QuoIntelligence’s Weekly Intelligence Snapshot for the week of 3  – 2 December 2020 is now available!

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CYBER

Incident

Industry impacted: Government, Health Care, Information Technology

FireEye announced that a state-sponsored attacker breached its infrastructure and accessed FireEye’s collection of Red Team assessment tools. These tools, which comprise FireEye’s security auditing framework, replicate capabilities of various cyber threat actors and consist of both publicly available tools and in-house frameworks.

Vulnerabilities 

In December’s Patch Tuesday, Microsoft released new patches for 58 vulnerabilities in a variety of Microsoft products, including Windows, Office and Office Services, Edge, Exchange Server, and more. Of the 58 vulnerabilities, nine are critical, 46 are important, and three are moderate.

Rollups

Industry impacted: ANY, Consumer Discretionary, Consumer Staples, Government, Health Care, Industrials, Information Technology

  • New TrickBot Malware Module Targets Vulnerable UEFI/BIOS Firmware 
    Latest Ransomware Incidents Include Lockbit, Egregor, and Doppelpaymer Infections 
    D-Link Addresses Remote Command Injection Flaws Impacting its DSR VPN Routers  
    FIN6 resurfaces, leveraging Golden Chickens Malware-as-a-Service Tools 
    SAP December Security Release 
    APT28: Delivers Zebrocy Go Variant Using COVID-19 Lures 
    European Medicines Agency Breached, Covid Vaccine Documents Targeted 

GEOPOLITICS

Industry impacted: Information Technology

The EU and China are increasing efforts to bolster their domestic chip manufacturing industries to avoid critical dependencies on imports, as both rely on chips made abroad. The emerging geopolitical, industrial, and technological landscape is shaping the semiconductor industry, resulting in several changes and challenges

Rollups

Industry impacted: Energy, Government, Information Technology

  • US Director of National Intelligence Claims China is Primary Threat to US National Security  
  • Foreign Ministries of France, Germany, and the UK Condemn Iran’s Plan to Increase Uranium Enrichment 
  • Norway’s Police Warns Over Espionage Campaigns Targeting Petroleum Sector 
  • Greece Publishes National Cyber Security Strategy

OUTLOOK

Industry impacted: Information Technology

  • 15 December – FutureCon Cybersecurity Virtual Eastern Conference