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  • Stratfor Cyber Breach Adds to Debate Over Govt Role in Protecting Private Networks - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Stratfor Cyber Breach Adds to Debate Over Govt Role in Protecting Private Networks

    A cybersecurity breach at intelligence think tank Stratfor over the weekend struck close to the central point of debate over how to secure domestic networks, Josh Smith wrote in the National Journal today. Smith wrote that this debate “has revolved around the division between government and private sector security,” where businesses want more cybersecurity protections, […] More

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    DHS Warns Security Community of Potential Cyberattacks

    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security warned the security community about potential attacks from Anonymous over the next few months demonstrating that the DHS is taking non-professional cyberattackers more seriously. The recent bulletin from the DHS National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center warned financial services companies to look out for Anonymous attackers attempting to solicit dissatisfied and […] More

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    Anonymous Hacks Vanguard Defense Industries, Leaks Emails and Documents

    The hacking collective known as Anonymous has breached the system of yet another defense contractor. In a tweet posted today on a Twitter account maintained by members of the AntiSec collective, the group announced the release nearly 4,713 emails and thousands of documents belonging to Richard Garcia, the senior vice president of Vanguard Defense Industries. […] More

  • Anonymous Hacks BART Website, Leaks Customer Information - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Anonymous Hacks BART Website, Leaks Customer Information

    Following the Bay Area Rapid Transit’s decision last week to cut off underground cellphone service in several San Francisco stations, the notorious hacktivist collective Anonymous infiltrated the organization’s website yesterday and stole personal identification information on thousands of users. About 2,400 members of the myBART.org website were notified Sunday that personal details of hundreds of […] More

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    Anonymous Vows to 'Kill' Facebook

    Members of the hacktivist collective Anonymous recently announced their newest target — Facebook. According to a proclamation made via YouTube, associates of Anonymous will “destroy” Facebook on Nov. 5 in retaliation of what they claim is the site’s misuse of personal information. The group members uploaded the video and attached a press release to raise […] More

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    Anonymous, LulzSec Retaliate: Hack 70+ Law Enforcement Sites, Leak Information

    In retaliation of the recent arrests of their alleged members, the hacking collectives Anonymous and LulzSec recently infiltrated the websites of more than 70 U.S. law enforcement institutions across the United States and released this weekend 10 gigabytes of confidential information. The hacktivists claimed to have accessed and leaked hundreds of emails, passwords, Social Security […] More

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    Twitter Wars: Scotland Yard vs. Anonymous, LulzSec

    As part of its ongoing battle against the notorious hacktivist collectives Anonymous and LulzSec, the British Metropolitan police recently issued a public warning via Twitter to U.K. members of the two organizations reminding them of the laws on computer misuse. The tweet follows the court appearance this week of Jake Davis, an 18-year-old from Shetland […] More

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    Anonymous Strikes Again, Hacks ManTech

    The online hactivist group “Anonymous” gained access to yet another government security contractor’s server and released approximately 400 megabytes of sensitive, internal documents. The servers at ManTech International, a company that provides cybersecurity services to the U.S. government, were breached by the group on Friday and announced on the group’s Twitter account. “ManTech has been […] More

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    Police Arrest Alleged Leader of LulzSec

    Another alleged associate of international hacking groups Anonymous and LulzSec was taken into custody this week after officers from the Scotland Yard e-crime unit accused the Shetland man of acting as latter group’s spokesperson. The unnamed 18-year-old was taken in on charges of breaching the U.K.’s Computer Misuse and Criminal Law Acts. The accused teenager, […] More

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    'Anonymous' Hacks NATO, Leaks Restricted Documents

    Members of hacking collective Anonymous announced yesterday via Twitter they have breached the North Atlantic Treaty Organization system and accessed about 1 gigabyte of restricted material from the servers. “We are sitting on about one Gigabyte of data from NATO now, most of which we cannot publish as it would be irresponsible. But Oh NATO….”, […] More

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