02 Dec 2016

Army Electronic Warfare Strategy Nearing Completion

“The establishment of an Army Cyber Directorate, the Rapid Capabilities Office and a nearly completed strategy are ushering in a more productive era in electronic warfare capability development, according to Col. Jeffrey Church, the chief of strategy and policy in the cyber directorate.” Source: Army Electronic Warfare Strategy Nearing Completion

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02 Dec 2016

Interpol is using AI to hunt down child predators online

“The FBI may have scored a big win with operation Playpen, which helped dismantle a ring of TOR-based pedophiles and prosecute its members (thanks, Rule 41), but that was just one battle in the ongoing war against the sexual exploitation of children. That fight is now a bit easier for

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02 Dec 2016

White House Plans to Retire Outdated Cyber Regulations

“White House cyber officials have identified 63 different policy directives, regulations or other requirements they plan to retire, the government’s chief information security officer said Wednesday.” Source: White House Plans to Retire Outdated Cyber Regulations – Nextgov.com

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02 Dec 2016

Android Malware Infects More than 1M Phones, Adds 13,000 Devices a Day

“A new strain of malware has breached more than one million Google accounts, allowing attackers to access data from users’ Google accounts including Gmail, Photos, Docs, Drive, Play and more.” Source: Android Malware Infects More than 1M Phones, Adds 13,000 Devices a Day – Nextgov.com

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02 Dec 2016

DOJ Takes Down Cyber Criminal Network That Cost Hundreds of Millions

“The Justice Department and Pennsylvania prosecutors are working with police from more than 40 nations to take down a worldwide cyber criminal network called Avalanche, the department said Thursday. The operation includes arrests and searches in five countries and blocking more than 800,000 malicious internet domains, according to a news release

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01 Dec 2016

Destructive Hacks Strike Saudi Arabia, Posing Challenge to Trump

“State-sponsored hackers have conducted a series of destructive attacks on Saudi Arabia over the last two weeks, erasing data and wreaking havoc in the computer banks of the agency running the country’s airports and hitting five additional targets, according to two people familiar with an investigation into the breach.” Source:

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30 Nov 2016

War Game Confirms Major Gaps in U.S. Army’s Cyber Capabilities

“U.S. forces participating in a multinational war game were tested with a barrage of cyber attacks, electronic-warfare jamming and drones that confirmed major gaps in capabilities that must be remedied, according to a leader of an office dedicated to deploying new technologies quickly.” Source: War Game Confirms Major Gaps in

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30 Nov 2016

Intel creates a dedicated autonomous driving technology group

“The new Intel ADG will be headed up by Intel vet Doug Davis, who previously led the IoT group and is putting off his retirement after 30 years with the chipmaker to act as SVP and strategic lead for the group. Reporting to Davis will be Kathy Winter, who comes

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29 Nov 2016

German ISP Confirms Malware Attacks Caused Disruptions

“German telecommunications giant Deutsche Telekom has confirmed that more than 900,000 of its 20 million fixed-line network customers experienced Internet disruptions due to malware attacks on their routers.” Source: German ISP Confirms Malware Attacks Caused Disruptions | SecurityWeek.Com

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29 Nov 2016

Pentagon Links Chinese Cyber Security Firm to Beijing Spy Service

“A Chinese cyber security firm is covertly working with Beijing’s Ministry of State Security intelligence service in conducting cyber espionage operations, according to Pentagon intelligence officials. The company known as Boyusec, officially the Bo Yu Guangzhou Information Technology Co., is also working with China’s global telecommunications company Huawei Technologies, which

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