Afternoon Dessert - 2022-09-16

Welcome to another Afternoon Dessert breakout:

How to Use a UTM Solution & Win Time, Money and Resources
Unified threat management is thought to be a universal solution for many reasons. First of all, it is compatible with almost any hardware. As a business or an MSP, you don’t have to bother with leasing or subleasing expensive equipment. There is no need to chase your clients to return your costly hardware. The all-in-one UTM solution will save you money and time & make work routine less
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North Korean Hackers Spreading Trojanized Versions of PuTTY Client Application
A threat with a North Korea nexus has been found leveraging a "novel spear phish methodology" that involves making use of trojanized versions of the PuTTY SSH and Telnet client. Google-owned threat intelligence firm Mandiant attributed the new campaign to an emerging threat cluster it tracks under the name UNC4034. "UNC4034 established communication with the victim over WhatsApp and lured them
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Bitdefender releases free decryptor for LockerGoga ransomware
Romanian cybersecurity firm Bitdefender has released a free decryptor to help LockerGoga ransomware victims recover their files without paying a ransom. [...]
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Researchers Find Link b/w PrivateLoader and Ruzki Pay-Per-Install Services
Cybersecurity researchers have exposed new connections between a widely used pay-per-install (PPI) malware service known as PrivateLoader and another PPI service dubbed ruzki. "The threat actor ruzki (aka les0k, zhigalsz) advertises their PPI service on underground Russian-speaking forums and their Telegram channels under the name ruzki or zhigalsz since at least May 2021," SEKOIA said. The
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Hacker sells stolen Starbucks data of 219,000 Singapore customers
The Singapore division of Starbucks, the popular American coffeehouse chain, has admitted that it suffered a data breach incident impacting over 219,000 of its customers. [...]
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UBER HAS BEEN HACKED, boasts hacker – how to stop it happening to you
Uber is all over the news for a widely-publicised data breach. We help you answer the question, "How do I stop this happening to me?"
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CISA orders agencies to patch vulnerability used in Stuxnet attacks
The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has added half a dozen vulnerabilities to its catalog of Known Exploited Vulnerabilities and is ordering federal agencies to follow vendor's instructions to fix them. [...]
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Windows 10 KB5017308 causing issues with Group Policy settings
The Windows 10 KB5017308 cumulative update released this Patch Tuesday is reportedly causing Group Policy Object (GPO) issues, according to some admins. [...]
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