Military Cryptanalytics, Part III

Schneier on Security

The NSA has just declassified and released a redacted version of Military Cryptanalytics , Part III, by Lambros D. Presumably, volumes IV, V, and VI are still hidden inside the classified libraries of the NSA. Uncategorized cryptanalysis FOIA history of cryptography military NSA

African American Women in the Military During WWII

Unwritten Record

For some great background information, be sure to visit our previous blog – Their War Too: Women in the Military During WWII. American citizens surged to enlist in all branches of the US Military and women wanted to serve their country too.

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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.

InvisiMole group targets military sector and diplomatic missions in Eastern Europe

Security Affairs

Security researchers at ESET recently uncovered a campaign carried out by the InvisiMole group that has been targeting a small number of high-profile organizations in the military sector and diplomatic missions in Eastern Europe.

Making space for Armed Forces life in children?s libraries

CILIP

s libraries. Libraries are treasure troves of information that help teach children about core subjects, and open up understanding about other countries, cultures, religions and experiences. Military stories can also offer valuable lessons to civilian children (and adults too!).

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.

Remembering the Vietnam War this Veterans Day

Unwritten Record

The images broadcast in America’s living rooms during the war were often captured by military combat photographers. The military increased their production of photographs and moving images and because of this, NARA’s motion picture holdings relating to the Vietnam war are quite expansive. Ceremonies and special events were also captured by military camera crews at home and abroad.

Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the Transcontinental Railroad

Unwritten Record

Library of Congress. Cartographic Records Maps Military railroads U.S. On May 10, 1869, the last spike of the Transcontinental Railroad was ceremoniously driven in at Promontory Summit, Utah, joining the Central Pacific Railroad and the Union Pacific Railroads to form one continuous railroad to connecting the east to the west. We are recognizing the 150th anniversary of this important event by featuring a few Cartographic records related to the Transcontinental Railroad.

Jedediah Hotchkiss: Mapmaker of the Confederacy

Unwritten Record

Library of Congress. Note: The Library of Congress also holds many of Hotchkiss’ maps, including his famous map of the Shenandoah Valley created for General Jackson. Cartographic Records Civil War Maps Military Uncategorized Cartographic Branch mapsThe Cartographic Branch holds numerous maps created by noted Civil War mapmaker Jedediah Hotchkiss. Born in Windsor, New York, Hotchkiss moved to the Shenandoah Valley in Virginia prior to the Civil War.

Spotlight: Remembering Ernie Pyle

Unwritten Record

111-SC: Photographs of American Military Activities, ca. MCA/Universal Pictures Collection: Motion Picture Releases of the Universal Newsreel Library, 1929 – 1967. Uncategorized Military Motion Pictures Photographs U.S. On April 18th, 1945, war correspondent Ernie Pyle was killed by enemy fire on Iejima* during the Battle of Okinawa.

Security Affairs newsletter Round 248

Security Affairs

Malware attack took down 600 computers at Volusia County Public Library. OP Glowing Symphony – How US military claims to have disrupted ISIS ‘s propaganda. A new round of the weekly newsletter arrived! The best news of the week with Security Affairs.

New Gallmaker APT group eschews malware in cyber espionage campaigns

Security Affairs

A previously unknown cyber espionage group, tracked as Gallmaker, has been targeting entities in the government, military and defense sectors since at least 2017. According to researchers from Symantec, who first spotted the threat actor, the group has launched attacks on several overseas embassies of an unnamed Eastern European country, and military and defense organizations in the Middle East.

XDSpy APT remained undetected since at least 2011

Security Affairs

The APT group, recently discovered by ESET, targeted government and private companies in Belarus, Moldova, Russia, Serbia, and Ukraine, including militaries and Ministries of Foreign Affairs.

RIM-brain in Movies and TV

The Texas Record

Near the end of the movie the Rebel Alliance infiltrates the Imperial Center of Military Research on the planet Scarif (i.e., Dr. Who – Silence in the Library. Ah, working from home! A great time to enjoy the creature comforts of our dwellings.

