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Court Approves Baidu Lawsuit Against Domain Register for Iranian Cyber Army Hack

Court Approves Baidu Lawsuit Against Domain Register for Iranian Cyber Army Hack

A U.S. judge has approved the lawsuit filed by Chinese search engine giant Baidu against its domain register following a cyber attack which occurred in January. The suit follows the… Read more »

Cyber Attacks Cause Security Software Market Increase in Asia-Pacific

Cyber Attacks Cause Security Software Market Increase in Asia-Pacific

Industry experts are seeing increased levels and sophistication in cyber attacks against companies. IT security firm Symantec recently released a report citing Asian companies experiencing a high number of attacks,… Read more »

Indian Army Preps for Cyber War

Indian Army Preps for Cyber War

The Indian military is battling cyber attacks with capabilities of the “highest standard,” according to Indian defense officials. The number and skill of attacks has increased dramatically, defense officials told… Read more »

U.S. Looks to Develop Early Warning System for Cyber Attacks Targeting Companies

U.S. Looks to Develop Early Warning System for Cyber Attacks Targeting Companies

The federal government is looking to begin a program to detect cyber attacks targeting the private sector and government agencies operating critical infrastructure, according to the Wall Street Journal. The… Read more »

US Rules Out North Korea's Role in '09 Cyber Attacks

US Rules Out North Korea's Role in '09 Cyber Attacks

U.S. authorities have all but ruled out the role of North Korea in the cyber attacks which took place around July 4, 2009. Last July, denial of service attacks hit… Read more »

Cyber War Part of Kyrgyzstan Ethnic Conflict

Cyber War Part of Kyrgyzstan Ethnic Conflict

The recent ethnic troubles in Kyrgyzstan have also included attacks in cyberspace against government and media websites, according to Russian cybersecurity experts. The assaults appear to be a result of… Read more »

ExecutiveBiz’s third annual list of Beltway Game Changers to Watch

ExecutiveBiz’s third annual list of Beltway Game Changers to Watch

This is the year of aggressive competition. Tightening federal budgets, plus the insourcing push, are proving as much. But while many say government contracting is entering a lean, mean next… Read more »

India Army Needs to Be Equipped to Handle Cyber Terrorism

India Army Needs to Be Equipped to Handle Cyber Terrorism

Cyber terrorism is of growing concern and the Indian Army needs to be prepared to face the threat, Andhra Pradesh Governor E S L Narasimhan said during a graduation ceremony… Read more »

Attacks Exploit Growing Use of Social Media

Attacks Exploit Growing Use of Social Media

Attacks perpetrated by cyber criminals are exploiting the growing reliance on social media by Internet users, according to a report released today by Blue Coat. As more Internet users shift… Read more »

Congress Slammed with Cyber Attacks

Congress Slammed with Cyber Attacks

The number of cyber attacks against Congress and governmental agencies has grown into the billions in the last year. In the start of 2008, attacks including worms, Trojan horses and… Read more »

Indian Companies More Worried About Cyber Attacks than Terrorism

Indian Companies More Worried About Cyber Attacks than Terrorism

According to a Symantec report titled ‘On the State of Enterprise Security,’ companies in India are more concerned about cyber attacks against their IT infrastructure than they are about threats… Read more »

Threat of Cyber Terrorism 'Real and Expanding' says FBI Director Mueller

Threat of Cyber Terrorism 'Real and Expanding' says FBI Director Mueller

The threat from terrorists using cyberspace as another attack vector is growing, according to FBI Director Robert Mueller. “The FBI, with our partners in the intelligence community, believe the cyber… Read more »

WoW Users Lose Health Points in Real Life

WoW Users Lose Health Points in Real Life

World of Warcraft (WoW), the online role playing game, has now also become a target for cyber criminals who have developed a man-in-the-middle attack to bypass the authentication kit currently… Read more »

Cyber Defenders of the World Unite!

Cyber Defenders of the World Unite!

This week, RSA’s conference in California looks “ to drive the worldwide information security agenda,” says conference general manager Sandra Toms LaPedis. As instances of cyber attacks continue to grow… Read more »

Cyber Problems Will Remain, Says Northrop Grumman's Bob Brammer

Cyber Problems Will Remain, Says Northrop Grumman's Bob Brammer

As troubling news emerges about America not being ready for a potential cyber war, more companies are becoming acutely aware of the importance of preparing for web-based attacks. “If we… Read more »

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