Welcome to the Secjuice Squeeze, a curated selection of interesting security articles and infosec news that you may have missed, lovingly curated for you every week. This week's volume was curated by Secjuice writers Sinwindie, Muhammad Luqman, Prasanna, and Thunder-Son.

There are new entries to the conference list too!

Articles

A Patient Dies After Ransomware Attack Paralyzes German Hospital Systems

Ransomware attack on the University Hospital of Düsseldorf (UKD) caused death of a woman.

Source & Link: thehackernews.com
Curator: Muhammad Luqman

Source & Link: arstechnica.com
Curator: Thunder-Son

Tutanota encrypted email service suffers DDoS cyberattacks

Encrypted email service, Tutanota has experienced a series of DDoS attacks this week, first targeting the Tutanota website and further its DNS providers.

Source & Link: bleepingcomputer.com
Curator: Prasanna

'Dark web cannibal' gets 40 years for plot to murder, eat teenage girl

A young Texas man will spend 40 years in prison for plotting to kill and eat a teenage girl.

Source & Link: 9news.com.au
Curator: Prasanna

Firefox for Android Bug Allows ‘Epic Rick-Rolling’

Anyone on the same Wi-Fi network can force websites to launch, with no user interaction.

Source & Link: threatpost.com
Curator: Muhammad Luqman

‘The Underground Golden Age Is Over’: Epic Dark Web Opioid Bust Sees 179 Arrests And $6.5 Million Seized

"Golden age" of dark web markets is over, says Europol, as the US claims success in the “largest international law enforcement operation targeting opioid traffickers on the dark net.”

Source & Link: forbes.com
Curator: Sinwindie

British Hacker Sentenced to 5 Years for Blackmailing U.S. Companies

British hacker Nathan Francis Wyatt sentenced to 5 years for hacking and blackmailing US Healthcare and companies.

Source & Link: thehackernews.com
Curator: Sinwindie

Major Instagram App Bug Could've Given Hackers Remote Access to Your Phone

CVE-2020-1895: A critical vulnerability in Instagram's Android app that could have allowed remote attackers to take control over a targeted device.

Source & Link: thehackernews.com
Curator: Thunder-Son

Computer Programmer Pleads Guilty In Manhattan Federal Court To Making False Statements About His Involvement In The “Silk Road” Website

Audrey Strauss, the Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Joleen Simpson, Acting Special Agent in Charge of the Boston Field Office of the Internal Revenue Service, Criminal Investigation (“IRS-CI”), William F. Sweeney Jr., Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New York Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”), and Peter C. Fitzhugh, the Special Agent-in-Charge of the New York Field Office of Homeland Security Investigations (“HSI”), announced that MICHAEL R. WEIGAND, a/k/a “Shabang,” a/k/a “~Shabang~,” a/k/a “~s,” a/k/a “s,” pled guilty today to making false statements to federal agents about his involvement in, and his work for, the “Silk Road” online illicit black market, which was responsible for distributing hundreds of millions of dollars of narcotics and other contraband.

Source & Link: justice.gov
Curator: Sinwindie

Upcoming Events, Webcasts, Conferences, etc.

Predict 2020: Intelligence to Disrupt the Status Quo

When: October 5-8, 2020
Location: Virtual
Cost: Free
Source & Link: recordedfuture.com
Curator: Miguel Calles

ShellCon

When: October 9-10, 2020
Location: Virtual
Cost: Free
Source & Link: https://shellcon.io
Curator: Miguel Calles

Open Source Digital Forensics Conference

When: October 20-22, 2020
Location: Herndon, VA
Cost: $0-$350 + $499 optional training
Source & Link: osdfcon.org
Curator: Hartoyo Wahyu

GrayHat (formerly the Texas Cyber Summit)

When: October 29, 2020
Location: Virtual
Cost: Free
Source & Link: https://grayhat.co
Curator: Miguel Calles

BIG List of Virtual Cybersecurity Conferences

Source & Link: https://github.com/santosomar/virtualseccons
Curator: Guise Bule

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