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#[https://www.securityweek.com/developer-ddos-botnets-based-mirai-code-sentenced-prison Developer of DDoS Botnets Based on Mirai Code Sentenced to Prison] Vancouver, Wash., resident 22-year-old Kenneth Currin Schuchman has been sentenced to an undisclosed prison term and 18 months of community confinement following his release from prison for his role in developing several botnets and using them to compromise systems, and then selling access to those systems to paying customers.
 
#[https://www.securityweek.com/developer-ddos-botnets-based-mirai-code-sentenced-prison Developer of DDoS Botnets Based on Mirai Code Sentenced to Prison] Vancouver, Wash., resident 22-year-old Kenneth Currin Schuchman has been sentenced to an undisclosed prison term and 18 months of community confinement following his release from prison for his role in developing several botnets and using them to compromise systems, and then selling access to those systems to paying customers.
 
#[https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-53214783 How hackers extorted $1.14m from University of California, San Francisco] Netwalker criminal gang attacked UCSF and extorted $1,140,895 - it's hoped the data will not be shared further. Proofpoint's Ryan Kalember said: "Universities can be challenging environments to secure for IT administrators."
 
#[https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-53214783 How hackers extorted $1.14m from University of California, San Francisco] Netwalker criminal gang attacked UCSF and extorted $1,140,895 - it's hoped the data will not be shared further. Proofpoint's Ryan Kalember said: "Universities can be challenging environments to secure for IT administrators."
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#[https://www.zdnet.com/article/sao-paulo-subway-facial-recognition-system-slammed-over-user-data-security-and-privacy/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 São Paulo Subway Facial Recognition System Slammed over User Data Security and Privacy] Consumer rights groups claim that Brazil's Metro operator neglects to protect user's PII as they upgrade surveillance system to include facial recognition.
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#[https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-06-29/hacking-cyber-attacks-espionage-china/12398802 What Is a Cyber Attack, What Are the Targets and Who Is Behind Them? Inside the Hacking Attacks Bombarding Australia] Some insight around the ongoing attacks in Australia. The Australian Cyber Security Center released an [https://www.cyber.gov.au/acsc/view-all-content/alerts/copy-paste-compromises advisory] on June 19 detailing tactics, techniques, and procedures, as well as numerous IOCs.

Revision as of 15:52, 30 June 2020

Articles

  1. New Lucifer DDoS Botnet Targets Windows Systems with Multiple Exploits Lucifer’s exploits CVE-2019-9081 along with other vulnerabilites to increase chances of infection. Keeping systems patched is the best mitigation.
  2. Developer of DDoS Botnets Based on Mirai Code Sentenced to Prison Vancouver, Wash., resident 22-year-old Kenneth Currin Schuchman has been sentenced to an undisclosed prison term and 18 months of community confinement following his release from prison for his role in developing several botnets and using them to compromise systems, and then selling access to those systems to paying customers.
  3. How hackers extorted $1.14m from University of California, San Francisco Netwalker criminal gang attacked UCSF and extorted $1,140,895 - it's hoped the data will not be shared further. Proofpoint's Ryan Kalember said: "Universities can be challenging environments to secure for IT administrators."
  4. São Paulo Subway Facial Recognition System Slammed over User Data Security and Privacy Consumer rights groups claim that Brazil's Metro operator neglects to protect user's PII as they upgrade surveillance system to include facial recognition.
  5. What Is a Cyber Attack, What Are the Targets and Who Is Behind Them? Inside the Hacking Attacks Bombarding Australia Some insight around the ongoing attacks in Australia. The Australian Cyber Security Center released an advisory on June 19 detailing tactics, techniques, and procedures, as well as numerous IOCs.