Hi folks,

I hope you all had a good week. Mine was great, but I do look forward to the weekend, some rest, and playing some more Helldivers 2 ;-) But first sit back, have some coffee, and enjoy browsing through this week's issue.

Have a good one!

Dieter Van der Stock

Quick links

  • White House and EPA warn water sector of cybersecurity threats: link.
  • Hackers earn $1,132,500 for 29 zero-days at Pwn2Own Vancouver: link.
  • Flipper Zero makers respond to Canada’s ‘harmful’ ban proposal: link.
  • Microsoft announces deprecation of 1024-bit RSA keys in Windows: link.
  • US Defense Dept received 50,000 vulnerability reports since 2016: link.

Breaches and leaks

  • Misconfigured Firebase instances leaked 19 million plaintext passwords: link.
  • Fujitsu found malware on IT systems, confirms data breach: link.
  • International Monetary Fund email accounts hacked in cyberattack: link.
  • Jacksonville Beach and other US municipalities report data breaches following cyberattacks: link.
  • International freight tech firm, Radiant Logistics, isolates Canada operations after cyberattack: link.
  • Apparel giant VF sends out breach letters to millions following 2023 cyberattack: link.
  • Nations Direct Mortgage alerts 83,000 to personal data leaks from December cyberattack: link.

Issues and fixes

  • Ivanti fixes critical Standalone Sentry bug reported by NATO: link.
  • Apex Legends players worried about RCE flaw after ALGS hacks: link.
  • Exploit released for Fortinet RCE bug used in attacks, patch now: link.
  • Unsaflok flaw can let hackers unlock millions of hotel doors: link.

See you next week!