Daily NCSC-FI news followup 2020-04-26

Hackers are exploiting a Sophos firewall zero-day

www.zdnet.com/article/hackers-are-exploiting-a-sophos-firewall-zero-day/ Read also: community.sophos.com/kb/en-us/135412 and

www.theregister.co.uk/2020/04/26/security_roundup_240420/. As well as:


Reopen Domains: Shut the Front Dorr

www.domaintools.com/resources/blog/reopen-domains-shut-the-front-dorr Update: We noticed that while working on this piece Brian Krebs posted an excellent article on the same. What can we say, but great minds think alike? Since we dug into different pieces we have decided to post as well. Read also:

krebsonsecurity.com/2020/04/whos-behind-the-reopen-domain-surge/. Update: We noticed that while working on this piece Brian Krebs posted an excellent article on the same. What can we say, but great minds think alike? Since we dug into different pieces we have decided to post as well. Read also:


How to Child-Proof Your Devices and Apps During Lockdown

www.wired.com/story/child-proof-tech-parental-controls-iphone-netflix-hulu/ Having kids home all the time doesn’t mean they get full run of your devices. Here’s how to keep control.

Free online ‘threat blocker’ launched in Canada as successful COVID-19 scams multiply

www.cbc.ca/news/politics/free-cyber-blocker-cse-1.5542888 Canadian Internet Registration Authority teamed up with spy agency on service to thwart malicious websites. The CIRA Canadian Shield is a free new protected DNS service that prevents Canadians from connecting to malicious websites that might infect their devices and steal their personal information. (Trevor Brine/CBC). Read also:


Yhdysvaltain senaatin julkaisema raportti tukee tiedusteluviranomaisten arviota: Venäjä sekaantui vuoden 2016 presidentinvaaleihin


Kiina painosti EU:n disinformaatioyksikköä lieventämään raporttia, joka arvostelee Kiinaa suomalaismeppi Ylelle: “Vakava asia, jos paljastuu todeksi”

yle.fi/uutiset/3-11323531 EU kiistää taipumisen painostukseen. Yhden lehtitiedon mukaan Kiina olisi uhannut EU:ta lääkintätoimitusten katkaisulla.

Yksi laite hajosi, ja pian sadoiltatuhansilta katkesi internet, paketit jäivät automaatteihin ja valtionhallinnon yhteydet pätkivät: Miten se on mahdollista?

www.hs.fi/kotimaa/art-2000006487834.html Telian mukaan ongelma johtui vikaantuneesta reitittimestä, jonka varareititin ei käynnistynyt normaalisti. Kerrannaisvaikutukset ulottuivat laajalle.

Huijausyritykset ovat lisääntyneet koronatilanteen aikana poliisille tullut ilmoituksia huijauksista verkossa ja sen ulkopuolella

yle.fi/uutiset/3-11313981 Poliisille on tullut ilmoituksia huijauksista ja huijausyrityksistä.

Beware of criminals pretending to be WHO

www.who.int/about/communications/cyber-security Hackers and cyber scammers are taking advantage of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic by sending fraudulent email and WhatsApp messages that attempt to trick you into clicking on malicious links or opening attachments.

COVIDSafe app

www.health.gov.au/resources/apps-and-tools/covidsafe-app The COVIDSafe app speeds up contacting people exposed to coronavirus (COVID-19). This helps us support and protect you, your friends and family.

Welt: Saksa haluaa Googlen ja Applen mukaan tartuntasovelluksen toimintaan, yhtiöt lupaavat entistä parempaa yksityisyyttä

www.hs.fi/ulkomaat/art-2000006487731.html Kaksi korkea-arvoista saksalaisministeriä linjasi lehdessä sunnuntaina, että suurimpien käyttöjärjestelmäkehittäjien on hyvä olla mukana koronavirusta torjuvan kännykkäsovelluksen kehittämisessä. Linjauksen odotetaan ratkaisevan teknologiakehittäjien yhteisöä vaivanneen riidan.

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