IRS Pays Threat Intelligence to Scour the Dark Web

A contract between the IRS and a threat intelligence firm Flashpoint in which a sum of $65,000 was paid. The contract was for the provision of dark web intelligence services.

Dark Web News
May 2, 2017

Financial Services was the Most-Attacked Industry in 2016

The average financial services organization experienced 65 percent more cyber attacks than the average organization across all industries.

eSecurity Planet

IBM X-Force Finds +937% More Fin Svc Records Breached, +29% Attacks In 2016

IBM X-Force report details a dramatic increase in financial services cyber attacks and records breaches.

Information Security Buzz

NSA Spyware Found Infecting Tens of Thousands Worldwide

A new security tool will let users scan their systems for the presence of NSA spyware found in the latest Equation Group leak, and tens of thousands are already infected.

Tech Target / Search Security
April 26, 2017

New Strain of Linux Malware Could Get Serious

A new strain of malware targeting Linux systems, dubbed "Linux/Shishiga," could morph into a dangerous security threat.

Linux Insider

IRS Contracted Flashpoint to Scan the Dark Web

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) reportedly paid Flashpoint $65,000 for access to firm's platform and API in order to extract intelligence from the dark web about cybercriminals.

SC Magazine
April 25, 2017

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