Pantropic Newsletter #31

Posted April 30, 2024

by Sarah

  Pantropic Newsletter #31 (April 2024) Singapore Leads in Cybersecurity, But Challenges Remain   Singapore still leads the pack in cybersecurity, with most businesses adhering to national security standards. However, a sizable portion of businesses continue to face cyberattacks. This highlights the necessity of raising awareness and giving security investments top priority, especially for smaller… View Article

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Pantropic Newsletter #30

Posted April 10, 2024

by Sarah

  Pantropic Newsletter #30 (March 2024) Fortinet Warns of Yet Another Critical RCE Flaw   Fortinet has sounded the alarms once again after discovering and promptly patching a perilous remote code execution vulnerability in its FortiClient Enterprise Management Server. Designated CVE-2024-48788, the critical flaw could allow nefarious, unauthenticated attackers to execute arbitrary malicious code with… View Article

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Pantropic Newsletter #29

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  Pantropic Newsletter #29 (February 2024) Senior executives affected in largest observed Microsoft Azure data breach   Hackers have compromised hundreds of Microsoft Azure accounts, including various high-level executives, in the platform’s most substantial breach observed yet. The attackers crafty used phishing techniques and account takeover exploits to stealthily steal sensitive data and money for… View Article

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Pantropic Newsletter #28

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  Pantropic Newsletter #28 (January 2024) Microsoft Teams hit by second outage in three days   Microsoft Teams, a critical tool for many businesses, stumbled again with connectivity issues and message delays plaguing users across North and South America, just days after a global outage. While localized, this repeat disruption underscores the vulnerability of cloud… View Article

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Pantropic Newsletter #27

Posted December 28, 2023

by Sarah

  Pantropic Newsletter #27 (December 2023) Microsoft Outlook Users Told to Update Urgently to Fix Exploit   Microsoft is urgently advising Outlook users to install patches and enable two-factor authentication after a threat group exploited a vulnerability to secretly access email accounts. Despite fixes being available for months, some systems clearly remain dangerously unpatched and… View Article

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Pantropic Newsletter #26

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*|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT   Pantropic Newsletter #26 (November 2023) Loyalty marketing agency gets S$10,000 fine over data leak of Starbucks Singapore customers   Singapore’s privacy watchdog fined the developer behind Starbucks’ e-commerce platform S$10,000 following a data breach impacting over 300,000 rewards members. The breach occurred after a former staffer’s account was not disabled, granting unauthorized access…. View Article

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Pantropic Newsletter #25

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Pantropic Newsletter #25 (October 2023) VMware patches critical vulnerability in vCenter Server (CVE-2023-34048)   VMware patched two significant vulnerabilities (CVE-2023-34048 and CVE-2023-34056) in vCenter Server, enabling remote code execution and unauthorized data access for non-administrative users. Users are strongly advised to update to the patched versions due to the severity of these issues. Various patches… View Article

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Pantropic Newsletter #24

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  Pantropic Newsletter #24 (September 2023) Bing Chat responses infiltrated by ads pushing malware   Malicious ads infiltrate Microsoft’s Bing Chat, promoting fake download sites laden with malware. These deceptive ads exploit users’ trust in AI-driven chat tools, potentially leading to inadvertent clicks. The malvertizing campaign imitates a popular IP scanner, leading to a risky… View Article

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Pantropic Newsletter #23

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    Pantropic Newsletter #23 (August 2023) ShopBack fined S$74,400 over leak of more than 1.4 million customers’ personal data   ShopBack faced a hefty fine after a data breach exposed details of about 1.45 million users, including email addresses, bank account numbers, and partial credit card information. The company took immediate action, implementing security measures… View Article

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Pantropic Newsletter #22

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    Pantropic Newsletter #22 (July 2023) Shell Confirms MOVEit-Related Breach After Ransomware Group Leaks Data   Shell has officially confirmed a breach related to its MoveIT file transfer system after a ransomware group leaked data online. The oil giant is addressing the situation, but specific details about the extent of the breach and the… View Article

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