Second LulzSec hacker arrested over Sony breach

Second LulzSec hacker arrested over Sony breach
Raynaldo Rivera, 20, of Tempe, Arizona, surrendered to US authorities in Phoenix six days after a federal grand jury in Los Angeles returned an indictment charging him with conspiracy and unauthorised impairment of a protected computer.

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Google Takes SEC Guidance on Cyber-Disclosure as a Rule
Cyber-attacks on U.S. computer networks rose 17-fold from 2009 to 2011, according to data cited by General Keith Alexander, head of the National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command, at a July conference. Businesses spend $10 billion a year ...

Saudi oil giant fixes network after cyber attack
Khaleej Times
RIYADH — Oil giant Saudi Aramco said on Monday it has restored its main internal network after acyber attack nearly two weeks ago which failed to impact its oil production. The company “restored all its main internal network services that were ...

FBI Arrests Suspected LulzSec Hacker For Sony Pictures Attack
It's been a year since the hacking group LulzSec orchestrated a string of high-profile cyber attacks across the web, but the FBI are still catching up with people they believe were part of the splinter group from Anonymous. Police arrested another ...

Cyber Warfare A Serious New Factor In Israel's Already Complex Battlefield
The Jewish Press
Still, the biggest cyber threats come from countries, because countries have the necessary manpower to develop and execute a damaging attack, according to Isaac Ben-Israel, a professor ofsecurity and diplomacy at Tel Aviv University and former head of ...

Air Force Openly Seeking Cyber-Weapons
Threatpost (blog)
... warfare attack' and 'cyberspace warfare support.' The broad agency announcement defines 'cyberspace warfare attack' capabilities as those which would give them the ability to “destroy, deny, degrade, disrupt, deceive, corrupt, or usurp the ...

Cyber warfare's new reality adds to Israel's already complex battlefield
Jewish Telegraphic Agency
The impact cannot be underestimated, says Dror Mor, CEO of the Sdema Group, an Israeli company that specializes in homeland security protection. “A big part of the next war, wherever it is in the world, will be cyber warfare to silence infrastructure ...

Oft-cited cybercrime cost estimates hosed down
August 29, 2012 — CSO — President Obama said it in a major speech on cybersecurity. U.S. Senators said it while promoting their Cyber Security Act of 2012. Gen. Keith Alexander, director of the National Security Agency and head of the U.S. Cyber ...

Feinstein urges Obama to issue cybersecurity executive order
The Hill (blog)
Feinstein added that Obama could also direct the Department of Homeland Security and community of intelligence agencies to share "as much information as possible to the private sector about cyberthreats, including classified information." "These are ...

Cyber-Security Pros Create “Frankenstein” Monster
This type of so-called cyber warfare is apparently on the rise, with various malwarebeing used in recent months. The most notable is the so-called “Shamoon” malware attack, which took out a variety of oil industry computers. That attack is now being ...


The Air Force is Going Big on Cyber Warfare
By Alex Wilhelm
2012-08-28_13h20_21. Duck! The United States Air Force has an open announcement out that is sure to raise eyebrows at home and abroad, as the military branch is looking to bolster its cyber warfare muscles. Yes, we hate the word 'cyber' ...
The Next Web

Air Force wants to be able to hack everything — RT
The ability to hack into networks is part of a list of the military's “Cyberspace Warfare Operations Capabilities” that it wishes to acquire, reports Wired. Instead of ... “Plan X,” as the Pentagon named it, will officially begin on September 20, but Darpa has already invested $600,000 to cyber securityfirm Invincea to begin its research immediately. ... But later that year, the Air Force began developing offensive cyber attack strategies, which have materialized into budgeted plans this year.
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Cyber Warfare: A “Nuclear Option”? | CSBA
The following month, President Obama penned an op-ed for the Wall Street Journal describing critical U.S. infrastructure as vulnerable to cyber attack. Secretary ...

U.S. power grid: Risk of widespread cyber attack grows, yet ...
When it burst upon the scene in summer 2010, Stuxnet changed everything in the world of cyberwarfare.

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