IRS Warns of New Email Scam

Original release date: August 23, 2019 The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has issued a warning about a new email scam in which malicious cyber actors send unsolicited emails to taxpayers from fake (i.e., spoofed) IRS email addresses. The emails contain a link to a spoofed IRS.gov website that displays fake details about the targeted recipient’s

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FISMA Annual Report to Congress

Original release date: August 23, 2019 The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has published its Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Annual Report to Congress on the implementation of the Federal Information Security Modernization Act of 2014 (FISMA). The document includes data reported by agencies to OMB and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). The

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How Domain Expiration Can Potentially Disrupt Other Websites

A website owner recently reached out to us about a pop-up advertisement problem on their website which occurred any time someone clicked anywhere on the web page. This irritating pop-up didn’t come from malware placed in the website’s files or database, but rather from a single JavaScript source that the owner added to a widget:

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CISA Strategic Intent: Defend Today, Secure Tomorrow

Original release date: August 22, 2019 The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has released the CISA Strategic Intent document, framing the new agency’s mission to protect the Nation’s critical infrastructure from physical and cyber threats. The document details CISA Director Christopher Krebs’ strategic vision and operational priorities and will serve as the interim strategy

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