Daily NCSC-FI news followup 2019-12-16

Inside Evil Corp, a $100M Cybercrime Menace krebsonsecurity.com/2019/12/inside-evil-corp-a-100m-cybercrime-menace/ The U.S. Justice Department this month offered a $5 million bounty for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a Russian man indicted for allegedly orchestrating a vast, international cybercrime network that called itself Evil Corp and stole roughly $100 million from businesses and consumers. As […]

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Daily NCSC-FI news followup 2019-12-15

(Lazy) Sunday Maldoc Analysis: A Bit More … isc.sans.edu/forums/diary/Lazy+Sunday+Maldoc+Analysis+A+Bit+More/25608/ At the end of my diary entry “(Lazy) Sunday Maldoc Analysis”, I wrote that there was something unusal about this document. Let’s take a look at the content of the file and compare that with the file size. Luulitko älylukon olevan turvallinen? Varoittava esimerkki panee miettimään […]

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Daily NCSC-FI news followup 2019-12-14

New Orleans city government under cyberattack; workers told to turn off, unplug computers www.nola.com/news/politics/article_0039909a-1dd3-11ea-919e-938ea62f03b5.html Workers in New Orleans City Hall were told a cyberattack has struck the city government, multiple sources said on Friday. The exact extent of the attack is unknown. The attack was announced over the loudspeaker system in City Hall and workers […]

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Daily NCSC-FI news followup 2019-12-13

G DATA IT Security Trends 2020: Early detection and repulsion of dangerous attacks www.gdatasoftware.com/blog/2019/12/35671-early-detection-and-repulsion-of-dangerous-attacks Medium-sized companies are being targeted even more heavily by cyber criminals than before. They are often the weakest link in supply chains that include large corporations. In 2020, attackers will exploit this to an even greater extent than before and strike […]

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Daily NCSC-FI news followup 2019-12-12

Hackers in Finland Test 5G Networks, Devices in Security Exercise www.wsj.com/articles/hackers-in-finland-test-5g-networks-devices-in-security-exercise-11576146601 We understand better how we need to change our approach from 4G to 5G, says government official. Read also: www.synopsys.com/blogs/software-security/5g-cyber-security-hackathon/, www.tivi.fi/uutiset/tv/32850776-f76d-4bdd-91af-445d5e3efefa and www.oulu.fi/yliopisto/uutiset/5ghack Microsoft details the most clever phishing techniques it saw in 2019 www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-details-the-most-clever-phishing-techniques-it-saw-in-2019/ Earlier this month, Microsoft released a report on this […]

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Daily NCSC-FI news followup 2019-12-10

Venäjä käytti kahta eri vakoilukampanjaa tärvelläkseen Ranskan vaalit: Macronin toimisto sumutti vakoojia vitseillä www.hs.fi/ulkomaat/art-2000006337940.html Venäjän tiedustelu yritti sotkea Emmanuel Macronin vaalivoiton kahdella eri verkkovakoilukampanjalla. Kampanjaväki sumutti vakoojia jakamalla heille väärää tietoa. Snatch Ransomware Reboots to Windows Safe Mode to Bypass AV Tools www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/snatch-ransomware-reboots-to-windows-safe-mode-to-bypass-av-tools/ Researchers discovered a new Snatch ransomware strain that will reboot computers it […]

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Daily NCSC-FI news followup 2019-12-09

2020 is when cybersecurity gets even weirder, so get ready www.zdnet.com/article/2020-is-when-cybersecurity-gets-even-weirder-so-get-ready/ AI-powered deepfakes, ransomware, IoT, and 5G all mean that protecting your data is about to get a lot harder. Tech analyst Forrester predicts that deepfakes could end up costing businesses a lot of money next year: as much as $250m. That might happen in […]

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Daily NCSC-FI news followup 2019-12-08

Clever Microsoft Phishing Scam Creates a Local Login Form www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/clever-microsoft-phishing-scam-creates-a-local-login-form/ A clever phishing campaign has been spotted that bundles the scam’s landing page in the HTML attachment rather than redirecting users to another site that asks them to log in. A typical credential-stealing phishing scam consists of an email where the attacker tries to convince […]

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Daily NCSC-FI news followup 2019-12-07

The Week in Ransomware – December 6th 2019 – ‘We have seen better days’ www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/the-week-in-ransomware-december-6th-2019-we-have-seen-better-days/ With this article we are bringing you the latest ransomware news that occurred over the past two weeks. The news is a still a little light due to some of us taking vacations, but we should be back up to […]

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