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Scam targets GSA schedule holders using spoofed federal email addresses

The FBI, and the EPA and GSA IGs have been investigating spear phishing attacks using real federal employee email addresses and stolen credit card numbers to buy toner cartridges online. GSA said scammers so far have targeted employees of the EPA, Interior Department's Fish and Wildlife Service, the Commerce Department's Census Bureau, the Department of Health and Human Services' National Institutes of Health.

Tags: contracting , industry , GSA , FBI , EPA , Larry Allen , Allen Federal Business Partners , Scott Orbach , EZGSA , Rick Vogel , Coast-to-Coast Computer Products , fraud , Jason Miller

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 01:06pm EDT
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Jason Miller, Executive Editor, Federal News Radio

The FBI and inspectors general from EPA and GSA are investigating an 18-month scam targeting vendors on the GSA schedule. The bad actors are spoofing federal employee emails to buy toner cartridges with stolen credit cards. Federal News Radio's Executive Editor Jason Miller was a guest on In Depth with Francis Rose. to provide details about the scam and information about how you should protect yourself. Read Federal News Radio's related article.

Tags: Jason Miller , In Depth , GSA , contracting , fraud , FBI

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 04:00pm EDT
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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 , malware , Twitter , John Gilroy , Federal Tech Talk

Tuesday - 09/10/2013, 10:35pm EDT
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DHS reports surge in cyber attacks against critical infrastructure

In 2011, companies reported 198 cyber incidents to the Homeland Security Department a nearly 383 percent increase above 2010, according to a June 28 report from the Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICS-CERT). Companies reported nine such incidents in 2009., when DHS opened ICE-CERT to help protect private-sector operators critical infrastructure from "emerging" cyber threats.

Tags: cybersecurity , DHS , industry , critical infrastructure , US-CERT , ICS-CERT ,

Wednesday - 07/04/2012, 05:15pm EDT