List/Grid Monthly Archives: May 2011

Sony Battles More Cyber Attacks

Sony Battles More Cyber Attacks

Sony is again battling hackers who are now attacking business units around the world, as the Japanese electronics giant today admitted three new attacks. Hackers have targeted Sony Ericsson’s Canadian… Read more »

Fake Tweets Announce bin Laden Live and Kickin'

Fake Tweets Announce bin Laden Live and Kickin'

If you happen to spend some time on Twitter — outside of work hours, of course — you might have seen tweets announcing  news from CNN “conforming” that former terrorist… Read more »

SolarWinds Inc. Unveils New User Device Tracker

SolarWinds Inc. Unveils New User Device Tracker

SolarWinds Inc. has unveiled its User Device Tracker, which helps engineers and IT pros identify the current and past location of a network device. Users can set up a notification… Read more »

Defendants of Spying Computer Lawsuit: We Didn't Break Any Laws

Defendants of Spying Computer Lawsuit: We Didn't Break Any Laws

A software company accused of loading spyware on computers rented by customers told a judge yesterday it did not violate any laws, Erie Times-News reports. Lawyers for the plaintiffs, Crystal… Read more »

Pentagon Cyber Official: Cybersecurity Requires 'Whole of Government' Approach

Pentagon Cyber Official: Cybersecurity Requires 'Whole of Government' Approach

In line with an agreement between the department secretaries last fall and the recently released International Strategy for Cyberspace, the Defense Department and Department of Homeland Security are sharing cybersecurity… Read more »

Dell Holds Women’s Entrepreneurial Event

Dell Holds Women’s Entrepreneurial Event

Dell has teamed up with Forbes Woman publisher Moira Forbes to host the Dell Women’s Entrepreneurial Network event in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 5-7. The event connects female founders,… Read more »

GTSI Awarded $425 Million FAA Deal to Supply IT

GTSI Awarded $425 Million FAA Deal to Supply IT

GTSI Corp., a provider of technology to federal, state and local governments, has won a contract from the Federal Aviation Administration to provide IT under the Strategic Acquisition of Various… Read more »

Senator: White House Cybersecurity Recommendations Could Expose Info to Hackers, Terrorists

Senator: White House Cybersecurity Recommendations Could Expose Info to Hackers, Terrorists

A ranking member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee has voiced concern over a cybersecurity recommendation submitted by the White House, saying she fears the plan would… Read more »

Salesforce.com Invests in Japan's Cloud 2 Industry

Salesforce.com Invests in Japan's Cloud 2 Industry

Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM) has announced its latest strategic investments in Japan, with the goal to drive the continued expansion of Japan’s Cloud 2 industry and accelerate the availability of locally… Read more »

South Korea Beefs up Cybersecurity to Stave off Attacks from North

South Korea Beefs up Cybersecurity to Stave off Attacks from North

South Korea plans to ramp up cybersecurity within the government to counter cyber attacks from its northern neighbor, AFP reports. Forty-five officials at 23 government agencies will be tapped to… Read more »

Security Analyst: LinkedIn Cookies Grant Account Access to Attackers

Security Analyst: LinkedIn Cookies Grant Account Access to Attackers

The popular professional social-networking website LinkedIn’s has vulnerabilities that make users’ accounts susceptible to hackers who could break in without needing passwords, according to a security researcher who detected the… Read more »

Cyber-stalking Fan Sentenced to Jail for Harassing Teen Star

Cyber-stalking Fan Sentenced to Jail for Harassing Teen Star

A 39-year-old truck driver has been sent to jail for 18 months for cyber stalking a 16-year-old Canadian actress, Vancouver Sun reports. David William Cholin pleaded guilty to harassing the… Read more »

General Dynamics Marks Milestone with US Military

General Dynamics Marks Milestone with US Military

General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products has delivered 4 million Hydra 70 rockets to the U.S. military as the sole manufacturer for the last 15 years, an occasion met with… Read more »

Raytheon, Boeing Named Top Firms in Aerospace, Defense Industries

Raytheon, Boeing Named Top Firms in Aerospace, Defense Industries

Raytheon and Boeing have made the list in a ranking of the top five companies in the aerospace and defense industry. Both companies, Raytheon ranking third and Boeing ranking fifth,… Read more »

Honeywell Awards Scholarships to Further STEM Initiatives

Honeywell Awards Scholarships to Further STEM Initiatives

Honeywell International (NYSE: HON) announced today 250 teachers had been awarded scholarships to its Honeywell Educators at Space Academy Program. From June 15-28, 2011, educators from 47 states and 27… Read more »

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