Peach Sandstorm cyberespionage. Criminal attacks against a Colombian telco and two major US casino firms. A thief in the browser. And the Greater Manchester Police are on a virtual manhunt.
"Peach Sandstorm" is an Iranian cyberespionage campaign. A Cyberattack against a telecom provider affects government and corporate online operations in Colombia. Python NodeStealer takes browser credentials. Caesars Entertainment files its 8-K. Some MGM Entertainment systems remain down. Betsy Carmelite from Booz Allen talking about how to leverage cyber psychology. Ron Reiter of Sentra outlines the threats for connected cars. And a third-party incident exposes personal data of the Manchester police.
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Hackers Backed by Iran Caught in Apparent Global Spy Campaign (The Messenger)
BNamericas - Colombia cyberattack hits government, corpor... (BNamericas.com)
Colombia's judicial branch thrown offline in major cyber attack (Colombia Reports)
Ransomware in the casinos. (CyberWire)
MGM Resorts shuts down some systems. (CyberWire)
Who is behind the latest wave of UK ransomware attacks? (the Guardian)