Daily Cybersecurity News - 08.08.23

Here’s your daily dose of cybersecurity for 08.08.23

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Here’s your daily dose of cybersecurity for 08.08.23
 
  1. Dark Reading News Desk: Live at Black Hat USA 2023. The Dark Reading News Desk is set to reconvene at Black Hat USA 2023 on Wednesday, August 9. Here, the latest trends and insights into the cybersecurity landscape will be explored, demonstrating the continued relevance and significance of this key industry event. Read the article here: https://ofofo.news/newsblog/?title=Dark-Reading-News-Desk-Live-at-Black-Hat-USA-&id=ac75f3b4-114e-446f-83db-e8174c5d332e Youtube : https://youtube.com/shorts/CBAlUpl8VjQ Twitter : https://twitter.com/tryofofo/status/1689558847810416641 Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/reel/CvwdmLhMUMQ/ Reddit : https://www.reddit.com/r/securityupdates/comments/15n6k72/dark_reading_news_desk_live_at_black_hat_usa_2023/
  1. New Yashma Ransomware Variant Targets Multiple English-Speaking Countries. A new variant of the Yashma ransomware has been unleashed by an unidentified adversary, thought to be of Vietnamese origin, to target entities in English-speaking countries, Bulgaria, China, and Vietnam. Identified by Cisco Talos, the attacker employs a unique method to deliver the ransom note, demonstrating the need for ongoing vigilance against evolving cyber threats Read the article here: https://ofofo.news/newsblog/?title=New-Yashma-Ransomware-Variant-Targets-Multiple-English-Speaking-Countries&id=b0b1a635-075b-4501-8356-8b1d4e89fc52 Youtube : https://youtube.com/shorts/X31PU_p5Dic Twitter : https://twitter.com/tryofofo/status/1689558856274427904 Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/reel/Cvwd__TpnwB/ Reddit : https://www.reddit.com/r/securityupdates/comments/15n6kw7/new_yashma_ransomware_variant_targets_multiple/
  1. Ransomware Victims Surge as Threat Actors Pivot to Zero-Day Exploits. The number of ransomware victims is surging as threat actors, including the operators of Cl0p ransomware, pivot to exploiting zero-day and day-one vulnerabilities in their attacks. The increasing sophistication and adaptiveness of these attacks emphasize the ongoing challenge of cybersecurity in an evolving threat landscape. Read the article here: https://ofofo.news/newsblog/?title=Ransomware-Victims-Surge-as-Threat-Actors-Pivot-to-Zero-Day-Exploits&id=e740ac54-0cbf-4905-87ca-ea2a0919e80b Youtube : https://youtube.com/shorts/4SPRPZbloRA Twitter : https://twitter.com/tryofofo/status/1689558859885826048 Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/reel/CvwePW8tnnG/ Reddit : https://www.reddit.com/r/securityupdates/comments/15n6lvz/ransomware_victims_surge_as_threat_actors_pivot/
  1. Apple Users See Big Mac Attack, Says Accenture. Accenture's Cyber Threat Intelligence unit reports a tenfold increase in Dark Web threats targeting macOS since 2019. This escalating trend underscores the increased focus of cybercriminals on Apple users and suggests continued and potentially increased threats in the future. Read the article here: https://ofofo.news/newsblog/?title=Apple-Users-See-Big-Mac-Attack-Says-Accenture&id=d5640fea-425c-47ce-9a3f-14480922f103 Youtube : https://youtube.com/shorts/GIjQaaDQles Twitter : https://twitter.com/tryofofo/status/1689558863585103872 Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/reel/CvwempTLjfT/ Reddit : https://www.reddit.com/r/securityupdates/comments/15n6mhe/apple_users_see_big_mac_attack_says_accenture/
  1. Google Play apps with 2.5M installs load ads when the screen's off. The Google Play store discovered 43 Android applications with a total of 2.5 million installs secretly showing ads while the phone's screen was turned off. This covert operation drains the device's battery, illustrating the covert methods employed to generate ad revenues at the user's expense. Read the article here: https://ofofo.news/newsblog/?title=Google-Play-apps-with-M-installs-load-ads-when-screen-s-off&id=65becad1-9930-4393-93b2-7ac336f7c42a Youtube : https://youtube.com/shorts/JlOaRv7yjiU Twitter : https://twitter.com/tryofofo/status/1689558867892641792 Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/reel/Cvwe4c2J8Qq/ Reddit : https://www.reddit.com/r/securityupdates/comments/15n6n96/google_play_apps_with_25m_installs_load_ads_when/
 

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Mohan Gandhi Ponnaganti
Mohan Gandhi Ponnaganti

Co-founder and CEO, Ofofo.io