPhone’s WiFi functionality.
- Judge drops hammer, dishes 7 years slammer for BEC and romance scammer.
- How to send an anonymous email.
Other cybersecurity news:
- A group of privacy-first tech companies have published an open letter today asking regulators to ban surveillance-based advertising. (Source: The Record)
- Fake cryptomining apps, some found on the Play Store, scam $350,000 from users. (Source: TechSpot)
- Ransomwhere has been launched as the open, crowdsourced ransomware payment tracker.
- The hard truth about ransomware: we are not prepared. (Source: DoublePulsar)
- Hackers leak scraped data of 87,000 GETTR users. (Source: HackRead)
- Cyber is the new weapons system of the future. (Source: The Cipher Brief)
- NCSC: Impersonating the taxman remained phishers’ favourite pastime. (Source: The Register)
- Hackers use new trick to disable macro security warnings in malicious Office files. (Source: The Hacker News)
- How fake accounts and sneaker-bots took over the internet. (Source: ThreatPost)
- Online course provider Coursera hit with API issues, with cloud driving additional exposure. (Source: SC Magazine)
Stay safe, everyone!