Tag Archives: NATO

'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 …

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Hacktivists 'Inj3ct0r Team' Claim Breaching NATO Server

The “Inj3ct0r Team” — a self-described hacktivist group — says it has compromised a server belonging to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, IDG News Service reports. The files were posted on the MediaFire file hosting site under the name “NATO Tomcat 5.5 Servlet Backup.” A member of the Inj3ct0r Team …

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Raytheon Trains Afghan Airmen Students

The first 16 of 80 Afghan Air Force students have completed English-immersion training on a contract from Raytheon. The firm will provide fixed and rotary-wing pilot training for the 80 Afghan Airmen. The contract is worth $42.8 million over a three-year period and supports NATO Air Training Command-Afghanistan under the …

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NATO Website Hacked

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization yesterday released a brief statement that one of its websites had suffered a “probable data breach.” “Police dealing with digital crimes have notified NATO of a probable data breach from a NATO-related website operated by an external company,” the statement read. “NATO’s e-Bookshop is a …

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Cyber Experts Take On Cybersecurity in Estonia Meet

Three hundred cyber experts from around the world gathered in Tallinn today for a NATO Cyber Conflict conference to discuss the legal and political aspects of national and global cybersecurity amid a surge of attacks, AFP reports.   “The special focus at the conference this year is on generating cyber …

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Raytheon Delivers Record Number ESSMs

Raytheon beat its own record in missile systems delivery in 2010 when it delivered 366 Evolved SeaSparrow Missiles, more than twice the amount delivered the year before. “We accomplished this delivery record in 2010 by improving our already robust manufacturing and engineering processes and by responding to increased customer demand,” …

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NATO Defense Ministers Tackle Cyber Threat

In a meeting yesterday in Brussels, Belgium, NATO defense ministers agreed on a policy to improve the alliance’s defenses against growing cyber threats, according to Defense News. A NATO official said the concept is the first step toward the approval of a new cybersecurity policy to update the existing  one, …

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Lynn Talks Pentagon's Cyber Plan at RSA Conference

Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn III is meeting with industry leaders today in San Francisco to discuss best practices in cybersecurity and to deliver a keynote on Pentagon’s cyber strategy at the RSA Conference. Lynn will describe defense implications of cyber threats and the Defense Department’s strategy to counter …

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Russia: Stuxnet Could Have Prompted 'New Chernobyl'

A senior Russian diplomat says a recent cyber attack targeting Iran’s nuclear program with the Stuxnet worm could have triggered a “new Chernobyl,” The Associated press reported. Russia’s ambassador Dmitry Rogozin to NATO urged the alliance to join Moscow in delving deeper into the issue of who had unleashed the …

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IBM Clouds Coming to NATO

Cloud computing has been everywhere recently and, now, cloud technology will be used by NATO to enhance communication and data sharing capabilities for its 28 member nations. Following the annual conference last month in Brussels, NATO has been gung-ho about restructuring the alliance to meet the needs and challenges of …

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WikiLeaks Forces NATO to Focus More on Protecting Information

With cybersecurity becoming a high-priority topic within NATO, the members of the alliance are taking steps to improve distribution of intelligence and protect its networks, Navy Adm. James G. Stavridis said this week. Stavridis, who serves as the alliance’s supreme allied commander for Europe, said in an interview Monday how …

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Europe Boosts Cyber Defense, Global Collaborations

A new strategy proposes the establishment of a center that will pool the efforts of European Union member countries to battle cyber threats and other criminal activities that use the Internet as a digital battleground, Swedish daily Dagens Nyheter reports. “We have to adopt to the digital reality and meet …

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