CyberIntelMag's Threat report

Weekly Cyber Threat Report, March 27 – March 31, 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 US President Biden issuing an order to ban commercial spyware, a Nigerian BEC scammer being imprisoned in the US, account takeover flaws in ChatGPT being patched by OpenAI, Microsoft updating the Azure Cloud Service to fix a dangerous RCE vulnerability, and much more.


The Bad News

This week’s bad news includes Emotet malware spreading in the form of W-9 tax forms, three versions of IcedID malware being found, a novel MacStealer macOS malware stealing iCloud keychain data and passwords, an error in the Wi-Fi protocol enabling attackers to control network traffic, Russians being the intended targets of trojan-infected crypto-stealing malware, researchers discovering new Linux malware linked with Chinese APT gangs, Windows and Linux systems being targeted with the KEYPLUG backdoor, 3CX acknowledging supply chain attack, 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.