Weekly: New Zealand Stock Exchange faces DDoS, Tesla avoids cyberattack, and Pioneer Kitten updates

September 4, 2020 Digital Shadows

Adam, Kim, Demelza and Stefano discuss the latest threat intel updates. On this episode, they cover:

  • New Zealand Stock Exchange DDoS attacks: Services affected & extent of impact
  • Tesla employee thwarts cyberattack: Developments & internal threats
  • Pioneer Kitten observed monetizing cyber activity
  • Information about Slack vulnerability
  • Tor projects launch membership program: why & what does this mean?

Get this week’s intelligence summary at https://resources.digitalshadows.com/digitalshadows/weekly-intelligence-summary-04-september-2020

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

DDos Extortion: https://www.welivesecurity.com/2020/08/27/ddos-extortion-campaign-targets-financial-firms-retailers/

Russian National Arrest: https://www.justice.gov/opa/press-release/file/1308766/download

Pioneer Kitten: https://www.crowdstrike.com/blog/who-is-pioneer-kitten/

Remote Code Execution: https://hackerone.com/reports/783877

The Tor Project: https://blog.torproject.org/tor-project-membership-program

SunCrypt: https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/suncrypt-ransomware-sheds-light-on-the-maze-ransomware-cartel/

Dread Take on Spammers: https://www.digitalshadows.com/blog-and-research/dread-takes-on-the-spammers-who-will-come-out-on-top/

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