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Security Affairs newsletter Round 249

Security Affairs

A new piece of Ryuk Stealer targets government, military and finance sectors. CVE-2020-7247 RCE flaw in OpenSMTPD library affects many BSD and Linux distros. A new round of the weekly newsletter arrived! The best news of the week with Security Affairs.

MY TAKE: How advanced automation of threat intel sharing has quickened incident response

The Last Watchdog

military complex, who got frustrated by their inability to extract actionable intel from a deluge of threat feeds. ThreatQuotient was in this vanguard and helped introduce the use of threat libraries — receptacles for intel coming in from different teams. It was really about setting up a central repository,” Couch says, “where anybody could come into the library and pull out a book on a given topic and have access to everything the organization knows about the topic.”

Meet Ike

Archives Blogs

An opportunity to get to know this man can be found at the newly unveiled Eisenhower Memorial in Washington, DC , and the all-new exhibits in the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum in Abilene, Kansas. The library building houses the documents of his administration.

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.

Archives*RM Testimonial #5

The Schedule

The collection of drawings created by the Bureau of Yards and Docks (construction arm of the US Navy) date as early as 1806, when military residences were built, but also contain drawings of substations, railroad tracks, shops, and production utility buildings.

Special Media Catalog Updates

Unwritten Record

Motion Picture Library Stock Shots, ca. Moving Images Relating to Military Activities, ca. Army Signal Corps Photographs Of Military Activity During World War II and The Korean Conflict, 1941 – 1954 (NAID 531473; Local Identifier 111-SCA) (583 item descriptions and scans).

WinRAR CVE-2018-20250 flaw exploited in multiple campaigns

Security Affairs

The flaw is an “Absolute Path Traversal” issue in the library that could be exploited to execute arbitrary code by using a specially-crafted file archive. The issue affects a third-party library, called UNACEV2.DLL that is used by WINRAR, it resides in the way an old third-party library, called UNACEV2.DLL, handles the extraction of files compressed in ACE data format.

One Step Closer to Saudi Vision 2030 | General Auditing Bureau Conclude the Fourth stage of SHAMEL with Everteam

Everteam

The platform which was designed by Everteam, linked more than 180 government entities within the Kingdom in various sectors including civil and military bodies, institutions and companies. The event included launching the system’s electronic library, discussing the future vision of the system and the roadmap of the next stages.

China-linked APT40 group hides behind 13 front companies

Security Affairs

One of the above companies was headquartered in the University’s library, and the professor was also a former member of China’s military. Hainan Xiandun even appears to operate from the Hainan University Library!”

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.

An Update on Still Picture Catalog Additions

Unwritten Record

Army Signal Corps Photographs Of Military Activity During World War II and The Korean Conflict. This series consists of bound photo albums that document American military activities. This series consists of photographs primarily relating to the training of military engineers.

Spotlight: US Air Force World War II Photography

Unwritten Record

Originally, the military branch was known as the United States Army Air Forces before becoming the United States Air Force we know today in 1947. Such copies can be sent to the Still Picture Branch or the Library, National Archives and Records Administration.

Introducing Films of State, a Conference on Government Films

Unwritten Record

The original caption for this photograph reads: “Jean Bridget (Left) and Mrs. Ethel Burke examine some of the 100,000,000 feet of film in the National Archives movie library before cataloguing it. Moving Images and the Military.

Exclusive: Pakistan and India to armaments: Operation Transparent Tribe is back 4 years later

Security Affairs

The Operation Transparent Tribe was first spotted by Proofpoint Researchers in Feb 2016, in a series of espionages operations against Indian diplomats and military personnel in some embassies in Saudi Arabia and Kazakhstan. Exclusive: Pakistan and India to armaments.

