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Chinese-sponsored Hackers Us Open Source Tools to Attack Federal Agencies

Chinese state-backed threat actors leverage open source tools to target U.S. government agencies, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s cyber wing reports.

VA Data Breach Exposes Personal Information of 46,000 Veterans in Financial Scam

Hackers hit the Financial Services Center (FSC) at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the agency said.

IoT Security Bill Passes House, Sets Minimum Security Requirements for Federal Procurement

The House passes legislation that ensures Internet of Things (IoT) devices purchased by the federal government meet minimum security requirements as issued by NIST.

Trustwave Adds AWS GovCloud Support for Threat Detection Platform

Managed security services provider (MSSP) Trustwave delivers its Fusion security platform to government agencies via Amazon Web Services (AWS) GovCloud.

North Korea-backed BeagleBoyz Hacker Group Targets Banks

A North Korean-sponsored hacker group called BeagleBoyz resurfaces to steal money through fraudulent bank transfers & ATM cash outs, federal agencies warn.

A2V Network Promotes Energy Grid Cybersecurity

Hitachi ABB Power Grids joins Asset to Vendor (A2V) Network toting its cybersecurity preparedness with U.S. and Canadian power utilities to share.

Energy Sector Critical Infrastructure: The Hacker Perspective

How threat actors target and attack critical energy infrastructure, and how they achieve success, according to Optiv Security’s analysis.

Mock U.S. Cyberattack Tests Nation’s Infrastructure Defenses

A simulated cyber attack against U.S. critical infrastructure has shown the nation’s defenses and partners are better prepared for the real thing, the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) said.

KBR Acquires Government Cybersecurity Services Provider Centauri

KBR acquires government cybersecurity consulting firm Centauri from private equity firm Arlington Capital Partners for $827M or nearly 12X annual EBITDA.

NSA, FBI Warn: Russian Drovorub Malware Targets Linux Systems

Russian hackers aim Drovorub malware at federal Linux-based defense systems in a wide-scale cyber espionage operation, the NSA & FBI warn.