06 Jun 2011

RSA Security Offers to Replace Most SecurID Tokens

“RSA Security on Monday offered to replace its SecurID tokens for most of its 40 million users as it tries to regain customer confidence after prominent hacking attacks. Arthur W. Coviello, the company’s executive chairman, made the offer in a letter posted on the company’s Web site. Most Fortune 500

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06 Jun 2011

Sony shares tumble over latest cyber attack

“Sony’s share price fell more than three percent to a two-year low Monday after the latest online attack against the Japanese electronics and entertainment giant targeted its European subsidiary. Sony shares in Tokyo trade lost 3.14 percent to close at 2,062 yen, the lowest level since March 2009. No confidential

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04 Jun 2011

Lockheed Says Hacker Used Stolen SecurID Data

“Lockheed Martin said Friday that it had proof that hackers breached its network two weeks ago partly by using data stolen from a vendor that supplies coded security tokens to tens of millions of computer users. “ Source: Lockheed Says Hacker Used Stolen SecurID Data – NYTimes.com

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03 Jun 2011

Infragard Atlanta, an FBI affiliate, hacked by LulzSec

“In a self-titled hack attack called ‘F**k FBI Friday’ the hacking group known as LulzSec has published details on users and associates of the non-profit organization known as Infragard. Infragard describes itself as a non-profit focused on being an interface between the private sector and individuals with the FBI. LulzSec

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03 Jun 2011

Anonymous makes off with scanned passports from Iran, 10k e-mails

“In the run-up to the June 15th anniversary of the 2009 Iranian presidential election—elections met with widespread protests amidst widespread claims that the result was rigged—Anonymous has stepped up its electronic attacks on Iran. In a break from the loosely affiliated group’s more common denial-of-service attacks, the group announced that

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02 Jun 2011

North Korea hacker threat grows as cyber unit grows

“Secretive North Korea is scouring its universities for computer prodigies to send overseas for training as part of a plan to expand its cyber warfare unit, a defector said on Wednesday, underscoring the increased risk of cyber attacks. The South has accused the North of being responsible for a number

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01 Jun 2011

Massive Gmail phishing attack hits senior U.S. officials

“Hundreds of personal Gmail accounts, including those of some senior U.S. government officials, were hacked as a result of a massive phishing scheme originating from China, Google said Wednesday. The account hijackings were a result of stolen passwords, likely by malware installed on victims’ computers or through victims’ responses to

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01 Jun 2011

Pastebin and Cyber-Shark — The Hacker Dumping Ground

“Around March of 2011 files of the format below began appearing on Pastebin.com and Pastebin.ca. An investigation into their contents revealed them to be a simple keylog dump of window titles and content typed into the window below the title. Pastebin had been turned into the dead drop for the

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01 Jun 2011

Northrop Grumman May Have Been Hit by Cyberattack, Source Says

“Top military contractor Northrop Grumman Corp. may have been hit by a cyber assault, the latest in a string of alarming attacks against military suppliers, a source within the company told FoxNews.com. Lockheed Martin said its network had been compromised last week, and defense contractor L-3 Communications was targeted recently,

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01 Jun 2011

Pentagon doesn’t rule out military force against cyberattacks

“The Pentagon is formulating a new strategy on how to respond to cyberattacks that would include using military force, a spokesman confirmed late Tuesday. Col. David Lapan said if the attack is serious enough, ‘a response to a cyberincident or attack on the U.S. would not necessarily be a cyber

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