Monday’s Internet Blackout, “The Analyzer” Sentenced, and More

Here is today’s federal cybersecurity and information technology news:

  • The Federal Bureau of Investigation will shut off the temporary servers it set up to help victims of the DNSChanger malware on July 9, leading to hundreds of thousands of Internet blackouts. More here.
  • The hacker behind the 1998 penetration of Department of Defense networks in Operation Solar Sunrise, Ehud Tenenbaum, aka “The Analyzer,” has been sentenced for bank-card fraud in another hacking case. More here.
  • Relocating the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has exceeded cost projections by $1.1 billion. More here.
  • The Federal Bureau of Investigation is sending special agents working on cybersecurity to a certification course by the SANS Institute. More here.
  • The United States Postal Service is leading the way for civilian agencies in managing insider threats and network transparency. More here.

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