Threat Landscape Briefing – May 2023

In this month’s briefing, we explore these topics:

  • Uber drivers’ data stolen due to third-party data breach (timestamp – 00:51)
    • The world’s largest ride-sharing company, Uber, suffered a third-party data breach when information on Uber drivers was stolen from a law firm.
    • See Info-Tech’s Discover and Classify Your Data blueprint for guidance on discovering and classifying your data to better protect it.
  • ChatGPT can be used as a malware machine after all (timestamp – 02:51)
  • Hackers can open Nexx garage doors remotely (timestamp – 04:15)
    • Nexx smart devices have been identified as having multiple vulnerabilities that can be exploited to gain access to and control devices such as garage doors, home alarms, and smart plugs.
    • See Info-Tech’s Secure IT/OT Convergence blueprint for guidance on securing the Internet of Things.
  • Proxy-crypto-fragilistic jacking (timestamp – 06:45)
    • With proxyjacking, an attacker can use your system and internet connection without your knowledge to resell for a passive income.
    • Refer to Info-Tech’s Secure Your Hybrid Workforce blueprint to better protect your remote employees from this threat.

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Featured Speakers

Logan Rohde

Cybersecurity Advisor
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Carlos Rivera

Principal Research Advisor, Security & Privacy
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Ahmad Jowhar

Research Specialist, Security & Privacy
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