Weekly: #tbt Throwback Thursday Edition

Digital Shadows

ShadowTalk hosts Sean, Ivan, Alec, and Rick Holland bring you the latest in threat intelligence. This week they cover:

  • Botnets are still the hotness - Mirai is growing again and Mozi’s made new moves
  • ShinyHunters are back!
  • Hacktivists take on governments

Get this week’s intelligence summary at: https://resources.digitalshadows.com/weekly-intelligence-summary/weekly-intelligence-summary-august-27

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

ShinyHunters
https://www.digitalshadows.com/blog-and-research/the-eeveelution-of-shinyhunters-from-data-leaks-to-extortions/ 

Criminals weaponize social media
https://www.digitalshadows.com/blog-and-research/how-cybercriminals-weaponize-social-media/ 

Reverse scams
https://www.digitalshadows.com/blog-and-research/no-honor-among-thieves-scamming-the-scammers/ 

Mirai & Mozi:
https://www.microsoft.com/security/blog/2021/08/19/how-to-proactively-defend-against-mozi-iot-botnet/

https://securingsam.com/realtek-vulnerabilities-weaponized/ 

https://unit42.paloaltonetworks.com/mirai-variant-iot-vulnerabilities/ 

https://www.digitalshadows.com/blog-and-research/you-should-consider-forecasts-not-predictions/ 

Hactivists
Iran: https://zetter.substack.com/p/hackers-leak-surveillance-camera https://research.checkpoint.com/2021/indra-hackers-behind-recent-attacks-on-iran/ 

Belarus: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-08-24/belarus-hackers-seek-to-overthrow-local-government https://www.technologyreview.com/2021/08/26/1033205/belarus-cyber-partisans-lukashenko-hack-opposition/

 

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