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Weekly Top Ten Cybersecurity Stories – 9.2.2022


Our Threat Operations and Intelligence team compiles a daily digest of new cybersecurity threats from around the Internet. This top 10 has been culled from the 40+ unique stories we found relevant over the week, ranked by highest risk:

  1. LockBit Ransomware Group Begins DDoS As Part of Triple Extortion Tactics
  2. Cybereason Performs Deep Dive on Ragnar Locker Ransomware Group Trends and TTPs
  3. LassPass Discloses the Compromise of Its Source Code After a Breach
  4. Video Game Anti-Cheating Driver Used by Ransomware, Rootkits to Disable Antivirus
  5. Nitrokod “Freeware” Campaign Deploying Cryptominers Via Malware-packed Applications
  6. Iran-affiliated Mercury APT Continuing to Leverage Log4Shell Vulnerability as Initial Access Vector
  7. Researchers Discover Infostealer MiniStealer Distributing for Free on Cybercrime Forums
  8. Cross-platform BianLian Ransomware Reaches 15 Victims Since July Inception
  9. Georgia Institute of Technology Develops Tool to Discover Malicious Plugins Infecting Thousands of WordPress Sites
  10. Google Confirms Several Chrome Extensions Perform Cookie-Stuffing to Support Threat Actor Activity
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