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WTH Security News October 19, 2020

Your weekly top 5 technical and security issues Nerds should pay attention to:

This new malware uses remote overlay attacks to hijack your bank account. In case it isn’t obvious, both the Remote Access Trojan and the malicious software installation is prevented 100% with zero trust controls.

This high-profile eCrime group operates multiple ransomware families and has recently been observed developing new tools and modified existing ones. Speaking of the original creators of Trickbot.

The Ryuk threat actors are actively exploiting ZeroLogon (CVE-2020-1472). Nice to see such a clean breakdown. $1/mo Patreon gets you the full report. DTTS, stops this attack at every level, just saying.

Shady deals: The destructive relationship between network access sellers and ransomware groups. In hindsight, we should have seen this coming. The sale of network access really needs to be treated like an insider threat.

Announcing Global Privacy Control: Making it Easy for Consumers to Exercise Their Privacy Rights. Steve Gibson does a deep dive on SecurityNow Episode #788. Very cool development for the benefit of everyday people.

Did you know?

The story I shared last week of going to the police station to review an incident Network Access Seller was of a Nerds On Site Meraki Dashboard. More in the video version of this NerdNews at https://youtu.be/KNiAoxv2XLs

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