Cyber-security alarms ring for military

Cyber-security alarms ring for military
This prospect looms as the U.S. Government Accountability Office, the congressional watchdog, has warned that critical infrastructures and federal operations are under increasing cyber-attack, placing sensitive information at risk, with a potential ...

US preparations for cyber war against China
World Socialist Web Site
The Times article on Tuesday based itself on the unsubstantiated and self-serving claims of a report prepared by cyber-security company Mandiant alleging that a Chinese military unit based in Shanghai had been responsible for sophisticated cyber ...

Fighting Cyber Warfare at the State Level
Wall Street Journal
The state has studied security practices used in the private sector and has begun training state employees in data-protection techniques, such as how to safeguard state-owned notebook computers. Michigan has also merged its cyber and physical security ...

Microsoft Victimized by Cyber Attack
The report claim that Microsoft general manager Matt Thomlinson has admitted to such an attack to the software company by saying, "As reported by Facebook and Apple, Microsoft can confirm that we also recently experienced a similar security intrusion."...


Cyber security to be focus of next NATO meeting
CTV News
"We are seeing continuing attacks in the cyber arena, on the private sector, on the public sector, in the defense arena," Panetta told reporters as the two-day NATO ministerial here wrapped up. "This is without question the battlefield of the future ...

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US firms must beef up cyber security
Monterey County Herald
But while such high-level international cyber intruders grab headlines, most successful online attacks are not all that sophisticated. Despite their Hollywood-enhanced image as inventive uber-geeks, most hackers don't actually have to work very hard to ...

Hacker Jeremy Hammond Slams 'Flawed, Corrupt' Cyber Laws
PC Magazine
A hacker who is facing charges for his involvement in the extensive breach of security firm Stratfor has penned a jailhouse missive that takes the feds to task for a "flawed and corrupt" approach tocyber security. Jeremy Hammond (aka yohoho ...

Cyber attacks on NZ almost double - intelligence agency
... media on the rise · Microsoft, Symantec disrupt global cyber crime ring. In the past two weeks 75,000 people were forced to change their Yahoo-Xtra passwords after hackers broke into the email provider and issued a widespread spam attack. ... The ...

No room for complacency after Telecom cyber attack - watchdog
Radio New Zealand
A telecommunications watchdog says Telecom must remain vigilant after the company asserted its customers are no longer compromised following a major cyber attack. ... He says if a company is offering an email service it is very important it's secure.

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