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  • FBI investigating JPMorgan, US banks breaches

    28.08.2014

    In the wake of reports that several big US financial institutions have had their networks compromised by hackers this month, the FBI and the Secret Service have mounted an official investigation.

  • California phone kill-switch law could lead to abuse

    27.08.2014

    On Monday, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law a bill (SB 962) that will require any smartphone sold in the state after July 1, 2015, to include a software or hardware (or both) "kill switch" that "can render inoperable the essential features of the smartphone to an unauthorized user", i.e.

  • Former HHS cyber security director convicted for child porn

    27.08.2014

    The former acting director of cyber security at the U.S.

  • NSA's metadata search engine used by US, foreign agencies

    26.08.2014

    The NSA has secretly built a “Google-like” search engine to be used by various US government agencies and intelligence agencies of the Five Eyes countries to sift through phone call, email, and Internet chat metadata, as well as cellphone locations collected and stored in a number of different databases.

  • US defense contractors still waiting for breach notification rules

    14.08.2014

    US Department of Defense contractors will have to wait until September 24 to see what specific rules they will be required to follow when it comes to the reporting of computer breaches to the DoD.




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Operation Pawn Storm: Varied targets and attack vectors, next-level spear-phishing tactics

Posted on 23 October 2014.  |  Targets of the spear phishing emails included staff at the Ministry of Defense in France, in the Vatican Embassy in Iraq, military officials from a number of countries, and more.


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