Afternoon Dessert – 2023-02-02


Welcome to another Afternoon Dessert breakout:

Ransomware attack on ION Group impacts derivatives trading market
The LockBit ransomware gang has claimed responsibility for the cyberattack on ION Group, a UK-based software company whose products are used by financial institutions, banks, and corporations for trading, investment management, and market analytics. […]
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Cisco fixes bug allowing backdoor persistence between reboots
Cisco has released security updates this week to address a high-severity vulnerability in the Cisco IOx application hosting environment that can be exploited in command injection attacks. […]
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North Korean hackers stole research data in two-month-long breach
A new cyber espionage campaign dubbed ‘No Pineapple!’ has been attributed to the North Korean Lazarus hacking group, allowing the threat actors to stealthily steal 100GB of data from the victim without causing any destruction. […]
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S3 Ep120: When dud crypto simply won’t let go [Audio + Text]
Latest episode – listen now!
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Former Ubiquiti dev pleads guilty to trying to extort his employer
Nickolas Sharp, a former Ubiquiti employee who managed the networking device maker’s cloud team, pled guilty today to stealing gigabytes worth of files from Ubiquiti’s network and trying to extort his employer while posing as an anonymous hacker and a whistleblower. […]
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