LockBit 3.0 and Punisher ransomware described. Leave that USB right in the parking lot where you found it. Killnet’s woofing. Lilac Wolverine’s big new BEC. And World Cup scams.

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LockBit 3.0 ‘Black’ attacks and leaks reveal wormable capabilities and tooling (Sophos News)Punisher Ransomware Spreading Through Fake COVID Site (Cyble)Always Another Secret: Lifting the Haze on China-nexus Espionage in Southeast Asia (Mandiant)BEC Group Compromises Personal Accounts and Pulls Heartstrings to Launch Mass Gift Card Attacks (Abnormal Security)Killnet Claims Attacks Against Starlink, Whitehouse.gov, and United Kingdom Websites (Trustwave)Scammers on the pitch: Group-IB identifies online threats to fans at FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar (Group-IB) Tim Starks from the Washington Post has the FCC’s Huawei restrictions and ponders what congress might get done before the year end. And, of course, scams, hacks, and other badness surrounding the World Cup.

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