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U.S. Government Launches Cyber Career Path Tool

The Cyber Career Pathways Tool also provides a list of the top 5 related roles based on the tasks, knowledge, skills, and abilities they share.

Major Retailer at Risk of Attack Due to VPN Vulnerabilities

Clothing retailer Monsoon Accessorize has been using VPN servers that have critical vulnerabilities, putting it at risk of hacking or ransomware attack, according to an analysis by VPNpro.

Researchers Create New Framework to Evaluate User Security Awareness

Researchers at Israel's Ben-Gurion University (BGU) have developed a framework for continuously evaluating the resilience of end users to phishing and similar social engineering attacks.

Mercedes-Benz E-Series Rife with 19 Bugs

Researchers from Sky-Go spoke at Black Hat USA about the discovery and disclosure of 19 security flaws they found in Mercedes-Benz vehicles, which have all been fixed.
August 7, 2020

Chinese Hackers Have Pillaged Taiwan's Semiconductor Industry

A campaign called Operation Skeleton Key has stolen source code, software development kits, chip designs, and more.

Beyond KrØØk: Even more Wi‑Fi chips vulnerable to eavesdropping

Aside from the KrØØk vulnerability in Broadcom and Cypress Wi-Fi chips, ESET researchers also found similar vulnerabilities affecting Wi-Fi chips made by Qualcomm and MediaTek.

Researchers flag two zero-days in Windows Print Spooler

In May, Microsoft patched CVE-2020-1048, a privilege escalation vulnerability in the Windows Print Spooler service. But the researchers found a way to bypass the patch, giving birth to CVE-2020-1337.

More Chinese phone makers could lose US apps under Trump administration’s Clean Network

The Trump administration’s five-pronged Clean Network initiative aims to strip away Chinese phone makers’ ability to pre-install and download U.S. apps.

Google Threat Analysis Group took down ten influence operations

Google revealed to have taken down ten coordinated operations by disabling the YouTube channels, Adsense, and advertising accounts run by threat actors linked to China, Russia, Iran, and Tunisia.

Emotet Strikes Again After Five-Month Absence

Check Point's latest Global Threat Index for July 2020 has revealed that after a five-month absence, Emotet has surged back to 1st place in the Index, impacting 5% of organizations globally.

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