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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

5 Million Online Passwords Leaked

According to the Daily Dot, nearly 5 million usernames and passwords associated with Gmail accounts have been leaked on a Russian Bitcoin forum. Here’s what you should know. The list has since been taken down, and there’s no evidence that Gmail itself was hacked—just that these passwords have [...]

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 [...]