Cybersecurity Weekly: O365 phish, Google Analytics exploit, LG Electronics ransomware

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edited June 2020 in Educational Resources

Office 365 users are being targeted by a Coronavirus employee training phish. Hackers are using Google Analytics to bypass web security and steal credit cards. LG Electronics was allegedly hit by a Maze ransomware attack. All this, and more, in this week’s edition of Cybersecurity Weekly.


1. Office 365 users targeted by Coronavirus employee training phish

Researchers are warning of a new phishing attack that sends Coronavirus training resources to employees who are returning to the workplace as COVID-19 lockdowns lift. The recent phishing campaign leverages novel training programs that are required for employees in the workplace to comply with coronavirus regulations.
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2. Hackers using Google Analytics to bypass web security and steal credit cards

Hackers are now exploiting Google Analytics to stealthily pilfer credit card information from infected e-commerce sites. Threat actors are now injecting data-stealing code on the compromised websites in combination with tracking code generated by Google Analytics for their own account, letting them exfiltrate payment information.
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3. LG Electronics allegedly hit by Maze ransomware attack

Maze ransomware operators claimed on their website that they breached and locked the network of LG Electronics. When asked how many devices were encrypted, the Maze operators told reporters that this information currently is private and will be provided only to LG negotiators.
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