WEEKLY CYBERSECURITY NEWSLETTER NO: 157
#Weekly Cybersecurity Tip: Always monitor your network for suspicious activity.
1- At Least 30,000 U.S. Organizations Newly Hacked Via Holes in Microsoft’s Email Software
At least 30,000 organizations across the US — including a significant number of small businesses, towns, cities and local governments — have over the past few days been hacked by an unusually aggressive Chinese cyber espionage unit.
2- Number of ransomware attacks grew by more than 150%
By the end of 2020, the ransomware market, fueled by the pandemic turbulence, had turned into the biggest cybercrime money artery.
3- Wall Street targeted by new Capital Call investment email scammers
According to a newly published-report by Agari, scammers are seeking to defraud Wall Street businesses and their customers out of US $809,000 on average per incident.
4- Massive Supply-Chain Cyberattack Breaches Several Airlines
The cyberattack on SITA, a nearly ubiquitous airline service provider, has compromised frequent-flyer data across many carriers. A communications and IT vendor for 90 percent of the world’s airlines, SITA, has been breached, compromising passenger data stored on the company’s U.S. servers in what the company is calling a “highly sophisticated attack.”