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The human aspect of security

Terry Gudaitis , owner/principal of Mindstar Security discusses how social media impacts security at your agency.
September 10, 2013

Tags: technology , information technology , IT security , FISMA , FedRAMP , social media , physical security , Terry Gudaitis , Cyveillance , Mindstar Security , FourSquare , spear phishing , Twitter , John Gilroy , Federal Tech Talk

Tuesday - 09/10/2013, 10:35pm EDT

Federal News Radio suffers malicious cyber attack

Out of an abundance of caution, Federal News Radio is continuing to block access to via the Internet Explorer browser.

Tags: cybersecurity ,

Wednesday - 05/08/2013, 08:43pm EDT

GAO says mobile malware attacks have tripled in less than a year

The Government Accountability Office said reports of malware targeting mobile devices have nearly tripled in less than a year.

Tags: GAO , cybersecurity , Cybersecurity Update , Federal Drive , NIST , FCC , DHS

Wednesday - 09/19/2012, 10:18am EDT

Malware targets phone users

Lookout says hackers in Russia and other countries are using premium messaging services to bilk phone users out of their money. Lookout says most of the attacks affect Android phones.

Tags: cybersecurity , Cybersecurity Update , technology , hackers , Federal Drive

Friday - 09/07/2012, 07:42am EDT

DHS warns of online scams ahead of the Olympic Games

Homeland Security officials are warning fans of the Olympic Games to be wary of online hackers, who take advantage of highly-publicized events and popular news stories to entice users to click on malicious links that download viruses or prompt for credit card information.

Tags: Olympics , Cybersecurity Update , cybersecuirty , DHS , technology , Federal Drive

Wednesday - 07/18/2012, 04:44pm EDT

Malware may knock thousands off Internet on Monday

The warnings about the Internet problem have been splashed across Facebook and Google. Internet service providers have sent notices, and the FBI set up a special website.

Tags: cybersecurity , Cybersecurity Update , DNS Changer

Thursday - 07/05/2012, 03:14am EDT

Malware disguised as security app poses threats to Androids

Kaspersky Labs spotted malware disguised as a fake security app called "Android Security Suite Premium," Computerworld reports. The malware is a threat to everyday smartphone users as well as businesses that allow employees to use personal devices on the network.

Tags: technology , cybersecurity , In Depth , Francis Rose , Computerworld , Androids , Kaspersky Lab

Tuesday - 06/19/2012, 06:44pm EDT

New malware looks like Wikipedia ads

The foundation that runs the online encyclopedia says a new malware looks like a commercial banner on the website.

Tags: cybersecurity , Cybersecurity Update , Wikipedia ,

Wednesday - 05/16/2012, 11:23am EDT

Malware hits 'drive-by downloads' on Androids

Government Computer News reports it's the first time an infected website has been used to attack Android devices.

Tags: Cybersecurity Update , technology , Android , mobile , Government Computer News , Federal Drive

Friday - 05/04/2012, 08:52am EDT
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