Happy Thursday! We’re here bringing you your cybersecurity news and tips for the week.
In case you missed it:
- The Guardian: Russia-backed hackers behind powerful new malware, UK and US say
- Wall Street Journal: Microsoft’s New Security Chief Says It Is Time to Take Shelter in the Cloud
- Yahoo Finance: 9 cybersecurity stocks to watch amid Russia attacking Ukraine
Internet of Things
EU seeks to capture the value of the Internet of Things
- Major cloud-service providers will have to put in place safeguards to prevent non-EU governments’ unlawful access to EU data, according to the European Commission’s new data-sharing rules.
- The EU’s Data Act, published on Wednesday sets obligations for data-sharing, in a bid to compete with other major companies in the revolution of the Internet of Things.
- Non-personal data cannot be used to identify or trace an individual.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) sends alerts for security updates daily. Our inboxes suffer so yours doesn’t have to – check out this week’s alerts below and links to download updates here.
- Cisco has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in multiple Cisco products. An attacker could exploit one of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system.
- The United Kingdom’s National Cyber Security Centre, CISA, the National Security Agency, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation have released a joint Cybersecurity Advisory (CSA) reporting that the malicious cyber actor known as Sandworm or Voodoo Bear is using new malware, referred to as Cyclops Blink.
- CISA has added two new vulnerabilities to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog.
- CISA has released CISA Insights: Preparing for and Mitigating Foreign Influence Operations Targeting Critical Infrastructure, which provides proactive steps organizations can take to assess and mitigate risks from information manipulation.