Chinese Cycldek APT targets Vietnamese Military and Government in sophisticated attacks

Security Affairs

China-linked APT group Cycldek is behind an advanced cyberespionage campaign targeting entities in the government and military sector in Vietnam. The post Chinese Cycldek APT targets Vietnamese Military and Government in sophisticated attacks appeared first on Security Affairs.

Cybercriminals Have a Heyday with WinRAR Bug in Fresh Campaigns

Threatpost

With new attacks on the Israeli military and social-work educators, exploitation of the 19-year-old flaw shows no signs of slowing down. Vulnerabilities Web Security active exploits backdoor campaigns FireEye in the wild israeli military vulnerability WinRAR

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How the U.S. Army Served its Movie-Mad GIs during World War II

Unwritten Record

Army Signal Corps as part of its “Film Bulletin” series , showcases the military’s efforts to produce and bring films to soldiers overseas during the Second World War. The military went to tremendous lengths to supply a steady diet of fiction and nonfiction film to its troops with great speed.

Unnoticed: African Americans in Union Army Camps during the Civil War

Unwritten Record

They also set up their own camps near Union lines and were provided education by the Union Army. African American History Civil War Digitization Glass Plate Negatives Military Photographs

Why We Fight: Prelude to War, America’s Crash History Lesson

Unwritten Record

And while the song the children sing at 18:20 praising Hitler is real, (American journalist Gregor Ziemer reported the song in his book Education for Death: The Making of the Nazi , and it was incorporated into the Nuremberg trials ,) the footage is an American imagining of such a scene.

Another Massive Russian Hack of US Government Networks

Schneier on Security

SolarWinds’ comprehensive products and services are used by more than 300,000 customers worldwide, including military, Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, and education institutions.

MY TAKE: Michigan’s cybersecurity readiness initiatives provide roadmap others should follow

The Last Watchdog

Merit is an acronym for the Michigan Educational Research Information Triad. Other hubs followed at military bases, other state universities and even a high school and a non-profit community arts and tech center. The early Cyber Range hubs were mainly used to help educate and certify military technicians and cybersecurity professionals at selected companies. military unit, MEDC and TARDEC this summer hosted the second annual Commercial CyberTruck Challenge.

NEW TECH: DataLocker introduces encrypted flash drive — with key pad

The Last Watchdog

DataLocker honed its patented approach to manufacturing encrypted portable drives and landed some key military and government clients early on; the company has continued branching out ever since. This could be in high security areas, relating to the government or military, or you might be in different countries, where secure Internet connections are not available. DataLocker actually got traction, early on, selling to the military.

Guy Fawkes Day – LulzSec Italy hit numerous organizations in Italy

Security Affairs

Included in the breaches were Italy’s National Research Center , The Institute for Education Technologies , the ILIESI Institute for the European Intellectual Lexicon , National Mining Office for Hydrocarbons and Geo-resources , Ministry of Economic Development , State Police Association , Fratelli D’Italia , Lega Nord Trentino , Partito Democratico Siena , TV Trentino , Technapoli Equitalia , State Archives S.I.A.S. Military Personnel.

UNC2529, a new sophisticated cybercrime gang that targets U.S. orgs with 3 malware

Security Affairs

The groups targeted organizations in the business services, financial, health, retail/consumer, aero-military, engineering and manufacturing, government, education, transportation, and utilities industries.

Security Affairs newsletter Round 253

Security Affairs

Google sued by New Mexico attorney general for collecting student data through its Education Platform. Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram blocked in Turkey as Idlib military crisis escalates. A new round of the weekly newsletter arrived! The best news of the week with Security Affairs.

US Agencies and FireEye were hacked with a supply chain attack on SolarWinds Software

Security Affairs

The cyber espionage group has tampered with updates released by IT company SolarWinds, which provides its products to government agencies, military, and intelligence offices, two people familiar with the matter told the Reuters agency. .

New Director of Records Management Training

National Archives Records Express

I first became involved in the training field during my time in the military. While completing my degree in education, I worked as a supplemental instructor and an educational technologist.

Attention U.S. Veterans: The CIP Exam Has Been Approved for Reimbursement Under the GI Bill

AIIM

I am very pleased to announce that the Certified Information Professional (CIP) exam has been approved for reimbursement under the Veterans Education Benefit program for Licensing and Certification reimbursements administered by the U.S. When I got out of the Marine Corps, I wasn't sure what I wanted to do, but I knew that I had the GI Bill to help fund my education and professional development.

