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IT Security Newsletter - 11/5/2021

US Offers $10 Million Bounty in Hunt for DarkSide Ransomware Operators

The U.S. government wants to find the people responsible for the Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack and it's putting up multi-million rewards for data on the operators...

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IT Security Newsletter - 11/4/2021

CISA Issues New Directive for Patching Known Exploited Vulnerabilities

The US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has issued a new directive that will now require federal agencies to patch known exploited vulnerabilities...

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IT Security Newsletter - 11/3/2021

Google patches zero-day vulnerability, and others, in Android

Google has issued security patches for the Android Operating System. In total, the patches address 39 vulnerabilities. There are indications that one of the patched vulnerabilities...

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IT Security Newsletter - 11/2/2021

Canadian province health care system disrupted by cyberattack

The Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador has suffered a cyberattack that has led to severe disruption to healthcare providers and hospitals. The attack took place on October...

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IT Security Newsletter - 11/1/2021

Pirate-site operator hacked MLB and tried to extort $150,000, feds say

A pirate-website operator named Joshua Streit was charged with hacking into Major League Baseball (MLB) computer systems and trying to extort $150,000 from the league by...

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IT Security Newsletter - 10/29/2021

Zales Leaked Customer Data, Just Like Sister Firms Jared, Kay Jewelers Did in 2018

In December 2018, bling vendor Signet Jewelers fixed a weakness in their Kay Jewelers and Jared websites that exposed the order information for all of their...

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IT Security Newsletter - 10-28-2021

Grief Ransomware Targets NRA

A ransomware group tied to Russia claims to have stolen data from the National Rifle Association (NRA) in a ransomware attack on the controversial gun-rights group, which has declined to comment on the situation. The...

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IT Security Newsletter - 10/27/2021

North Korea's Lazarus Group Turns to Supply Chain Attacks

Recent activity by North Korea's infamous Lazarus Group provides fresh evidence of the growing threat actor interest in using trusted IT supply chain vendors as entry points to enterprise...

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IT Security Newsletter - 10/26/2021

Millions of Android Users Scammed in SMS Fraud Driven by Tik-Tok Ads

Threat actors are using malicious Android apps to scam users into signing up for a bogus premium SMS subscription service, which results in big charges accruing on their phone...

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IT Security Newsletter - 10/25/2021

FBI, others crush REvil using ransomware gang's favorite tactic against it

Four days ago, the REvil ransomware gang's leak site, known as the "Happy Blog," went offline. Cybersecurity experts wondered aloud what might have caused the infamous...

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