In this week’s Cyber Weekly Digest we discuss threat actors deploying ransomware as a diversionary tactic to keep incident responders busy whilst fulfilling their cyber espionage goals. We also cover a Spyware vendor that worked with ISPs to infect Android and iOS users in Italy and Kazakhstan with commercial surveillance tools. Keep reading to stay up to date on the latest news from around the world.
Flagstar bank, according to data breach notifications, has suffered from a security breach in December 2021 when hackers breached the bank’s internal corporate network. Through investigation, it is known that intruders accessed sensitive customer details, including full names and social security numbers. This is the second major security incident to occur to Flagstar Bank and its customers in a year.