17 Jun 2011

China military paper urges steps against U.S. cyber war threat

“China must boost its cyber-warfare strength to counter a Pentagon push, the country’s top military newspaper said on Thursday after weeks of friction over accusations that Beijing may have launched a string of Internet hacking attacks. The accusations against China have centered on an intrusion into the security networks of

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16 Jun 2011

New Malware Steals Your Bitcoin

“In a sure sign that the virtual currency Bitcoin has hit the mainstream, a new Trojan horse program discovered in the wild Thursday seeks out and steals victims’ Bitcoin wallets, the same way other malware goes for their banking passwords or credit card numbers. The malware, Infostealer.Coinbit, is fairly simple:

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16 Jun 2011

Hackers attack Malaysian government websites

“Hackers have disrupted Malaysian government websites, authorities said Thursday, following threats by anti-censorship “Anonymous” activists and a cyberattack on the CIA by an allied group. The strike against 51 government websites, which disrupted at least 41 of them according to Malaysia’s Internet watchdog, came after the Anonymous group sabotaged Turkish

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15 Jun 2011

Citigroup latest to report data breach

“Citigroup’s acknowledgment Thursday of a major data breach of customer account information is the latest in a string of reported cyberattacks on companies, schools and government agencies that could match or exceed last year’s record 597 disclosures.” Source: Citigroup latest to report data breach – USATODAY.com

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14 Jun 2011

Cyber attack: LulzSec go for twofer hacking U.S. Senate and Bethesda Softworks

“The loose-knit hacking collective LulzSec, which is responsible for numerous recent attacks on several big-name games developers including Sony and Nintendo, yesterday released two statements on its website claiming responsibility for successful cyber attacks against the U.S. Senate and Bethesda Softworks.” Source: Cyber attack: LulzSec go for twofer hacking U.S.

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09 Jun 2011

Citi credit card security breach discovered

“Citigroup says it has discovered a security breach in which a hacker accessed personal information from hundreds of thousands of accounts. Citigroup said the breach occurred last month and affected about 200,000 customers.” Source: Citi credit card security breach discovered – Jun. 9, 2011

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07 Jun 2011

Bank Not Responsible for Letting Hackers Steal $300K From Customer

“A judge in Maine has ruled that a bank that allowed hackers to steal more than $300,000 from a customer’s online account isn’t responsible for the lost money, saying the customer should have done more to protect the account credentials. “ Source: Bank Not Responsible for Letting Hackers Steal $300K

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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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