27 Mar 2013

Android Trojan Found in Targeted Attack

“In the past, we’ve seen targeted attacks against Tibetan and Uyghur activists on Windows and Mac OS X platforms. We’ve documented several interesting attacks (A Gift for Dalai Lamas Birthday and Cyber Attacks Against Uyghur Mac OS X Users Intensify) which used ZIP files as well as DOC, XLS and

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26 Mar 2013

MI5 warning over financial scam

“MI5 has taken the unusual step of issuing a public warning after fraudsters pretending to be the service’s head attempted to obtain money from people.” Source: MI5 warning over financial scam – BelfastTelegraph.co.uk

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23 Mar 2013

Hackers Take Down Official Mossad Website, Details of 30,000 Israeli Officials Leaked

“Several hacktivist groups are planning to unite their forces for OpIsrael starting with April 7. However, in the meantime, others keep targeting high-profile Israeli websites as a form of protest against the Israeli government. The latest attack is the result of cooperation between Sector 404, Anonymous and the notorious Turkish

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20 Mar 2013

South Korea on alert for cyber-attacks after major network goes down

“South Korea is investigating a suspected cyber-attack that paralysed systems at major media and banks on Wednesday, amid speculation that the North could be responsible.  The computer networks of three broadcasters – KBS, MBC and YTN – and two banks, Shinhan and Nonghyup, froze at around 2pm local time. Shinhan said

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15 Mar 2013

North Korea says it’s the victim of ‘intensive’ cyberattacks

“North Korea’s state news agency reported Friday that the country’s Internet servers are subject to daily ‘intensive and persistent virus attacks’ that the government blames on ‘hostile forces’ including the United States.” Source: North Korea says it’s the victim of ‘intensive’ cyberattacks – CNN.com

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14 Mar 2013

Reuters Employee Charged With Helping Anonymous Hack News Site

“An online social media editor for the Reuters news agency has been indicted for allegedly helping members of Anonymous hack another media organization’s network. The editor was outed by the prominent former member of Anonymous known as Sabu who became a snitch for the FBI following his own arrest last

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14 Mar 2013

Medical Industry Under Attack By Chinese Hackers

“Multiple gangs of Chinese cyberespionage hackers are now targeting the healthcare and medical/life sciences industries. Most every industry is fair game for cyberespionage these days, so it’s no surprise that the healthcare and medical industry would come up on the list, but to date, it’s been a field more abused

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14 Mar 2013

‘Erase Israel from the Internet’: Anonymous plots massive cyber-attack

“Hacktivist group Anonymous, along with numerous other hackers, is planning a massive cyber-attack on Israel, threatening to ‘erase’ the country from Internet. Israel is apparently taking the threats seriously, with defensive preparations underway. ‘Hacktivists Starting Cyber Attack against Israel on 7th of April,’ Anonymous wrote on Twitter, calling on hackers

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13 Mar 2013

Spy agencies list cyberattacks, not terrorism, as top national security threat to USA

“Terrorism is no longer the USA’s top threat according the Director of National Intelligence, James Clapper. Based on the ‘collective insights’ of the Intelligence Community, top national security threats are now in the cyber arena, cyber espionage and cyberattacks.” Source:Spy agencies list cyberattacks, not terrorism, as top national security threat

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13 Mar 2013

Strategic commander worried about cyber attacks on nuclear command and control

“U.S. strategic nuclear weapons and the command systems that control them are vulnerable to cyber attacks although most are hardened against many types of electronic attacks, the commander of the U.S. Strategic Command said on Tuesday. Air Force Gen. C. Robert Kehler said during a hearing of the Senate Armed

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