Malware

Can New Technologies Restore a Robust Federal Cyber Perimeter?

Many agencies are deemphasizing traditional notions like perimeter security and concentrating more on the concept of resiliency, recovery and ways to mitigate the effects of a breach.

Russian Hackers Build Fake Skype, Signal, Pornhub Apps to Lure Victims

Installing the apps activates malware that steals personal data and sends it off to St. Petersburg.

NSA Issues Warning to Patch Legacy Windows Systems Over ‘Wormable’ Threat

The National Security Agency is warning Microsoft Windows administrators to patch and update systems due to a new vulnerability called “BlueKeep.”

House Homeland Gives Thumbs Up for Permanent DHS Cyber Response Team

The committee passed a trio of other bills that would fight digital spies, improve intelligence sharing and bolster counterterrorism tech research.

Report: Weaponized PDFs on the Rise

The form of malware is targeting mostly the United States and Britain.

Which Country has the Best Cybersecurity? It Isn’t the U.S.

A study says the U.S. is above average when it comes to cybersecurity, but it’s not the best nation.

Federal Employee Visited 9,000 Porn Sites in Less Than 7 Months, Auditor Found

The Interior Department inspector general released new details about the employee whose browsing habits allowed Russian malware onto government networks.

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Where Are All the Threat Hunters?

Fewer than a fifth of organizations have a dedicated threat hunting team.

Cyber ‘Intrusion Campaigns’ Increasingly Target Utilities

Here are malicious behaviors CIOs can look to help prevent a disruption.

Only Two-Thirds of Federal Domains Meet Email Security Deadline

The government still plans to reach near 100 percent compliance in the “near future,” DHS official says.

Attention Federal Agencies: DMARC is Not a Silver Bullet for Email Security

DMARC is just one small piece to the very complicated email security puzzle.

Half of Government Domains Set to Make Email Security Deadline

It’s been one year since DHS mandated agencies adopt the anti-spoofing email security tool.