Cybersecurity Weekly: Police trick ransomware gang, improving your security posture and new CISA open-source tool

October 17, 2022 by Camille Raymond

Police trick ransomware gang by faking ransom payments, what you need for a strong security posture and a new CISA open-source tool. All these and more in this week’s edition of Cybersecurity Weekly.

1. Police tricks DeadBolt ransomware out of 155 decryption keys

The Dutch National Police, in collaboration with cybersecurity firm Responders.NU, tricked the DeadBolt ransomware gang into handing over 155 decryption keys by faking ransom payments.

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2. What you need for a strong security posture

From the basics to advanced techniques, here’s what you should know.

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3. CISA releases RedEye open-source analytic tool

CISA has released RedEye, an interactive open-source analytic tool to visualize and report Red Team command and control activities.

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4. Here’s 5 of the world’s riskiest connected devices

Forescout’s research team analyzed 19 million connected devices deployed across five different industries, to find the riskiest device groups: smart buildings, medical devices, networking equipment, and IP cameras, VoIP, and video conferencing systems. 

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5. Remote desktop services targeted by ransomware

Threat actors are using the new Venus ransomware to encrypt Windows devices.

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Posted: October 17, 2022
Camille Raymond
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