InfoSecSherpa’s News Roundup for Thursday, August 4, 2022

Classroom. Image by Wokandapix from Pixabay.
See #7 for another school-related cybersecurity attack.
  1. German Chambers of Industry and Commerce hit by ‘massive’ cyberattack
    (Bleeping Computer, August 4th)
  2. Traffic Light Protocol — FIRST Standards Definitions and Usage Guidance — Version 2.0
    (FIRST, August 4th)
  3. Iranian Group Likely Behind Albanian Government Attack
    (Gov Info Security, August 4th)
  4. ‘Explosion’ In Number Of Spyware Products Sold On Black Market
    (WSFM Australia, August 5th)
  5. Teen ‘Kia Boyz’ thieves target Kia, Hyundai cars in Atlanta
    “The Kia’s and Hyundai’s have, what I call, a design flaw that allows them to be stolen easier,” said Ramsey County Undersheriff Mike Martin. “Within seconds, those cars can be compromised and be started with a USB port or even a pocket knife.”
    (46 News, August 4th)
  6. From 7–11s to train stations, cyber attacks plague Taiwan over Pelosi visit
    (Reuters, August 4th)
  7. Ransomware group Vice Society hits another school district
    (State Scoop, August 4th)
  8. Aria Retirement Solutions, Inc. Announces Data Breach Following Unauthorized Access to Employee’s Email Account
    (Console and Associates, P.C./JD Supra, August 4th)
  9. Axio lands $23M to help companies quantify cyber risk
    (TechCrunch, August 4th)
  10. US must take a lead role in cyber diplomacy, State Dept. nominee says
    (Cybersecurity Dive, August 4th)
Synack Podcast Ep 21: Tracy Maleeff on diversifying the cyber workforce, OSINT skills and “librarian face”
Synack Podcast Ep 21: Tracy Maleeff on diversifying the cyber workforce, OSINT skills and “librarian face”
I will be speaking at the following events in Las Vegas at this year’s Hacker Summer Camp. Hope to see you there!
I will be speaking at the following events in Las Vegas at this year’s Hacker Summer Camp. Hope to see you there!

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