Taking down the storm.
Microsoft takes down the Storm-1152 cybercrime operation. “GambleForce” is a newly discovered threat actor. The SVR exploits a JetBrains TeamCity vulnerability. US Postal Service impersonation. Malicious ads associated with Zoom. An update on the cyberattack against Kyivstar. Apache issues a Struts 2 security advisory. The FCC adopts new data breach rules. In our latest Threat Vector segment, David Moulton and Palo Alto Networks Madeline Sedgwick discuss the skills and methods necessary for understanding threat actor intent and behaviors. And the State Department's Global Engagement Center is under fire.
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On the Threat Vector segment with Palo Alto Networks Unit 42’s David Moulton, hear about decoding cyber adversaries. David discusses unveiling intent and behavior in the world of threat hunting with Madeline Sedgwick.
Malvertisers zoom in on cryptocurrencies and initial access (MalwareBytes)
Russian hacker group claims responsibility for Kyivstar cyberattack (The Kyiv Independent)
New Critical RCE Vulnerability Discovered in Apache Struts 2 - Patch Now (The Hacker News)
FCC Adopts Updates to Data Breach Rules, Sets Up Privacy Battle (Bloomberg Law)
State Dept.’s Fight Against Disinformation Comes Under Attack (The New York Times)
In this Threat Vector segment, David Moulton and Palo Alto Networks Madeline Sedgwick discuss the skills and methods necessary for understanding threat actor intent and behaviors. Madeline, a Senior Cyber Research Engineer and Threat Analyst for the Cortex Xpanse team at Palo Alto Networks, shares insights into how analyzing adversary behavior helps in anticipating threats and avoiding guesswork. They discuss the value of understanding both system dynamics and human behavior in cybersecurity, emphasizing that cyber adversaries are limited by the same laws of internet physics.
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