Last week’s major cybersecurity news included challenges to digital signature adoption, the efficacy of social engineering due to AI advancements, and a zero-day vulnerability in Atlas VPN. Older Microsoft Office vulnerabilities were used in phishing campaigns, and Chinese hackers obtained a key to breach Microsoft 365’s email service. Also, macOS malware bypasses Gatekeeper, North Korean hackers attempt to breach security researchers’ systems, and cybercriminals target exposed Microsoft SQL databases with ransomware.
Sony is investigating a potential data leak on the dark web by two alleged online actors: Ransomed and MajorNelson. Based on a 2GB data sample,