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Capitol Hill staffers learn what really happens when there's a data breach

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

To try to demystify the data-breach discussion on Capitol Hill, cybersecurity firm FireEye held a quiet training session for roughly 40 Senate and House staffers last month.

Cisco fixes critical ‘DNA’ software flaws

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

IT giant Cisco this week released patches for three critical vulnerabilities in its enterprise networking software, two of which could allow an attacker to bypass authentication measures and access data deep into the network.

Amid ongoing geopolitical tension, researchers find Pakistan-linked hacking aimed at India

by Chris Bing • 3 months ago

As well-crafted hacking tools become more ubiquitous, long simmering rivalries between developing nations take on a new dimension: cyber espionage runs rampant.

Fed contractors aren't using DMARC, new study finds

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

Just one of the 50 biggest federal IT contractors have adopted an important email security measure to guard against phishing, according to a new study.

Hamas-linked spyware targeting Palestinians removed from Google Play store

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 months ago

The group has been tied to the 2017 campaign, known as Frozen Cell, by using of the same social media profiles to promote the malware.

White House seeks to tighten identity management in federal agencies

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

A memo from OMB asks agencies to coordinate regularly to make sure federal identity management policies are consistently implemented.

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