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Daily Cybersecurity Update, September 22, 2023

Air Canada recently encountered a data breach that has unfortunately jeopardized the security of a few employees’ personal information. However, it is crucial to highlight that the breach did not in any way compromise the data of esteemed customers or the seamless functionality of flight operations systems.
Researchers at Akamai have recently made an important discovery: a sophisticated phishing campaign that specifically targets the hospitality industry. Attackers disguise themselves as hotels and reach out to customers using fraudulent booking websites, pressuring them to verify their credit card details again.
According to a report by Trend Micro, there is a growing trend among ransomware attackers to target small businesses rather than adopting a broader focus. It has been discovered that there has been a significant increase of 47% in the number of individuals falling prey to this specific form of attack. During the first half of 2023, small businesses comprising up to 200 employees accounted for a staggering 57% of the victims targeted by the notorious LockBit gang.
Domotz, a leading provider of network monitoring and management solutions, has exciting news to share. We are thrilled to announce that we have acquired GlassWire, a software company specializing in endpoint security and traffic monitoring. This strategic move will undoubtedly strengthen our capabilities and further position us as a premier provider in the industry. We are confident that this acquisition will bring immense value to our customers and partners, as we continue to enhance our innovative solutions. Stay tuned for more exciting developments from Domotz and GlassWire. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
A new threat actor named Sandman has been attacking telecommunications providers in the Middle East, Western Europe, and South Asia. They are using a unique implant called LuaDream, which was discovered by SentinelOne.

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