CyberIntelMag's Threat report

Weekly Cyber Threat Report, May 15-19, 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 WhatsApp allowing users to lock sensitive chat, Chrome 113 security update fixing critical weakness, Apple addressing three new zero-day vulnerabilities used to compromise iPhones and Macs, Google announcing a new rating system for Android and device vulnerability reports, and much more.

The Bad News

This week’s bad news includes hackers attacking WordPress sites vulnerable using the public exploit, Linux and VMware ESXi systems being attacked by the new “MichaelKors” ransomware-as-a-service, PharMerica leaking 5.8Musers’ PII and health information, Mustang Panda hackers from China using TP-Link routers to launch repeated attacks, hackers using Azure serial console to gain covert access to VMs, MalasLocker malware demanding charitable donations from Zimbra servers, worldwide outage of ASUS routers happening due to a faulty security update, millions of smartphones all over the world have Guerrilla malware preloaded on them, 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.