This Week in Security News – September 24, 1021

Credit to Author: Jon Clay| Date: Fri, 24 Sep 2021 00:00:00 GMT

Water Basilik Uses New HCrypt Variant to Flood Victims With RAT Payloads & Biden Administration Issues Sanctions To Counter Ransomware

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Beware! Uber scam lures victims with alert from a real Uber number

Credit to Author: Mark Stockley| Date: Fri, 24 Sep 2021 16:46:51 +0000

A scammer is trying to trick Uber users into giving up their credit card details under the guise of a security alert SMS from a spoofed number.

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SonicWall warns users to patch critical vulnerability “as soon as possible”

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Fri, 24 Sep 2021 11:09:10 +0000

SonicWall is asking SMA 100 series customers to patch their appliances against a vulnerability that could give attackers administrator access.

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Parents and teachers believe digital surveillance of kids outweighs risks

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Fri, 24 Sep 2021 09:58:50 +0000

A recent report from the Center for Democracy and Technology (CDT), reveals that parents and teachers have learned to accept surveillance in schools.

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