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  • US DHS contractor gets hacked

    07.08.2014

    USIS, the largest commercial provider of background investigations to the US federal government, has announced that it has suffered a breach that might have resulted in the compromise of personal data of federal employees.

  • US govt is after another secret document leaker

    06.08.2014

    It seems that there is a leaker following in the footsteps of Edward Snowden, and US government officials are trying to discover his or her identity, as they confirmed for the CNN on Tuesday.

  • NIST asks for comments on security guide for federal information systems

    04.08.2014

    The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued for public comment a draft update of its primary guide to assessing the security and privacy controls that safeguard federal information systems and networks.

  • China bans Symantec, Kaspersky software from govt systems

    04.08.2014

    Symantec and Kaspersky Lab have become the latest victims of Chinese government's procurement agency's axe as the two firms have been dropped from the approved list of security software suppliers, reports People's Daily Online.

  • CIA chief admits agency employees hacked Senate computers

    01.08.2014

    CIA Director John Brennan has confirmed that five CIA employees have, indeed, "improperly accessed" computers of Senate staffers and the computer network that was set up to help the Senate Intelligence Committee review the CIA Detention and Interrogation Program and compile a report.




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Bash Shellshock bug: More attacks, more patches

Posted on 29 September 2014.  |  As vendors scramble to issue patches for the GNU Bash Shellshock bug and companies rush to implement them, attackers around the world are probing systems for the hole it opens.


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