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Weekly Cyber Threat Report, August 29–September 2, 2022

Welcome to CyberIntelMag’s weekly roundup! A place where you can find the most important stories in the cybersecurity world from the past week.

The Good News

This week’s good news includes National Cybersecurity Alliance launching a career training program at HBCU, Chrome 105 fixing high-severity flaws, Ukrainian cops busting fraudulent cryptocurrency call centers, WordPress releasing fixes for three security weaknesses, and much more.


The Bad News

This week’s bad news includes the Twilio breach exposing Okta’s one-time MFA credentials, ScanBox malware by Chinese hackers targeting the Australian government, hackers employing ModernLoader to infect systems, Nelnet servicing breach exposing data of student loan accounts, Chinese database with faces and vehicle license plates being exposed online, cybercriminals releasing Mini Stealer’s builder and panel for free, malware being implanted in pictures captured by James Webb Space Telescope, hard-coded AWS credentials being compromised, and much more.

There is a significant security risk due to 1,859 Android and iOS apps having hard-coded Amazon Web Services (AWS) credentials.

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