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  • Neustar's Rodney Joffe on Mariposa Arrests - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Neustar’s Rodney Joffe on Mariposa Arrests

    Rodney Joffe, Neustar Inc.’s senior vice president and senior technologist, recently spoke to Federal News Radio about July’s Mariposa botnet arrests. According to the FBI, the Mariposa botnet stole passwords for websites and financial institutions, online users’ credit card and bank account information, launched denial-of-service attacks, and spread viruses in more than 12 million computers. […] More

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    Vodaphone Spain Admits Shipping Thousands of Infected Smartphones

    Earlier this week, The New New Internet reported that Vodaphone Spain has shipped two pre-infected smartphones to security researchers at Panda Security and S21Sec. After each incident, a Vodaphone Spain spokesman claimed that the incidents were isolated. Late yesterday, however, the company admitted to the Spanish press, that it shipped 3,000 smartphones that may be […] More

  • Experts at RSA Conference Call for Greater International Collaboration - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Experts at RSA Conference Call for Greater International Collaboration

    During the RSA conference in California this week, international cyber experts have called for increased international cooperation of cybersecurity issues. Information sharing is one of the principle methods that can be used to combat cyber attacks, as was recently demonstrated in the dismantling of the Mariposa botnet. “It is pure nonsense to attempt to handle […] More

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