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Latest in the Financial Sector Cyber Threat Landscape

A new report from French-based cybersecurity company Sekoia describes evolutions in the financial sector threat landscape. The sector is the most impacted by phishing worldwide and is increasingly targeted by QR code phishing. The financial industry also suffers from attacks on the software supply chain and stands among the most targeted sectors impacted by ransomware in 2023. And an increase in attacks on Android smartphones affects the sector, both for cybercrime and cyberespionage operations. Jump to: The…

Kaspersky’s Advanced Persistent Threats Predictions for 2024

Kaspersky’s new report provides the company’s view on the advanced persistent threats landscape for 2024. Existing APT techniques will keep being used, and new ones will likely emerge, such as the increase in AI usage, hacktivism and targeting of smart home tech. New botnets and rootkits will also likely appear, and hacker-for-hire services might increase, as will supply chain attacks, which might be provided as a service on cybercriminals’ underground forums. Jump to: More exploitation of mobile devices and…

Mandiant: Russian cyberespionage group Turla piggybacked on other hackers' decade-old malware that spread via USB drives to stealthily…

Andy Greenberg / Wired: Mandiant: Russian cyberespionage group Turla piggybacked on other hackers' decade-old malware that spread via USB drives to stealthily access victim networks — The infamous, FSB-connected Turla group took over other hackers' servers, exploiting their USB drive malware for targeted espionage. Andy Greenberg / Wired: Mandiant: Russian cyberespionage group Turla piggybacked on other hackers' decade-old malware that spread via USB drives to stealthily access victim…