CyberIntelMag's Threat report

Weekly Cyber Threat Report, March 20 – March 24, 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 CISA launching a prototype program for identifying exploitable ransomware vulnerabilities, highly severe flaws being addressed in the Chrome 111 update, the UK government announcing a plan to safeguard the NHS against cyberattacks, high-severity IOS software weaknesses being addressed by Cisco, and much more.


The Bad News

This week’s bad news includes the potential launching of significant 3.3 Tbps DDoS attacks by the new “HinataBot” botnet, Ferrari disclosing the exposure of customer data by a ransomware attack, a zero-day exploit leading to a theft of $1.5M from General Bytes Bitcoin ATMs, the “red pill” weakness in the Coinbase wallet allowing attackers to evade detection, PoC exploits for flaws in Netgear Orbi Router being revealed, rogue ChatGPT extension FakeGPT taking control of Facebook accounts, a new Android malware being discovered targeting customers of 450 financial institutions around the world, 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.