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  • CACI's Dr. Jack London on WikiLeaks, the Insider Threat and Defining Cyber War - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CACI's Dr. Jack London on WikiLeaks, the Insider Threat and Defining Cyber War

    In the wake of the WikiLeaks disclosures that tarnished American diplomatic relations and highlighted the issue of the insider threat, many wondered whether leaks can ever be stopped. CACI International Inc‘s Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board Dr. Jack London, who previously called the world a “dangerous place,” talked to The New New Internet […] More

  • Hackers Cyber Attack North Korean Leader, Heir - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Hackers Cyber Attack North Korean Leader, Heir

    Hackers have attacked North Korea’s official YouTube and Twitter accounts, posting an animation showing Kim Jong-il’s son and rumored heir driving a sports car into a crowd of starving countrymen, according to media reports. Reuters Africa reports the cyber attack occurred Saturday, which is believed to be Kim Jong-un’s birthday, and called for a revolution […] More

  • WikiLeaks Urges Boycott of Bank of America - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    WikiLeaks Urges Boycott of Bank of America

    WikiLeaks has asked customers to boycott Bank of America after the bank said it would stop processing payments intended for the whistle-blower organization. The Charlotte Observer reported Friday evening Bank of America had joined other financial institutions in declining to process payments intended for WikiLeaks. Shortly after, WikiLeaks tweeted a link to the story and […] More

  • UK Preps for Possible Cyber Attacks as Assange Eyes Prison Gate - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    UK Preps for Possible Cyber Attacks as Assange Eyes Prison Gate

    In the wake of large-scale online attacks on U.S. companies, such as MasterCard and Visa, which pulled support from whistle-blower site WikiLeaks, the British government is hunkering down over fears of similarly disruptive Internet activity on U.K. sites, a New Zealand newspaper reported. The New Zealand Herald reports U.K. National Security Adviser Peter Ricketts announced […] More

  • WikiLeaks Dissidents to Launch New Secret-spilling Site OpenLeaks - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    WikiLeaks Dissidents to Launch New Secret-spilling Site OpenLeaks

    Former WikiLeaks supporters who now have distanced themselves from founder Julian Assange will shortly launch OpenLeaks, an organization that will act as a messenger to provide media with secret documents. The new project will launch under the name OpenLeaks. Unlike WikiLeaks, the new site will not post leaked documents directly online but instead act as […] More

  • Operation Payback Strikes against Sarah Palin - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Operation Payback Strikes against Sarah Palin

    You do not get away with comparing WikiLeaks Julian Assange to the Taliban without ramifications–just ask Sarah Palin, whose political action committee website was cyber attacked this week after she urged the U.S. government to hunt the Australian down “with the same urgency we pursue al-Qaeda and Taliban leaders.” Anonymous, a loose coalition of hacktivists, […] More

  • Anonymous Attacks Swedish Prosecutor's Website - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Anonymous Attacks Swedish Prosecutor's Website

    Anonymous yesterday launched a DDoS attack against the website of the Swedish prosecution authority in response to the arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, according to The Tech Herald.  The government-run website www.aklagare.se was unavailable most of Tuesday and early morning on Wednesday. As the site came back up again, a news release confirmed the site […] More

  • Cryptome's John Young: WikiLeaks Pimps Out Secrets for Money - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Cryptome's John Young: WikiLeaks Pimps Out Secrets for Money

    Cryptome‘s John Young says he believes WikiLeaks is selling “insider secrets” for commercial gain. Young was one of the founders of whistle-blower site Cryptome. His history of not giving into pressure to remove leaks posted on Cryptome led him to be invited to join WikiLeaks. At WikiLeaks’ conception, Young agreed to be the “public face” […] More

  • 'Anonymous' Launches Operation Avenge Assange - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    'Anonymous' Launches Operation Avenge Assange

    Hacker coalition Anonymous has launched a slew of cyber assaults against what it perceives to be enemies of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, including a DDoS attack on PayPal, which recently stopped processing donations to WikiLeaks in the wake of the release of U.S. embassy cables. Anonymous said it will “offer Wikileaks an additional mirror and […] More

  • Whistle-Blower Site Cryptome Hacked - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Whistle-Blower Site Cryptome Hacked

    A whistle-blower site was hacked this past weekend, possibly exposing the identities of confidential sources, according to a hacker who took responsibility for the intrusion. The hacker, who contacted Wired.com, said two members from Kryogeniks hacked the site that publishes documents prohibited by governments worldwide, in particular material on freedom of expression, privacy, cryptology, dual-use […] More

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