The Simply Cyber Report - February 28, 2023

The Simply Cyber Report - February 28, 2023

GoDaddy, the website builder and hosting provider, disclosed on February 16th, in a 10-K U.S Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filing that three separate security events, suspected to be orchestrated by the same threat actor, had occurred.

Twitter has recently announced that it will be limiting the use of SMS-based two-factor authentication (2FA) to its Blue subscribers.

Entities in Armenia have been attacked by an updated version of the backdoor, OxtaRAT. OxtaRAT, which previously had been limited to local recon and surveillance capabilities, can now be used as a pivot for active reconnaissance of other devices.

Due to a recent TIKTOK trends called the "KIA Challenge", these phrases have come across many of 2015-2019 Kia and Hyundai owners' minds, due to the lack of electronic immobilizers that prevent thieves from bypassing the ignition.

With the rise of cyberattacks from Business Email Compromise (BEC), data exfiltration/IP theft, ransomware, as well as the rollout of the prolific chatbot, ChatGPT, in January, it could be understood that network defenders and Digital Forensics Incident Response (DFIR) personnel would begin to feel the increase in anxiety.