Daily NCSC-FI news followup 2021-07-22

Akamai DNS global outage takes down major websites, online services

www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/akamai-dns-global-outage-takes-down-major-websites-online-services/ Akamai is investigating an ongoing outage affecting many major websites and online services, including Steam, the PlayStation Network, Newegg, Cloudflare, AWS, Amazon, Google, and Salesforce. Root cause – Akamai Edge DNS was down:


Researchers Hid Malware Inside an AI’s ‘Neurons’ And It Worked Scarily Well


Long-awaited bill would force breach victims to contact CISA

www.scmagazine.com/analysis/breach/long-awaited-bill-would-force-breach-victims-to-contact-cisa The Cyber Incident Notification Act would give federal agencies, government contractors, and critical infrastructure owners and operators 24 hours to report breaches to CISA

Kaseya obtains REvil decryptor, starts customer data recovery operations


Homoglyph domains used in BEC scams shut down by Microsoft

www.bitdefender.com/blog/hotforsecurity/homoglyph-domains-used-in-bec-scams-shut-down-by-microsoft 17 domains used in Business Email Compromise (BEC) scams have been seized by Microsoft’s Digital Crimes Unit (DCU), following an investigation by the software giant into attacks that could have stolen millions of dollars from innocent firms.

1, 000 GB of local government data exposed by Massachusetts software company

www.zdnet.com/article/1000-gb-of-local-government-data-exposed-by-massachusetts-software-company/ A group of ethical researchers found over 80 misconfigured Amazon S3 buckets holding data related to about 100 municipalities across the Northeast.

Atlassian asks customers to patch critical Jira vulnerability

www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/atlassian-asks-customers-to-patch-critical-jira-vulnerability/ Atlassian is prompting its enterprise customers to patch a critical remote code execution vulnerability in many versions of its Jira Data Center and Jira Service Management Data Center products.

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