A fake ChatGPT extension named “Quick access to ChatGPT” has been found to hijack Facebook business accounts. The extension injects malicious code into the Facebook pages of targeted businesses, allowing attackers to gain unauthorized access to the accounts and take over their management functions. This has led to multiple businesses reporting similar incidents of unauthorized access.
On March 6, 2023, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) issued a joint warning to critical infrastructure groups worldwide regarding the dangers of Royal Ransomware.
Following a series of major data breaches in Australia, the government is undertaking a significant overhaul of its cyber security rules. To better protect against cyber threats, legislators are establishing an agency tasked with managing government investments in cyber security and coordinating national responses to cyber attacks.
In March 2022, the Lazarus Group, a North Korea-backed hacking group, stole around $5.84 million worth of cryptocurrency through the Axie Infinity Ronin Bridge hack. However, over ten months later, the Norwegian police agency Økokrim announced they had seized the stolen funds.
Sportswear retailer JD Sports has confirmed that a recent cyber-attack may have resulted in the exposure of around 10 million customers’ personal data, including names, addresses, email addresses, phone numbers, order details, and the last four digits of bank cards linked to online orders placed between Nov 2018 and Oct 2020.