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DHS orders feds to adopt DMARC email security

by Shaun Waterman • 2 days ago

The Department of Homeland Security is using new powers to order federal agencies to adopt a form of email security that guards against spam and phishing.

Cybercriminals hijacked a government server to send sophisticated malware to U.S. companies

by Chris Bing • 7 days ago

The technical findings connect a known advanced persistent threat group, codenamed FIN7 by U.S. cybersecurity firm FireEye, to a sophisticated intrusion technique that was detected in a recent wave of spoofed emails that mimicked the SEC's domain.

U.S. voting machines are easily hackable, DEF CON report says

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 7 days ago

A number of voting machines used in U.S. elections are easily hackable, a report from DEF CON, one of the world’s largest hacker conventions, found.

Hackers linked to North Korea targeted U.S. ICS companies, breached energy firm

by Chris Bing • 1 week ago

Multiple sources tell CyberScoop that the report details an energy company that was breached by what is thought to be North Korea-linked hackers.

Time is running out for state officials to be approved for cybersecurity intel ahead of elections

by Chris Bing • 2 weeks ago

With just about a month left before the polls open in New Jersey and Virginia for gubernatorial elections, the Department of Homeland Security is racing to vet state officials who have applied for the ability to receive classified briefings, people familiar with the matter tell CyberScoop.

DHS cybersecurity mission facing real challenges

by CyberScoop Staff • 2 weeks ago

As the Department of Homeland Security’s cybersecurity responsibilities continue to expand, the agency is beginning to show signs that it may not have the resources to keep up.

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