CyberSecurity Knuggets

Apr 03, 2024

So, Google has agreed to delete billions of browsing records collected from users in Incognito Mode due to a lawsuit that claimed the company did not properly disclose the data collected. They have also updated Chrome’s Incognito home page to outline the types of data collected, which is a big deal in the ongoing discussion about user privacy and data collection by tech giants.

There’s a new phishing campaign in Latin America targeting multiple sectors, and it’s a coordinated attack by a threat actor known as TA558. This is a serious issue that organizations need to address by updating their security measures to combat such sophisticated threats.

The Indian government recently rescued 250 citizens from cyber slavery in Cambodia, shedding light on the human impact of cybercrime. This highlights the need for international collaboration and enforcement to combat criminal gangs exploiting vulnerable individuals for illegal cyber work.

And then there’s the data breach at yacht retailer MarineMax, with personal data stolen during a cyberattack attributed to the Rhysida ransomware gang. They are selling the allegedly stolen data for over $1 million, emphasizing the ongoing threat of ransomware attacks and the need for robust cybersecurity measures to protect sensitive information.

Overall, these developments emphasize the ever-evolving landscape of cybersecurity threats and the need for organizations and governments to continually update and strengthen their security measures to protect against cybercrime. The phishing campaign in Latin America and the ongoing threat of ransomware attacks require immediate attention to prevent further damage.

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