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FedCyber is an annual cybersecurity event hosted by Matt Devost & Bob Gourley that brings together several hundred attendees to advance the dialogue on critical enterprise and federal government challenges. The FedCyber web site serves as the community nexus and information aggregator.

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The FedCyber Wire

Malicious ads hit Amazon, YouTube and Yahoo, Cisco says

Malicious advertisements have popped up on websites such as YouTube, Amazon and Yahoo, part of a sophisticated campaign to spread malware, Cisco said Monday. When encountered, the malicious advertisements cause a person to be redirected to a different website, which triggers a download based on whet [...]

Home Depot Breach Update

By Shannon Perry Last week, CTOVision shared a story from, reporting that Home Depot had potentially suffered a large data breach in recent months. At that time, a Home Depot representative acknowledged that the company was investigating “unusual activity” but failed to confi [...]

Warning as hackers target Apple’s iCloud

Cyber-thieves are exploiting the furore around iCloud by launching a phishing campaign that seeks to steal Apple IDs. ICloud was at the centre of the stolen celebrity photo scandal last week as many of the images were grabbed by hackers that targeted the service. via BBC News – Warning as hackers [...]

Google plans debates on ‘right to be forgotten’

Google is holding seven public meetings across Europe to debate issues raised by the “right to be forgotten” ruling. The ruling by the European Court of Justice lets people ask Google to remove some types of information about them from its search index. via BBC News – Google plans debates on [...]

CyberIQ Launches Cyber Threat Analytics 2.0

By Bob Gourley Editor’s note: I am very proud to be an advisor to CyberIQ and wanted to share the press release below with you.-bg From: CyberIQ Services, Inc., a provider of cyber threats management software and services, today announced the launch of Cyber Threat Analy [...]

Obamacare site hacked but nothing taken, HHS says

“Hackers silently infected a computer server this summer. But the malware didn’t manage to steal anyone’s data, federal officials say. On Thursday, the Health and Human Services Department, which manages the Obamacare website, explained what happened. And officials stressed that [...]

Home Deport Investigates Potential Breach

The list of corporations affected by data breaches in 2014 continues to lengthen. UPS announced a breach a few weeks ago; eBay announced a breach in the Spring, and we still have not heard the last of the breach that affected Target at the end of last year. Brian Krebs’s cybersecurity blog Krebson [...]