Tag Archives: Sony

SWIFT Unveils Security Team, Engages BAE & Fox-IT to Support Financial Community Investigations

The worldwide cooperative Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication has employed the help of BAE Systems and Fox-IT and established a team of information technology and cyber experts to support security investigations within SWIFT’s global user community. SWIFT said Monday its new Customer Security Intelligence team will work alongside BAE and Fox-IT to foster customer information …

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Consulting Firm System 1 Views Cyber’s Landscape Through ‘Democratization’ of Capability, Exposure

Federal agencies have put cybersecurity defenses high on their agendas in recent years due in part to a “democratization of cybersecurity capability,” according to John Abeles and Ernest Wohnig of cybersecurity consulting firm System 1. Abeles and Wohnig, respectively CEO and a senior vice president at System 1, offered a …

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MarketsandMarkets: APAC to Hold Image Sensor Market’s Largest Share by 2020

MarketsandMarkets forecasts an 8.06 percent compound annual growth rate for the image sensor market by 2020 to reach a total market value of $15.77 billion and cites that trend to new CMOS design and fabrication technology. The market research firm said Thursday that companies emerging to develop the market include Aptina Imaging, Canon, CMOSIS, OmniVision Technologies, …

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'Anonymous' Hackers Hit Justice Department

The Justice Department‘s website was shut down Thursday afternoon in what the FBI called a “denial of service attack.” The hacking group “Anonymous” claimed responsibility for the attacks on its Twitter account (@YourAnonNews). The attacks are believed to be in response to an indictment and shutdown of the popular file-sharing …

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BAE Systems: More Business after Sony Hack

BAE Systems said its cybersecurity division is getting more business in the wake of the attacks on companies such as Sony Corp, Bloomberg reports. In the last half-year, there has been “a significant shift in the understanding of cyber threats within board rooms,” Martin Sutherland, managing director at BAE Systems’ …

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Lebanese Gray Hat Hacker Targets Damascus University

A hacker who goes by the name Idahc defaced the homepage of Damascus University and posted a warning that additional government and Syrian education websites will be hacked, according to The Daily Star. Sunday afternoon, the self-described Lebanese gray hat hacker took to Twitter and posted a message that said,  …

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Hacker Crackdown in Spain Brings Down Suspected Members of Anonymous

Spanish police today arrested three suspected members of Anonymous on charges of cyber attacking targets including Sony, governments, businesses and financial institutions, Reuters reports. The suspects had been involved in the recent denial-of-service attack on Sony’s PlayStation online gaming store, as well as other cyber attacks on Spanish banks and …

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