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Terrorists 'gaining upper hand in cyber war'

Posted by Saumil on Tuesday, February 9, 2010, In : Cyber Terrorism 

Western governments are facing a potent and ill-understood new threat from terrorists and hostile powers in the shape of cyber warfare, military and security experts have warned.

Network attacks, a British government report says, are "growing in seriousness and frequency". And in a timely reminder of the emphasis that states and corporations alike are placing on the problem, Google and the National Security Agency were yesterday said to be finalising the details of a co-operative deal aimed ...


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Technology Bites Back

Posted by Saumil on Monday, October 12, 2009, In : Infosec 

GPS

A couple of weeks ago a friend told me that someone she knew had their car broken into while they were at a football game. Their car was parked on the green which was adjacent to the football stadium and specially allotted to football fans. Things stolen from the car included a garage door remote control, some money and a GPS which had been prominently mounted on the dashboard.  

When the victims got home, they found that their house had been ransacked and just about everything worth any...


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Spies Penetrate Pentagon's Joint Fighter-Jet Project

Posted by Saumil on Wednesday, April 22, 2009, In : Infosec 
Cyber spies have stolen tens of terabytes of design data on the US's most expensive costliest weapons system -- the $300 billion Joint Strike Fighter project. Similar breaches have been found in the Air Force's Air Traffic Control System. The attacks began as far back as 2007 and continued into 2008. The spies encrypted the data that they stole, making it difficult for investigators to know exactly what data was taken. The fact that fighter data was lost to cyber spies was first disclosed by ...
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