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NATO Cooperative Cyber Defense CoE Calls for Joint Response to NotPetya, WannaCry Attacks

A group of researchers at NATO’s Cooperative Cyber Defense Center of Excellence has urged the international community to pursue a joint response to the threat actors behind the NotPetya and WannaCry malware campaigns. The organization said Friday researchers Bernhards Blumbergs, Tomas Minarik, Kris van der Meij and Lauri Lindstrom have called for a …

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OMB: Federal Agencies Reported 30,899 Cybersecurity Incidents to DHS in FY 2016

A report from the Office of Management and Budget says federal agencies reported 30,899 cybersecurity incidents to the Department of Homeland Security‘s U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team during fiscal year 2016. Grant Schneider, acting federal chief information security officer, wrote in a White House blog post that the annual Federal Information Security Modernization …

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DOJ: Multinational Group Starts Efforts to Dismantle Intl Cybercriminal Network

A multinational law enforcement team has launched efforts to dismantle a global criminal network of computer servers called Avalanche. Avalanche has hosted more than two dozen types of malware and facilitated numerous money laundering campaigns. The effort was announced in a joint statement Thursday from Leslie Caldwell, assistant attorney general at the Justice …

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Supreme Court Approves DOJ Search Warrant Rule Amendment to Support Botnet Investigations

The Supreme Court has approved the Justice Department‘s proposed amendment that will help investigators streamline search warrant applications and dismantle botnet operations. Leslie Caldwell, assistant attorney general at DOJ’s criminal division, wrote in a blog post published Tuesday the amendment to the Federal Rule of Criminal Procedure on search warrants will take effect on Dec. 1, …

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Reports: US Authorities Examine Cyber Attack on DNS Provider Dyn

U.S. authorities are investigating a distributed-denial-of-service attack that hit internet performance management company Dyn‘s managed domain name system infrastructure, USA Today reported Friday. Eli Blumenthal and Elizabeth Weise write that Amazon, Twitter, Spotify, Netflix and PayPal were among the websites hobbled by the DDoS attack on the Dyn service Friday. The report said security experts believe the source of attack …

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