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Malspam campaign leverages Boeing 737 Max tragedy

Threat actors are once again leveraging tragedy, this time sending spam messages concerning the recent Boeing 737 MAX crash which took place last week.

The campaign was discovered by 360 Threat Intelligence Center researchers who posted about the malicious campaign on Twitter.

Reports: Israeli officials’ devices hacked; data possessed by Iran

Hackers stole information from former Israeli prime minister Ehud Barak’s computer and phone months ago and sold it to Iran, according to multiple news outlets, citing a TV report by Israel’s Channel 12 this past weekend.

The news reportedly broke several days after a separate Channel 12 story that said Iranian intelligence directly hacked the cell phone of Benny Gantz, former Chief of General Staff of the Israel Defense Forces, who is currently running for prime minister against incumbent Benjamin Netanyahu.

Mirai Variant Goes After Enterprise Systems

Researchers have discovered a new variant of the infamous Mirai IoT botnet, which has been sniffing out and targeting vulnerabilities in enterprise wireless presentation and display systems since January.

Palo Alto Network’s Unit 42 researchers said that the newest variant of Mirai is notably different because it is targeting enterprise-focused devices as opposed to vulnerable consumer IoT devices; namely, it has been targeting WePresent WiPG-1000 Wireless Presentation systems and LG Supersign TVs.

NICE READ: How the Dark Web Data Bazaar Fuels Enterprise Attacks

What does the age of near-ubiquitous data breaches, deep fakes, and fallible biometric authentication mean for enterprise security?

It seems every aspect of our lives is available to be found somewhere on the internet. And the information available isn’t simply embarrassing browsing histories but ranges from our medical histories to the logon credentials we use to access many of our online services. This is certainly a privacy concern, but it’s also increasingly an enterprise cybersecurity hazard. The more information adversaries have about us, the more effectively they can target their attacks.

Registration for ECSC'19 is now open!

Registration for the National Qualification Round is now open to participants! This year's ECSC finals will take place in Bucharest, early October.

Good luck :)