TrollEye Security's News Stories
We strive to be your partner in cybersecurity, not only by working with you and your teams to remediate vulnerabilities, but also by keeping you up to date on the latest news and articles in cybersecurity. That is why every week we will bring you one relevant news story to keep you up to date on the latest threats and vulnerabilities, we hope you enjoy the read!
A sophisticated social engineering campaign, previously targeting only Windows systems, has expanded to macOS, using fake browser updates to distribute Atomic Stealer malware. This marks the first major shift of a dominant Windows-focused cyber scam to macOS, leveraging compromised websites to trick users into downloading malicious software.
The ALPHV/BlackCat ransomware group filed a complaint with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission against MeridianLink for not disclosing a cyberattack within the required timeframe. This novel tactic of pressure by the ransomware group comes after they allegedly breached MeridianLink’s network, threatening to leak stolen data unless a ransom was paid.
In Other News
ICBC Financial Services suffered a disruptive ransomware cyberattack on November 8, 2023, leading to significant system interruptions and impacting U.S. Treasury market operations. The attack, which was isolated to the FS unit and did not affect other ICBC entities, underscores the heightened cyber threats in the financial sector and the critical need for robust cybersecurity solutions.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has sued IT company SolarWinds and its CISO Tim Brown for allegedly misleading investors about cybersecurity practices before a major 2019 Russian hack. While SolarWinds asserts it had adequate cybersecurity measures, the SEC claims it and Brown ignored internal warnings about vulnerabilities.