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Last Updated on 1 Sept. 2014, Total: 169 Blog Posts

  1. Power Grids threatened by Cyber Attacks

    According to reports by McAfee, one in four of the world's power companies had suffered extortion from criminals who had gained access to their system's utilities. Two weeks ago a German power utility admits that it suffered a DDoS attack that blocked the company's Internet communications for several hours. This is the first confirmed Cyber-attack against a European grid operator... Read More

  2. Cyber Terrorists plan new DDoS attacks!

    The cyber terrorists Izz ad-Din al-Qassam plan to attack U.S. Bancorp, JPMorgan Chase&co, Bank of America, PNC Financial Fervices Group, and SunTrust Banks, as part of their second phase of Ababil operation as they explain it on pastebin: 'Now, we acclaim that the second phase of the Ababil operation is in ahead and from this week according to the announced... Read More

  3. Outages by various cloud providers have been more common than security breaches

    Although, we continuously talk about security or the lack of it, the main threat to Cloud computing are power outages according to a Gartner analyst! Outages by various cloud providers have been more common than security breaches, Gartner says, but few businesses are prepared for them. Companies can suffer data losses during power outages which as we have seen in... Read More

  4. Great Firewall of China blocks Google.com

    According to GreatFire.org, a service that monitors blocked websites and keywords by the Chinese government, the Great Firewall of China has censored Google.com and some other Google services during the 18th Party Congress. Read more here - http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/articles/403467/20121109/china-blocks-google-com-gmail-maps-docs.htm... Read More

  5. Amazon EC2 Spotathon

    If you are a user of Amazon's EC2 Spot Instances and feels confident that you have built a cool idea using spot instances then show off your talent and try your luck at Spotathon! You could win $25,000 in AWS Credit and celebrate Cyber Monday in a spot-instance style. You simply need to say what your application does, how it... Read More

  6. 1.32 million Facebook user accounts exposed

    A Facebook flaw has made some 1.32 million user accounts accessible without using a password. A message posted to a hacker news website published a list of links that gives access to user accounts while bypassing password protections! Read more here - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20180229... Read More

  7. The Betrayal of Wikileaks

    Hacktivists group Anonymous state that they cannot support anymore what Wikileaks has become. Read some tweets exchange between Anonymous and Wikileaks here - https://twitter.com/wikileaks/status/256208465511452672 Read Anonymous Press Release here - http://www.anonpaste.me/anonpaste/index.php?f12864c4aaa27e05#b85melA+HwnJhvVZbw93iqqnrdHJLNEJURQgWJSkAhk=... Read More

  8. Top-secret base revealed on Apple Maps

    'A top-secret base in Taiwan, revealed on Apple Maps. The Navy SEALs' rehearsal site for the Osama bin Laden raid, found on Bing. Once again, commercial satellites have snapped images of things that governments would rather hide from public view. And once again, those governments are finding that there's not much they can do once this sensitive imagery ends up... Read More

  9. Can we trust the Chinese with our critical data infrastructure?

    The Chinese world leader in fourth generation communication networks, known as 4G, sets its eye on the U.S market. This latest technology is used for high volumes of phone calls, data, and high definition video. Its innovative low cost systems have already captured markets in Africa, Latin America and Europe. Many U.S. congressional leaders and others see this move as... Read More

  10. The first European Cyber Security Month – October 2012

    The Czech Republic, Luxembourg, Norway, Romania, Slovenia, Spain, Portugal, and the United Kingdom are participating with various activities and events throughout October, to raise awareness of cyber security. The objectives of the European Cyber Security Month (ECSM) are to promote cyber security awareness among citizens, to modify their perception of cyber threats, and to provide updated security information through education,... Read More

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