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Lemon Duck Cryptojacking Botnet Changes Up Tactics

The Lemon Duck cryptocurrency-mining botnet has added the ProxyLogon group of exploits to its bag of tricks, targeting Microsoft Exchange servers. That’s according to researchers at Cisco Talos, who said that the cybercrime group behind Lemon Duck has also added the Cobalt Strike attack framework into its malware toolkit and has beefed up anti-detection capabilities. […]

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DriveSure – 3,675,099 breached accounts

In December 2020, the car dealership service provider DriveSure suffered a data breach. The incident resulted in 26GB of data being downloaded and later shared on a hacking forum. Impacted personal information included 3.6 million unique email addresses, names, phone numbers and physical addresses. Vehicle data was also exposed and included makes, models, VIN numbers […]

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IUS – CBP imposes import restrictions on categories of archaeological material of Costa Rica

On April 1, 2021, US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) published in the Federal Register a final rule [CBP Dec. 21-06] that amends the CBP regulations to reflect the imposition of import restrictions on certain archaeological material from the Republic of Costa Rica (Costa Rica). These restrictions are being imposed pursuant to an agreement between the United States and […]

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United States: CIT declares Proclamation 9980 invalid as contrary to law and orders liquidation without assessment of Sec. 232 tariff

On April 5, 2021, a majority of a three-judge panel of the US Court of International Trade (CIT) held that President Trump issued Proclamation 9980, Adjusting Imports of Derivative Aluminum Articles and Derivative Steel Articles Into the United States (85 Fed. Reg. 5,281), beyond the statutory time limits set forth in Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of […]

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United States: Commerce extends military-intelligence end-use and end user controls to Burma

On February 10, 2021, President Biden issued Executive Order 14014 “Blocking Property with Respect to the Situation in Burma” (“EO 14014”), which provides for the imposition of sanctions on certain Burmese parties in response to the Burmese military’s coup against the democratically elected civilian government in Burma. In parallel with the issuance of EO 14014, the US […]

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Major U.S. Pipeline Crippled in Ransomware Attack

A ransomware attack is being blamed for halting pipeline activities for the Colonial Pipeline Company, which supplies the East Coast with roughly 45 percent of it liquid fuels. In a statement released Saturday, the Colonial Pipeline Company said it temporarily halted pipeline operations in response to a cyberattack impacting the company on Friday. Join Threatpost […]

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