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SAP NS2's Mark Testoni: AI Could Help Prevent Cyber Attacks Through Threat Classification

Mark Testoni, president and CEO of SAP National Security Services, has said artificial intelligence could help block cyber attacks through classification of network threats, CSO reported Friday. “An AI has supervised learning capabilities using neural networks for entity and pattern recognition for intrusion detection systems and event forensics applications,“ Testoni told CSO's …

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FAA Orders Boeing to Modify 737 Technology to Fend off Hackers

The Federal Aviation Association (FAA) publicly announced last Friday in Federal Register–the publication for all details concerning government ordinance and public notices–that the Boeing Company is now required to make modifications to their 737 jetliner technology to protect against attacks by computer hackers.”This may allow the exploitation of network security …

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El Paso School District Website Pwned

A hacker identifying himself as TheSlayer compromised the El Paso Independent School District website late Tuesday night, causing the site to go off-line for 12 hours. El Paso Times reported the culprit posted “a vulgar” animated picture and a message on the district’s homepage saying “Owned by TheSlayer.” Officials said …

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Suspected Nintendo Hacker Nabbed in Spain

Police in Spain have arrested a man for allegedly stealing personal data from thousands of Nintendo users by hacking into Nintendo Corp.'s online user database, the BBC reported. The alleged hacker got his hands on data of 4,000 gamers, according to Spain’s Interior Ministry. The suspect allegedly threatened to contact …

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BBB Warns of Bogus Wi-Fi Hotspots

Better Business Bureau serving eastern North Carolina warns that hackers are taking advantage of travelers this holiday season by setting up fake Wi-Fi connections designed to steal personal information. When searching for wireless connections, consumers may find an unsecured network connection available. However, that network may be a scam, and …

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$4 Million Price Tag to Clean Up after OSU Hacker Attack

It can be costly to clean up after a security breach, just ask Ohio State University. After hackers broke into a school server that housed students’ names, Social Security numbers and other personal data, officials spent $4 million to pay for the forensic investigation and credit-protection services for those affected …

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Fired IT Technician Hacks Former Employer as Revenge

A woman who worked as an IT technician in Floria has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for breaking into her former employer’s computers and causing damage of at least $17,000. Patricia Marie Fowler was found guilty Sept. 2, 2010, of computer intrusions causing damage of more than $5,000 …

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