Afternoon Dessert - 2022-07-12

Welcome to another Afternoon Dessert breakout:

TikTok Postpones Privacy Policy Update in Europe After Italy Warns of GDPR Breach
Popular video-sharing platform TikTok on Tuesday agreed to pause a controversial privacy policy update that could have allowed it to serve targeted ads based on users' activity on the social video platform without their permission to do so. The reversal, reported by TechCrunch, comes a day after the Italian data protection authority — the Garante per la Protezione dei Dati Personali — warned the
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Paying ransomware crooks won’t reduce your legal risk, warns regulator
"We paid the crooks to keep things under control and make a bad thing better"... isn't a valid excuse. Who knew?
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New ‘Luna Moth’ hackers breach orgs via fake subscription renewals
A new data extortion group has been breaching companies to steal confidential information, threatening victims to make the files publicly available unless they pay a ransom. [...]
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Microsoft: Phishing bypassed MFA in attacks against 10,000 orgs
Microsoft says a massive series of phishing attacks has targeted more than 10,000 organizations starting with September 2021, using the gained access to victims' mailboxes in follow-on business email compromise (BEC) attacks. [...]
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Microsoft July 2022 Patch Tuesday fixes 1 zero-day, 84 flaws
Today is Microsoft's July 2022 Patch Tuesday, and with it comes fixes for one actively exploited zero-day vulnerability and a total of 84 flaws. [...]
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Hackers stole $620 million from Axie Infinity via fake job interviews
The hack that caused Axie Infinity losses of $620 million in crypto started with a fake job offer from North Korean hackers to one of the game's developers. [...]
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Windows 10 KB5015807 and KB5015811 updates released
Microsoft has released the Windows 10 KB5015807 and KB5015811 cumulative updates for versions 21H2, version 21H1, version 20H2, and 1809 to fix security vulnerabilities and resolve bugs. [...]
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Microsoft warns Windows Server 20H2 reaches EOS next month
Microsoft reminded customers today that Windows Server, version 20H2 will be reaching its End of Service (EOS) next month, on August 9. [...]
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Windows 11 KB5015814 update adds Search Highlights feature, 27 changes
Microsoft has released the Windows 11 KB5015814 cumulative update with security updates, improvements, and the new Search Highlights feature. [...]
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