Get the scoop on Cyber Briefing 20240517 – Updated news

May 18, 2024
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  • Kimsuky, Linux, GoBear Backdoor, and other cybersecurity incidents have been reported.
  • Norway and South Korea are among the countries affected by espionage campaigns.
  • Ransomware attacks on institutions like Rockford Public Schools and NRS Healthcare have also been recorded.

In the latest Cyber Briefing on May 17, 2024, several key cybersecurity alerts and incidents have been highlighted. Kimsuky, Linux, GoBear Backdoor, Symantec, ThroughTek, and Kalay Vulnerabilities are among the reported incidents. Espionage campaigns have been targeting countries like South Korea and Norway. In addition, ransomware attacks have hit institutions like Rockford Public Schools and NRS Healthcare. The Norwegian National Security Authority (NSM) and companies like Bitdefender, Darkgate, Forcepoint, and Reliaquest are actively involved in addressing these threats.

Furthermore, other cybersecurity news includes the breach of VPN services in Norway, as well as cyberattacks on organizations like Chicago Fire FC, CTV News, and Montreal’s Collège Ahuntsic. The increase in cyber threats underscores the importance of implementing robust security measures to protect against potential attacks.

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