InfoSecSherpa’s News Roundup for Thursday, January 27, 2022

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“With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.” — Eleanor Roosevelt
  1. New boss to lead a ‘beefed-up’ national cybersecurity bureau
    (Irish Examiner, January 27th)
  2. Albania Online Media Blame Cyber-Attacks on Tirana Mayor
    (Balkan Insight, January 27th)
  3. Role of digital literacy communities in tackling hoaxes
    (Antara, January 27th)
  4. COVID-19 text scams targetting Quebecers by offering prizes, information
    (CTV News, January 27th)
  5. NCSC Releases New Tool to Scan for Malware Vulnerabilities
    (Digit, January 27th)
  6. Unpacking the rise of BlackCat ransomware: High victim count, high payouts, customized features
    (Cyber Scoop, January 27th)
  7. The biggest cyber threats for your small business client
    (Canadian Underwriter, January 26th)
  8. Crypto money laundering rises 30%, report finds
    (BBC News, January 26th)
  9. Dakota State unveils $90 million initiative to grow cyber research
    (South Dakota Public Broadcasting, January 26th)
  10. Cyber-security expert warns of disruption to undersea telecommunications cables by Russians
    (Echo Live, January 27th)
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