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Weekly Cyber Threat Report, May 8-12, 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 the United States stopping Russia’s “Snake” cyberespionage malware, 13 additional domains related to DDoS-for-hire services being seized by the FBI, Microsoft enforcing number matching to prevent MFA fatigue attacks, SAP fixing critical flaws with security updates released in May 2023, and much more.


The Bad News

This week’s bad news includes hackers stealing Western Digital’s clients’ data in a March cyberattack, gambling companies being attacked by hackers through chat apps, APT from North Korea using fake Microsoft OneDrive links to spread new malware, food distribution company Sysco issuing a data breach warning after a cyberattack, North Korean hackers breaching major hospital in Seoul to steal data, one million WordPress sites being affected by exploited plugin weakness, 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.