Afternoon Dessert – 2023-02-01


Welcome to another Afternoon Dessert breakout:

Experts Warn of ‘Ice Breaker’ Cyberattacks Targeting Gaming and Gambling Industry
A new attack campaign has targeted the gaming and gambling sectors since at least September 2022, just months prior to the ICE London 2023 gaming industry trade fair event that’s scheduled next week.
Israeli cybersecurity company Security Joes is tracking the activity cluster under the name Ice Breaker, stating the intrusions employ clever social engineering tactics to deploy a JavaScript
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Crypto scam apps infiltrate Apple App Store and Google Play
Operators of high-yielding investment scams known as “pig butchering” have found a way to bypass the defenses in Google Play and Apple’s App Store, the official repositories for Android and iOS apps. […]
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Hackers use new IceBreaker malware to breach gaming companies
A previously unknown threat group has been targeting the customer service platforms of online gaming and gambling companies using social engineering to drop its custom implant. […]
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GitHub code-signing certificates stolen (but will be revoked this week)
There was a breach, so the bad news isn’t great, but the good news isn’t too bad…
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New DDoS-as-a-Service platform used in recent attacks on hospitals
A new DDoS-as-a-Service (DDoSaaS) platform named ‘Passion’ was seen used in recent attacks by pro-Russian hacktivists against medical institutions in the United States and Europe. […]
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Arnold Clark customer data stolen in attack claimed by Play ransomware
Arnold Clark, self-described as Europe’s largest independent car retailer, is notifying some customers that their personal information has been stolen in a December 23 cyberattack claimed by the Play ransomware group. […]
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