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Canada Issues TFlower Malware, Ransomware Advisory

The Canadian Centre for Cyber Security issues an advisory about TFlower, a ransomware variant that may infect users via Remote Desktop Protocol services.

LookBack Malware Cyberattacks Target U.S. Utilities Sector

Cybercriminals are using “LookBack” malware to launch spear phishing attacks against U.S. utilities companies, cybersecurity solutions provider Proofpoint says.

Report: Russian Defense Contractor Behind Android Surveillanceware Tools

Russian could use Google Android mobile spyware tools called Monokle to meddle in the 2020 U.S. presidential election, mobile security company Lookout reports.

Checkers & Rally’s Data Breach: Customers at 102 Restaurants Affected

Checkers Drive-In Restaurants discloses a data breach that affects customers at 102 Checker’s and Rally locations & is investigating the security incident.

Wolters Kluwer Malware Attack Cleanup: IRS Grants Tax Filing Extension

After malware attacks Wolters Kluwer’s cloud-based tax systems, the IRS extends the tax filing deadline for the company’s customers. Was MegaCortex ransomware involved?

Hackers Target Particular ConnectWise Plugin to Kaseya VSA Platform

Fewer than 130 MSPs worldwide were at risk. But an unknown number of end-customer systems got attacked. it’s a timely reminder for MSPs to carefully maintain their own infrastructure and vendors’ software updates.

Malware Hackers Hit Major Newspapers, Hobble Printing Infrastructure

Malware hackers hobbled the printing operations of the Los Angeles Times, newspapers in San Diego and Florida, the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal, multiple reports said.

McAfee: Cyber Gangsters Hit Dozens of Gov’t, Defense Targets in Spearphishing Campaign

Hackers hit 87 mostly defense and government targets in a 14-industry spearphishing operation called Operation Sharpshooter, McAfee reports.

Lazarus Group Steals Millions of Dollars From U.S. ATMs

Trojan.Fastcash malware infected ATMs. Lazarus hackers tied to North Korea stole millions of dollars from U.S. banks, Symantec says.

Betabot Malware Attacks on the Rise: Here’s What You Need to Know

Cybercriminals are increasingly using Betabot infostealer malware to launch cyberattacks, according to cybersecurity analytics platform provider Cybereason.