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PR: NIST Establishes National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence

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The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) today announced a new partnership to establish the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence, a public-private collaboration for accelerating the widespread adoption of integrated cybersecurity tools and technologies. The State of Maryland and Montgomery County, Md., are co-sponsoring the center with NIST, which will work to strengthen U.S. economic growth by supporting automated and trustworthy e-government and e-commerce.

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DHS is watching you

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Over the past few months its come to light that the DHS has been using different types of social media to obtain possible information to trending situations.
This comes as a worry with many jokers, trolls and real threats its going to be almost impossible for them to follow them all, which would mean they may end up with disinformation.

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18yo Israeli Man, Arrested and held for using stolen credit cards from 0xOmar

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On An 18-year-old man from northern Israel was arrested on Sunday morning on suspicion of using credit card numbers published by 0xOmar, Polie state the man had spent money from vaious different cards to by goods offline which he was awaiting.

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FBI: Third International Conference on Cyber Security

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Since 2007, the ZeuS Trojan has infected almost 4 million computers in the United States alone. It can collect data on forms and documents, take screen shots, steal passwords, and give remote access to the host computer.

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SRA International Awarded $60 Million Single-Award Contract from National Institutes of Health

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FAIRFAX, Va., Jan 06, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — SRA International, Inc., a leading provider of technology and strategic consulting services and solutions to government organizations, today announced that the National Library of Medicine on behalf of the Center for Information Technology (CIT) has awarded SRA the National Institutes of Health (NIH) IT Customer Service Portfolio […]

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Nigerian Government’s Information Technology Development Agency Hosting Phishing Attacks

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Well this is surely going to come as no surprise to most of the world, Nigeria, one of the most common country’s for scams to be associated with has had one of its websites reportedly discovered by netcraft toolbar community and reported on the netcraft news website. The Phishing attack which is coming form, ironically, the Information Technology […]

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Japan Plans to Fight Cyber Security with Virus

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The Yomiuri Shimbun has reported that Japan has been building a multi million dollar virus that battles of cyber attacks since 2008. The Defense Ministry’s Technical Research and Development Institute, which is in charge of weapons development, outsourced the project’s development to a private company. Fujitsu Ltd. won the contract to develop the virus, as well as […]

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Zeus infected Emails Target’s Military In Recent Email Scam

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dodlive.mil is reporting that a new email is going around which is trying to appear to be from the USAA which provides a wide range of services to the American military including financial. The email which is said to start with Deposit Posted has been targeting the military for an unsaid amount of time and they have yet to […]

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Chinese search engines favor banks to stop phishing

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In what is no surprise, the Chinese government has pushed and got the 10 big Chinese search engines to agree to put its banks 1st up in search results to try and drop down phishing attacks. The phishing attacks commonly happen when a person search s for there bank and mistakenly clicks a site/link that looks very much like the original banks link. from […]

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GNP Lawmaker gets summoned over political hacking

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SEOUL, Dec. 28 (Yonhap) — Prosecutors said Wednesday they have summoned ruling Grand National Party (GNP) lawmaker Choi Gu-sik as part of their ongoing probe over the controversial hacking of the country’s election watchdog in October. The two-hour attack paralyzed the Web sites of the National Election Commission and Park Won-soon, a leading Seoul mayoral […]

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