Daily NCSC-FI news followup 2019-07-03

Facebook says its working to resolve outages across Instagram, WhatsApp, and Messenger www.theverge.com/2019/7/3/20681050/facebook-picture-stories-outage-instagram-whatsapp-messenger Facebook has had problems loading images, videos, and other data across its apps today, leaving some people unable to load photos in the Facebook News Feed, view stories on Instagram, or send messages in WhatsApp. Facebook says it is aware of the […]

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Daily NCSC-FI news followup 2019-07-02

Cloudflare Worldwide Outage Caused by Bad Software Deployment www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/technology/cloudflare-worldwide-outage-caused-by-bad-software-deployment/ Cloudfare experienced a worldwide outage today for about 30 minutes, with network performance issues that brought down a multitude of websites and web services all around the world, and triggered “502 Bad Gateway” errors.. see also www.cloudflarestatus.com/incidents/tx4pgxs6zxdr Kiristyshuijauksia liikkeellä runsaasti älä usko huijarien väitteitä www.kyberturvallisuuskeskus.fi/fi/ajankohtaista/kiristyshuijauksia-liikkeella-runsaasti-ala-usko-huijarien-vaitteita Huijarit […]

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Daily NCSC-FI news followup 2019-07-01

The Worm That Nearly Ate the Internet www.nytimes.com/2019/06/29/opinion/sunday/conficker-worm-ukraine.html Just over 10 years ago, a unique strain of malware blitzed the internet so rapidly that it shocked cybersecurity experts worldwide. Known as Conficker, it was and remains the most persistent computer worm ever seen, linking computers with Microsoft operating systems globally, millions of them, to create […]

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Daily NCSC-FI news followup 2019-06-30

Breaking: Huawei will be allowed to do business with U.S. companies again www.androidauthority.com/breaking-huawei-allowed-to-do-business-with-us-companies-again-1004260/ U.S. companies will be allowed to work with Huawei again, President Trump announced in a news conference.. Its not clear what this means for now, but its likely Huawei will be able to acquire basic components like Qualcomm processors and Googles Android […]

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Daily NCSC-FI news followup 2019-06-29

Toiminta jälleen normaalia kyberhyökkäys lamaannutti Lahden kaupungin tietoverkon www.mtvuutiset.fi/artikkeli/toiminta-jalleen-normaalia-kyberhyokkays-lamaannutti-lahden-kaupungin-tietoverkon/7463758 Lahden kaupungin tietoverkon toiminta on palautunut pääosin normaaliksi, kertoo Lahden kaupunki. Kaupungin tietojärjestelmään tehtiin kyberhyökkäys yli kaksi viikkoa sitten.. Hyökkäyksen seurauksena verkko kuormittui ja ohjelma ehti saastuttaa koneita. Tämä lamaannutti osittain kaupungin toiminnan.. Palveluissa saattaa olla hitautta, ja joitakin toimimattomia yhteyksiä vielä työstetään MongoDB Leak Exposed […]

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Daily NCSC-FI news followup 2019-06-28

Exclusive: Western intelligence hacked ‘Russia’s Google’ Yandex to spy on accounts – sources www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-cyber-yandex-exclusive/exclusive-western-intelligence-hacked-russias-google-yandex-to-spy-on-accounts-sources-idUSKCN1TS2SX Hackers working for Western intelligence agencies broke into Russian internet search company Yandex in late 2018 deploying a rare type of malware in an attempt to spy on user accounts, four people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.. The malware, […]

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Daily NCSC-FI news followup 2019-06-27

Firefox Will Give You a Fake Browsing History to Fool Advertisers www.vice.com/en_us/article/43j8qm/firefox-will-give-you-a-fake-browsing-history-to-fool-advertisers Using the ‘Track THIS’ tool opens up 100 tabs at a time that will make you seem like a hypebeast, a filthy rich person, a doomsday prepper, or an influencer. Google Public DNS over HTTPS (DoH) supports RFC 8484 standard security.googleblog.com/2019/06/google-public-dns-over-https-doh.html Ever since […]

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Daily NCSC-FI news followup 2019-06-26

Security flaw in LTE networks can let hackers send false presidential alerts cyware.com/news/security-flaw-in-lte-networks-can-let-hackers-send-false-presidential-alerts-109ceabf A vulnerability in LTE networks can be abused by hackers to launch spoofing attacks. The flaw can be exploited to send out spoofed AMBER alerts, and false presidential alerts. New Silex malware is bricking IoT devices, has scary plans www.zdnet.com/article/new-silex-malware-is-bricking-iot-devices-has-scary-plans/ A new […]

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Daily NCSC-FI news followup 2019-06-25

Operation Soft Cell a worldwide campaign against telecommunications providers www.cybereason.com/blog/operation-soft-cell-a-worldwide-campaign-against-telecommunications-providers In 2018, the Cybereason Nocturnus team identified an advanced, persistent attack targeting global telecommunications providers carried out by a threat actor using tools and techniques commonly associated with the Chinese-affiliated threat actor APT10. This multi-wave attacks focused on obtaining data of specific, high-value targets and […]

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Daily NCSC-FI news followup 2019-06-24

How to remove Ryuk Ransomware (Uninstall guide) csirt.cy/how-to-remove-ryuk-ransomware-uninstall-guide/ Ryuk ransomware is the cryptovirus that targets companies with large ransom demands to make more profit from one attack. However, ransomware can also affect everyday users and corrupt or delete their data. You need a thorough system scan to terminate the malware in time.. According to the […]

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