Tag Archives: cyber attack

DOS Attacks Czech Republic’s News Websites

Mar 04, 2013
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According to Reuters, one of the latest strands of DOS attacks hit three of Czech Republic’s top online media news sites. Hackers sent overwhelming requests to websites, www.ihned.cz, www.idnes.cz and www.novinky.cz, causing information overload and disrupting service. Also known as, denial of service attacks.   Lucie Tvaruzkova, the head of www.ihned.cz, released …

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Chinese Cyber Spies Blend in Community

Feb 21, 2013
News

The Chinese has been a hot topic on the latest cyber security attacks. The Associated Press reported a community of Internet warriors working from a white building in Shanghai, known as Unit 61398: RECRUITING THE SPIES: Supposedly run by China’s military, they have been recruits directly from universities targeting students with …

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On-the-Go Wifi Security for Dummies

Feb 07, 2013
News

Finally you sit down to enjoy your cafe latte and flip open the lid of your laptop. You pa-rouse facebook, mail and heck decide to look online at the latest deals going on and buy. It’s an all  too familiar behaviour, which makes us vulnerable to hacks.  Your notebook, tablet or smartphone’s …

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Anonymous Strikes Again! Exposing 4000 US Top Bank Execs

Feb 06, 2013
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Following attacks on U.S. government websites last weekend, Anonymous seems to have made a new “Operation Last Resort” .gov website strike Sunday night. Anonymous appears to have published login and private information from over 4,000 American bank executive accounts in the name of its new Operation Last Resort campaign, demanding U.S. …

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US DOE Department of Energy Hacked

Feb 05, 2013
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It was a matter of time when infrastructure became prime targets in cyberattacks. The US Department of Energy was no exception to the rule, which was hit hard by the theft of employees and contractors personal data. Unfortunately, their stolen information can now possibly be used by criminals or foreign intelligence services for illicit purposes. Hundreds …

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Wall Street Journal & NY Times Victim to Chinese Hackers

Feb 01, 2013
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Chinese hackers believed to have government links have been conducting wide-ranging electronic surveillance of media companies including The Wall Street Journal, apparently to spy on reporters covering China and other issues, people familiar with the incidents said. Journal publisher Dow Jones & Co. said Thursday that the paper’s computer systems …

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Israeli Troops Trade Guns for Computers

Jan 31, 2013
News

At an army base outside Tel Aviv, soldiers sit in front of screens glued to scrolling colored computer code, keyboards at the ready to deflect attacks. They’re Israel’s cyber defense team in training, among the uniformed men and women learning how to stalk hackers and pounce on virtual enemies as …

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