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Cyber Bits: June 17, 2024
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Cyber Bits: June 17, 2024

London hospitals canceled 800+ operations due to ransomware, fake Chrome errors trick users into running malicious scripts, KeyTronic confirms a data breach after ransomware leaks, high-severity vulnerabilities affect ASUS routers, and Microsoft announces new security changes for Outlook.

Cyber Bits: June 10, 2024
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Cyber Bits: June 10, 2024

In this week's Cyber Bits: Microsoft revises the controversial Recall feature, the FBI distributes 7,000 decryption keys to LockBit ransomware victims, a critical PHP flaw impacts Windows Servers, and Brave Browser experiences its biggest growth month ever.

Cyber Bits: June 3, 2024
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Cyber Bits: June 3, 2024

Ticketmaster made the news this week with a breach potentially impacting 560 million customers, fake browser updates are spreading malware, a breach at the BBC is putting member's pensions at risk, Everbridge assessing the impact of a breach, and a mysterious botnet bricks 600,000 routers in 2023.

Cyber Bits: May 27, 2024
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Cyber Bits: May 27, 2024

This week, we dive Foxit PDF Reader being abused, ransomware leveraging BitLocker, malvertising is back (3 weeks in a row!), and MITRE provides more details about the security incident that occurred earlier this year.

Cyber Bits: May 20, 2024
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Cyber Bits: May 20, 2024

This week, we dive into the SEC updating its breach disclosure timelines, Microsoft finally forcing all sign-ins to Azure to use MFA, malvertising is back targeting PuTTy and WinSCP, and UnitedHealth confirms it paid the ransom for the attack it suffered several weeks ago.

Cyber Bits: May 13, 2024
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Cyber Bits: May 13, 2024

Dell's customers are on high alert this week, with the news that 49 million customer records stolen, Google patches the fifth zero-day of the year in Chrome, Android users targeted with malware hidden in apps, and Black-Basta ransomware is on the rise.

Cyber Bits: May 7, 2024
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Cyber Bits: May 7, 2024

This week we have Citrix addressing a high severity flaw in Netscaler, a huge (and unsurprising) increase in supply chain breaches, the potential risk of LLMs and reports of APT28 leveraging a critical flaw in Outlook.