Lunch Time Nibbles - 2022-11-23

Welcome to another Lunch Time breakout:

Meta Takes Down Fake Facebook and Instagram Accounts Linked to Pro-U.S. Influence Operation
Meta Platforms on Tuesday said it took down a network of accounts and pages across Facebook and Instagram that were operated by people associated with the U.S. military to spread narratives that depicted the country in a favorable light in the Middle East and Central Asia. The network, which originated from the U.S., primarily singled out Afghanistan, Algeria, Iran, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan,
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Hackers Exploiting Abandoned Boa Web Servers to Target Critical Industries
Microsoft on Tuesday disclosed the intrusion activity aimed at Indian power grid entities earlier this year likely involved the exploitation of security flaws in a now-discontinued web server called Boa. The tech behemoth's cybersecurity division said the vulnerable component poses a "supply chain risk that may affect millions of organizations and devices." The findings build on a prior report 
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Ducktail hackers now use WhatsApp to phish for Facebook Ad accounts
A cybercriminal operation tracked as Ducktail has been hijacking Facebook Business accounts causing losses of up to $600,000 in advertising credits. [...]
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Backdoored Chrome extension installed by 200,000 Roblox players
Chrome browser extension 'SearchBlox' installed by more than 200,000 users has been discovered to contain a backdoor that can steal your Roblox credentials as well as your assets on Rolimons, a Roblox trading platform. [...]
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Russian cybergangs stole over 50 million passwords this year
At least 34 distinct Russian-speaking cybercrime groups using info-stealing malware like Raccoon and Redline have collectively stolen 50,350,000 account passwords from over 896,000 individual infections from January to July 2022. [...]
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