WEEKLY CYBERSECURITY NEWSLETTER NO: 201
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1- Hackers will return focus to consumers in 2022
Research by ReasonLabs suggests that hackers will return their focus to consumers in 2022.
The detailed report claims that a number of factors have led to consumers being a more lucrative target for hackers when compared to large companies.
One of these factors is the continued shift to remote worki…
2- Conti sides with Russia, internal chats leaked
A Ukrainian security researcher leaked the messages after the gang sided with Russia over the invasion of Ukraine.
BleepingComputer has independently confirmed the validity of these messages from internal conversations previously shared with BleepingComputer regarding Conti’s attack on Shutterfly.
1- Heap-overflow Vulnerability Affects Multiple VMware Products
A heap overflow vulnerability has been detected recently in multiple VMware products, that has been tracked as CVE-2021-22045.
The VMware products that are affected by this heap overflow vulnerability are:-
VMware ESXiVMware WorkstationVMware FusionVMware Cloud Foundation
However, VMware has alread…
2- How to Protect Your Company from Cyber Attacks and Cyber Fraud
Being a business owner is not easy. You need to do many different things, ranging from expanding your business and building business relationships to ensuring that your business is safe from cyber attacks and cyber fraud.
When it comes to cyber security, it goes way beyond installing an antivirus on…
3- Cyberattackers Hit Data of 80K Fertility Patients
The protected health information of nearly 80,000 patients of Fertility Centers of Illinois (FCI) may have been pawed over by cyber intruders following a cyberattack.
FCI runs four clinics across Illinois. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights’ d…
4- New iOS vulnerability DoS bug revealed
A new denial of service (DoS) vulnerability dubbed “doorLock” was recently revealed in Apple HomeKit, impacting iOS 14.7 through 15.2. Apple HomeKit is a software framework that lets iPhone and iPad users control smart home appliances from their devices.
According to the researcher who disclosed the…