Cisco fixes WebEx bugs allowing 'ghost' attackers, Dubliner Jailed Over $2m Cryptocurrency Theft, and more

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Round Up of Major Breaches and Scams

Dubliner Jailed Over $2m Cryptocurrency Theft

An Irish cyber-thief has been jailed for his part in a SIM-swap conspiracy that robbed victims of their life savings. Conor Freeman was identified by US Homeland Security as a member of a criminal group that stole over $2m worth of cryptocurrency from multiple victims in 2018.

Hackers Steal 46 Million Animal Jam Account Records, Dating Back 10 Years

Hackers circulate database containing millions of players’ details. With more than 300 million registered players, Animal Jam is a wildly popular online game which sees kids adopt their favourite animal guises and explore a brightly-coloured world.

Round Up of Major Malware and Ransomware Incidents

Hacking group exploits ZeroLogon in automotive, industrial attack wave

Researchers have uncovered a worldwide campaign targeting businesses using the recently-disclosed ZeroLogon vulnerability. The active cyberattack is thought to be the handiwork of Cicada, also tracked as APT10, Stone Panda, and Cloud Hopper.

Round Up of Major Vulnerabilities and Patches

Cisco fixes WebEx bugs allowing ‘ghost’ attackers in meetings

Cisco has fixed today three Webex Meetings security vulnerabilities that would have allowed unauthenticated remote attackers to join ongoing meetings as ghost participants. Cisco’s remote meetings platform has seen a 451% usage increase over four months due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, with roughly 4 million meetings being hosted in a single day for 324 million users at its peak.

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