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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.

2015 FedCyber Date Announced - Registration Open

This year's event will be held on November 10, 2015 in Tyson's Corner. Register today at Events.FedCyber.Com

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The FedCyber Wire

Self-aiming weapons open new attacks for hackers

“Self-aiming rifles, powered by an array of sensors and computer technology, can greatly improve accuracy — but that advance comes with a security cost. Runa Sandvik and Michael Auger have spent a year develop techniques to hack the TrackingPoint self-aiming rifles, gaining entry via the weapon [...]

Chechen Girls Troll ISIS With Fake Bride Scam

“These three young women from the Caucasus pulled a fast one on jihadis fishing for mail-order brides. ISIS bride, meet Russian mail-order bride, meet classic Internet scam. A group of young Chechen women crafted a brilliant online money-making scheme, all in the name of ripping off ISIS recruiter [...]

Pentagon takes computer system offline

“The unclassified email network used by Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and hundreds of military and civilian personnel was taken offline over the weekend after suspicious activity was detected, the Pentagon confirmed to CNN on Tuesday.” Source: Pentagon takes compute [...]

Follow-Up on Hackers Taking Over Your Car

In light of the surfacing cyber vulnerabilities with the Jeep Cherokee, now Chrysler Automobiles is recalling 1.4 million vehicles that could be affected. The vulnerability is in the Chrysler’s 8.4-inch Uconnect touchscreen dashboard computers. For those who fall under the recall specification, yo [...]

Hackers Taking Over Your Car

A recent purchase of mine was a 2015 Jeep. Until now, I thought it was a safe and reliable car, but that is not the case anymore. As technology advances and cars become smarter and more technologically savvy, they become another target for hackers. Imagine speeding down the highway, zooming past 18- [...]

Fiat Chrysler recalls 1.4 million cars after Jeep hack

“Fiat Chrysler has issued a safety recall affecting 1.4m vehicles in the US, after security researchers showed that one of its cars could be hacked. On Tuesday, tech magazine Wired reported that hackers had taken control of a Jeep Cherokee via its internet-connected entertainment system. Chrysler [...]