Homeland Security Wants You to Uninstall QuickTime for Windows

On Thursday, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security issued a strange warning to Windows users: please uninstall QuickTime. Apple announced that they wouldn’t be upgrading the old QuickTime media player software for Windows users (like iTunes, QuickTime has a non-Mac version for Windows users) anymore. Without regular updates, the program…

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Department of Homeland Security’s Science & Technology Directorate Announces New Cybersecurity Risk Analysis Tool

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) announced that a fifth cybersecurity technology has been licensed for commercialization as a part of the Cyber Security Division’s Transition to Practice (TTP) program. The TTP program…

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‘Stoner hacked CIA Director AND Homeland Security Secretary’: Student leaks private information and claims to have accessed top-secret emails and voicemails

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The FBI is investigating claims two of the highest-ranking national security officials in the US have had their personal emails hacked by a ‘dope smoking’ student hacker. Federal agents are probing reports that the personal accounts of CIA Director John Brennan…

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Homeland Security Gives Cyber Crimes Center a Major Upgrade

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans It’s not quite “CSI: Cyber,” but the the United States has its own cyber crimes task force, and its headquarters is getting a major upgrade. The ICE Cyber Crimes Center in Fairfax, Virginia, is getting a 5,000 square-foot forensic laboratory, more…

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Dems, GOP senators push cyber bill for Homeland after breach

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A bipartisan group of senators is pushing to strengthen the authority of the Homeland Security Department to thwartcyberattackson government networks and websites after a massive government data breach. Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine, who has spearheaded cyber legislation in the…

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