Cyber Trivia Friday is here!
In our first-ever cyber quiz, we want to find out if you’re up-to-date on your cybersecurity news from across the world.
If you’re behind on the news, fret not. We’ve sprinkled in some hints to help you along.
The winners will be the first 3 people to submit the quiz and get all 5 questions right.
Better luck next time
#1. Which ransomware group recently targeted celebrities like Madonna and Lady Gaga, threatening to expose their data? ? Hint : https://cloudsek.com/threatintel/greenbug-hacks-pakistan-telecom-firms-microsoft-warns-of-massive-excel-phishing-campaign-and-more/
A threat group that claims to have stolen nearly a terabyte of data from a prominent entertainment law firm has said it will put sensitive information relating to Madonna up for auction. REvil allegedly made off with 756GB of data from New York lawyers Grubman Shire Meiselas & Sack in a ransomware attack earlier this month. Read more here
#2. Which Nintendo Switch game was hacked to buy their currency? ? Hint : https://cloudsek.com/threatintel/nintendo-hacked-to-buy-fortnite-currency-1-5m-covid-themed-malicious-mails-per-day-agent-tesla-targets-oil-companies-and-more/
Over the course of the last month, Nintendo users have been increasingly reporting that their accounts have been getting hacked and accessed from remote locations around the globe, with some users losing money as a result of the unauthorized intrusion.
#3. Which APT group targeted Kuwait’s and Saudi Arabia’s critical infrastructure? ? Hint : https://cloudsek.com/threatintel/spearphishing-campaign-steals-office-365-credentials-nso-group-masquerades-as-facebook-to-deliver-pegasus-and-more/
Researchers have uncovered new cybercrime campaigns from the known Chafer advanced persistent threat (APT) group. The attacks have hit several air transportation and government victims in hopes of data exfiltration. The Chafer APT has been active since 2014 and has previously launched cyber espionage campaigns targeting critical infrastructure in the Middle East.
#4. What led to the source code leak of Mercedes Benz, last month? ? Hint : https://cloudsek.com/threatintel/mercedes-benz-source-code-leaks-revil-strikes-again-payment-portals-leak-muscovites-passport-numbers-and-more/
The source code for “smart car” components installed in Mercedez-Benz vans has been leaked online over the weekend, ZDNet has learned. The leak occurred after Till Kottmann, a Swiss-based software engineer, discovered a Git web portal belonging to Daimler AG, the German automotive company behind the Mercedes-Benz car brand. Read more here.
#5. The vulnerabilities in which WordPress plugin is responsible for wiping the content of more than 200K sites? ? Hint : https://cloudsek.com/threatintel/nippon-communications-and-minted-disclose-breach-octopus-scanner-malware-infects-github-netbeans-repos-and-more/
Two high severity security vulnerabilities found in the PageLayer plugin can let attackers to potentially wipe the contents or take over WordPress sites using vulnerable plugin versions. PageLayer is a WordPress plugin with over 200,000 active installations according to numbers available on its WordPress plugins repository entry. It can help users without developer or designer skills to build web pages using a browser-based drag-and-drop real-time editor. Read more here