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Cybersecurity News Weekly Roundup (October 25-29)


Welcome to this week’s Weekly News roundup. Here we present the latest news and updates in the world of cybersecurity. From lawmakers pushing for better cybersecurity for the transport sector to fraudsters targeting Android users into premium subscription services without their consent, this week saw several cybersecurity incidents.

Here is a rundown:

A team of researchers from the University of Houston is working on combating phishing attacks against organizations

Following the attack against Colonial Pipeline, several lawmakers are calling for better cybersecurity for the Transport Sector

150 malicious Android apps signed up users into premium services without their consent

Following the hack and takedown of REvil ransomware group, hackers  allege harassment by the federal bodies

Google issues emergency update for Chrome for Mac, Windows, and Linux

Russian hacker appears before Ohio court for involvement in TrickBot malware group

Augustin Kurian

Augustin Kurian is the Associate Manager for Cyber Reports at Alliant Cybersecurity, an infosec subsidiary of the alliantgroup. In his role he is responsible for producing content, preparing the content strategies for the division, and ensure all the editorial guidelines and policies are met.

Prior to that, he was the Assistant Editor of a popular cybersecurity magazine where he specialized in news, cybersecurity analysis, and interviewed eminent personalities in the infosec space.

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