WEEKLY CYBERSECURITY NEWSLETTER NO: 208
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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.
3- Meta restricts Russian state-controlled media
Nick Clegg, VP of global affairs for Meta, announced yesterday that the firm has restricted access to several accounts in Ukraine at the request of its government.
“We are also reviewing other government requests to restrict Russian state-controlled media. In the meantime, we will continue to label …
4- Toyota to Close Japan Plants After Suspected Cyberattack
What was potentially a cyberattack hit one of Toyota’s parts suppliers, causing the company to move to shut down about a third of the company’s global production tomorrow, the company announced on Monday.
Toyota doesn’t know how long the 14 plants will be unplugged. The closure will mean that the co…