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Cybersecurity Weekly: Preparing for supply-chain attacks, new approaches to security awareness and a ransomware warning from the FBI

March 14, 2022 by Camille Raymond

Tips to prepare for potential supply-chain attacks, tips for enhancing your security awareness programs and breaches to critical infrastructure. All this, and more, in this week’s edition of Cybersecurity Weekly.

 

1. Preparing for a technology supply-chain attack

The lessons of 2021 are clear: Cybercriminals are getting more sophisticated, so small and midsize businesses must step up cybersecurity efforts.

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2. Why it’s time for a new approach to your annual security training programs and policies

With 90% of cyber-attacks resulting from human error, it’s time that our security programs undergo a paradigm shift and recognize that properly trained and empowered employees are essential to any effective, new-age security program.

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3. FBI: Ransomware gang breached 52 US critical infrastructure orgs

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) says the Ragnar Locker ransomware group has breached the networks of at least 52 organizations from multiple US critical infrastructure sectors.

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4. Two new Mozilla Firefox 0-day bugs under active attack 

Mozilla has pushed out-of-band software updates to its Firefox web browser to contain two high-impact security vulnerabilities, both of which it says are being actively exploited in the wild.

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5. Report: 25% of mobile endpoints have faced malicious apps

In the hands of the right attackers, any exploit could be an effective tool in an attack on a managed or unmanaged mobile endpoint.

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Posted: March 14, 2022
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