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Report: Spear Phishing Attack Hits White House

Report: Spear Phishing Attack Hits White House

A senior administration official revealed last Monday that the White House endured a spear phishing attack against its non-classified computer systems, Margaret Chadbourn reports for Reuters. The official stated that… Read more »

Report: Natural Gas Pipeline Companies Subject To Ongoing Cyber Attacks

Report: Natural Gas Pipeline Companies Subject To Ongoing Cyber Attacks

The Department of Homeland Security has alerted natural gas pipeline companies that they may be subject to a four-month series of cyber attacks, the Christian Science Monitor reports. Continuing attacks… Read more »

FBI: Cyber Crime to Become Top Priority

FBI: Cyber Crime to Become Top Priority

The Federal Bureau of Investigation recently predicted cyber crime will become the agency’s top priority within the next few years. According to a report by Ohio’s WBNS-10TV, FBI Supervisory Special… Read more »

DHS Test Shows Humans are Weakest Link in Cybersecurity

DHS Test Shows Humans are Weakest Link in Cybersecurity

In a test to evaluate how easy it would be for hackers to social-engineer employees and gain access to computer systems, the Department of Homeland Security found the human factor… Read more »

Avoiding Hook, Line and Sinker: Q&A with Anup Ghosh on Spear Phishing

Avoiding Hook, Line and Sinker: Q&A with Anup Ghosh on Spear Phishing

Cyber attacks hitting high-profile targets have recently dominated the headlines, and there is no indication the trend will slow down anytime soon. Here, Invincea Founder and CEO Anup Ghosh talks… Read more »

Ebay Employees Targeted by Spear-Phishing Attack

Ebay Employees Targeted by Spear-Phishing Attack

Romanian authorities have arrested a man suspected of stealing more than $3 million through a series of computer crimes that included phishing attacks targeting eBay employees, The Register reports. Liviu… Read more »

Cyber Experts: Espionage, APTs, Malware among Most Dangerous Cyber Threats

Cyber Experts: Espionage, APTs, Malware among Most Dangerous Cyber Threats

Although cybersecurity experts have their separate ideas on what the most pressing Internet security concern is, they generally agree on one thing: The threat landscape is evolving into more attacks… Read more »

With New Technologies, Soldiers Need to Find Balance, Says Army Cyberspace Task Force’s Steven Smith

With New Technologies, Soldiers Need to Find Balance, Says Army Cyberspace Task Force’s Steven Smith

With a significant number of social-engineering attacks being the consequence of human error, training, supervision and accountability are key strategies to curtail the risk of jeopardizing vital Army operations, says… Read more »

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