InfoSecSherpa’s News Roundup for Wednesday, November 1, 2023

InfoSecSherpa: Your Guide Up a Mountain of Information!

1 min readNov 1, 2023
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  1. Get your very own ransomware empire on the cheap, while stocks last
    (The Register, November 1st)
  2. Canada Bans Chinese, Russian Apps From Govt Devices for Espionage Risks
    (The Defense Post, November 1st)
  3. Data breach reported at Meals on Wheels
    (KXAN, November 1st)
  4. CCleaner confirms data breach via MOVEit attack
    (Cyber News, October 31st)
  5. Avast confesses it’s to blame for flagging Google apps as malware
    (Tech Radar Pro, November 1st)
  6. Govt Warns Against Hackers Targeting iPhone Users in Pakistan
    (Pro Pakistani, November 1st)
  7. Iran’s Scarred Manticore Targets Middle East with LIONTAIL Malware
    (Hack Read, November 1st)
  8. Ghostpulse Malware Targets Windows PCs With Fake App Installers
    (PC Mag, October 31st)
  9. Arid Viper Camouflages Malware in Knockoff Dating App
    (Dark Reading, October 31st)
  10. Turla Updates Kazuar Backdoor with Advanced Anti-Analysis to Evade Detection
    (The Hacker News, November 1st)
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