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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

Hackers Deface a Trump Website in Tribute to Jon Stewart

“A Canadian group of activists is taking credit for a digital smackdown of GOP presidential contender Donald Trump. The hacktivist organization, a collective called Telecomix, apparently compromised the content management system of, according to the Register: ‘The CMS looks to be prett [...]

1.5M Patients across Indiana Impacted by Data Breach

“Hackers attacked Medical Information Engineering, a company based in Fort Wayne, Ind. that handles record services for radiology centers and healthcare providers. The firm identified suspicious activity on a server in late May and then discovered the intruders had gained access to the system on M [...]

Kicking the Tires: Verisign DNS Firewall

Cognitio has been evaluating the new Verisign DNS Firewall along with its Recursive DNS service for the last several weeks. Our bottom line conclusion: Integration of the Verisign DNS Firewall into an existing environment couldn’t be more seamless, configuration and management are a breeze, and it [...]

China Cyber Warfare: Map Shows Location Of Attacks

“There have reportedly been more than 600 successful attacks in the past five years. The Chinese government’s ongoing cyber assault on American companies and government entities is a bit of an open secret, but the extent of the alleged campaign has been little understood because victims are relu [...]

Malware targeting banks growing fast, Kaspersky says

“More than half of all web-borne attacks that were blocked by Kaspersky Lab’s products were launched from malicious web resources located in Russia, a new report by Kaspersky Lab shows. The report, published by Kaspersky Lab, highlights the key security incidents of the second quarter of 2015, a [...]

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 [...]