WEEKLY CYBERSECURITY NEWSLETTER NO: 169
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1- Japanese Government Data Stolen in Fujitsu Hack
Hackers have gained access to Fujitsu’s project management platform resulting in data leaks from various Japanese government offices. The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport, and Tourism, Japan’s National Cyber Security Centre and Narita Airport affected by the leak.
2- Interpol Intercepts $83 Million Fighting Financial Cyber Crime
The International Criminal Police Organisation (INTERPOL) has intercepted $83 million belonging to victims of online financial crime from being transferred to the accounts of their attackers between September 2020 and March 2021 dates
3- Cobalt Strike Becomes a Preferred Hacking Tool by Cybercrime
For nearly two decades, the open source Metasploit hacking platform has garnered amix of enthusiasm and frustration by security teams that both need the tools to test their own networks but also fear cybercriminals or other bad actors could use it against them in attacks.
4- Trend Micro Bugs Threaten Home Network Security
Vulnerabilities have been found in Trend Micro’s Home Network Security systems, which can allow DoS, privilege escalation, code execution and authentication bypass. The exploitable bugs are two high-severity stack buffer overflows, andone hardcoded password issue.