26 Jan 2012

Symantec tells customers to disable pcAnywhere software

“Symantec Corp took the rare step of advising customers to stop using one of its products, saying its pcAnywhere software for accessing remote PCs is at increased risk of getting hacked after blueprints of that software were stolen.” (Source: Symantec tells customers to disable pcAnywhere software | Reuters.)

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26 Jan 2012

National Strategy for Global Supply Chain Security

” The United States and other nations worldwide rely upon the efficient and secure movement of goods across and within our borders to provide food, medicine, energy, and an abundance of other products that feed our domestic critical infrastructure sectors, drive our economies, and support our ways of life. We

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25 Jan 2012

Cyber attack crashes Irish government website

“The Departments of Justice and Finance websites in the Irish Republic were both taken offline for a time on Wednesday in an apparent cyber attack. Both sites were down for about an hour after being targeted by hackers.” (Source: BBC News – Cyber attack crashes Irish government website.)

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25 Jan 2012

Al-Shabaab Suicide-Bomber Attacks Ethiopian Military Base In Somalia

“Islamist militant group al-Shabaab carried out a suicide bomb attack on an Ethiopian military base in central Somalia on Tuesday morning.” (Source: Al-Shabaab Suicide-Bomber Attacks Ethiopian Military Base In Somalia.)

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24 Jan 2012

George Soros on the Coming U.S. Class War

“Sitting in his 33rd-floor corner office high above Seventh Avenue in New York, preparing for his trip to Davos, he is more concerned with surviving than staying rich. “At times like these, survival is the most important thing,” he says, peering through his owlish glasses and brushing wisps of gray

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24 Jan 2012

Microsoft: Worm Operator Worked at Antivirus Firm

“In a surprise filing made late Monday, Microsoft said a former technical expert at a Russian antivirus firm was the person responsible for operating the Kelihos botnet, a global spam machine that Microsoft dismantled in a coordinated takedown last year.” Source: Microsoft: Worm Operator Worked at Antivirus Firm — Krebs

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24 Jan 2012

FCO warns Britons not to travel to Kano Nigeria

“The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has warned Britons not to travel to parts of Nigeria in the wake of terrorist attacks that left 178 people dead. “ Source: Nigeria terrorist attacks: FCO warns Britons not to travel to Kano as William Hague condemns violence | Mail Online

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24 Jan 2012

Deadly Explosions Rattle Baghdad

“A series of explosions in Shiite neighborhoods here killed nine people and wounded dozens more on Tuesday, the latest in a wave of sectarian attacks. “ Source: Deadly Explosions Rattle Baghdad – NYTimes.com

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24 Jan 2012

EU imposes Iran oil embargo

“Europe slapped a boycott on Iranian oil Monday, signaling that the Islamic Republic’s second-largest market is likely to dry up as part of a U.S.-led sanctions campaign that has already inflicted serious damage on Iran’s economy and sharply increased tensions.” Source: EU imposes Iran oil embargo – latimes.com

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23 Jan 2012

Full alert amid terrorism fears

“Police in Northern Ireland are on full alert amid fears of an escalating terrorist campaign by dissident republicans. A faction opposed to the peace process was blamed for Thursday night’s bombings in and around the centre of Londonderry and even though nobody was hurt, police said the terrorists were prepared

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