My Shared Links — Week 40/2022

Xavier «X» Santolaria
3 min readOct 10, 2022

Collection of the resources and links I have found insightful and shared during week #40 of 2022.

Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash

Hacker steals $566 million worth of crypto from Binance Bridge

Hackers have reportedly stolen 2 million Binance Coins (BNB), worth $566 million, from the Binance Bridge.

Details are scant at the moment, but the attack appears to have started at 2:30 PM EST on Oct. 6, with the attacker’s wallet receiving two transactions each consisting of 1,000,000 BNB.

Soon after the hacker began spreading some of the funds across a variety of liquidity pools, attempting to transfer the BNB into other assets.

Binance acknowledged the security incident at 6:19 PM EST and paused the BNB Smart Chain while they investigated the incident.

Reshaping the Threat Landscape: Deepfake Cyberattacks Are Here

A new study of the use and abuse of deepfakes by cybercriminals shows that all the needed elements for widespread use of the technology are in place and readily available in underground markets and open forums.

The study by Trend Micro shows that many deepfake-enabled phishing, business email compromise (BEC), and promotional scams are already happening and are quickly reshaping the threat landscape.

Between ransomware and month-long engagements, IR teams need a hug — and a nap

“We have to protect incident responders from themselves,” Laurance Dine said. “Instead of saying, ‘Hey, I worked 16 hours. I need to go home and have a nap.’ They’re like, ‘OK, what’s next? How do I put myself into even more jeopardy by doing…

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Xavier «X» Santolaria

Cloud Security | IBM Inventor | IBM AoT Member | Open Source Advocate | ex-OpenBSD | |