Carnival gets a $5mil fine, Microsoft changes mind on macros, and more!

In this episode, Erich and Javvad talk about fake copyright infringement emails, Carnival cruise line is fined $5 for not having MFA, A Dutch univeristy makes money off a paid ransom, unemployment payments taken offline by ransomware and more. 

Stories from the show:

Fake copyright infringement emails install LockBit ransomware
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/fake-copyright-infringement-emails-install-lockbit-ransomware/

Cruise line operator Carnival hit with $5m fine for failing to implement multi-factor authentication and failing to conduct cyber security training for its staff.
https://www.itpro.co.uk/security/cyber-security/368362/carnival-hit-with-5-million-fine-over-cyber-security-violations

Dutch University retrieves Bitcoin ransomware payment and makes a profit
https://www.theregister.com/2022/07/05/maastricht_university_ransom_return/

Cyberattack shuts down unemployment, labor websites across the US
https://www.theregister.com/2022/07/01/gsi-cyberattack-state-unemployment/

Supermarket chain Wegmans settles with New York over data breach
https://www.reuters.com/business/retail-consumer/supermarket-chain-wegmans-settles-with-new-york-over-data-breach-2022-06-30/

Google Updates Password Manager With New Security, Management Tools 
https://uk.pcmag.com/password-managers/141268/google-updates-password-manager-with-new-security-management-tools

Microsoft rolls back decision to block Office macros by default
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/microsoft-rolls-back-decision-to-block-office-macros-by-default/

 

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