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BlackBerry smartphones and iPhones are increasingly becoming the target of a phishing campaign to infect computers with malware. Users receive an email saying they need to set up a Blackberry ID, but the link it provides installs the malicious software. According to SC Magazine, the the malware can often go undetected by a lot of anti-virus programs.
A data breach at the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission in May did not compromise any trading or market data, the agency's chief information officer John Water said. CFTC said it will implement additional security controls and increase training for employees. The agency will also provide identity protection for employees through a credit monitoring company.
One of the newest threats involves a phishing attack. A phony email that appears to be from IRS tells recipients that they will be fined up to $10,000 for failing to file their tax return on time.
McAfee says the worldwide attacks are still happening today.
Network services company Neustar warns of new -- and very dangerous -- threat to your agency.
Cyber-thieves have made millions by fraudulently obtaining greenhouse gas emissions allowances and reselling them, new hole found in IE, NIST authorized to develop cybersecurity education.
What's a government to do?