Spotlight: Finding Footage for National History Day Projects

Unwritten Record

In recent months, the National Archives’ Education Updates blog has posted a series of pieces focusing on award-winning National History Day documentaries. Films about Radio and Television: Mobile Television Unit (111-ADC-9168) : A 1951 film showing a military mobile television unit.

Finding Family in Images of Liberation at Buchenwald

Unwritten Record

The record, part of Record Group 111: Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer, 1860-1985 , was filmed by Signal Corps members attached to military units tasked with rehabilitating and relocating liberated camp survivors.

ROUNDTABLE: Experts react to President Biden’s exec order in the aftermath of Colonial Pipeline hack

The Last Watchdog

Not only will it educate and inform the cybersecurity experts regarding the cyberattacks. I hear a lot of people saying “this is what the military uses for…” and “this is what NASA uses for…” I would really be happy to hear “This is what the government does for cybersecurity – and we should do it too! As wake up calls go, the Colonial Pipeline ransomware hack was piercing. Related: DHS embarks on 60-day cybersecurity sprints.

Vermont’s Amendments to Data Breach Law and New Student Privacy Law Effective July 1, 2020

Hunton Privacy

The law also allows operators to use covered information to comply with applicable law or for legitimate research purposes (in certain circumstances), and to disclose covered information to a State or local educational agency for PreK-12 school purposes, as permitted by State or federal law.

Symantec uncovered the link between China-Linked Thrip and Billbug groups

Security Affairs

The group has continued launching attacks against entities in Southeast Asia, including military, satellite communications, media and educational organizations. The targets of the two groups show significant overlap, Billbug also targeted organizations many military and government organizations in South Asia since at least January 2009. The China-linked APT group Thrip is continuing to target entities in Southeast Asia even after its activity was uncovered by Symantec.

GCHQ implements World War II cipher machines in encryption app CyberChef

Security Affairs

UK intelligence agency GCHQ, as part of the celebration of its centenary , has released emulators for World War II cipher machines that can be executed in the encryption app CyberChef released for educational purposes. The GCHQ developed emulators for Enigma, Typex and the Bombe that could be executed in the CyberChef , The Enigma machines were used by the German military to protect communications during the Second World War.

Food and the War Effort

Unwritten Record

The National Archives’ Still Pictures Branch holds numerous posters produced by different government agencies during World War I & II, which promoted not only military recruitment, but also conserving and growing food.

China Issues Draft Data Security Law

Hunton Privacy

The Central Military Commission will develop the measures regulating military Data Activities. When compared to the EU or the U.S.,

WinRAR CVE-2018-20250 flaw exploited in multiple campaigns

Security Affairs

This campaign was carried out by threat actors impersonating an educational accreditation council to hit users in the United States. The attackers used decoy documents apparently coming from the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), a US association representing social work education. “To avoid user suspicion, the ACE file contains a decoy document, “Letter of Approval.pdf”, which purports to be from CSWE, the Council on Social Work Education as shown in Figure 1.

Court Denies Criminal Defendant’s Motion to Suppress Evidence Obtained via Warrantless Search: eDiscovery Case Law

eDiscovery Daily

eDiscovery Daily is made available by CloudNine solely for educational purposes to provide general information about general eDiscovery principles and not to provide specific legal advice applicable to any particular circumstance. In United States v. Caputo, No. 3:18-cr-00428-IM (D. Or Nov.

We Can Do It!: World War II Posters at the Still Picture Branch

Unwritten Record

The messages range from the promotion of Victory Gardens to recruitment for the various branches of the military. posters recruiting for the military, and promotion of the war effort on the homefront. “We Can Do It!” ” 179-WP-1563, NAID: 535413.

Watch out! Malware Analysis Sandboxes could expose sensitive data of your organization

Security Affairs

CENTCOM requisition form for use of military aircraft. We predict that this problem is likely to get worse as more companies add sandboxing to their security pipeline, underscoring the importance of educating employees now.” A study conducted by researchers at Cyjax revealed that organizations expose sensitive data via sandboxes used for malware analysis.

The U.S. Innovation and Competition Act: Senate Passes Sweeping $250 Billion Bill to Bolster Scientific Innovation and Compete With China

Data Matters

semiconductor production, scientific research, development of artificial intelligence, and space exploration in the face of growing economic, technological, and military competition from China. a provision for Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) review of certain foreign gifts to or contracts with higher education institutions. On Tuesday, June 8, 2021, the U.S. Senate adopted by a 68-32 vote S.

