The Wire Former Cyber Security Official Convicted in Child Porn Case Mashable According to documents posted online, DeFoggi was once the head of cybersecurity for the Indian Health Service (IHS), a federal health program for Native Americans.
A Russian accused of hacking U.S. retailers' computer systems to steal credit card data has been ordered by a Washington State judge to be held pending his trial in October, citing risks that he could flee the country, prosecutors said.
As discussed in the an advisory published by US-CERT, Trustwave SpiderLabs has discovered a previously unidentified family of Point of Sale (PoS) malware. This blog post serves as a technical analysis of the Backoff malware family. While a number of variants have been discovered, this post will focus on the most recent version encountered (1.56 “LAST”). Installation When the malware is originally run, it will to attempt to remove a previous version of itself (version 1.55 “backoff”). All associated files and processes are terminated. It will then attempt to open a pre-defined mutex to ensure it is not already running....
Government contractors are attractive targets for cyber attacks because the U.S. federal government – the largest producer, collector, consumer, and disseminator of data in the world – entrusts sensitive information to these private companies.
Ex US cybersecurity czar guilty in child sex abuse website case Register A top government cybersecurity official who secretly joined an online pedophile network to swap child sex abuse material and rape fantasies has been convicted.
Air Force Academy creates new cybersecurity major to expose cadets to ... FierceGovernmentIT Several national studies published in recent months have pointed out the need for better education and training for cybersecurity professionals.