Afternoon Dessert - 2022-09-15

Welcome to another Afternoon Dessert breakout:

Russian Gamaredon Hackers Target Ukrainian Government Using Info-Stealing Malware
An ongoing espionage campaign operated by the Russia-linked Gamaredon group is targeting employees of Ukrainian government, defense, and law enforcement agencies with a piece of custom-made information stealing malware. "The adversary is using phishing documents containing lures related to the Russian invasion of Ukraine," Cisco Talos researchers Asheer Malhotra and Guilherme Venere said in a
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5 Ways to Mitigate Your New Insider Threats in the Great Resignation
Companies are in the midst of an employee "turnover tsunami" with no signs of a slowdown. According to Fortune Magazine, 40% of the U.S. is considering quitting their jobs. This trend – coined the great resignation - creates instability in organizations. High employee turnover increases security risks, and companies are more vulnerable to attacks from human factors worldwide.  At Davos 2022,
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Microsoft: Windows 10 21H1 reaches end of service in December
Microsoft has reminded customers that all editions of Windows 10, version 21H1 will reach the end of service (EOS) in three months, on December 13, 2022. [...]
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Russian hackers use new info stealer malware against Ukrainian orgs
Russian hackers have been targeting Ukrainian entities with previously unseen info-stealing malware during a new espionage campaign that is still active. [...]
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Zoom is down, users unable to sign in or join meetings
The Zoom video conference platform is down and experiencing an outage that prevents users from logging in or joining meetings. [...]
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Researchers Warn of Self-Spreading Malware Targeting Gamers via YouTube
Gamers looking for cheats on YouTube are being targeted with links to malicious password-protected archive files designed to install the RedLine Stealer malware and crypto miners on compromised machines. "The videos advertise cheats and cracks and provide instructions on hacking popular games and software," Kaspersky security researcher Oleg Kupreev said in a new report published today. Read more....

3D Printed Food? Israeli company unveils cultured steak, beef morsels
Craving your next serving of steak? These 3D-printed and sumptuous beef morsels may have you surprised. This Israeli company is on a mission to mass produce cultured beef—that is real beef but not sourced from killing a cow, that further undergoes 3D printing. [...]
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S3 Ep100: Imagine you went to the moon – how would you prove it? [Audio + Text]
Latest episode - listen now! Cosmic rockets, zero-days, tracking cybercrooks, and unlocking the DEADBOLT...
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New malware bundle self-spreads through YouTube gaming videos
A new malware bundle uses victims' YouTube channels to upload malicious video tutorials advertising fake cheats and cracks for popular video games to spread the malicious package further. [...]
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Microsoft Edge’s News Feed ads abused for tech support scams
An ongoing malvertising campaign is injecting ads in the Microsoft Edge News Feed to redirect potential victims to websites pushing tech support scams. [...]
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