Daily NCSC-FI news followup 2021-04-10

FBI arrests man for plan to kill 70% of Internet in AWS bomb attack

www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/fbi-arrests-man-for-plan-to-kill-70-percent-of-internet-in-aws-bomb-attack/ The FBI arrested a Texas man on Thursday for allegedly planning to “kill of about 70% of the internet” in a bomb attack targeting an Amazon Web Services (AWS) data center on Smith Switch Road in Ashburn, Virginia.

No password required: Mobile carrier exposes data for millions of accounts

arstechnica.com/information-technology/2021/04/no-password-required-mobile-carrier-exposes-data-for-millions-of-accounts/ Q Link Wireless made data available to anyone who knows a customer’s phone number.

Huawein sovelluskaupassa haittaohjelma havainnoista syntyi heti kiistaa

www.is.fi/digitoday/tietoturva/art-2000007910402.html Haitan väitetään olevan kaupan ensimmäinen. Asiantuntija on eri mieltä.

Leading cosmetics group Pierre Fabre hit with $25 million ransomware attack

www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/leading-cosmetics-group-pierre-fabre-hit-with-25-million-ransomware-attack/ Leading French pharmaceutical group Pierre Fabre suffered a REvil ransomware attack where the threat actors initially demanded a $25 million ransom, BleepingComputer learned today.

The Week in Ransomware – April 9th 2021 – Massive ransom demands

www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/the-week-in-ransomware-april-9th-2021-massive-ransom-demands/ Over the past two weeks, we have learned of attacks against Asteelflash, the Broward County Public Schools, Applus Technologies, Pierre Fabre, and Harris Federation, with many of the attack’s initial ransoms ranging between $24 – $40 million.

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