List/Grid Tag Archives: Operation Aurora

Human Factor Missing in Cybersecurity?

Human Factor Missing in Cybersecurity?

There is too much of an emphasis in cybersecurity on “technical solutions,” and not enough focus on the nitty-gritty unknowns of human behavor in cyberspace, says Eric Bonabeau, the founder… Read more »

Kelly Collins of Fortify Software: Possible Creation of Cyber Weapon 'Significant Concern'

Kelly Collins of Fortify Software: Possible Creation of Cyber Weapon 'Significant Concern'

President of Fortify Software Public Sector, an HP company, Kelly Collins has a mantra for software security: Find, fix and (from the title of her firm) fortify. For too long,… Read more »

Bruce Schneier: Stop 'Battle of Metaphors' when Discussing Cyber

Bruce Schneier: Stop 'Battle of Metaphors' when Discussing Cyber

The threat of cyber warfare is greatly exaggerated and using salacious phrases such as “cyber Armageddon” will only make the situation worse, according to a security expert. Bruce Schneier, chief… Read more »

McAfee 2011 Threat Index: Sophisticated Cyber Threats Hiding in Plain Sight

McAfee 2011 Threat Index: Sophisticated Cyber Threats Hiding in Plain Sight

2010 was a breakout year for cybersecurity: from the revelations of the attack on Google, Operation Aurora, and the controversy surrounding WikiLeaks, to the Stuxnet worm, which targeted Iran’s critical… Read more »

Howard Schmidt: Cyber Threat 'Exaggerated'

Howard Schmidt: Cyber Threat 'Exaggerated'

You can barely turn a page in a newspaper–or on your e-reader–without getting bombarded with an impending sense of doom originating from cyber attacks and malicious hackers. However, according to… Read more »

WikiLeaks' Latest Disclosure Connects China to Aurora Attacks

WikiLeaks' Latest Disclosure Connects China to Aurora Attacks

With the latest disclosures from WikiLeaks, it became clear what many already suspected about the culprits behind the 2009 Google attacks: They originated from China. The whistle-blower site on Sunday… Read more »

Return of the Aurora Attackers?

Return of the Aurora Attackers?

Researchers at Symantec say a new round of targeted web assaults appear to come from the same group responsible for last year’s attacks against Google and other major U.S. businesses…. Read more »

Two Schools in China Implicated in Operation Aurora Attacks

Two Schools in China Implicated in Operation Aurora Attacks

In the latest news regarding the Aurora attacks, which targeted search engine giant Google and a number of other companies, two Chinese schools have come under suspicion of possible involvement… Read more »

Hunting Down the Aurora Creator

Hunting Down the Aurora Creator

Earlier this year, search engine giant Google announced it had been subjected to cyber attacks back in December and more than 20 other companies experienced similar attacks. The attacks, termed… Read more »

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