List/Grid Monthly Archives: December 2010

Disgruntled Neighbor-turned-Hacker Admits Email Threats to Joe Biden

Disgruntled Neighbor-turned-Hacker Admits Email Threats to Joe Biden

A Minnesota man has pleaded guilty to hacking into his neighbors’ Wi-Fi to send a threatening email to Vice President Joe Biden. Barry Ardolf stopped his trial to plead guilty… Read more »

Raytheon Inks Deal to Purchase Applied Signal Technology, Inc.

Raytheon Inks Deal to Purchase Applied Signal Technology, Inc.

Raytheon Company today announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Applied Signal Technology, Inc., for a total cost of $490 million. Applied Signal’s tactical signals and communications intelligence systems,… Read more »

Rodney Joffe: In 2011, Look Out for Web Traffic Hijacking

Rodney Joffe: In 2011, Look Out for Web Traffic Hijacking

Businesses should brace themselves for Internet traffic hijacking and sophisticated attacks on computerized control systems in 2011, according to a cybersecurity expert. In an interview with ComputerWeekly, Rodney Joffe, senior… Read more »

WikiLeaks Urges Boycott of Bank of America

WikiLeaks Urges Boycott of Bank of America

WikiLeaks has asked customers to boycott Bank of America after the bank said it would stop processing payments intended for the whistle-blower organization. The Charlotte Observer reported Friday evening Bank… Read more »

ITT Forecasts ‘Outstanding Productivity’

ITT Forecasts ‘Outstanding Productivity’

ITT Corporation has announced its 2011 forecast to be a 7 to 12 percent growth compared with its 2010 adjusted earnings per share. The company said in a press release… Read more »

BAE Systems Announces New Service Center in Charlotte, N.C.

BAE Systems Announces New Service Center in Charlotte, N.C.

BAE Systems, Inc. is building a new human resources and financial service center in Charlotte, N.C., that should be operational by the second half of 2011. President and CEO of… Read more »

PSC Elects Members to Board of Directors

PSC Elects Members to Board of Directors

The Professional Services Council elected new members and re-elected current members to its board of directors and executive committee at its semi-annual board of directors and annual membership meeting. The… Read more »

Retail Marketer Genesco Inc. Suffers Cyber Attack

Retail Marketer Genesco Inc. Suffers Cyber Attack

Genesco Inc., a wholesale and retail marketer of footwear, headwear and accessories, said today it had suffered a cyber attack on its system that processes payment card transactions for its… Read more »

UK to US: Hire Hacker Gary McKinnon to Prevent Future Leaks

UK to US: Hire Hacker Gary McKinnon to Prevent Future Leaks

The United States should hire hacker Gary McKinnon to prevent future WikiLeaks revelations rather than putting him behind bars, a former member of the British parliament told her peers yesterday…. Read more »

Cyber Crime Thrives on Underground Black Market

Cyber Crime Thrives on Underground Black Market

They say everything can be bought online, and that includes your identity. Exactly how much is your personal information worth on the online black market?  The answer might shock you…. Read more »

State Department to Add Cyber Czar to Payroll

State Department to Add Cyber Czar to Payroll

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announced Wednesday a new cybersecurity coordinator position will be created at the State Department to help protect classified material, Federal News Radio reports. As… Read more »

Hacker Ring Busted in Romania

Hacker Ring Busted in Romania

Romanian authorities have uncovered a cyber-crime network blamed for causing more than 13.5 million dollars in losses to firms in the United States, Britain, South Africa, Italy and Romania, AFP… Read more »

Richard Stiennon: Cyber War Has Already Happened

Richard Stiennon: Cyber War Has Already Happened

Don’t call Richard Stiennon a cyberwar alarmist. While his new book, Surviving Cyberwar, is the latest in a series of recent books about the global online threat, he told The… Read more »

SAIC Names Andrew Jazwick VP of Aviation Security

SAIC Names Andrew Jazwick VP of Aviation Security

Andrew Jazwick has been appointed senior vice president of aviation security for Science Applications International Corporation. Jazwick will help deliver threat detection products and services to key customers in support… Read more »

Unisys Ramps up Cybersecurity Offer

Unisys Ramps up Cybersecurity Offer

Unisys will expand its cybersecurity offer to include real-time response capability and long-term auditing features, the company announced today. The new features include detailed audit trails of threats and responses… Read more »

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