Weekly: Microsoft to Enable Macros in Office, Russia Arrests Hacking Group, Valentine's Day Concerns

Digital Shadows

ShadowTalk host Chris alongside Ivan and Austin bring you the latest in threat intelligence. This week they cover:

  • Microsoft Announces Plans to Enable Macros in Office Applications
  • Russia Arrests Six People Linking to Hacking Group
  • Things To Be Aware of This Valentine's Day

 

***Resources from this week’s podcast***

Valentine's Day: Share Your Love, Not Your Credentials
https://www.digitalshadows.com/blog-and-research/valentines-day-share-your-love-not-your-credentials/

Growing Tension Between Russia And Ukraine: Should You Be Concerned? https://www.digitalshadows.com/blog-and-research/growing-tension-between-russia-and-ukraine/

CVEs You Might Have Missed While Log4j Stole The Headlines https://www.digitalshadows.com/blog-and-research/cves-you-might-have-missed-whilst-log4j-stole-the-headlines/

Microsoft plans to kill malware delivery via Office macros https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/microsoft-plans-to-kill-malware-delivery-via-office-macros/

Russia arrests third hacking group, seizes carding forums https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/russia-arrests-third-hacking-group-seizes-carding-forums/

FBI Warns of Romance Scams Ahead of Valentine’s Day
https://www.fbi.gov/contact-us/field-offices/columbia/news/press-releases/fbi-warns-of-romance-scams-ahead-of-valentines-day

West Mercia Police issue romance fraud warning to online daters in the run up to Valentine's Day
https://worcesterobserver.co.uk/news/west-mercia-police-issue-romance-fraud-warning-to-online-daters-in-the-run-up-to-valentines-day-35613/

 

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