Author name: Rebecca Morris

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Bl00dy Ransomware Gang Targets Schools

The Bl00dy Ransomware Gang is exploiting a vulnerability in print management software PaperCut to target schools, according to an advisory by CISA.  While PaperCut fixed this vulnerability in March, not all organizations applied the patch immediately. CISA recommends these organizations consider themselves compromised and look for malicious activity. The Bl00dy Ransomware Gang The Bl00dy Ransomware …

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Watch Out for YouTube Videos Promoting Malware

YouTube videos claiming to help viewers download premium software for free are instead tricking them into downloading malware. An internet researcher going by the handle idclickthat raised the alarm about two such malware campaigns on Twitter earlier this week.  Lumma info stealer campaign The first campaign targeted popular software, including Adobe Animate, AutoCAD by Autodesk …

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Ransomware Gang Sorry for Targeting Daycare

Earlier this week, Keystone Smiles, a daycare and community learning center based in Knox, Pennsylvania, became a victim of the LockBit ransomware group. Ransomware works by stealing data from a victim’s computer and then encrypting the original files so that the victim cannot access them. Ransomware operators inform the victim they must pay a hefty …

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Proton Pass Fact Check

Last week, Proton AG, the company behind Proton Mail, announced their new password manager, Proton Pass, had entered beta. Given Proton’s established reputation in the privacy space, this was exciting news. Proton’s announcement, however, made a few controversial claims that upset some members of the password manager community. Following on from a Twitter thread by …

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