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Both Houses Introduce Legislation to Update Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (April 23, 2015)

Legislation aimed at updating the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) has been introduced in both US houses.......

DOD Says it May Respond to Threats With Offensive Cyber Measures (April 23, 2015)

The US Defense Department announced on Thursday, April 23 that while it is looking to strengthen its cyber security defense posture, it would also use offensive cyber measures in response to threats from other countries.......

Auditors Tell Nuclear Plant Operator to Migrate 48,000 PCs Still Running Windows XP (April 23, 2015)

Japan's Board of Audit has instructed the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) to move its 48,000 PCs still running Windows XP to a more current and more secure operating system.......

Many eCommerce Sites Have Not Yet Patched Magento Flaw (April 23, 2015)

Attackers are actively exploiting a vulnerability in a widely-used content management system for online shopping sites.......

Detecting NSA Quantum Insert Attacks (April 22 & 23, 2015)

Researchers have found a method for detecting NSA Quantum Insert attacks.......

FBI Warns Airlines to be Aware of Unusual Computer Activity on Planes (April 22 & 23, 2015)

The FBI has issued a formal alert regarding the threat of cyber attacks against aircraft navigation networks.......

US House Passes Cyber Security Information Sharing Bill (April 22, 2015)

The US House of Representatives has passed the Protecting Cyber Networks Act that aims to pave the way for private companies and the government to share threat information.......

CozyDuke APT Likely Behind Attacks on US State Department and White House (April 22, 2015)

The advanced persistent attack (APT) intrusions of networks at the US State Department and the White House are believed to have been perpetrated by a group known as CozyDuke.......

WordPress and Plugins Patched Against Cross-Site Scripting Attacks (April 21 & 22, 2015)

WordPress pushed out an updated version of its content management system to address four security issues, including two flaws that could be exploited through cross-site scripting attacks.......

DHS to Open Satellite Office in Silicon Valley (April 21, 2015)

The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) plans to open an office in Silicon Valley as part of a push to improve public/private cooperation, improve agency cyber security, and hire security experts.......