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Cyberwarfare

North Korea faces Internet Outage for Nine Hours

North Korea faces Internet Outage for Nine Hours The state has one internet provider called China Unicom. The outage was followed by an on and off connectivity.

5 days ago, 10:02am CST

China to play an important role in the Sony-North Korean Cyber Attacks

China to play an important role in the Sony-North Korean Cyber Attacks The hackers have admitted to taking offence by the Sony pictures’ new movie The Interview. China and US have been in a tense state when US made allegations on Chinese military of cyber attacks earlier this year.

6 days ago, 12:38pm CST

North Korea Threatens U.S. Government Admit Sony Allegations

North Korea Threatens U.S. Government Amid Sony Allegations Sony has "not caved" to hackers

1 week ago, 7:54pm CST

FBI announces that North Korea Hacked Sony

FBI announces that North Korea Hacked Sony The FBI issued a statement today saying that North Korea is behind the hacker attack on Sony.

Dec 19 2014, 1:32pm CST

FBI will help Sony Pictures as Hackers Leak Sylvester Stallone, Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, Daniel Craig, Natalie Portman and Other Celebs

FBI will help Sony Pictures as Hackers Leak Sylvester Stallone, Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, Daniel Craig, Natalie Portman and Other Celebs Hackers have released private information of many Hollywood celebrities.

Dec 9 2014, 7:49am CST

Sony Pictures is not Blaming North Korea for Hack Attack

Sony Pictures is not Blaming North Korea for Hack Attack Sony Pictures is still not sure who is behind the leaked details. However, the company said in a statement that it is not blaming North Korea for the hack.

Dec 4 2014, 5:05am CST

Sony Pictures employs Services of Mandiant after Cyber Warfare

Sony Pictures employs Services of Mandiant after Cyber Warfare Sony has employed the services of Mandiant after incidents of cyber warfare erupted.

Dec 1 2014, 5:25am CST

GCHQ and NSA are linked to Regin Malware that has been infecting Belgacom since 2008

GCHQ and NSA are linked to Regin Malware that has been infecting Belgacom since 2008 Rumor has it that British intelligence along with US intelligence have developed a complex malware known as Regin. The main targets of this malware are a Belgian telecommunication company and European Union.

Nov 25 2014, 3:27am CST

CES 2015 News
New Malware Used for Surveillance in 10 Countries

New Malware Used for Surveillance in 10 Countries The malware also targeted the telecommunications and hospitality industries

Nov 24 2014, 6:11am CST

iCloud Hacked

iCloud Hacked Apple’s cloud service has been hacked by Chinese users

Oct 22 2014, 7:33am CDT

China is staging a nationwide attack on iCloud and Microsoft accounts

China is staging a nationwide attack on iCloud and Microsoft accounts Chinese firewall is blocking all local connections to iCloud.com, redirecting those connections to a dummy site designed to look exactly like Apple's login page

Oct 20 2014, 11:54pm CDT

SnapSaved Confirms that The Snappening File is from their Server

SnapSaved Confirms that The Snappening File is from their Server The Snappening is still drawing huge interest despite turning out to be nothing. The operators of SnapSaved have issued now a statement that confirms the SnapChat photos have been stolen from their server.

Oct 14 2014, 4:54am CDT

Hackers Take Down Destiny and CoD:Ghost Servers

Hackers Take Down Destiny and CoD:Ghost Servers Lizard Squad claiming responsibility for the weekends attacks.

Sep 21 2014, 9:39pm CDT

iCloud Hack Photos of Celebs cause a Furor in Cyberspace

iCloud Hack Photos of Celebs cause a Furor in Cyberspace The hack photos obtained from the Apple iCloud have caused quite a furor in cyberspace.

Sep 2 2014, 6:40am CDT

UK spies have scanned the internet connections of entire countries

UK spies have scanned the internet connections of entire countries UK's GCHQ intelligence agency is mapping the internet connections of whole nations

Aug 17 2014, 3:24am CDT

Russian Hackers in possession of 1.2B Usernames/Passwords

Russian Hackers in possession of 1.2B User Accounts A Milwaukee firm Hold Security revealed that a group of Russian hackers are currently in possession of 1.2 billion web credentials (usernames and passwords) and more than 500 million email addresses stolen from 420,000 vulnerable websites.

Aug 6 2014, 3:54am CDT

The World Needs Google Project Zero to be Real

The World Needs Google Project Zero to be Real If someone does something altruistic in security most stand up and applaud. But these days, such actions also tend to attract polemicists to the party. Especially of the cantankerous variety. Perhaps it’s no surprise...

Jul 16 2014, 6:10am CDT

Russian Hacker Broke Into CNET Servers

Russian Hacker Broke Into CNET Servers One of the world’s most popular technology review websites CNET had to clean a Russian hacker out of some of its servers over the weekend. A Twitter user going by the name of w0rm and the handle @rev-priv8 posted an...

Jul 14 2014, 3:40am CDT

Chinese hackers infiltrated computers of U.S. government agency

Chinese hackers infiltrated computers of U.S. government agency The hacking incident happened in mid-March, a representative of the Office of Personnel Management said.

Jul 10 2014, 3:31am CDT

Luuuk Trojan stole over $680,000 in just a Week, then disappeared

Luuuk Trojan stole over $680,000 in just a Week, then disappeared Luuuk is the name of a mysterious Trojan that was discovered in early 2014 after having allowed its creators to steal more than €500,000, or about $680,000, in just seven days by performing “Man-in-the Browser” attacks...

