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The Cyber Bulletin:

February 2024

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This monthly cyber recap, curated by our Cybersecurity Team, lists recent significant cybersecurity events, news, and breaches to keep you in-the-know on current cyber-incidents and provide recommendations.

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Microsoft Executives’ Emails Hacked by Group Tied to Russian Intelligence

A hacking group tied to Russian Intelligence used password spraying to gain access to the email accounts of Microsoft's senior leadership team and employees in cybersecurity and legal. Currently there is no evidence of access to customer environments or production or AI systems.

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Cybersecurity incident disrupts IT services at Kansas State University

Kansas State University's VPN, emails, and videos on Canvas and Mediasite were disrupted by a cybersecurity incident. Those systems remain offline as IT forensic experts conduct their investigation. You can follow their media updates here.

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TeamViewer abused to breach networks in new ransomware attacks

Threat actors are using TeamViewer, a popular remote access tool, to gain access to an organization's endpoints and install malware or ransomware. TeamViewer emphasizes the importance of using complex passwords, two-factor authentication, and regularly updating the software to the latest version.  They have also created a Best Practices Guide

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VF Cyberattack Compromised Data for 35 Million Customers

Through a ransomware attack in December 2023, attackers were able to gain access to corporate and personal information of approximately 35 million individuals. VF Corporation, which owns brands such as Vans, The North Face, and Timberland, continues to feel minor residual effects from the incident.

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