WEEKLY CYBERSECURITY NEWSLETTER NO: 160
#Weekly Cybersecurity Tip: Use a Separate Network for Your Smart Devices.
1- Average ransomware payouts shoot up 171% to over $300,000
Organisations hit by ransomware attacks are finding themselves paying out more than ever before, according to a new report from Palo Alto Networks.
2- Attackers tried to insert backdoor into PHP source code
The PHP development team has averted an attempted supply chain compromise that could have opened a backdoor into many web servers.
3- Survey: 99% of Security Pros Struggling to Secure Their IoT & IIoT Devices
Organizations are increasingly introducing new Internet of Things (IoT) devices into their environments. According to Statista, the aggregate number of IoT devices deployed by organizations globally increased from 7.74 billion in 2019 to around 8.74 billion a year later.
4- Fleeceware Apps Bank $400M in Revenue
About 204 different “fleeceware” applications with a combined billion+ downloads have raked in more than $400 million in revenue so far, via the Apple App Store and Google Play, analysis has revealed.