Oct 062017
 

WASHINGTON — In the latest case of an insider removing sensitive data from the nation’s largest intelligence agency, Russian hackers obtained classified documents that a National Security Agency employee had taken and stored on his home computer.

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Sep 062017
 

Nation-sponsored hackers have penetrated the operational networks multiple US and European energy companies use to control key parts of the power grid that supplies electricity to hundreds of millions of people, researchers warned Wednesday.

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Bruce Schneier: ‘The internet era of fun and games is over’

 Posted by on 2016-11-16 at 22:48  cyber crime, cyber security, cyber terrorism, cyber war, infosec, Politics, privacy, Reblog, security, tech  Comments Off on Bruce Schneier: ‘The internet era of fun and games is over’
Nov 162016
 

Internet pioneer Bruce Schneier issued a dire proclamation in front of the House of Representatives’ Energy & Commerce Committee Wednesday: “It might be that the internet era of fun and games is over, because the internet is now dangerous.

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U.S. Formally Accuses Russia of Stealing D.N.C. Emails

 Posted by on 2016-10-07 at 16:34  cyber crime, cyber security, cyber terrorism, cyber war, election 2016, Hacking, News, Politics, Reblog, russia  Comments Off on U.S. Formally Accuses Russia of Stealing D.N.C. Emails
Oct 072016
 

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Friday formally accused the Russian government of stealing and disclosing emails from the Democratic National Committee and from a range of prominent individuals and institutions, i

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Cybersecurity expert Brian Krebs was silenced by a huge hacker attack. That should terrify you.

 Posted by on 2016-09-29 at 16:53  brian krebs, cyber crime, cyber security, cyber terrorism, cyber war, ddos, Hacking, infosec, Internet, Reblog, security, tech  Comments Off on Cybersecurity expert Brian Krebs was silenced by a huge hacker attack. That should terrify you.
Sep 292016
 


About a week ago, the website of journalist and cybersecurity expert Brian Krebs was hit with a crippling hacker assault known as a “distributed denial of service,” or DDoS, which knocked him off the Internet for several days.

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Google shields security reporter targeted by massive cyberattack

 Posted by on 2016-09-27 at 00:52  brian krebs, cyber crime, cyber security, cyber terrorism, ddos, denial of service, google, Hacking, infosec, Internet, malware, Politics, Reblog, security, tech  Comments Off on Google shields security reporter targeted by massive cyberattack
Sep 272016
 

Google is putting its considerable internet might behind protecting the reporting of Brian Krebs, a respected security journalist who’s website has been largely inaccessible for the past week due to a massive cyberattack.

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A Dire Warning – ‘Someone Is Learning How to Take Down the Internet’

 Posted by on 2016-09-16 at 13:40  cyber security, cyber terrorism, cyber war, Hacking, infosec, Internet, privacy, Reblog, security, tech  Comments Off on A Dire Warning – ‘Someone Is Learning How to Take Down the Internet’
Sep 162016
 

When Bruce Schneier writes a post titled, Someone Is Learning How to Take Down the Internet, you better listen. Over the past year or two, someone has been probing the defenses of the companies that run critical pieces of the Internet.

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