InfoSecSherpa’s News Roundup for Sunday, August 29, 2021

InfoSecSherpa: Your Guide Up a Mountain of Information!

  1. Hack the Airport is presented by the Women in Cybersecurity — Critical Infrastructure. Follow the link below to register and also see CTF training sessions focusing on tactics, techniques, and tools affecting the aviation sector systems by exploiting a (notional) airport’s runway lighting system.
  2. Japan has no time to waste in boosting its cyberdefenses
    (The Japan Times, August 29th)
  3. ‘A prime target’: New Hampshire’s cybersecurity problem
    (Concord Monitor, August 28th)
  4. Security of Quebec vaccine passport app’s QR codes questioned
    (Apple Insider, August 28th)
  5. Amnesty International finds Bangladesh digital security law being ‘weaponized’ against free speech
    (Jurist, August 28th)
  6. Facing Foreign Election Foes, States Hire ‘Cyber Navigators’
    (Governing, August 29th)
  7. Bangkok Airways uncovers cyber-attack on customers’ personal data
    (Pattaya Mail, August 29th)
  8. Israel’s Largest Private Hospital Inadvertently Reveals Data of 50,000 Israelis
    (Haaretz, August 29th)
  9. Belarusian hackers are trying to overthrow the Lukashenko regime
    (Engadget, August 28th)
  10. Deepfakes in cyberattacks aren’t coming. They’re already here.
    (Venture Beat, August 28th)



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