Daily Cybersecurity News - 05.07.23

Here’s your daily dose of cybersecurity for 5th July 2023.

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Here’s your daily dose of cybersecurity news for 5th July 2023.
  1. Hackers target European government entities in SmugX campaign Since December 2022, a phishing campaign named SmugX has maliciously targeted the UK, France, Sweden, Ukraine, Czech Republic, Hungary, and Slovakia. Security researchers have attributed this cyber-attack to a threat actor based in China. The campaign primarily focuses on embassies and foreign affairs ministries, attempting to deceive victims and gain unauthorized access to sensitive information. The increasing sophistication and persistence of such attacks underline the importance of robust security measures and heightened awareness to combat cyber threats. Read the whole article here : https://ofofo.news/newsblog/?title=Hackers-target-European-government-entities-in-SmugX-campaign&id=1244304e-82ab-41b4-9289-4219a94306c8 Youtube : https://youtube.com/shorts/cGTJizxKevs Twitter : https://twitter.com/tryofofo/status/1676930350466109442 Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/reel/CuWudr7OHQ6/ Reddit : https://www.reddit.com/r/securityupdates/comments/14r9t5p/hackers_target_european_government_entities_in/
  1. Who’s Behind the DomainNetworks Snail Mail Scam? Domain owners often receive deceptive snail mail letters resembling bills for domain or website-related services, attempting to trick them into paying for unnecessary or nonexistent services. An ongoing scam named DomainNetworks is currently examined, shedding light on potential culprits behind these frauds. It is crucial to remain vigilant and discerning in order to avoid falling victim to such fraudulent schemes. Read the article here : https://ofofo.news/newsblog/?title=Who-s-Behind-the-DomainNetworks-Snail-Mail-Scam-&id=bfed2837-a7f5-4013-9147-5783c4e4d677 Youtube : https://youtube.com/shorts/WAq_q0gbw6A Twitter : https://twitter.com/tryofofo/status/1676930354823974913 Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/reel/CuWz3D-u22g/ Reddit : https://www.reddit.com/r/securityupdates/comments/14ra5o2/whos_behind_the_domainnetwork_snailmail_scam/
  1. SSH Servers Hit in 'Proxyjacking' Cyberattacks Cybercriminals are resorting to obfuscated scripts to covertly hijack victim server bandwidth, exploiting it for their own purposes within seemingly legitimate proxy networks. This deceptive technique enables them to camouflage illicit activities and siphon off server resources undetected. The rise of such stealthy strategies underscores the need for robust security measures and vigilant monitoring to effectively counteract these threats. Organizations must remain proactive in updating defenses, implementing advanced threat detection systems, and fortifying their networks to safeguard against the exploitation of their server bandwidth by cybercriminals. Read the article here : https://ofofo.news/newsblog/?title=SSH-Servers-Hit-in-Proxyjacking-Cyberattacks&id=8414df27-e795-43f2-a450-6e3febb10554 Youtube : https://youtube.com/shorts/8HkWXjJEp4k Twitter : https://twitter.com/tryofofo/status/1676930358988910592 Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/reel/CuW0bndPO1S/ Reddit : https://www.reddit.com/r/securityupdates/comments/14ra7f6/ssh_servers_hit_in_proxyjacking_cyberattacks/
  1. Chinese Hackers Use HTML Smuggling to Infiltrate European Ministries with PlugX A Chinese nation-state group has been observed targeting Foreign Affairs ministries and embassies in Europe using HTML smuggling techniques to deliver the PlugX remote access trojan on compromised systems. Cybersecurity firm Check Point said the activity, dubbed SmugX, has been ongoing since at least December 2022. The campaign uses new delivery methods to deploy (most notably – HTML Smuggling) Read the article here : https://ofofo.news/newsblog/?title=Chinese-Hackers-Use-HTML-Smuggling-to-Infiltrate-European-Ministries-with-PlugX&id=7a5d3d40-d33d-4973-a3db-1ab940f0de83 Youtube : https://youtube.com/shorts/xIHS7NDLuws Twitter : https://twitter.com/tryofofo/status/1676930363241947136 Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/reel/CuW5FtaOk0A/ Reddit : https://www.reddit.com/r/securityupdates/comments/14raacm/chinese_hackers_use_html_smuggling_to_infiltrate/
  1. Microsoft Edge upgrades built-in Cloudflare VPN with 5GB of data Microsoft has expanded the capabilities of its Edge browser's 'Edge Secure Network' feature, providing users with a substantial increase in data availability. Users can now enjoy an impressive 5GB of data, a significant upgrade from the previous limit of 1GB. This enhancement enables users to securely browse the internet while enjoying a higher capacity for their data needs, ensuring a smoother and more secure online experience with Microsoft Edge. Read the article here : https://ofofo.news/newsblog/?title=Microsoft-Edge-upgrades-built-in-Cloudflare-VPN-with-GB-of-data&id=6702ada0-fce1-44cc-91e3-2c3744da4ab7 Youtube : https://youtube.com/shorts/VT8Vp6g4mb4 Twitter : https://twitter.com/tryofofo/status/1676930368241541120 Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/reel/CuW5lA5P2X5/ Reddit : https://www.reddit.com/r/securityupdates/comments/14raf35/microsoft_edge_upgrades_built_in_cloudflare_vpn/
 

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Mohan Gandhi Ponnaganti
Mohan Gandhi Ponnaganti

Co-founder and CEO, Ofofo.io