Jun 26 2014, 1:20am CDT

AT&T customer records compromised

AT&T customer records compromised More than 500 people affected

Jun 15 2014, 1:07pm CDT

Evernote Hit By Aggressive Cyber Attack

Evernote Hit By Aggressive Cyber Attack Evernote, the note taking service with over 100 million users, has been pounded by an aggressive distributed denial of service cyber attack that stopped people from accessing its service and floored its operations. DDoS...

Jun 11 2014, 10:02am CDT

Top Smartphone Risks

Top Smartphone Risks The world has reached a technological advancement at monumental levels. This development has aided people, businesses, and lifestyles improve by the creation of new innovations that simplify the way things are done.

Jun 11 2014, 4:28am CDT

China calls on United States to stop unscrupulous Cyberspying BEIJING (AP) — China called for a halt Tuesday to what it called unscrupulous U.S. cyberspying, saying that a monthslong investigation into reports on the "ugly face" of U.S. espionage has concluded that China is a...

May 27 2014, 12:55am CDT

Where Are The US Tech Heroes?

Where Are The US Tech Heroes? This column first appeared in securitycurrent.com It has been three months since the world learned that the NSA’s Signals Intelligence Directorate, through its Tailored Access Operations (TAO) has been deploying...

Apr 7 2014, 9:00am CDT

The World's Richest Ex-Hackers

The World's Richest Ex-Hackers Long before he was the two-hundred-and-second richest person on the planet, Jan Koum was just another curious kid with a wardialer. Koum, whose net worth suddenly jumped to $6.8 billion last month when his startup...

Mar 13 2014, 9:13am CDT

Hackers Hit Mt. Gox Exchange's CEO, Claim To Publish Evidence Of Fraud

Hackers Hit Mt. Gox Exchange's CEO, Claim To Publish Evidence Of Fraud The Bitcoin community has been angrily pressing for details on what the Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox has described as a massive hacker attack that stole hundreds of millions of dollars worth of its users’ bitcoins and left...

Mar 9 2014, 3:51pm CDT

China's president heads cybersecurity body BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping has put himself in charge of a new body to coordinate cybersecurity, in a sign of Beijing's concern over its vulnerability to online attacks and its desire to retain tight...

Feb 27 2014, 11:01pm CST

Report: UK Spies intercept Webcams and Nudity

Report: UK Spies intercept Webcams and Nudity LONDON (AP) — Britain's signals intelligence division is stealing screenshots from hundreds of thousands of innocent Yahoo users' webcam videos, according to the Guardian newspaper, which also reported that the years-...

Feb 27 2014, 2:08pm CST

AP Exclusive: Health law cybersecurity challenges WASHINGTON (AP) — As the Obama administration raced to meet its self-imposed deadline for online health insurance markets, security experts working for the government worried that state computer systems could become a...

Feb 25 2014, 1:51pm CST

Unofficially Fixing Apple's 'Gotofail' Mess And How To Stay Safe Many of you by now will have read about the Apple security issues in iOS and Mac OS X. Whilst we all wait patiently for Apple to comment on the issue, or better yet to fix it, users are left exposed to a bug that could...

Feb 24 2014, 6:06pm CST

Israeli's Cybereason: Sniffing for Malicious Operations

Israeli's Cybereason: Sniffing for Malicious Operations Thankfully, in spite of the media buildup going into the Sochi Olympics of 2014, the Games looks like it will wrap up  without a serious a security hitch (well, if you exclude Russia losing to the US in ice hockey...

Feb 21 2014, 3:51pm CST

SD Elements--A Solution To The Web App Security Conundrum The idea of web applications seems timeless, web apps have been around for a couple of decades already and yet we still keep hearing about security vulnerabilities in applications. Indeed the OWASP Top 10, a security...

Feb 14 2014, 11:10am CST

Govt report: Cyberattacks not coordinated WASHINGTON (AP) — A multi-agency government task force looking into cyberattacks against retailers says it has not come across evidence suggesting the attacks are a coordinated campaign to adversely affect the U.S....

Feb 10 2014, 11:55pm CST

Taking Security Seriously after the Target Hack

Taking Security Seriously after the Target Hack Yesterday, U.S. Federal Reserve Governor Daniel Tarullo noted that “uniform disclosure” requirements were needed for banking institutions, so that their customers were made aware precisely when a data breach occurs....

Feb 7 2014, 12:15pm CST

Hacks on Gas (and the Grid): Relationship  between Cybersecurity, Energy and Nat

Hacks on Gas (and the Grid): Relationship between Cybersecurity, Energy and National Defense Whenever a doomsday scenario involving the nation’s computer networks is invoked, invariably one aspect of it involves a massive disruption of the electrical grid. Computers go haywire, expensive and scarce hardware is...

Feb 5 2014, 5:20pm CST

Target Hackers Given Fair Warning

Target Hackers Given Fair Warning Target hackers stole and use vendor's server data to attack on Target's internal network. The Target hacking incident has had far-reaching repercussions. That is one reason the hackers and miscreants have been given a fair warning by the attorney general. They will be dealt with in the most exemplary manner.

Jan 30 2014, 8:41am CST

Huge Internet Blunder in China Leads to Investigation

Huge Internet Attack in China Leads to Investigation A huge blunder that occurred in the Internet facility in China led to investigation into the matter. The Great Firewall system is being inspected by the authorities as all the sites went berserk among a particularly grave breakdown.

Jan 23 2014, 12:44pm CST