Noman discussed the recent Twitter compromises, techniques believed to be used (phishing URLs), and how the regional dimensions of the conflict in Syria is reflected on the Internet (e.g., defacement of Iranian and Russian websites over their support to Syrian regime).
Tag Archives: Cyber Attacks
Source: Deutsche Telekom
The Portal shows statistics of the early warning system of Deutsche Telekom. The corresponding sensors are operated from Deutsche Telekom and Partners.
Source: Jason Healey, US News
America’s generals and spymasters have decided they can secure a better future in cyberspace through, what else, covert warfare, preemptive attacks, and clandestine intelligence.
Source: World Affairs
When the Pentagon launched its much-anticipated “Strategy for Operating in Cyberspace” in July 2011, it appeared the US military was interested only in protecting its own computer networks, not in attacking anyone else’s.
Major U.S. banks have turned to the National Security Agency for help protecting their computer systems after a barrage of assaults that have disrupted their Web sites, according to industry officials.
Source: Business Insurance
The top threats in emerging technology areas include “drive-by exploits,” which is the injection of malicious code to exploit Web browser vulnerabilities, said the European Union’s cyber security agency.
Source: The Economist
Even as anxiety about jihadi terrorist threats has eased, thanks to the efforts of intelligence agencies and drone attacks’ disruption of the militants’ sanctuaries, fears over Western societies’ vulnerability to cyber-assaults have grown.
Source: Jeffrey Carr, Digital Dao
The reality of threats in cyber space for the OSCE has become even more real now that their internal network has been breached in early November, 2012 by an unknown person or persons and the stolen files uploaded to Par-AnoIA.net.
FBI officials quietly approached executives at Coca-Cola Co. (KO) on March 15, 2009, with some startling news.
Delivering what Defense Department officials termed a major policy speech outlining an aggressive new agenda to prevent cyber attacks, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta described the U.S. as in a “pre-9/11 moment”.