Happy Halloween! It’s already the end of the year! Time files when you are learning cybersecurity!
- British Library knocked offline by weekend cyberattack – The British Library has been hit by a major IT outage affecting its website and many of its services following a “cyber incident” that impacted its systems on Saturday, October 28.
- Massive cybercrime URL shortening service uncovered via DNS data – An actor that security researchers call Prolific Puma has been providing link shortening services to cybercriminals for at least four years while keeping a sufficiently low profile to operate undetected.
- Canada bans WeChat and Kaspersky products on govt devices – Canada has banned the use of Kaspersky security products and Tencent’s WeChat app on mobile devices used by government employees, citing network and national security concerns.
- LastPass breach linked to theft of $4.4 million in crypto – Hackers have stolen $4.4 million in cryptocurrency on October 25th using private keys and passphrases stored in stolen LastPass databases, according to research by crypto fraud researchers who have been researching similar incidents.
- Hackers Accessed 632,000 Email Addresses at US Justice, Defense Departments – A Russian-speaking hacking group obtained access to the email addresses of about 632,000 US federal employees at the departments of Defense and Justice as part of the sprawling MOVEit hack last summer, according to a report on the wide-ranging attack obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request.
- ServiceNow Data Exposure: A Wake-Up Call for Companies – Earlier this week, ServiceNow announced on its support site that misconfigurations within the platform could result in “unintended access” to sensitive data.
- Okta hit by third-party data breach exposing employee information – Okta is warning nearly 5,000 current and former employees that their personal information was exposed after a third-party vendor was breached.
- Boeing Confirms Cyberattack, System Compromise – The aerospace giant said it’s alerting customers that its parts and distribution systems have been impacted by cyberattack.
- ISC2 Study: Economic Conditions Continue to Sandbag Cyber Hiring – Nearly 1.5 million people work in cybersecurity in North America, but even with a growing gap in skilled specialists, they bear a higher chance of hiring freezes and layoffs. Read the whole paper from ISC2.
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LinkedIn Learning – CompTIA Security+ Module 8: Network Security Design and Implementation | This is a long one, I’m still working on it.
TryHackMe – SOC Level 1(90 % Complete): Velociraptor – Complete
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