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Cybersecurity Weekly: Healthcare fends off attacks, Apache flaws, out-of-band Windows patches

July 7, 2020
By: Sam Fay
Healthcare organizations are successfully fending off attacks throughout the pandemic. Critical Apache Guacamole flaws put remote desktops at risk of hacking. Microsoft releases Windows update to patch two critical flaws. All this, and more, in this week’s edition of Cybersecurity Weekly.

Cybersecurity Weekly: O365 phish, Google Analytics exploit, LG Electronics ransomware

June 29, 2020
By: Sam Fay
Office 365 users are being targeted by a Coronavirus employee training phish. Hackers are using Google Analytics to bypass web security and steal credit cards. LG Electronics was allegedly hit by a Maze ransomware attack. All this, and more, in this week’s edition of Cybersecurity Weekly.

New CCNA is “simplified and streamlined,” says Infosec Skills author Ben Jacobson

June 23, 2020
By: Infosec
The update makes the CCNA more approachable, simplified and streamlined, Ben said, although it does cover a broader range of material.

Cybersecurity Weekly: Wells Fargo phish, Oxford server hack, Cisco Webex flaw

June 23, 2020
By: Sam Fay
A new Wells Fargo phishing campaign baits customers with calendar invites. A hijacked Oxford server was used by hackers for Office 365 phishing. A new Cisco Webex Meetings flaw lets attackers steal auth tokens. All this, and more, in this week’s edition of Cybersecurity Weekly.

Cybersecurity Weekly: Windows SMB Flaw, Intel vulnerability, mobile banking risk

June 15, 2020
By: Sam Fay
A new critical vulnerability affects Windows SMB protocol. Intel CPUs are vulnerable to new SGAxe and CrossTalk side-channel attacks. The FBI says a sudden increase in mobile banking is heightening risks for users. All this, and more, in this week’s edition of Cybersecurity Weekly.

Cybersecurity Weekly: Kupidon ransomware, WordPress attack, eCh0raix ransomware

June 8, 2020
By: Sam Fay
Kupidon is the latest ransomware targeting your data. An attack targeted database credentials on 1.3 million WordPress sites. The ongoing eCh0raix ransomware campaign targets QNAP NAS devices. All this, and more, in this week’s edition of Cybersecurity Weekly.

Cybersecurity Weekly: Anti-cybercrime ads, real estate data leak, WHO spoofed

June 3, 2020
By: Sam Fay
A U.K. ad campaign seeks to deter cybercrime. A real estate app leaks thousands of user records and private messages. Hack-for-hire firms spoof WHO to target Google credentials. All this, and more, in this week’s edition of Cybersecurity Weekly.

How artificial intelligence is changing social engineering

June 2, 2020
By: Emmanuel Tsukerman
Social engineers are using artificial intelligence (AI) to further exploit human psychology and gain access to systems and data.

Scholarship winner says the vast variety of cyber jobs means there is a role for everyone

May 28, 2020
By: Jeff McCollum
"The Security+ training was excellent, one of the best courses I've ever had. I'm feeling more accomplished and will be able to drive bigger and better projects in the future."

Scholarship winner wants to pay it forward and help others find a rewarding career

May 27, 2020
By: Jeff McCollum
“I’d like to help inspire women for this industry. If women get their hands on a keyboard and figure out all they can do, it can be life-changing."

Cybersecurity Weekly: DNS flaw, Natura data leak, ZLoader banking malware

May 26, 2020
By: Sam Fay
A new DNS vulnerability lets attackers launch large-scale DDoS attacks. Cosmetic brand Natura exposes personal details of its users. The ZLoader banking malware has been deployed in over 100 campaigns. All this, and more, in this week’s edition of Cybersecurity Weekly.

Walk a mile in student’s shoes, says Infosec Skills author Matt Carey

May 18, 2020
By: Jeff McCollum
“It's as simple as explaining things in the same way I would like them explained to me”