Tag: agencies

CISA Pushing U.S. Agencies to Adopt Vulnerability Disclosure Policies
Black Hat 2019, BUG BOUNTY

CISA Pushing U.S. Agencies to Adopt Vulnerability Disclosure Policies

A newly proposed CISA directive would require all U.S. agencies to develop and implement vulnerability disclosure processes for their internet connected systems. . CISA Pushing ... Read More

FBI Warns Govt Agencies, SMBs to Defend Against E-Skimming Threats
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FBI Warns Govt Agencies, SMBs to Defend Against E-Skimming Threats

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) issued a warning to increase awareness on current e-skimming threats targeting both small and medium-sized businesses and government agencies ... Read More

Coordinated Ransomware Attack Hits 23 Texas Government Agencies
Black Hat 2019, cyberattack

Coordinated Ransomware Attack Hits 23 Texas Government Agencies

Researchers say that the targeted ransomware cyberattack on 23 Texas local and state entities represents a shift from "attacks of opportunity" to more targeted, malicious ... Read More

UO will be able to receive data on owners from government agencies
hacker, SecurityLAB

UO will be able to receive data on owners from government agencies

The new bill will simplify the OO process for obtaining data for calculating housing and utility bills. Bill No. 735817-7 was submitted to the State ... Read More

Chinese APT “Operation LagTime IT” Targets Government Information Technology Agencies in Eastern Asia
Cyber threat

Chinese APT “Operation LagTime IT” Targets Government Information Technology Agencies in Eastern Asia

Overview Proofpoint researchers have identified a targeted APT campaign that utilized malicious RTF documents to deliver custom malware to unsuspecting victims. We dubbed this campaign ... Read More

Reuters: Western intelligence agencies tried to hack Yandex to spy on users
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Reuters: Western intelligence agencies tried to hack Yandex to spy on users

At Yandex, they confirmed the attack attempt, but they assured that the attackers could not get access to user data. At the end of 2018, ... Read More

Bad Cyber Security practices in 8 Government Agencies
America, cyber

Bad Cyber Security practices in 8 Government Agencies

Over 8 government agencies have been reported for practicing bad when it comes to following a cybersecurity protocol while handling data of US populace, thus ... Read More

Government agencies still send sensitive files via hackable .zips
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Government agencies still send sensitive files via hackable .zips

Senator Ron Wyden has written to NIST asking for guidance and training for government staff in how to share files securely. . Government agencies still ... Read More

Large scale cyber attacks on EU law enforcement agencies says EUROPOL
cyber, Cyber Attacks

Large scale cyber attacks on EU law enforcement agencies says EUROPOL

EUROPOL says that the law enforcement agencies operating across Europe are preparing for large scale cyberattacks from foreign countries. And to counter these attacks the ... Read More