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Industry impacted: Any, Information Technology
On 17 January, Microsoft released an advisory notifying users of a zero-day remote code execution vulnerability existing in Internet Explorer and exploited in limited targeted attacks. Successful exploitation could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code in the context of the current user. QuoINT released a Warning when Microsoft disclosed the issue on 17 January.
Industry impacted: Government
On 17 January, the Turkish hacktivism group Anka Neferler Tim claimed responsibility for cyberattacks targeting the websites of several Greek governmental bodies. A day later, in retaliation, the Greek hacktivism group Anonymous Greece claimed to have targeted at least ten Turkish government websites.
30 January – QuoINT to Present “Script-kiddies Today, Cybercrime Kingpins Tomorrow: How Malware-as-a-Service Providers Change Your Threat Landscape” at 2020 CTI-EU: Bonding EU Cyber Threat Intelligence
31 January – Brexit Day