The month of June also noted new malware variants, newly detected vulnerabilities, and attack techniques. An ample number of breaches and incidents have been detected by security researchers, affecting popular organizations, major businesses and institutions. Scammers have also been busy designing new fraud techniques aimed at tricking people into downloading malware or sharing their personally identifiable information.
The newly launched malware have focused mostly on cryptocurrency mining. Several threat methods have also been developed in order to steal confidential data. New vulnerabilities, like Crestron flaw are focused towards breaching critical infrastructure and SCADA systems.
We also have good news! Patches and mitigation steps have been released to fix several vulnerabilities and thwart several attack methods. Users are advised to thoroughly patch their systems to keep themselves safe.