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Weekly Cyber Threat Report, March 20-25, 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 Biden predicting US private sector may be attacked by Russian cybercriminals, Lapsus$ suspects being arrested, VMWare releasing fixes for severe vulnerabilities affecting the Carbon Black App Control platform, XSS vulnerability in Microweber being fixed, and much more. 


The Bad News 

This week’s bad news includes TransUnion’s South African business being affected by a data breach, Ukrainian researcher leaking data about Conti ransomware gang, BitRAT malware being spread as Windows 10 installer, Chinese hackers using the new “Hodur” malware, Anonymous hacker gang attacking the Central Bank of Russia, Morgan Stanley becoming a victim of social engineering attacks, and much more. 

  • The Anonymous hacker gang hacked The Central Bank of Russia. They have plans to release 35,000 files very soon. 
  • Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, the wealth and asset management business of Morgan Stanley, disclosed that social engineering attacks led to the compromise of accounts of some of its clients.
  • A cybersecurity researcher discovered a flaw in a system used by hotels in the Middle East that exposed personal data on millions of guests.
  • Researchers have discovered that a new variation of the JSSLoader RAT is being used to distribute malicious Microsoft Excel add-ins. This malware has been linked to FIN7, dubbed ‘Carbanak,’ a financially driven Russian hacking gang.

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