The Cybersecurity (CS) Digest is a curated bi-weekly news summary for cybersecurity professionals. It is transmitted in an HTML-formatted email and provides links to articles and news summaries across a spectrum of cybersecurity topics.
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SOCOM Wants to Start Data Mining the Open Web - Military Times
U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) is building an open-source data-mining program that will run automatic keyword searches across a variety of websites and databases, allowing its operators to build a better picture of their operating environment in as close to real time as possible.
For maritime professional and organisations hacking is a real and present danger, but despite the risks many shipping companies are still lax when it comes to IT security. We discuss the reasons why, and how a change in attitude can prevent cyber risk becoming more than just a threat.
The head of Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) warned that the U.S. Navy will have to ramp up its cyber-security efforts to secure the controls systems of its submarines.
Microsoft has become aware of targeted cyberattacks leveraging a new vulnerability (CVE-2014-6352) that affects most supported Windows releases, according to an advisory company published by the company on Tuesday.
Malware Directs Stolen Documents to Google Drive - Net-Security
Researchers have uncovered a new type of information-stealing malware that is apparently used in campaigns targeting government agencies and can syphon files from compromised computers to Google Drive.
Staples Investigates Possible Card Data Breach - Softpedia
Fraudulent activity has been recorded on cards belonging to customers making purchases at several Staples stores, sparkling an investigation of the office supply retailer in order to determine whether its payment systems have been compromised by cybercriminals.
President Obama announced plans Friday to change all U.S. government-issued credit and debit cards to a new technology designed to foil cyber thieves, setting an example meant to inspire changes in the payment card and retail industries.
Sucuri Security researchers have unearthed a malvertising campaign aimed at changing the DNS settings of home routers in order to lead users questionable and potentially malicious websites.
Russian hackers targeted sensitive documents related to the recent NATO summit in Wales, using a security flaw in Microsoft Windows that affects tens of millions of computers, according to a report by a security firm.
An unnamed manufacturing firm vital to the U.S. economy recently suffered a prolonged hack, the Department of Homeland Security has disclosed.
An unprecedented treaty on cybersecurity cooperation could be signed during Vladimir Putin’s state visit to China in November, a Russian business daily reports.
Anonymous Threatens China with Massive Cyberattack: ‘Operation Hong Kong’ - Washington Times
The hacker network Anonymous is threatening the Chinese government with a campaign called “Operation Hong Kong.”
Two research teams working in the same laboratories at UNSW Australia have found distinct solutions to a critical challenge that has held back the realisation of super powerful quantum computers.
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