Tag: Designed

Gonzaga launching courses designed around wine industry

Gonzaga, the mid-major powerhouse in basketball, is seeking a No. 1 ranking in another field: wine.

The Gonzaga University School of Law is partnering with the university’s schools of Business Administration and Leadership Studies to offer a certificate program focused on the business, management and legal aspects of the wine industry.

“Gonzaga is the first university in the country to develop such a unique curriculum in partnership with private wineries,” Jacob Rooksby, dean of the law school, said in a news release. “We are excited to offer this lifelong-learning and professional development opportunity to people around the country.”

The Gonzaga University Wine Institute offers continuing education courses related to the wine industry and organized events in the U.S. and abroad. The program consists of 16 online courses taught both by Gonzaga faculty and experts in the wine and hospitality fields. Students will study history and classification of wine, drafting and

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Visa: New Baka Skimmer Designed to Avoid Detection

Visa has issued a warning about new digital skimming malware with a sophisticated design intended to circumvent detection by security tools.

The card giant said its Payment Fraud Disruption (PFD) group first discovered the “Baka” skimmer in February whilst analyzing a command and control (C2) server associated with the ImageID variant. PFD subsequently founded seven servers hosting the Baka skimming kit.

“While the skimmer itself is basic and contains the expected features offered by many e-commerce skimming kits (e.g. data exfiltration using image requests and configurable target form fields), the Baka skimming kit’s advanced design indicates it was created by a skilled developer,” it said.

“The skimmer loads dynamically to avoid static malware scanners and uses unique encryption parameters for each victim to obfuscate the malicious code. PFD assesses that this skimmer variant avoids detection and analysis by removing itself from memory when it detects the possibility of dynamic analysis

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