French officials accuse US of hacking Sarkozy computers

Report: French officials accuse US of hacking Sarkozy's computers - The Hill's Global Affairs: " . . . The Obama administration on Wednesday, though, denied those reports.“We categorically deny the allegations by unnamed sources that the U.S. government participated in a cyberattack against the French government,” Homeland Security spokesman Matthew Chandler told The Hill in a statement. “France is one of our strongest allies. “Our outstanding cooperation in intelligence sharing, law enforcement and cyber defense has never been stronger, and remains essential in successfully combating the common threat of extremism,” Chandler added. According to the l'Express report, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano reportedly did not deny the allegations when asked point-blank about them. . . . But an Obama administration official says Napolitano dismissed the question out of hand with laughter because it was “preposterous.”

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US 'launched Flame cyber attack on Sarkozy's office'
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Israeli Cyber Warfare: Hackers Create Cyber Havoc On Web Sites – OpEd
Eurasia Review
The vast majority of the cyber attacks were aimed at the sites of the security establishment, the president's residence, the foreign ministry and the prime minister's office, the minister's statement noted. The Law Enforcement Examiner's source in ...

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The Kudleski Group, best known for its media content protection, has launched a new Cyber Security division. Kudelski Security is centered around the privacy and confidentiality of data and analytics within a cloud dependent ecosystem. The portfolio ...

Alabama Among Best in Cyber Security, Revenue Chief Says
WPMI Local 15 News
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The threat landscape: the next trends in cyber security
CSO Magazine
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BT: Olympics cyber attackers were amateurs
Twelve year old hacktivists and journalists with infected laptops were the biggest info security threats to the London 2012 Games - an event which in the end was notable for the absence of a major cyber attack, BT has revealed. The telco giant was in ...

F-Secure Announces 'Top 10 Most Dangerous Holiday Gifts' for Cyber Monday ...
Marketwire (press release)
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Businesses Bracing For Security, Productivity Impact On Cyber Monday
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Stocks in Cyber Security Set to Take Off: Analyst — ...
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