The Department of Homeland Security urged system administrators to update their Windows machines after testing a working BlueKeep exploit for Windows 2000.
A new binding directive gives U.S. agencies just 15 days – as opposed to 30 days – to remediate critical flaws on their systems.
Money earmarked for the Defense Department and DHS, and bipartisan bills to address the security of federal IoT devices, showcase growing federal cyber-efforts.
In the wake of the elimination of the federal cybersecurity czar position, it turns out that three-quarters of agencies are unprepared for an attack.
The North Korean-sponsored actors are targeting sensitive and proprietary information, and the malware could disrupt regular operations and disable systems and files.
A joint Technical Alert, TA17–293A, describing the activities of a Russian APT may contain signatures and rules likely to trigger false positives in some security systems.