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.
Security concerns are at the forefront due to the reliance on mobile devices for both business and personal use, along with the ever-increasing data usage. This video podcast and companion article will give you an overview of the current threats to mobile device security and what you can do to mitigate them.
A memo from the Pentagon's chief information officer issues a timeline for some agencies to migrate to the cloud.
Two Canadian Banks Announce Hacks Over the Weekend - Bleeping Computer
Two Canadian banks put out statements on Monday announcing separate cyber-incidents affecting their customers. The two are Simplii Financial, a subsidiary of CIBC, and the Bank of Montreal - two of Canada's biggest banks.
California High Schooler Changes Grades After Phishing Teachers, Gets 14 Felonies for His Efforts - Gizmodo
Police in Concord, California arrested a teenager earlier this week and charged him with 14 felony counts after discovering the high schooler launched a phishing campaign directed at teachers in order to steal their passwords and change grades.
The FBI has seized a domain linked to what's believed to be a Russian botnet composed of 500,000 infected routers around the world. According to the Department of Justice, the botnet -- that is, a network of computers infected with malware -- is under the control of Russian hacking group "fancy bear" or "Sofacy."
May 25 marks the dawn of a new age in consumer privacy. Yet it wasn't supposed to look like the Promotions tab in Gmail-full of messages that may or may not be useful, none of which you want to click on, all with fine print that makes the information less engaging.
A bug in Comcast's website used to activate Xfinity routers can return sensitive information on the company's customers.
A nightmare for promising startups but a common problem in the cryptocurrency industry is theft -- and the attacker which allegedly targeted Taylor did not hold back.
A growing number of Democratic lawmakers and civil libertarians are voicing concerns about Amazon's facial recognition software, worrying that it could be misused.
Robot Vera, an artificial-intelligence program designed by Russian startup Stafory, is helping hundreds of companies fill open positions. In just minutes, it sorts through resumes from five job websites to find candidates that meet the employer's requirements, and then calls them about details of the position.
The Trump administration told lawmakers the U.S. government has reached a deal to put Chinese telecommunications company ZTE Corp back in business after it pays a significant fine and makes management changes, a senior congressional aide said on Friday.
A bipartisan pair of senators wrote to President Trump this week to express concern over his decision to eliminate a top cybersecurity position at the White House.
Pentagon Bans Personal Devices from Classified Areas - Defense One
The Defense Department on Tuesday issued a sweeping electronics policy banning personal and government-issued mobile devices from secure spaces within the Pentagon.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Tuesday unveiled a new national strategy for addressing the growing number of cyber security risks as it works to assess them and reduce vulnerabilities.
Google and Microsoft Reveal New Spectre Attack - Bleeping Computer
Security researchers from Google and Microsoft have found two new variants of the Spectre attack that affects processors made by AMD, ARM, IBM, and Intel.
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