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  • FBI, LAPD Investigate Cyber Attack at Hollywood Presbyterian Hospital - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    FBI, LAPD Investigate Cyber Attack at Hollywood Presbyterian Hospital

    The Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center cooperates with the FBI and the Los Angeles Police Department to identify the hackers responsible for a cyber attack that disrupted the hospital’s access to electronic health records, Defense One reported Wednesday. Kaveh Waddell writes the hospital’s medical personnel are not able to access data such as the treatment history of patients […] More

  • Raytheon Uses RC Truck in Anti-Hacking Tech Demo - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Uses RC Truck in Anti-Hacking Tech Demo

    Raytheon has used a 1:16th scale radio-controlled truck to demonstrate an anti-hacking technology during the 2015 Association of the U.S. Army meeting and exhibition. Engineers from Raytheon’s Cyber Operations and Development Evaluation hub wanted to show how hackers could tamper Internet-connected systems through the demonstration, the company said Oct. 7. “In today’s Internet of Things, […] More

  • 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

  • Novelist Claims NSA Hacked Wife's Laptop - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Novelist Claims NSA Hacked Wife's Laptop

    Frederick Forsyth, author of The Day of the Jackal and The Odessa File, has accused the National Security Agency of hacking his wife’s computer in an effort to steal copy he was writing for the Daily Express in West Africa. Forsyth made the claim during a recent interview the BBC program Hardtalk. The author claims […] More

  • Iran Hackers Hit Genetics Website - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Iran Hackers Hit Genetics Website

    The website of the UK’s Human Genetics Commission was hit by a politically-motivated hack earlier this week. Iranian hackers struck the website in protest of the post-World War II plot by the United States and UK to overthrow the democratically-elected leader of Iran. Following the nationalization of the oil industry in Iran, Mohammed Mossadegh was […] More

  • Credit Card Clearing House Hacked Says Security Researchers - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Credit Card Clearing House Hacked Says Security Researchers

    An underground credit card clearing house has been hacked, according to Trend Micro security researchers. Leaked data from the hack include employee emails and recorded phone calls. “A group of hackers recently published detailed information from an underground credit card company,” writes Feike Hacquebord, an advanced Threats Researcher with Trend Micro.  “On July 23, an […] More

  • Judge Approves Baidu Lawsuit Following Hack - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Judge Approves Baidu Lawsuit Following Hack

    A U.S. federal judge has ruled in favor of China search engine giant Baidu, allowing the company to proceed with its lawsuit against Register.com for negligence. The ruling followed Register.com’s arguments in March, claiming the suit was not valid because the master services agreement barred claims relating to employee mistakes except in cases of gross […] More

  • Hack Exploits Google Street View to Find Victims - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Hack Exploits Google Street View to Find Victims

    A security researcher has developed an attack which can be used for stalking, using JavaScript and geolocation information from Google to determine a victim’s location. During a presentation at the BlackHat conference last week, titled “How I Met Your Girlfriend,“ Samy Kamkar discussed the new method in detail. It works as follows: 1) the hacker […] More

  • Political Website Hack Results in Arrests - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Political Website Hack Results in Arrests

    Spanish police have arrested four individuals accused of defacing the websites of Spain’s two main political parties. The hackers are alleged to have added a red fist to the website of the Partido Socialista Obrero Español and the Partido Popular, the hackers also hit the website for the TV show Sálvame with digital graffiti. According […] More

  • Taliban Hacked, DoD Starts Cyber Offensive? - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Taliban Hacked, DoD Starts Cyber Offensive?

    The webmaster of a Taliban-endorsed website has claimed that the website was hacked. Abu al-Aina'a al-Khorasani, an administrator for a jihadi forum endorsed by the Taliban wrote in a  post that “group's main site and the site of its online journal Al-Sumud, have been the subject of an “˜infiltration operation,'“ according to Wired.com. The post goes […] More

  • Massive Hack Hits More Than 100,000 Sites - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Massive Hack Hits More Than 100,000 Sites

    A massive hack has targeted more than 100,000 websites belonging to police, newspapers and other major organizations. When visitors attempt to access the compromised site, the user is redirected to a website that attempts to install malware. Intljobs.org, The Wall Street Journal‘s wsj.com, and tomtom.com.tw were all hacked, in addition to The Jerusalem Post and […] More

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