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Mission-critical satellite communications wide open to malicious hacking
Ars Technica
Weaknesses from a host of makers pose risks to military,…

Heartbleed's Intranet & VPN Connection
Dark Reading
How the game-changing crypto bug affects internal servers,…

Hackers from China waste little time in exploiting Heartbleed
Softpedia
On April 10, researchers revealed spotting attempts to exploit…

Critical Java Update Plugs 37 Security Holes
Krebs on Security
Oracle has pushed a critical patch update for its Java SE…

Iranian-Based Cyberattack Activity On The Rise, Mandiant Report Says
Dark Reading
New report details the rise of suspected Iranian and…

Two people dead, 293 missing in sunken ferry
Yonhap
Military and Coast Guard divers went underwater to search a…

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3 Teenagers Claiming to Be Part of Anonymous Arrested in South Korea
Softpedia
In March, a video published on YouTube announced that Anonymous…

Ukraine Still Among Top Spammers, Despite Civil Unrest
Softpedia / Cloudmark
Some people would probably expect Ukraine not to be a hotspot…

Netflix, AOL, AT&T, Pogo, and Comcast Tech Support Scams
Malwarebytes
Back in February, experts warned Internet users of a campaign in…

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Reports

Kabul Lodging Accommodations Under Attack
On March 20, four gunmen shot dead ten civilians, including four…

The Heartbleed Bug: What Should I Do About It?
Earlier this week, news of the “Heartbleed Bug” was released to…

NGOs Draw Ire in Burma's Rakhine State
The Department of State has advised U.S. citizens not to travel…

Afghan Government Announces Intention to Disband APPF
According to media reports, the Afghan Ministry of Interior…

2014 Mexico Security Benchmarking Survey
OSAC's 2014 Mexico Security Benchmarking Survey allows U.S.…

Tajikistan-Kyrgyzstan Border Tensions
On January 11, a clash between Tajik and Kyrgyz border guards in…

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Consular Affairs Bulletins

Emergency Message to U.S. Citizens: Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia), Bomb Threat at Central Tower
The U.S. Embassy Ulaanbaatar advises all U.S. citizens to avoid travel on streets that run adjacent to Sukhbaatar Square and its immediate…

Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Lahore (Pakistan), Continued Suspension of Routine…
This emergency message informs U.S. citizens that public services at U.S. Consulate-General Lahore will continue to be temporarily suspended. We do…

Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Kabul (Afghanistan), Explosions at Kabul Airport
Due to reports of an explosion in Kabul near the airport, Embassy Kabul advises U.S citizens to remain indoors, exercise caution, and avoid the…