11 Jul 2012

ICF International and SecureState to Provide Cybersecurity Services to Energy Sector

“FAIRFAX, Va., Jul 11, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — ICF International and SecureState, both recognized as leading providers of consulting services and technology solutions to government and commercial clients, announced today that they will team with each other to provide a comprehensive suite of cybersecurity and reliability services to energy sector

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10 Jul 2012

Delhi registered 1850% rise in cyber crime cases

“Statistics prove that the Capital is on the receiving end of a bitter onslaught in cyber space as the Delhi Police, in particular, and the security establishment, in general, struggle to confront the challenge. While the police face a debilitating manpower crunch in its cyber cells, other security agencies still

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09 Jul 2012

Thousands face internet loss as FBI shuts off servers

“More than 300,000 people, including many in the US and UK, could lose internet access later as the FBI shuts off servers used by cyber thieves.” Source: BBC News – Thousands face internet loss as FBI shuts off servers

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09 Jul 2012

Hacker C0mrade Leaks 6 GB of Data from Various Companies Worldwide

“After publishing a large number of email databases allegedly obtained from Trend Micro and partner company Sykes, the hacker known as C0mrade returns with another massive data leak. Two files, totaling around 6 gigabytes of information have been posted online, presumably obtained from a number of high-profile companies.” Source:Hacker C0mrade

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06 Jul 2012

Pentagon Digs In on Cyberwar Front

“‘Our curriculum is based on attack, exploit and defense of the cyber domain,’ said Lt. Col. Bob Reeves, who oversees the cyber course as commander of the 328th Weapons Squadron. The U.S. also has acknowledged it has cyberweapons that could help suppress enemy air and sea defenses. Israel used cyber

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05 Jul 2012

WikiLeaks releases 2.4 million Syria e-mails

“WikiLeaks said Thursday it has begun publishing some 2.4 million e-mails from Syrian politicians, government ministries and companies dating back to 2006.” Source: WikiLeaks releases 2.4 million Syria e-mails – CNN.com

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05 Jul 2012

Olympics facing threat from cyberattacks, says UK official

“A Home Office official has warned once again that with the Olympic Games only weeks away the country faces an unprecedented threat from cyber-attacks during the event. Using the 3 July National Security 2012 conference as a platform, Counter-Terrorism department director Richard Clarke likened the potential disruption from cyber-attacks to

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04 Jul 2012

Acta: Controversial anti-piracy agreement rejected by EU

“The European Parliament has voted to reject the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (Acta).” Source: BBC News – Acta: Controversial anti-piracy agreement rejected by EU

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03 Jul 2012

How Anonymous Picks Targets, Launches Attacks, and Takes Powerful Organizations Down

“The possibility that Anonymous might be telling the truth—that it couldn’t be shut down by jailing or flipping or bribing key participants—was why it became such a terrifying force to powerful institutions worldwide, from governments to corporations to nonprofits. Its wild string of brilliant hacks and protests seemed impossible in

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03 Jul 2012

Hacker claims to have breached & backdoored antivirus software firm Trend Micro

“A hacker claims to have breached and backdoored security and antivirus software firm Trend Micro due to ‘pseudo-security’ as well as SYKES which runs support services for Trend Micro. According to Pastebin and a dump for ‘proof’ of the breach, the hacker claims to still be in control of a

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