A selection of this week’s more interesting vulnerability disclosures and cyber security news. Another surprising week it has been, always something going on, though for the two major ones of recent times such as Equifax and CCleaner, their situations seem to be evolving at quite a rate and for Equifax, rapidly down hill.
So many developments in how and when, plus of course mistakes in handling the breach just continue to pound at Equifax…
- More details on the Equifax hack Wow. Just wow. Read this.
- Scammers Offer to Sell Data Stolen in Equifax Hack
A surprising twist to the CCleaner story. I bet we were all expecting it to be just the usual criminal attempts to steal stuff from the general public, but no, perhaps its a cover for a more elaborate campaign….
- Avast-Owned Piriform Releases CCleaner Security Update The Avast subsidiary has released two new versions of CCleaner following the discovery of a supply-chain attack.
This little article sent chills down my back this morning. I’m sure this will develop further over the coming weeks. Hopefully not in a bad way!
- Vevo Hackers Leak – Then Delete – Huge Trove of Internal Videos, Documents Todd Spangler reports
- AWS Bucket Leaks Viacom Critical Data
- DigitalOcean Warns of Vulnerability Affecting Cloud Users
- Twitter Suspends Nearly 1 Million Accounts Associated with Terrorism
- Viacom’s Secret Cloud Keys Exposed
- FedEx Profit Takes $300 Million Hit After Malware Attack
- New Spam Campaign Literally Doubles Down on Ransomware
- ‘Optionsbleed’ Flaw Causes Apache to Leak Data