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Rep. Jason Chaffetz: Agencies Strive to Meet Security Updates Deadline

Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, has pointed up the struggle of various agencies in implementing security patches on time for critical vulnerabilities, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. Meredith Somers writes Chaffetz told committee members at a hearing Wednesday that 39 out of more than 360 vulnerabilities …

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The Register: More Than 49M Turkish Citizens’ Data Leaked

Hackers appear to have leaked the personal data of more than 49 million Turkish citizens online, The Register reported Monday. John Leyden writes the compromised database contains Turkish citizenship or residency information, including names, addresses and identification numbers. The hackers responsible for the leak suggest the attack has been politically …

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FCW: DHS, FBI Cite Poor Cyber Practices Behind OPM Hack

The Department of Homeland Security and FBI have pointed to a lacking cyber culture as one factor that led to the series of Office of Personnel Management data breaches in June 2015, FCW reported Monday. Sean Lyngaas writes the agencies released a memo to Defense Security Service-approved contractors that predicts future attacks …

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