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Welcoming the Turkish Government to Have I Been Pwned

Troy Hunt

They are now the 26th government to have complete and free API level access to query their government domains. Providing governments with greater visibility into the impact of data breaches on their staff helps protect against all manner of online attacks.

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Welcoming the Finnish Government to Have I Been Pwned

Troy Hunt

Today I'm very happy to welcome the Finnish government to Have I Been Pwned by granting their National Cyber Security Centre full and free access to query their government domains. Government Have I Been Pwned

Welcoming the Czech Republic Government to Have I Been Pwned

Troy Hunt

For the last few years, I've been welcome national governments to Have I Been Pwned (HIBP) and granting them full and free access to domain-level searches via a dedicated API. Data breaches impact all of us in one way or another, and government agencies are no exception.

Welcoming the Dutch Government to Have I Been Pwned

Troy Hunt

Today I'm very happy to welcome the Dutch government to HIBP, marking 24 national CERTs that now have full and free access to API level domain searches. Have I Been Pwned Government

Welcoming the Swedish Government to Have I Been Pwned

Troy Hunt

Today I'm very happy to welcome the 16th government to Have I Been Pwned, Sweden. Government Have I Been Pwned

Welcoming the Romanian Government to Have I Been Pwned

Troy Hunt

Today I'm very happy to announce the arrival of the 15th government to Have I Been Pwned, Romania. As of now, CERT-RO has access to query all Romanian government domains across HIBP and subscribe them for future notifications when subsequent data breaches affect aliases on those domains.

Welcoming the Uruguayan Government to Have I Been Pwned

Troy Hunt

This week as part of the ongoing initiative to make breach data available to national governments, I'm very happy to welcome the national CERT of Uruguay, CERTuy. Have I Been Pwned Government

Welcoming the Ukrainian Government to Have I Been Pwned

Troy Hunt

Another month, another national government to bring onto Have I Been Pwned. This time it's the Ukrainian National Cybersecurity Coordination Center who now has access to monitor all their government domains via API domain search, free of charge. Have I Been Pwned Government

Welcoming the Israeli Government to Have I Been Pwned

Troy Hunt

They join many other governments around the world in having access to data impacting their departments amongst the more than 11 billion records already in HIBP, and inevitably the billions yet to come. Have I Been Pwned Government

Welcoming the Belgian Government to Have I Been Pwned

Troy Hunt

Supporting national CERTs with free API domain searches across their assets is becoming an increasing focus for Have I Been Pwned and today I'm happy to welcome the 19th government on board, Belgium. Have I Been Pwned Government

Welcoming the Portuguese Government to Have I Been Pwned

Troy Hunt

I'm pleased to welcome the first new government onto Have I Been Pwned for 2021, Portugal. The Portuguese CSIRT, CERT.PT , now has full and free access to query their government domains across the entire scope of data in HIBP. Have I Been Pwned Government

Welcoming the Jamaican Government to Have I Been Pwned

Troy Hunt

Recently, I've been providing a lot of additional government access to Have I Been Pwned. They now have full and free API level access to query all government domains belonging to the Caribbean nation. Have I Been Pwned Government

Welcoming the Dominican Republic Government to Have I Been Pwned

Troy Hunt

Continuing with the launch of the Have I Been Pwned Domain Search API to national government cyber agencies, I am very happy to welcome the first Latin American country on board, the Dominican Republic. Each of these announcements results in a large number of additional government requests.

New German Government is Pro-Encryption and Anti-Backdoors

Schneier on Security

Welcoming the Trinidad & Tobago Government to Have I Been Pwned

Troy Hunt

Today I'm very happy to welcome the first Caribbean government to Have I Been Pwned, Trinidad & Tobago. This brings the number of governments to be onboarded to HIBP to 17 and I look forward to welcoming more in the near future. Have I Been Pwned Government

UK Government to Launch PR Campaign Undermining End-to-End Encryption

Schneier on Security

Rolling Stone is reporting that the UK government has hired the M&C Saatchi advertising agency to launch an anti-encryption advertising campaign.

Norwegian Government Blames Russia for Hacking Campaign

Adam Levin

The Norwegian government has blamed Russia for a hacking campaign that targeted the email accounts of parliament members. The Russian government has dismissed the allegations as baseless, citing a lack of evidence. “We

Multiple Ukrainian government websites hacked and defaced

Bleeping Computer

Security GovernmentAt least 15 websites belonging to various Ukrainian public institutions were compromised, defaced, and subsequently taken offline. [.].

Government Shutdown Hampers Cybersecurity

Adam Levin

Government has impacted federal cybersecurity according to several reports. Faced with little respect, low and uncertain pay, arbitrary disruption, and an inability to accomplish the mission they love, people leave government, and in the future, never work for it in the first place.”. The post Government Shutdown Hampers Cybersecurity appeared first on Adam Levin. Data Security Government Cybersecurity featured government shutdown NIST CISA OCIA NPPD

Welcoming the Icelandic Government to Have I Been Pwned

Troy Hunt

Hot on the heels of onboarding the USA government to Have I Been Pwned last month , I'm very happy to welcome another national government - Iceland! Have I Been Pwned Government

The Future of Government Cybersecurity

Security Boulevard

In 2021, we’ve witnessed cybercriminals infiltrate government networks, incessant ransomware lockdown operational technology, and advanced persistent threats make national headlines. The post The Future of Government Cybersecurity appeared first on LogRhythm.

