Hi folks,

I hope you're either still having a wonderful time off, or have been succesful is slowly getting back up to speed :-) Maybe this issue will help you to make sure you didn't miss out on anything big.

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Dieter Van der Stock

2023 in review

Always nice to have a little look-back:

  • The biggest cybersecurity and cyberattack stories of 2023: link.
  • The law enforcement operations targeting cybercrime in 2023: link.
Dieter Van der Stock

Breaches and leaks

  • Cyberattack on Massachusetts hospital disrupted records system, emergency services: link.
  • Data breach at healthcare tech firm impacts 4.5 million patients: link.
  • Hacker hijacks Orange Spain RIPE account to cause BGP havoc: link.
  • Mandiant’s account on X hacked to push cryptocurrency scam: link.
  • First American Financial confirms threat actors stole and encrypted data: link.
  • Xerox discloses a subsidiary’s breach following ransomware claim of data theft: link.
  • ‘Large-scale’ cyberattack hits French township, all local services down: link.
  • Online museum collections down after cyberattack on service provider: link.
  • Korean National Police Agency investigating $81 million crypto theft from Orbit Chain: link.
  • Hackers breach Australian court hearing database: link.
  • Swedish supermarket chain Coop responds to cyberattack: link.
Dieter Van der Stock

Issues and fixes

  • CISA warns of actively exploited bugs in Chrome and Excel parsing library: link.
  • Nearly 11 million SSH servers vulnerable to new Terrapin attacks: link.
  • Google patches six vulnerabilities with first Chrome update of 2024: link.
  • Ivanti warns critical EPM bug lets hackers hijack enrolled devices: link.
Dieter Van der Stock