Russia-linked STRONTIUM APT targets IoT devices to hack corporate networks

Security Affairs

The STRONTIUM APT group (aka APT28 , Fancy Bear , Pawn Storm , Sofacy Group , and Sednit ) has been active since at least 2007 and it has targeted governments, militaries, and security organizations worldwide. 80% of the attacks targeted organizations in multiple sectors such as government, IT, military, defense, medicine, education, and engineering. The STRONTIUM Russia-linked APT group is compromising common IoT devices to gain access to several corporate networks.

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List of data breaches and cyber attacks in April 2021 – 1 billion records breached

IT Governance

It was another busy month in the cyber security sector, as we discovered 143 incidents that resulted in 1,098,897,134 breached records. Ransomware was again one of the biggest contributors to that total, accounting for almost one in three data breaches.

MY TAKE: Michigan’s Cyber Range hubs provide career paths to high-schoolers, underutilized adults

The Last Watchdog

Meanwhile, Pinckney’s Darga has taken the initiative to spearhead efforts to cater to military veterans and to disabled individuals, as well, particularly persons with autism. They’d come into our hub to get educated and attain excellent cybersecurity skills, including leadership development programs.

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in August 2020 – 36.6 million records breached

IT Governance

There were a massive 99 data breaches and cyber attacks in August, making it the third-biggest monthly total of the year by number of security incidents. But, by contrast, only 36,673,575 records were confirmed to have been leaked, which is the fewest we’ve recorded since May 2018.

What is personal information under the CCPA?

Collibra

Characteristics of protected classifications under California or federal law such as race, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, mental and physical disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, or military status.

Introducing Films of State, a Conference on Government Films

Unwritten Record

In addition to the academic sessions, we’ll have an evening screening with films and clips related to the presentations and a panel on the practical uses of government film, from its role as historical evidence to reuse by educators and television documentaries. Moving Images and the Military.

First Cyber Defence & Information Assurance courses to receive CILIP accreditation

CILIP

Its strategic partnership with the Ministry of Defence dates back to 1984 when Cranfield was awarded a contract to provide education for the Royal Military College of Science. s Defence Academy, in 2002, Cranfield now offers a unique gateway for teaching, research and consultancy utilising a unique set of capabilities, expertise and facilities to deliver practical solutions that make a real difference to the lives of military personnel and civilians across the world.

Government By Numbers: Some Interesting Insights

John Battelle's Searchblog

Examples include identity (from driver’s licenses and SSNs to Visa, MasterCard, Amex, and Facebook), delivery of important information and items (from the Post Office to Telcos, Internet, and FedEx and UPS), and protection (outsourcing both prisons and military jobs to private companies). Let’s take a look at some detail: Ahh… Education. As local governments have taken over the once Federally run education system, payroll there has skyrocketed (has performance?

Summer Road Trip: Los Angeles

Unwritten Record

The film is part of the Ford Educational Weekly series which was produced by the Ford Company from 1916 through 1921. Military personnel enjoy their day while riding the Santa Fe & Disneyland Railroad , Jungle Cruise , Submarine Voyage , Matterhorn Bobsleds , and It’s a Small World. Los Angeles, the City of Angels, La-La-Land, Tinseltown, no matter what you call it, the city of Los Angeles has long been a center of commerce, culture, and entertainment in the United States.

Cartographic Records Relating to African American History

Unwritten Record

It was intended to provide a temporary home for freedpersons while they obtained the basic education and vocational skills necessary to obtain work and become self -sufficient. Military. Leventhal Map & Education Center at the Boston Public Library. February is African American History Month. All of our Special Media branches hold a variety of records relating to African American history. Today, we are featuring some related records from the Cartographic Branch.

Meet Ike

Archives Blogs

The exhibition includes many historic objects from our holdings which highlight Eisenhower’s career through the military years and into the White House. This also led to the development of online educational programs which will have a continued life through the Eisenhower Foundation.

Victory at Yorktown

Unwritten Record

Between two lines of soldiers, one American and the other French, the British and Hessian soldiers proceed to an open field, known today as “Surrender field” to lay down their arms or “ground their firelocks,” in 18th-century military language.

Spotlight: Operationalizing Deep Web and Dark Web Intelligence

The Security Ledger

» Related Stories Spotlight Podcast: Flashpoint’s Allison Nixon on SIM Swapping and the Looming Online Identity Crisis Taking the Long View of Breach Fallout Analysis of 85K Remote Desktop Hacks Finds Education, Healthcare Top Targets. See also: Military documents about MQ-9 Reaper drone leaked on dark web. In this episode of the podcast: Chris Camacho of Flashpoint joins us to talk about "the deep web" and "the dark web."