Vulnerability Leaves Admin Credentials Open

A vulnerability in vBulletin software allows any user with a web browser to enter the back end of a forum, where sensitive information is often kept. The flaw is in version 3.8.6 of vBulletin, a company which provides forum software. Last Wednesday, the firm released a patch. However, as of …

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Featured Job- Cyber Labs Developer- Manager with Accenture

Job Description Description Organization: Technology Growth Platform Location: Reston, VA Travel: 75% (Monday – Friday) Technology Growth Platform (TGP) offers a full range of global delivery services-from enterprise solutions, system integration, technical architectures, business intelligence, infrastructure consulting, and technology research/development. Our TGP consultants can expect to: •work with cutting edge …

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DARPA, NIST Collaborate on Avant-Garde Translation Technology

The National Institute of Standards and Technology and the Department of Defense are working together on an cutting-edge voice-translation technology designed to enhance communication between the U.S. military and non-English speakers in Afghanistan. Called TRANSTAC, the DARPA project currently focuses on Pashto, but NIST has also assessed machine translation systems …

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Monday Moves

This week, Gen. Michael V. Hayden, USAF (Ret.) joined the Alion Science and Technology’s board of directors. SAIC announced a series of structural changes designed to direct the company’s resources and energy to emerging and high-growth areas. Larry Prior was appointed executive vice president for BAE Systems, Inc.’s service sectors …

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Michael V. Hayden Joins Alion’s Board of Directors

Gen. Michael V. Hayden, USAF (Ret.) has been named to Alion Science and Technology’s board of directors. Hayden has served in various government roles, including National Security Agency director, CIA director, and principal deputy director of national intelligence. Other positions include commander of the Air Intelligence Agency and director of …

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Qlarion Has Eye on Public Sector BI

Within the public sector, Business Intelligence has, historically, been narrowly defined as a way for agency decision makers – both technical and non-technical staff – to analyze massive amounts of data using reports. But the value BI is delivering today to public sector agencies is extending well beyond reports and …

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Gen. Michael Hayden Joins Board at Alion

Alion Science and Technology has named Gen. Michael V. Hayden, USAF (Ret.) to the company’s Board of Directors. Hayden has a lengthy government track record, including stints as Director of the National Security Agency, Director of the Central Intelligence Agency and Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence. Other positions include …

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Researchers Find Cyber Criminals Infecting 1 in 10

Researchers at AVG Technologies have discovered a network of 1.2 million malware-infected computers are currently under the control of cyber criminals who used commercial attack software. Following a two-month long study, AVG determined that the Eleonore exploit toolkit used by the cyber criminals were having a 10 percent success rate …

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Removing Virus Could Harm Power Grid Operations Firm Warns

Siemens, a German-based engineering company, has made a program available to its customers that can detect and remove malware infecting its software which is used to control power grids, factories and oil refineries. However, the firm warned that disinfecting the system could interfere with sensitive operations. The firm is distributing …

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