Data of 143 million Consumers Stolen From US Credit Rating Agency, Equifax

September 8, 2017 @ 10:50 AM

Equifax, a credit ration agency announced that hackers made away with personal information of an estimated 143 million US consumers. Hackers stole data including social security numbers, dates of birth, addresses and driving license numbers

Ukrainian Cyber-security Event To Feature Simulated Hacking Of Presidential Elections

September 5, 2017 @ 11:58 AM

A Cyber-security event in Ukraine will challenge participants with simulated hacking of presidential elections in 8 countries. The "HackIT-2017" to be held in on September 23 in Kharkov, Ukraine, is expected to be attended by cyber security experts from all over the world, according to its

Data On 9,400 US Military, Intelligence Personnel Left Exposed For More Than...

September 4, 2017 @ 11:09 AM

US files that contain personal information of military and intelligence personnel were exposed for public download for more than a year on a misconfigured cloud server. However, it was discovered earlier this year

Indian Govt Finalizing Cyber Security Standards For Mobile Companies

September 1, 2017 @ 02:55 PM

Indian government is finalising cyber security standards to counter rising cyber attacks and breach of financial and personal data from mobile-phone companies. “The products of all mobile manufacturing units must be security-compliant

Rosoboronexport Announces Plans To Export Cyber Security Products

August 23, 2017 @ 02:23 PM

Russian state arms exporter Rosoboronexport signed an agreement with Concern Avtomatika on exports of Russian cybersecurity systems in 2017-2019 at Army-2017 International Military and Technical Forum Tuesday. "According to the document, the special exporter will export systems and means of information security in 2017-2019

Pentagon To Get Unified Cyber Command

August 19, 2017 @ 12:26 PM

The US President Donald Trump has elevated the status of Cyber Command, the Pentagons offensive cyber force, to a “unified combatant command” on Friday to bolster countrys cyber defenses. “The elevation of United States Cyber Command demonstrates our increased resolve against cyberspace threats and will help reassure our allies and partners and deter our adversaries,” Trump said in a statement Friday

US National Guard Activates 138-member Cyber-security Task Force

August 19, 2017 @ 04:55 AM

The US Cyber Command activated a National Guard unit of 138 cyber specialists this week, said to be the largest mobilization of cyber forces from reserve units. The specialists of Task Force Echo, which will support the U

Booz Allen Wins $91M Contract For Missile Defense Cybersecurity

August 16, 2017 @ 10:23 AM

Booz Allen Hamilton has been awarded a $91 million contract to provide advisory services for the Ballistic Missile Defense System cybersecurity management (CSM) and computer network programs. "Booz Allen Hamilton [of] McLean, Virginia is being awarded a $91,499,780… for advisory and assistance services for Ballistic Missile Defense System cybersecurity management (CSM) and computer network defense," the Department of Defense said in a press release Tuesday

200 Vulnerabilities Spotted In USAF IT Domain By White Hat Hackers

August 12, 2017 @ 10:34 AM

More than 200 vulnerabilities to US Air Force IT domains were disclosed by white-hat hackers during a 24-day period earlier this year. The 207 vulnerabilities were found from May 30 through June 23 by US and international hackers in a federal bug bounty program involving the Air Force and HackerOne, a hacker-powered security platform connecting organizations with the world's largest community of trusted hackers

North Korea Linked to Last Year’s $81B Cyberheist Aimed at Bangladesh Central...

July 28, 2017 @ 09:04 AM

North Korea is reportedly behind hacking group, Lazarus, which has been linked to last years $81 billion cyberheist aimed at Bangladesh central bank as well as 2014 attack on Sonys Hollywood studios, according to a report by South Koreas Financial Security Institute (FSI). The new report by the FSI which analyzed suspected cyberattacks between 2015 and 2017 on South Korean government and commercial establishments identified another Lazarus spinoff named Andariel,

Raytheon To Collaborate With CyberSponse To Automate Threat Detection

July 26, 2017 @ 10:16 AM

Raytheon will integrate the CyberSponse security platform with its Virtual-Security Operations Center to automate threat detection and response for its managed services customers. This technology collaboration combines CyberSponse's automated incident response and security orchestration capabilities with Raytheon's innovative Virtual-Security Operations Center, or V-SOC services, to reduce attacker dwell time in enterprises defended by Raytheon

South Korean Military to End Surveillance of Innocent Civilians, Officers

July 23, 2017 @ 02:05 PM

South Koreas Ministry of National Defense (MND) plans to overhaul its cyber and security commands to end interference in domestic politics and surveillance of innocent civilians and military officers. The MND is proposing abolishing the security commands branch devoted to monitoring senior officers suspected of subversion and disloyalty, an unnamed official was quoted as saying by Korea Herald Sunday