10 Oct 2013

Army looks to consolidate electronic and cyber operations

“The Army hopes it can improve the capabilities of cyber operations, electronic warfare and electromagnetic spectrum network operations by encouraging collaboration among them, said Col. Carmine Cicalese, chief of Army cyberspace and information operations during a recent television appearance.” Source:Army looks to consolidate electronic and cyber operations – FierceGovernmentIT

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08 Oct 2013

Silk Road Dealers Are Getting Arrested All Around The World

“NOD, a well-known drug dealer on the defunct online black market Silk Road, has been arrested in Washington State, along with a partner. Across the Atlantic, four Silk Road users were arrested by British authorities ‘on suspicion of supplying controlled drugs.’ In Sweden, two Silk Road users have been arrested

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08 Oct 2013

Avira Confirms Network Solutions Has Been Hacked

“Palestinian hackers of KDSM Team have managed to deface several high-profile websites, including the ones of AVG, Avira and WhatsApp. Moments ago, Avira representatives have confirmed for Softpedia that this is a case of DNS hijacking. “ Source: Avira Confirms Network Solutions Has Been Hacked

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08 Oct 2013

Britain launches FBI-style force and new crime strategy

“Britain launched a new crime-fighting agency on Monday and unveiled a revamped strategy to combat serious organized crime, which it says costs the country 24 billion pounds ($38.6 billion) and represents a threat to national security. At the heart of what the government vowed would be a tougher new approach

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07 Oct 2013

China ’employs 2 million to police internet’

” China has around two million people policing public opinion online, according to a state media report that sheds light on the country’s secretive internet surveillance operations. Dubbed ‘public opinion analysts,’ they work for the Chinese Communist Party’s propaganda department, major Chinese news websites and commercial corporations, according to The

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07 Oct 2013

Russia to monitor ‘all communications’ at Winter Olympics in Sochi

“Athletes and spectators attending the Winter Olympics in Sochi in February will face some of the most invasive and systematic spying and surveillance in the history of the Games, documents shared with the Guardian show. Russia’s powerful FSB security service plans to ensure that no communication by competitors or spectators

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05 Oct 2013

More Stolen Information Is Sold on Russian Underground Forums than on TOR Sites

“The FBI has shut down Silk Road, one of the most notorious online crime marketplaces, and arrested its alleged operator. However, experts warn that the criminal underground, also known as the deep web, doesn’t rely only on TOR to remain anonymous and untraceable. “ Source: More Stolen Information Is Sold

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05 Oct 2013

Anonymous to Protest Against Monsanto with DDOS Attacks and Defacements

“Hackers of Anonymous Americalatina plan on launching a protest campaign on October 12, 2013 against Monsanto. The operation against the controversial seed giant, OpMonsanto, will allegedly include distributed denial-of-service (DDOS) attacks and website defacements.” Source: Anonymous to Protest Against Monsanto with DDOS Attacks and Defacements

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04 Oct 2013

Thirteen suspected members of Anonymous indicted

“The United States brought criminal charges against 13 suspected members of the hacking group Anonymous on Thursday for allegedly attacking government, credit card and lobbying websites in a campaign in support of internet file-sharing.” Source:Chicago Tribune – Thirteen suspected members of Anonymous indicted

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03 Oct 2013

Adobe breach will be one of the most significant of the year

“Our investigation currently indicates that the attackers accessed Adobe customer IDs and encrypted passwords on our systems. We also believe the attackers removed from our systems certain information relating to 2.9 million Adobe customers, including customer names, encrypted credit or debit card numbers, expiration dates, and other information relating to customer

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