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Cybersecurity Weekly: Ransomware hits schools, vulnerability toolkit, state-sponsored hackers

September 15, 2020
By: Sam Fay
Virginia's largest school system was hit with ransomware. The U.K. government releases a toolkit to easily disclose vulnerabilities. International hackers are targeting Exchange, Citrix and F5 flaws. All this, and more, in this week’s edition of Cybersecurity Weekly.

Cybersecurity Weekly: Instagram phishing scam, hackers pose as journalists, QakBot banking trojan

September 1, 2020
By: Sam Fay
An Instagram Help Center phishing scam is stealing credentials. Hackers pose as journalists to trick victims into installing malware. QakBot banking trojan returned with new tricks to steal money. All this, and more, in this week’s edition of Cybersecurity Weekly.

Cybersecurity Weekly: Dark web market down, FBI finds vishing scheme, hackers pose as recruiters

August 25, 2020
By: Sam Fay
The dark web market Empire is down due to a multi-day DDoS attack. A new FBI alert warns of an ongoing vishing campaign. Hackers target defense contractors by posing as recruiters. All this, and more, in this week’s edition of Cybersecurity Weekly.

“There’s never been a better time to learn cybersecurity,” says Infosec Skills instructor Keatron Evans

August 23, 2020
By: Jeff Peters
“Cybersecurity knowledge is much more freely available now, and resources like Infosec Skills provide opportunities for professionals of all levels to become faster and deeper learners.”

New Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification requirements create surge in demand for auditor training

August 20, 2020
By: Jeff Peters
“We’re not just auditors anymore. We’ve become spokespeople for the organization in terms of where the organization has risk, and that's vitally important.”

Cybersecurity Weekly: VoLTE encryption attack, Alexa bugs, Android flaws

August 18, 2020
By: Sam Fay
A new attack lets hackers decrypt VoLTE encryption to spy on phone calls. Amazon Alexa bugs allowed hackers to install malicious apps. Flaws in Samsung phones exposed Android users to remote attacks. All this, and more, in this week’s edition of Cybersecurity Weekly.

Cybersecurity Weekly: Capital One fined, Qualcomm bugs, HaveIBeenPwned open sourced

August 11, 2020
By: Sam Fay
Capital One fined for 2019 data breach affecting 106 million users. Nearly 50% of all smartphones affected by Qualcomm Snapdragon bugs. Have I Been Pwned code base goes open source. All this, and more, in this week’s edition of Cybersecurity Weekly.

Cybersecurity Weekly: Industrial VPN flaws, Zoom bug, New side-channel attacks

August 4, 2020
By: Sam Fay
Industrial VPN flaws let attackers target critical infrastructures. A new Zoom bug allowed snoopers to crack private meeting passwords in minutes. A new attack leverages HTTP/2 for effective remote timing side-channel leaks. All this, and more, in this week’s edition of Cybersecurity Weekly.

Build your forensics skills with former detective and LX Labs security pro Denise Duffy

July 29, 2020
By: Infosec
Denise Duffy worked as a police officer and detective for 25 years before joining the LX Labs team and launching her Windows Registry Forensics Learning Path.

Cybersecurity Weekly: DJI flaw, Garmin hack, ransomware defense group saves millions

July 28, 2020
By: Sam Fay
A new security flaw affecting DJI drones has been identified. Garmin confirms a ransomware attack as they bring their services back online. The No More Ransom group saves $632 million in ransomware payments. All this, and more, in this week’s edition of Cybersecurity Weekly.

Cybersecurity Weekly: Cloud service phish, Zoom URL flaw, Tetrade banking malware

July 21, 2020
By: Sam Fay
A new phishing campaign abuses a trio of enterprise cloud services. A flaw in Zoom’s Vanity URL feature could have been exploited in phishing attacks. Tetrade banking malware families target users worldwide. All this, and more, in this week’s edition of Cybersecurity Weekly.

Stop cyber threats dead in their tracks with new training from Marc Quibell

July 19, 2020
By: Infosec
It’s a busy time for cyber threat hunters, says Marc Quibell, who just released a new Cyber Threat Hunting Learning Path in Infosec Skills.