Tag: DHS

US Homeland Security Team Remotely Hacked a Boeing 757

A Department of Homeland Security (DHS) official has admitted that he and a team of experts remotely hacked a Boeing 757 parked at a New Jersey airport. Speaking at the 2017 CyberSat Summit in Tysons...

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US Govt Warns Energy, Aviation Companies of Cybersecurity Threats

The US government has reportedly issued a rare public warning about targeted hacking campaigns focused on energy and other critical public infrastructure in the country. In a reported distributed via...

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Android, Linux Vulnerabilities Dominate the US-CERT Bulletin this Week

The most recent vulnerability summary bulletin by the Department of Homeland Security’s US-CERT (Computer Emergency Readiness Team) highlights a number of ‘high severity’ vulnerabilities on...

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Homeland Security Issues Threat Alert for WannaCry Ransomware

The first global ransomware campaign that disrupted several organizations including hospitals across the world sees the Department of Homeland Security’s cybersecurity arm issue a threat alert over...

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U.S. Declassifies Technical Details of Russian Hacking

Following unprecedented sanctions against Russia for the cyberattacks and hacking endeavors in the run-up to the US presidential elections, the Obama administration has declassified technical...

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Hackers Reportedly Targeted Election Systems in 20 States

According to a Homeland Security Department official, hackers have targeted the voter registration systems at least 20 states over the past few months.Federal officials and cybersecurity experts have...

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DHS Wants Windows Users to Uninstall Apple’s Quicktime

Citing security firm Trend Micro, the Department of Homeland Security has issued a timely alert to Windows users, reminding them that Apple has ended QuickTime support for Windows, leaving them...

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DHS Docs Reveals Details of Cyber Attacks Targeting Energy Sector

A newly revealed DHS intelligence assessment, published by Public Intelligence – a research project that shares documents that are meant to be secretive in order to educate citizens has revealed...

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United States & Canada Issue Joint Ransomware Alert

In a joint statement today, the United States and Canada issued a rare collaborative cyber alert against ransomware, following the surge of ransomware-related incidents in recent times. The joint...

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