#AxisOfEasy 230: False QR Codes Can Steal Your Money And Passwords

January 25, 2022

False QR codes can steal your money and passwords,
FIN8 Group targets U.S Bank with New White Rabbit Ransomware,
Israel authorities deny illicit police use of NSO Spyware on protesters… this and more in AofE #230


#AxisOfEasy 229: FBI: Hackers Impersonated Amazon To Deploy Ransomware

January 18, 2022

FBI: Hackers impersonated Amazon to deploy ransomware,
Open-source libraries ‘colors’ and ‘faker’ were corrupted by Dev,
Germany doesn’t rule out closing Telegram – interior minister… this and more in AofE #229


#AxisOfEasy 228: NY AG Notifies Threat Actors Stole 1.1 Million Customer Accounts From 17 Well-Known Firms

January 11, 2022

Norton Crypto: The new crypto-miner of Norton 360 antivirus,
NY AG notifies threat actors stole 1.1 million customer accounts from 17 well-known firms,
FTC warns organizations to patch Log4j vulnerability and hints at potential legal action… this and more in AofE #228


#AxisOfEasy 227: LastPass VP Claims No Passwords Were Compromised In The Recent Breach Scare

January 5, 2022

LastPass VP claims no passwords were compromised in the recent breach scare,
Apache’s newly released Log4j version 2.17.1 fixes another code execution bug,
Trading platform ONUS refuses to pay a $5 million ransom after being hit by the Log4j hack … this and more in AofE #227


#AxisOfEasy 226: During Lockdowns, Canadian Officials Tracked 33 Million Mobile Phones

December 29, 2021

Army of Hackers bolsters the power of North Korea’s Kim Jong Un,
The CISA, FBI, NSA, and Global Partners issue a security advisory to prevent Apache Log4j vulnerabilities,
During lockdowns, Canadian officials tracked 33 million mobile phones … this and more in AofE #226


#AxisOfEasy 225: Threat Actors Exploit The Second Log4j Vulnerability As A Third Flaw Is Discovered

December 21, 2021

63,000 websites suffer outages as users report issues with the AWS,
Apple sues NSO Group, putting the organization in financial trouble,
Threat actors exploit the second Log4j vulnerability as a third flaw is discovered…this and more in Axis of Easy 225.




Mark E. Jeftovic

Mark is the co-founder of easyDNS and the editor-in-chief of #AxisOfEasy. He is the author of Managing Mission Critical Domains & DNS (Packt UK, 2018) and Unassailable: Protect Yourself from Deplatform Attacks & Cancel Culture. 


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