CyberIntelMag's Threat report

Weekly Cyber Threat Report, January 30 – February 3, 2023

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 QNAP fixing severe weakness used by hackers to inject malicious code, Denial-of-Service weakness in the Open5GS GTP library being addressed, Atlassian releasing patches to resolve an extreme security vulnerability in Jira Service Management Server and Data Center, VMware launching fixes for a Workstation vulnerability, and much more.

The Bad News

This week’s bad news includes hackers ruining Windows domains using a new SwiftSlicer wiper, JD Sports identifying the number of customers impacted by a data breach, cybersecurity professionals identifying packers used by various malware for avoiding detection, cryptocurrency scam applications affecting Google Play and Apple App Store, gaming and gambling sectors being targeted via a new type of cyberattack, IT experts revealing cybersecurity risks rounding ChatGPT, malware for evading antivirus being promoted through Google Ads, and much more.

About the author

Yehudah Sunshine

Yehudah Sunshine

Bringing together his diverse professional cyber know-how, intellectual fascination with history and culture, and eclectic academic background focusing on diplomacy and the cultures of Central Asia, Yehudah Sunshine keenly blends his deep understanding of the global tech ecosystem with a nuanced worldview of the underlying socio-economic and political forces which drive policy and impact innovation in the cyber sectors. Yehudah's current work focuses on how to create and or opportunities enhance marketing strategies and elevate cyber driven thought leadership for cyfluencer (www.cyfluencer .com), the cybersecurity thought leadership platform. Sunshine has written and researched extensively within cybersecurity, the service sectors, international criminal accountability, Israel's economy, Israeli diplomatic inroads, Israeli innovation and technology, and Chinese economic policy.