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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

Five million customers affected by Vtech database hack 

Electronic toy and educational material seller Vtech has confirmed that about five million customers were affected in the data theft reported on Friday. They are from all over the world, including the US, UK, France and China. Vtech has also suspended 13 websites following the hacking of its Learnin [...]

How Corporate America keeps huge hacks secret

“he backbone of America — banks, oil and gas suppliers, the energy grid — is under constant attack by hackers. But the biggest cyberattacks, the ones that can blow up chemical tanks and burst dams, are kept secret by a law that shields U.S. corporations. They’re kept in the dark Via OODA Loo [...]

Hackers threaten Greek banks, demand ransom in bitcoins

“Greek authorities have created a special team to protect Greek banks from a team of hackers who have allegedly threatened to bring down the lenders’ electronic systems if they do not pay a ransom. Kathimerini understands that the group, called Armada Collective, has threatened a Distributed Den [...]

On China’s Fringes, Cyber Spies Raise Their Game

Almost a year after students ended pro-democracy street protests in Hong Kong, they face an online battle against what Western security experts say are China-sponsored hackers using techniques rarely seen elsewhere.Hackers have expanded their attacks to parking malware on popular file-sharing servic [...]

FBI seeks hacker after 1.2 billion logins are stolen

The FBI has linked a hacker to the theft of 1.2 billion internet credentials – the largest heist of its kind.A hacker known as “mr.grey” is named in court documents filed by the bureau last year, according to the Reuters news agency.The hacker was linked to the stolen logins via Via OODA Loop [...]

Hilton says some payment systems hit by malware 

Hotel chain operator Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc said on Tuesday it identified unauthorized malware in some payment systems that targeted payment card information.A third-party investigation found that the malware targeted specific payment card information, that included cardholder names, payment [...]

The ISIS Cyber OPSEC Manual that wasn’t

“The file linked by the WIRED’s article links to a modified copy of the manual hosted in JustPasteIt. It was apparently uploaded by a Gaza resident. The article was modified from its original form, however it still contained some links to Cyberkov’s blog. Not only is the article completely dev [...]

After Paris, new worries over electrical grid attack

“The potential for a devastating attack on the U.S. electricity grid remains high on the minds of utility and government leaders, especially in light of the deadly terrorist actions in Paris on Nov. 13. Just days after the carnage in the French capital, the North American Electric Reliability Corp [...]