InfoSecSherpa’s News Roundup for Monday, June 27, 2022

Anzoátegui, Venezuela. Image by Héctor Medina from Pixabay.
See #10 for a news item about Venezuela.
  1. Senate Intelligence Committee Approves of Giving People Who Smoked Weed Security Clearance
    (Vice, June 27th)
  2. Ransomware Task Force Report: Combating Ransomware
    (Institute for Technology & Security, June 27th)
  3. Slovak Telekom hit by cyberattack
    (Broadband TV News, June 27th)
  4. NetSec Goggle shows search results only from cybersecurity sites
    (Bleeping Computer, June 26th)
  5. Russian hacking group takes responsibility for DDoS attacks on Lithuania
    (Silicon Angle, June 27th)
  6. Governor Hochul Appoints New York State’s First Ever Chief Cyber Officer
    (New York State, June 27th)
  7. Cyberattack forces Iran steel company to halt production
    (ABC News, June 27th)
  8. Wiltshire Farm Foods hit by ‘cyber attack’
    (BBC News, June 27th)
  9. The cyber security impact of Operation Russia by Anonymous
    (Computer Weekly, June 27th)
  10. Venezuela Is Becoming a Chinese and Russian Cyber Hub on America’s Doorstep
    (National Interest, June 27th)

Bonus: Today is the 5th anniversary of NotPetya
Read, “The Untold Story of NotPetya, the Most Devastating Cyberattack in History: Crippled ports. Paralyzed corporations. Frozen government agencies. How a single piece of code crashed the world.”

The Diana Initiative​ is hosting a two-day conference committed to helping all those underrepresented in Information Security.
The Diana Initiative​ is hosting a two-day conference committed to helping all those underrepresented in Information Security.

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