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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

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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. ” If you want to receive the weekly Security Affairs Newsletter for free subscribe here.

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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.

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Security Affairs newsletter Round 248

Security Affairs

The best news of the week with 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!

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Security Affairs newsletter Round 249

Security Affairs

The best news of the week with 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!

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Spotlight: Remembering Ernie Pyle

Unwritten Record

Shown here talking to “Jeep”, a scout and security patrol Doberman Pinscher, Ernie was impressed with the high standards set by the dogs and their outstanding battle records to date in the Pacific. 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.

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

Security Affairs

If your enemy is secure at all points, be prepared for them. 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.

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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.

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Statement of solidarity with librarians, archivists and information professionals in Ukraine

CILIP

We the undersigned, representing the UK community of librarians, archivists and information professionals, wish to extend our solidarity and support for our professional colleagues in Ukraine during the current military action by Russia. Liz Jolly , Chief Librarian, British Library.

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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. APT Breaking News Hacking cyber espionage Gallmaker Pierluigi Paganini Security Affair

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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. The post XDSpy APT remained undetected since at least 2011 appeared first on Security Affairs.

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China-linked APT40 group hides behind 13 front companies

Security Affairs

A group of anonymous security researchers that calls itself Intrusion Truth have tracked the activity of a China-linked cyber – e spionage group dubbed APT40. The companies were all involved in the recruiting of hackers with offensive security skills.

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The power of solidarity: Support for Ukraine

CILIP

Executive Director of the Ukraine Library Association, Yaroslava Soshynska, talks to Rob Green about life in Ukraine as Russia wages war on its neighbour, the role of libraries in the country and how moral support is keeping people strong. libraries saving lives?,

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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. The post WinRAR CVE-2018-20250 flaw exploited in multiple campaigns appeared first on Security Affairs.

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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). I am a computer security scientist with an intensive hacking background.

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Preservica - 2022 highlights & momentum looking ahead

Preservica

Collections Manager at the Military Women’s Memorial , Amy Poe, faced a wide range of challenges in making their collections easily accessible and secure online. Through our ongoing relationship with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Preservica was able to host two new, free webinars with the Library Journal to connect with public and academic libraries in the US and Canada about digital preservation and Preservica’s Starter edition.

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

The Last Watchdog

based security vendor in the thick of helping companies make more of their threat feeds. The company launched in 2013, the brainchild of Ryan Trost and Wayne Chiang, a couple of buddies working as security analysts in a U.S. military complex, who got frustrated by their inability to extract actionable intel from a deluge of threat feeds. Acohido is dedicated to fostering public awareness about how to make the Internet as private and secure as it ought to be. (LW

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RIM-brain in Movies and TV

The Texas Record

While watching Rogue One , I could not help but notice the implications for the protection and security of Imperial records. Near the end of the movie the Rebel Alliance infiltrates the Imperial Center of Military Research on the planet Scarif (i.e., Ah, working from home!

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Latest Turla backdoor leverages email PDF attachments as C&C mechanism

Security Affairs

“Importantly, our own investigation has determined that, beyond this much-publicized security breach, the group has leveraged the same backdoor to open a covert access channel to the foreign offices of another two European countries, as well as to the network of a major defense contractor.” The backdoor is a standalone DLL (dynamic link library) that interacts with Outlook and The Bat!

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List of Data Breaches and Cyber Attacks in September 2022 – 35.6 Million Records Breached

IT Governance

Compared to August, it was a comparatively quiet month, as we identified 88 publicly disclosed security incidents and 35,566,046 compromised records. If you’re facing a cyber security disaster, IT Governance is here to help.

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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. discloses security incident (unknown) St.

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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.

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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 overall progress includes managing and archiving documents with the application of security standards.

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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. Data Security Government featured iran cyberattack

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First Cyber Defence & Information Assurance courses to receive CILIP accreditation

CILIP

As with our information and knowledge Learning Providers, these degrees have been judged against the Professional Knowledge and Skills Base tool (PKSB) and demonstrate the breadth of experience and attributes required for a skilled information professional in the security sector? Cranfield has always been at the forefront of Defence and Security. First Cyber Defence & Information Assurance courses to receive CILIP accreditation.

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Amnesty International creates new global human rights digital archive with Preservica

Preservica

The digital archive will streamline secure access to information for up to 700 people across its 20 international offices working to defend human rights. It will also provide secure global access for staff working to assemble evidence for presentation to international bodies, and speed up online discovery and the production of reports through the enriching of metadata.

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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 overall progress includes managing and archiving documents with the application of security standards.

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Archives Records 2019 RMS Annual Meeting

The Schedule

Securities and Exchange Commission. 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.

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Why You Need A VPN

Cyber Info Veritas

A virtual private network, VPN for short, is an internet security system that allows you, the user, to send data over the internet in a safe, secure, and in the case of some VPN platforms, secretly over a private network. For instance, although users in other countries pay the same Netflix fee paid by users in the United States, Netflix users in the United States have a larger library of shows.

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Visual Cues and Clues: Looking ON the Photo

Unwritten Record

The United States Army Signal Corps have long been the units responsible for photographing military activities, especially during wartime. Text reads: Federal Security Agency, U.S. At the top…We see a marking that reads “Federal Security Agency, U.S.

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House Passes Two Cybersecurity Bills

Hunton Privacy

In addition, the House approved the Federal Information Security Amendments Act of 2012 (H.R. 4257), which modifies the Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002 to provide for automated and continuous monitoring of the security of government information systems. In addition, “cyber security providers,” such as Internet service providers, would be allowed to share “cyber threat information” with certain private entities and the federal government.

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EP 49: LoL

ForAllSecure

Vamosi: Whenever there's a data breach, a ransomware attack, large security event in general, I would like to learn something about how it happened. Vamosi: Welcome to the hacker mind and original podcast from for all secure. It's outsourced security.

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The Unanimous Declaration of the Thirteen United States of America

Adam Shostack

That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, –That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness.

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Weekly podcast: 2018 end-of-year roundup

IT Governance

This week, in our last podcast of the year, we revisit some of the biggest information security stories from the past 12 months. As is now traditional, I’ve installed myself in the porter’s chair next to the fire in the library, ready to recap some of the year’s more newsworthy information security events. The year started with the revelation of Spectre and Meltdown – major security flaws affecting processors manufactured by Intel, ARM and AMD.

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The Hacker Mind Podcast: Hacking the Art of Invisibility

ForAllSecure

In the very quiet science fiction section of the Glen Park Public Library in San Francisco. SO I only mention Ross Ulbricht in talks because I use him as an example of an Operation Security, or OpSec failure. Operational Security is typically a military process.

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The Hacker Mind Podcast: Going Passwordless

ForAllSecure

Is there something more secure? You might not think of it as a major aspect of security and yet, stolen credentials are really the key to data breaches today. And this security stuff is like it's got to go somewhere. It's like all the security guys.