InfoSecSherpa’s News Round Up for Thursday, January 6, 2022

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“There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there has always been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that ‘my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.’” — Isaac Asimov
  1. Kazakhstan government shuts down internet following country-wide protests
    (The Daily Swig, January 6th)
  2. This sneaky hacking group targets old Java applications to break into networks
    (ZDNet, January 6th)
  3. This iOS malware fakes an iPhone shutdown to avoid death
    (TechRadarPro, January 6th)
  4. Hackers hit major Portuguese media group, take down websites
    (TechXplore, January 6th)
  5. Key Considerations for Canada’s Forthcoming National Cyber Security Strategy
    (TripWire, January 5th)
  6. Docs Refused to Pay the Cyber Attack Ransom — and Suffered
    (Medscape, January 5th)
  7. Senators seek update on DHS, DOT cybersecurity efforts for transportation systems
    (FedScoop, January 5th)
  8. Your cybersecurity training needs improvement because hacking attacks are only getting worse
    (ZDNet, January 6th)
  9. Israeli cybersecurity firm Sygnia uncovers financial fraud operation
    (The Jerusalem Post, January 6th)
  10. Kansas Gets 17 Critical Cybersecurity Recommendations
    (InfoSecurity, January 5th)
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