Cybersecurity Weekly 12.21.22

This week’s top picks in Cybersecurity-focused news coverage…

2023 Cybersecurity Forecasts: Zero Trust, Cloud security Will Top Spending 

“Gartner predicts zero trust network access will be the fastest-growing network security market segment worldwide. It’s forecast to achieve a 27.5% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) between 2021 and 2026, jumping from $633 million to $2.1 billion worldwide.” READ MORE

MacOS Vulnerability Allows Threat Actors To Bypass Apple Gatekeeper 

“Threat actors can use the vulnerability, which researchers call Achilles, as a vector for malware and can enhance the capabilities of future malicious attacks against macOS, researchers found. The vulnerability was assigned CVE-2022-42821″ READ MORE


FBI Warns Of Search Engine Ads Pushing Malware, Phishing 

“In today’s public service announcement, the federal law enforcement agency said threat actors purchase advertisements that impersonate legitimate businesses or services. These ads appear at the top of search result pages and link to sites that look identical to the impersonated company’s website.” READ MORE


Phishing Attack Uses Facebook Posts To Evade Email Security 

“A new phishing campaign uses Facebook posts as part of its attack chain to trick users into giving away their account credentials and personally identifiable information (PII). The emails sent to targets pretend to be a copyright infringement issue on one of the recipient’s Facebook posts, warning that their account will be deleted within 48 hours if no appeal is filed.” READ MORE


How Hackers Used One Software Flaw To Take Down A County Computer System 

“The malicious cyberattack that forced Suffolk County government offline for weeks this fall, plunging it back to the pen and paper and fax machines of the 1990s as it fought to stem the threat, began more than a year ago, county officials revealed on Wednesday.” READ MORE



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