It can be easy to get caught up in the “big” questions in cybersecurity, like how to stop ransomware globally or keep hospitals up and running when they’re targeted by data theft extortion.
The Arid Viper threat actor is actively trying to install spyware on targeted devices in the Middle East, using fake dating apps as lures.
Taking a “Security Action” of any kind — whether it be simply enabling multi-factor authentication for your online banking login or marking that weird email as spam — can go a long way toward you and any organizations you’re a part of be more security resilient.
Plus, many of the world’s largest cloud providers are warning of a vulnerability that attackers exploited in August to launch the largest distributed denial-of-service attack on record.
Plus, Qakbot appears to be still active, despite efforts from the FBI and other international law enforcement agencies to disrupt the massive botnet.
Two notable vulnerabilities in Google Chrome should be patched asap, and an allegedly new ransomware-as-a-service group.