Get time on your side

CILIP

RE always talking about what the library of the future might look like, but could a library be a place that contains the future? Consultant Matt Finch explains how the fourth dimension can make libraries even more attractive to their communities and funders. Libraries are already widely seen as safe and welcoming places, but Matt says these values can be enhanced by a free resource ? military and government. s not so different from a library?s

U.S. Federal Website Defaced by Pro-Iranian Hackers

Adam Levin

drone strike that killed one of Iran’s top military commanders. The Federal Depository Library Program’s website was hacked and defaced to include imagery of an Iranian flag and doctored photos of a bloodied Donald Trump.

Working with the Napoleon Collection

Archives Blogs

The best part is that all of these items are just waiting inside Strozier Library to be examined and studied. The Napoleon Collection is particularly strong when it comes to Napoleon’s military campaigns and works by and about prominent French Revolutionary and military figures. Researchers may be interested in this collection because of its emphasis on gender studies, history of sex, European naval history, military uniforms, and the history of European royalty.

Meet Your 2018-2019 Records Management Section Steering Committee

The Schedule

Eira has worked as the Digital Archivist/Records Manager at the University of Cincinnati’s Archives and Rare Books Library since 2013. Elizabeth is the Archivist for Records Management at the Bentley Historical Library at the University of Michigan. At JHU/APL, Ivy utilizes her knowledge of archives and library research tools to access monographs, serials, photographs, and geospatial information. She previously worked at the Library of Congress.

First Cyber Defence & Information Assurance courses to receive CILIP accreditation

CILIP

CILIP: the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals is the leading professional body for information specialists, librarians and knowledge managers in the United Kingdom with roots going back to 1877. 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. First Cyber Defence & Information Assurance courses to receive CILIP accreditation.

One Step Closer to Saudi Vision 2030 | General Auditing Bureau Conclude the Fourth stage of SHAMEL with Everteam

Everteam

The platform which was designed by Everteam, linked more than 180 government entities within the Kingdom in various sectors including civil and military bodies, institutions and companies. The event included launching the system’s electronic library, discussing the future vision of the system and the roadmap of the next stages.

The Importance of a Proactive Cyber Defense Solution To Protect Your Critical Data

Security Affairs

The Military Chinese General and Philosopher Sun Tzu (544 BC – 496 BC) wrote these tactics over two thousand years ago, and it is as applicable today as it ever was. and the library that is making that outbound connection is ‘post-receive’ within GitLab.

Digitization priorities, 2019-2020

Archives Blogs

Military and the American Red Cross: Digitize and preserve at-risk audiovisual materials (303 audiocasettes, 6 open-reel audiotapes, and 1 VHS videotape) that are part of the Women Veterans Historical Project. Library-funded digitization: Public Domain Cello Scores and Journals: The project would include the digitization of public domain scores and a set of journals from the Cello Music Collection (Stacey Krim).

Cartographic Records Relating to African American History

Unwritten Record

Military. Boston Public Library. 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. Freedmans Village near Arlington, Hights [Heights] Virginia, July 10, 1865. RG 92, Post and Reservation Maps, Map 110-A-5. NAID 305826.

The evolutions of APT28 attacks

Security Affairs

APT28 is a well known Russian cyber espionage group attributed, with a medium level of confidence, to Russian military intelligence agency GRU (by CrowdStrike). Analyzing how tactics , techniques and procedures of the Russia-linked APT28 cyberespionage group evolve over the time.

Archives Records 2019 RMS Annual Meeting

The Schedule

Sarah Jacobson, who is Manager of Recor ds Management Assistance at the Texas State Library and Archives Commission, spoke to us both about their transition in how they teach records management, focusing more on facilitated learning rather than lecture courses, as well as about their recent clarification of the career ladder for records managers in government positions, which now allows for internal promotion.

“WNYC Mobilizes For Harlem Emergency”

Archives Blogs

And the imposed sacrifices of domestic wartime rationing to support America’s military –a military intent on keeping in step with Jim Crow segregation, was more salt in the wound.