Daily Cybersecurity News - 02.08.23

Here’s your daily dose of cybersecurity for 02.08.23

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Daily Cybersecurity News
Here’s your daily dose of Cybersecurity News for 02.08.23
 
  1. Top Industries Significantly Impacted by Illicit Telegram Networks. Illicit activities on online messaging platforms, notably Telegram, have had significant impacts on various industries. Telegram's accessibility, popularity, and user anonymity have attracted numerous threat actors, resulting in increased nefarious activities. The rise of such illicit activities on these platforms has become a growing concern for industries worldwide. Read the article here: https://ofofo.news/newsblog/?title=Top-Industries-Significantly-Impacted-by-Illicit-Telegram-Networks&id=d580376c-b7af-4d18-a221-24117dd1e76f Youtube : https://youtube.com/shorts/Y2wNRogag3I Twitter : https://twitter.com/tryofofo/status/1687015237114015744 Reddit : https://www.reddit.com/r/securityupdates/comments/15gxggh/top_industries_significantly_impacted_by_illicit/
  1. Researchers Uncover AWS SSM Agent Misuse as a Covert Remote Access Trojan. Cybersecurity researchers have found a new post-exploitation method in Amazon Web Services (AWS) through which the AWS Systems Manager Agent (SSM Agent) can be used as a remote access trojan in Windows and Linux environments. This highlights how even legitimate tools like the SSM Agent can be manipulated by attackers who gain high-level access to an endpoint. Read the article here: https://ofofo.news/newsblog/?title=Researchers-Uncover-AWS-SSM-Agent-Misuse-as-a-Covert-Remote-Access-Trojan&id=8ab127fa-d555-43b6-9579-fe26d6f44288 Youtube : https://youtube.com/shorts/NUEMawMmrtE Twitter : https://twitter.com/tryofofo/status/1687015243732656128 Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/reel/CveVp6KLoP5/ Reddit : https://www.reddit.com/r/securityupdates/comments/15gxi2u/researchers_uncover_aws_ssm_agent_misuse_as_a/
  1. Iranian Company Cloudzy Accused of Aiding Cybercriminals and Nation-State Hackers. Cloudzy, an Iran-based company, is being accused of providing services utilized by several cybercriminal groups and state-sponsored hacking teams. Despite being incorporated in the United States, Cloudzy appears to operate out of Tehran, likely under the direction of someone known as Hassan Nozari, potentially violating U.S. sanctions, according to Halcyon's report. Read the article here: https://ofofo.news/newsblog/?title=Iranian-Company-Cloudzy-Accused-of-Aiding-Cybercriminals-and-Nation-State-Hackers&id=a5132eac-58fb-40f9-b322-5daa51928941 Youtube : https://youtube.com/shorts/NoCr7k10AmU Twitter : https://twitter.com/tryofofo/status/1687015248111538176 Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/reel/CveWZFhOlBp/ Reddit : https://www.reddit.com/r/securityupdates/comments/15gxiqh/iranian_company_cloudzy_accused_of_aiding/
  1. Norwegian Entities Targeted in Ongoing Attacks Exploiting Ivanti EPMM Vulnerability. Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) actors have been exploiting a critical vulnerability in Ivanti Endpoint Manager Mobile (EPMM) since at least April 2023. The targets of these attacks include Norwegian organizations, including a government network. This information has been shared in a joint advisory by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and Norwegian authorities, highlighting the global nature of cybersecurity threats. Read the article here: https://ofofo.news/newsblog/?title=Norwegian-Entities-Targeted-in-Ongoing-Attacks-Exploiting-Ivanti-EPMM-Vulnerability&id=f1b47400-4716-44e3-bedb-648c0aa471e2 Youtube : https://youtube.com/shorts/UHYnpB802BE Twitter : https://twitter.com/tryofofo/status/1687015252393857025 Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/reel/CveWrl6PVee/ Reddit : https://www.reddit.com/r/securityupdates/comments/15gxnlq/norwegian_entities_targeted_in_ongoing_attacks/
  1. Devo & Cybermindz Partner to Address the Mental Health of Frontline Cybersecurity Workers in the US. Devo and Cybermindz have partnered to tackle the mental health concerns of front-line cybersecurity workers in the US. This collaboration underscores the increasing recognition of mental health as a critical aspect of ensuring the well-being and effectiveness of cybersecurity personnel. Read the article here: https://ofofo.news/newsblog/?title=Devo-and-Cybermindz-Partner-to-Address-the-Mental-Health-of-Front-Line-Cybersecurity-Workers-in-the-US&id=1bca8fae-dc17-4d51-b0eb-f488c1381867 Youtube : https://youtube.com/shorts/IbK0hA0ZTEc Twitter : https://twitter.com/tryofofo/status/1687015256625987584 Reddit : https://www.reddit.com/r/securityupdates/comments/15gxoty/devo_cybermindz_partner_to_address_the_mental/

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Mohan Gandhi Ponnaganti
Mohan Gandhi Ponnaganti

Co-founder and CEO, Ofofo.io