Morning Bowl - 2022-07-27

Welcome to another Morning Bowl breakout:

Mild monthly security update from Firefox – but update anyway
You're probably thinking we're going to say, "Don't delay/Do it today"... and that's exactly what we are saying!
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4 Steps the Financial Industry Can Take to Cope With Their Growing Attack Surface
The financial services industry has always been at the forefront of technology adoption, but the 2020 pandemic accelerated the widespread of mobile banking apps, chat-based customer service, and other digital tools. Adobe's 2022 FIS Trends Report, for instance, found that more than half of the financial services and insurance firms surveyed experienced a notable increase in digital/mobile
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Hackers Increasingly Using WebAssembly Coded Cryptominers to Evade Detection
As many as 207 websites have been infected with malicious code designed to launch a cryptocurrency miner by leveraging WebAssembly (Wasm) on the browser. Web security company Sucuri, which published details of the campaign, said it launched an investigation after one of its clients had their computer slowed down significantly every time upon navigating to their own WordPress portal. This
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SmokeLoader Infecting Targeted Systems with Amadey Info-Stealing Malware
An information-stealing malware called Amadey is being distributed by means of another backdoor called SmokeLoader. The attacks hinge on tricking users into downloading SmokeLoader that masquerades as software cracks, paving the way for the deployment of Amadey, researchers from the AhnLab Security Emergency Response Center (ASEC) said in a report published last week. Amadey, a
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Hackers Increasingly Using WebAssembly Coded Cryptominers to Evade Detection
As many as 207 websites have been infected with malicious code designed to launch a cryptocurrency miner by leveraging WebAssembly (Wasm) on the browser. Web security company Sucuri, which published details of the campaign, said it launched an investigation after one of its clients had their computer slowed down significantly every time upon navigating to their own WordPress portal. This
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