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Weekly Cyber Threat Report, October 3 – 7, 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 a BEC scammer receiving a jail sentence of 25 years for stealing more than $9.5 million, a Netwalker ransomware affiliate from Canada receiving a 20-year sentence, Avast releasing a free decryptor, a teen using leaked Optus breach data in SMS scam arrested, and much more.


The Bad News

This week’s bad news includes the LAUSD school system’s stolen data being exposed, hacked Comm100 chat provider being used for malware distribution, an Android malware found capable of stealing data and recording audio, new malware identified infecting Microsoft SQL servers, city of Tucson disclosing data breach, trojanized version of Tor browser being spread through a popular YouTube channel, a cyber attack impacting the city of Dunedin, Russian-speaking hackers taking credit for attacking U.S. state’s websites, and much more.

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