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.

“Edited by Laura Thornburgh,” Pioneer of Motion Picture Education

Unwritten Record

Today, we take for granted that moving images are used to educate. It might be surprising to learn that there was a time when the case had to be made for the value of motion pictures in education. She had access to education and travel, and wrote for a local newspaper. .

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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

Spotlight: The Harlem Hellfighters Return Home

Unwritten Record

By the end of their time in the war, they were one of the most famous military bands and are credited with introducing jazz to European audiences. . The members of the 369th Infantry Regiment, despite facing racism at home and in the military, served their country honorably.

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

RG 117: Drawings for the National WWII Memorial Design Competition

Unwritten Record

Though #376 and 379 do both contain buildings and an educational component that is mentioned in the philosophical statement, the concept art focuses much more heavily on the vastness of the outdoor structures, providing high level overviews of the general area that the memorial would inhabit.

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.

GUEST ESSAY: Preparing for the dire cybersecurity consequences of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

The Last Watchdog

These Russian cyber actors are government organizations and include other parties who take their orders from the Russian military or intelligence organizations – while not technically under government control. The Russian government, military, and intelligence service may wish to achieve some operational effect, for example, disrupting the power grid or interfering with telecommunications infrastructure, which may be part of a larger war plan.

Catches of the Month: Phishing Scams for March 2022

IT Governance

The Ukrainian government and its military were targeted by DDoS (distributed denial-of-service) attacks, while a pro-Ukrainian group attacked the Belarusian railway system with ransomware after discovering that it was being used by Russia to transport tanks and weapons.

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.

GUEST ESSAY – Notable events in hacking history that helped transform cybersecurity assessment

The Last Watchdog

military officials hired data analysts to crack the Japanese secret code known as JN-25. military and the analysts who worked to gather intelligence and relay these critical, decoded messages to prevent further attack. While no data was destroyed or compromised, emails experienced severe delays, and military and university operations halted. Assessing the risks involved in using the latest technology is something our culture had to adopt in the early days of the computer.

GUEST ESSAY: 6 steps any healthcare organization can take to help mitigate inevitable cyber attacks

The Last Watchdog

Educate employees. Many security programs focus on employee education (creating a strong password, being aware of phishing, etc.). military exercise their plans often – it builds human muscle memory and increases comfort and resiliency in the people working through these crises. The headlines are disturbing: Breach of patient records ; Surgeries and appointments cancelled due to IT outage ; and even, Death attributed to ransomware attack on hospital.

Ministry of Defence academy hit by state-sponsored hackers

Security Affairs

The Defence Academy of the United Kingdom provides higher education for personnel in the British Armed Forces, Civil Service, other government departments and service personnel from other nations.

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.

Ukrainian Websites Struck by Cyber Attacks as Russia Launches Invasion

IT Governance

The Ukrainian military was also affected, although a researcher told BBC News that it has “seen a more rapid recovery after today’s cyber-attack, likely due to preparedness and increased capacity to implement mitigations.

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.

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.

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.

UK Foreign Office targeted by ‘serious’ cyber attack

IT Governance

It led to worrying signs that the tensions would play out as an online proxy war, with UK and other countries that opposed Russia’s military action coming under attack.

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. .

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.

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.

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.

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.

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in February 2022 – 5.1 million records breached

IT Governance

The cyber security industry, much like the rest of the world, is on edge. Our figures for this month are comparatively low – with 83 data breaches and cyber attacks accounting for 5,127,241 breached records – but there is a sense that we are on the brink of something.

University of Mosul Library Director Sayf Al Ashqar on life after ISIS

CILIP

Two decades of civilian and military rule followed, and it was during this period, in 1967, that the library was built ? opening up new opportunities to support the university (which was founded in 1921) and education in the region. against freedoms and against education.

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.

The power of solidarity: Support for Ukraine

CILIP

s war machine is widely reported to be attacking civilian targets as well as the Ukraine military. Despite the fact that the Russian Federation has been waging a hybrid war in Ukraine since 2014, few people were well aware of the threat of a full-scale military invasion.

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.,

The Film Frontier: Using Films and Videos in Your National History Day Project

Unwritten Record

For more National Archives resources, check out our Education Updates blog post “ Resources for National History Day 2023: Frontiers in History ” and the DocsTeach National History Day website.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

WHAT IS GOING ON IN THE RUSSIAN MARKET?

Info Source

The existing sanctions, especially export controls, may contribute to a favourable military outcome for Ukraine by weakening Russia’s ability to resupply its forces, but whether they could be decisive in ending the whole war is up for debate. Geneva, Switzerland – August 26, 2022.

Encryption: How It Works, Types, and the Quantum Future

eSecurity Planet

Not every application or network requires military-grade encryption – however, enterprise organizations can’t go wrong with the services offering the most strength. Read more about educating personnel and stakeholders with Best Cybersecurity Awareness Training.