Threat actors defaced Ukrainian government websites

Security Affairs

Threat actors defaced multiple Ukrainian government websites after talks between Ukrainian, US, and Russian officials hit a dead this week. Threat actors have defaced multiple websites of the Ukrainian government on the night between January 13 and January 14.

Where Next for Cybersecurity in the Federal Government?

Lohrman on Security

What’s hot right now in the federal government cybersecurity space? What can we expect from the Biden White House as we move into 2022 and face new threats

Welcoming the Luxemburg Government CERT to Have I Been Pwned

Troy Hunt

Continuing my efforts to make more breach data available to governments after data breaches impact their domains, I'm very happy to welcome Luxemburg aboard Have I Been Pwned. This now brings the government count to 14 and I look forward to welcoming more national CERTs in the future.

Iranian Government Hacking Android

Schneier on Security

Cybersecurity and government

CyberSecurity Insiders

Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) moderate certification was granted for the AT&T Threat Detection and Response for Government solution. AT&T Threat Detection and Response for Government is purpose-built in the AWS GovCloud (U.S.).

Cyber Threats to Government

Digital Shadows

Exploring cyber threats to Government and Public bodies, including ransomware targets and initial access listings. The post Cyber Threats to Government first appeared on Digital Shadows. General Cyber security Babuk Locker Extortion government OPM Ransomware Ryuk

As Ransomware Surge Continues, Where Next for Government?

Lohrman on Security

Global leaders want to carve out specific areas of critical infrastructure to be protected under international agreements from cyber attacks. But where does that leave others

US Government: Russia “Likely” Behind SolarWinds Breach

Adam Levin

The post US Government: Russia “Likely” Behind SolarWinds Breach appeared first on Adam Levin. Data Security Government Cybersecurity Data breach featured russia government FBI russian hacking solarwinds

Cloud Identity Governance can Overcome Entitlement Risks

Security Boulevard

The post Cloud Identity Governance can Overcome Entitlement Risks appeared first on Security Boulevard. Of the many problems that threaten enterprises, entitlement and access management risks are a significant cause for concern.

Estonian Hacker Steals 300,000 Government ID Photos

Security Boulevard

The post Estonian Hacker Steals 300,000 Government ID Photos appeared first on Security Boulevard. Estonia’s electronic ID system was hacked last week. Again. A suspect is in custody.

Protecting the US Government from Cyber Attacks

Security Boulevard

The US government--along with private organizations regardless of size or industry--has been a prime target this year for cyber attacks and cyber espionage. This week, we launched a new subsidiary— Cybereason Government, Inc. —to Security Bloggers Network Cybereason Government Inc.

Welcoming the Canadian Government to Have I Been Pwned

Troy Hunt

Following in the footsteps of many other national governments before them , I'm very happy to welcome the Canadian Centre for Cyber Security to Have I Been Pwned. The Canadian Centre for Cyber Security now has full and free access to query all Canadian federal government domains across both past and future breaches. Canada's inclusion in the service brings the total to 11 federal governments across North America, Europe and Australia. Have I Been Pwned Government

Texas Government Agencies Hit by Ransomware

Adam Levin

The local governments and agencies from twenty-three Texas towns were hit by a coordinated ransomware campaign last week. . The Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) became aware of the ransomware campaign after being contacted by the municipal governments of several towns that were unable to access critical files. local governments have increasingly been targeted by ransomware campaigns, including Baltimore, Atlanta and several Florida cities.

CISA Warns Government Agencies of Increasing Emotet Attacks

Adam Levin

Since August, CISA and MS-ISAC have seen a significant increase in malicious cyber actors targeting state and local governments with Emotet phishing emails. Since then, government agencies in the U.S.,

Welcoming the USA Government to Have I Been Pwned

Troy Hunt

Over the last 2 years I've been gradually welcoming various governments from around the world onto Have I Been Pwned (HIBP) so that they can have full and unfettered access to the list of email addresses on their domains impacted by data breaches. Today, I'm very happy to announce the expansion of this initiative to include the USA government by way of their US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). Have I Been Pwned Government

US Government Exposes North Korean Malware

Schneier on Security

It's interesting to see the US government take a more aggressive stance on foreign malware. US Cyber Command has uploaded North Korean malware samples to the VirusTotal aggregation repository, adding to the malware samples it uploaded in February.

Russian cyber attack on Ukraine downs government websites

CyberSecurity Insiders

A few hours ago, Ukraine government’s critical websites were hit by a cyber attack, blocking access to thousands of users from the past 6 hours. Thus, dismissing the rumors about a Darktrace Ransomware attack on the government servers.

Cloned Dept. of Labor Site Hawks Fake Government Contracts

Threatpost

A well-crafted but fake government procurement portal offers the opportunity to submit a bid for lucrative government projects -- but harvests credentials instead. Government Web Security

Kazakhstan Government Intercepting All Secured Internet Traffic

Adam Levin

The Kazakhstan government is intercepting all HTTPS-encrypted internet traffic within its borders. Under a new directive effective 7/17, the Kazakhstan government is requiring every internet service provider in the country to install a security certificate onto every internet-enabled device and browser. Once installed, this certificate allows the government to decrypt and analyze all incoming internet traffic. .

US Employees found hacking for foreign government

CyberSecurity Insiders

But now, here’s a news story where US employees were found hacking for foreign government. The highlight in this news is that all those who were serving foreign governments were caught guilty and were penalized by the United States Intelligence Community last week.

PseudoManuscrypt Malware Targeted Government & ICS Systems in 2021

Dark Reading

The "PseudoManuscrypt" operation infected some 35,000 computers with cyber-espionage malware and targeted computers in both government and private industry