Saudi Aramco repairing damage from computer attack

Saudi Aramco repairing damage from computer attack
Reuters
15 cyber attack, the company was still trying to establish the identity of the attackers, what data had been lost, and whether affected computers could be restored, the sources said. One of Saudi Aramco's websites, www.aramco.com, which was taken ...

General says US cyber warriors active in Afghanistan
Tehran Times
“This is news,” said James Lewis, a cyber-security analyst with the Washington-based Center for Strategic and International Studies. ... spent the past few years debating that policy, asking how and under what circumstances the Pentagon would launch a ...

War, by Cyber means
Deccan Chronicle
When Pakistani groups sent morphed images and videos over mobile phones and social networking sites to incite a riot in Mumbai and panic across the country, they opened a new front in their war on India — the cyber front. ... Pakistan recognises this...

Deccan Chronicle

Cyber-bully scourge
Times LIVE
Cyber bullies' verbal harassment includes stirring up rumours, making insults, issuing threats and sexually offensive remarks, and posting unflattering photos and videos, including images of people being humiliated by bullies. Creecy yesterday said ...

Marine General's admission that the U.S. engages in cyberwar not surprising
Examiner.com
The fact is the U.S. engages in cyber warfare with other nations as well. Most notably Iran. In January 2012, Mike McConnell, the former director of national intelligence at the National Security Agency under President George W. Bush told the Reuters ...

Examiner.com

Experts hope to shield cars from computer viruses
Vancouver Sun
Yet, Ford spokesman Alan Hall said his company had tasked its security engineers with making its Sync in-vehicle communications and entertainment system as resistant as possible to attack. "Ford is taking the threat very seriously and ... Bruce Snell ...

Pro-WikiLeaks hackers hit Assange supporter
The Seattle Times
Pro-WikiLeaks hackers hit Assange supporter. Hackers claiming allegiance to the Anonymousmovement of cyber-rebels have defaced the website of a former British cabinet minister in solidarity with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. By RAPHAEL SATTER ...

Military notebook: US disrupts insurgents' circuits
Macon Telegraph (blog)
While Mills didn't go into detail of the nature of cyber operations, a cyber security analyst told the AP it was the first time he had heard a commander so directly acknowledge a cyber attack. Appeals court upholds terrorists' convictions. A federal ...

International Law Reporter: Hathaway et al.: The Law of Cyber-Attack
By Jacob Katz Cogan
Capable of shutting down nuclear centrifuges, air defense systems, and electrical grids, cyber-attacks pose a serious threat to national security. As a result, some have suggested that cyber-attacks should be treated as acts ... International cooperation will be essential to a truly effective legal response. New international efforts to regulate cyber-attacks must begin with agreement on the problem — which means agreement on the definition of cyber-attack, cyber-crime, and cyber-warfare.
International Law Reporter

Afghanistan cyber attack: We hacked the enemy with 'great impact,' US general ...
National Post
“I can tell you that as a commander in Afghanistan in the year 2010, I was able to use my cyber operations against my adversary with great impact,” Mills said. “I was able to get inside his nets, infect his command-and-control, and in fact defend ...

National Post

afghanistan cyber attack lt gen richard p mills claims to have hacked the ...
Sahara Samay
Afghanistan Cyber Attack: Lt. Gen. Richard P. Mills claims to have hacked the opponents ... But a senior officer making an unusually explicit acknowledgement of the oft-hidden world of electronic warfare is surprising. Marine Lt Gen Richard P Mills ...

Sahara Samay

Pakistan plans bigger cyber attack?
Deccan Chronicle
A highly-classified government report on the recent incident of what has been described as the worstcyber attack on the country has said that it should not be treated as an 'isolated incident' as this exercise was not merely aimed at spreading ...

The Wild West frontier of cyberspace
SecurityInfoWatch (blog)
Just this week, the Department of Homeland Security announced that it was looking into a vulnerability discovered by a researcher in industrial control systems software that could enablecyber criminals to launch attacks against power plants and other ...

Spartak blame Fenerbah├že fans for cyber attack
insideworldfootball (blog)
Spartak blame Fenerbah├že fans for cyber attack. Friday, 24 August 2012. By David ... "The Turkish side have guaranteed our security in the away leg," Spartak's official fan club director Oleg Semenov told Championat. "We will discuss whether to bring ...

IT Security Round Up: BlackBerry Attacks and Fake Android App Stores
CIO (blog)
IT Security Round Up: BlackBerry Attacks and Fake Android App Stores. This week's IT securitynews roundup features stories on more BlackBerry malware, an international crackdown on the sale of pirated Android apps, a possible second attack on Aramco ...

US general: We hacked the enemy in Afghanistan
NorthJersey.com
The U.S. military has been launching cyber attacks against its opponents in Afghanistan, a senior officer said last week, making an unusually explicit acknowledgment of the oft-hidden world of electronic warfare. Marine Lt. ... U.S. defense planners ...

Admits general: US military 'hacked the enemy' in Afghanistan
DAWN.com
WASHINGTON: The US military has been launching cyber attacks against its opponents in Afghanistan, a senior official said last week, making an unusually explicit acknowledgment of the oft-hidden world of electronic warfare. ... planners have spent the ...

DAWN.com

US General: Military Launching Cyber Attacks In Afghanistan « CBS ...
By Matt Higgins
The U.S. military has been launching cyber attacks against its opponents in Afghanistan, a senior officer said last week, making an unusually explicit acknowledgment of the oft-hidden world of electronic warfare. ... U.S. defense planners have spent the past few years wondering aloud about how and under what circumstances the Pentagon would launch a cyber attack against its enemies, but it's only recently become apparent that a sophisticated program of U.S.-backed cyber attacks ...
CBS DC

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