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February 18, 2019
DHS

A new report revealed that two federal task forces committed to securing the 2020 elections lost resources and personnel–both budgets drastically reduced by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

Both task forces were part of the Cyber Security and Infrastructure Agency (CISA) and were formed in response to Russia’s interference in...

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February 18, 2019

Facebook’s long string of privacy scandals may (finally) have some meaningful repercussions by way of a multi-billion dollar fine from the Federal Trade Commission.

The social media giant has been under investigation by the FTC since March 2018 in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, which affected 87 million users and may have...

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February 15, 2019
Credential Stuffing

Dailymotion is a Paris-based video-sharing rival of YouTube. The site gets about 300 million unique visitors a month who watch an estimated 3.5 billion videos. While that’s a fraction of YouTube’s nearly 2 billion uniques, it makes a perfectly good target for a hacker.

Dailymotion announced “a large-scale computer...

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February 11, 2019
Can We Increase Victim Satisfaction with Law Enforcement?

By Eva Velasquez, President & CEO of the Identity Theft Resource Center

Over a period of many years the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) has conducted research regarding the aftermath of identity theft and the experience that victims truly have in recovering their identities – beyond just the financial...

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February 11, 2019

A phishing campaign targeting credit unions and other financial institutions recently found its way into the email inboxes of anti-money laundering officers.

Credit unions and banks are both required by the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) to report potential money laundering operations and to dedicate at least two staff members to ensure...

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February 8, 2019
APT10

The Chinese government-linked hacking group APT10 is continuing its campaign against US and European businesses with increasingly sophisticated tactics and strategies, warn officials from the Department of Homeland Security.

The group is thought to be responsible for recent cyber-espionage campaigns against a U.S. law firm, an...

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