26 Sep 2011

Security Expert: U.S. ‘Leading Force’ Behind Stuxnet

“The sophistication of the worm, plus the fact that the designer had inside intelligence on the Iranian facility, led Langner to conclude that the United States had developed Stuxnet, possibly with the help of Israeli intelligence. Langner isn’t shy about naming the U.S. as the Stuxnet culprit, as he stated

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26 Sep 2011

Code red: the cyber spy threat

“On June 1, 2009, messages with the heading ”China and Climate Change” dropped into the email inboxes of five US State Department officers. The five officers, working in the Office of the Special Envoy for Climate Change, were involved in preparing for delicate bilateral climate change talks in Beijing in

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26 Sep 2011

Pentagon extends program to defend cyber networks

“As hackers and hostile nations launch increasingly sophisticated cyberattacks against U.S. defense contractors, the Pentagon is extending a pilot program to help protect its prime suppliers. That program could possibly serve as a model for other government agencies. It is being evaluated by the Department of Homeland Security, as part

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24 Sep 2011

Cyber attack led to IGI shutdown

“Three months ago, a ‘technical snag’ had hit operations at the state-of-the-art T3 terminal at Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA). It now turns out it was caused by a ‘malicious code’ sent from a remote location to breach the security at the airport. “ (Cyber attack led to IGI shutdown

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22 Sep 2011

Oz-US ANZUS treaty adds infowar co-operation

“As their long-standing ANZUS treaty reaches its sixtieth birthday, Australia and America have decided to extend their co-operation into the virtual space. According to Reuters, the decision was made in discussions between the two countries this week. The extension of the treaty would mean that a cyber-attack on either country

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22 Sep 2011

Anonymous Declares Sept 24 “Day Of Vengence” In The US, Plans A “Series Of Cyber Attacks”

“Hacktivist group Anonymous have been busy bees this year, and they’re not planning to cool down any time soon. Earlier this morning, Anonymous (or some 12-year old kid labeling himself Anonymous, who knows) issued a press release announcing that the collective and “other cyber liberation groups” will “peacefully yet forcefully”

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21 Sep 2011

Singapore to set up national cyber security centre

“An increasingly wired Singapore is setting up a new National Cyber Security Centre to boost its ability in thwarting potential attacks on its cyberspace presence and critical infocommunications systems, such as power grids.” Source: Singapore to set up national cyber security centre

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19 Sep 2011

Hackers take down Mitsubishi – Japan’s defence industry attacked

“One of Japan’s most important defence contractors has been hit by hackers. The Yomiuri newspaper said that Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ computer network was hacked. Factories that build submarines and missiles and make components for nuclear power plants were hit in what is thought to be the first serious attack targeting

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16 Sep 2011

Hackers attack Mexico’s official websites

“Several Mexican official websites, including that of the Defense and Public Security Ministry, were out of service Thursday after attacks by a hacker group called Anonymous. The ministry’s websites and those of several local governments went offline Thursday afternoon and could not be accessed so far. “ Source: Hackers attack

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14 Sep 2011

Cyber-attack: A big one is coming says US Cyber Command General

“Cyber security is a team sport says Army General Keith Alexander, who is commander of US Cyber Command and director of the National Security Agency” (Source: Layer 8: Cyber-attack: A big one is coming says US Cyber Command General.)

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