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Cyber Warriors Strike al-Qaeda Online

Cyber Warriors Strike al-Qaeda Online

| April 6, 2012 | 1 Reply

Paul Koring The Globe and Mail   Cyber-warrior attacks have created havoc with al-Qaeda’s internet presence – taking out at least five major jihadi websites nearly two weeks ago – although the radical Islamic group has managed to get one of its main web forums back online. “The enemies of Allah . . . (attacked) with a […]

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China Has Hacked Every Major US Company

China Has Hacked Every Major US Company

| March 29, 2012 | 3 Replies

Darlene Storm ComputerWorld   Gloom and doom is the predicted forecast, but that is in regard to U.S. cybersecurity instead of the weather. Four top government cybersecurity officials have basically come out to say America is getting her hiney kicked in cyberattacks by nation state hackers. “Your government failed you,” testified Richard Clarke, a former cybersecurity […]

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DoD Unable to Stop Cyber Attacks?

DoD Unable to Stop Cyber Attacks?

| March 29, 2012 | Reply

Jared Serbu Federal News Radio   When it comes to defending the nation’s private networks from cyber attacks, the Defense Department still is mostly in after-the-fact “forensics mode,” the military’s top cyber official told lawmakers Tuesday. The Pentagon sees its job as defending the nation from foreign threats, a view that’s probably not too controversial. […]

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“LulzSec Reborn” Hacks Military Dating Site

“LulzSec Reborn” Hacks Military Dating Site

| March 29, 2012 | 3 Replies

  RT   The hacking group LulzSec Reborn may have resurfaced after a short lull. The group claims to have attacked a military dating website. In its announcement on the pastebin.com website, the group said it has leaked 170,937 military emails from MilitarySingles.com website. “There are emails such as @us.army.mil ; @carney.navy.mil ; @greatlakes.cnet.navy.mil ; […]

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Anonymous Promises to Take Down the Internet

Anonymous Promises to Take Down the Internet

| March 23, 2012 | 1 Reply

Kurt Nimmo Infowars.com   They’re back. The FBI’s Lulzsec promises hijinks on April Fool’s Day. On Saturday, the supposed hacktivist group infiltrated – and we can presume created – by the U.S. government released a YouTube video promising more mayhem. “Lulzsec will start targeting governments, corporations, agencies, and quite possibly the people watching this video. We are […]

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We Just Built Skynet in the Desert, Now What?

We Just Built Skynet in the Desert, Now What?

| March 23, 2012 | 2 Replies

Dominic Basulto BigThink.com    Ten years after 9/11, the National Security Agency (NSA) is close to putting the finishing touches on what will be the single biggest spy center in the country. According to James Bamford of WIRED, this new one million-square foot spy complex in the Utah Desert will actually be capable of monitoring, intercepting and […]

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US Government Expects Major Cyber Attack

US Government Expects Major Cyber Attack

| March 17, 2012 | 1 Reply

Pam Benson CNN – Security Clearance    The United States will soon suffer a catastrophic cyberattack if it doesn’t act now to prevent it, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee warned Thursday. “The clock is ticking and winding down,” Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Michigan, said at a hearing on the security threats facing the United […]

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AntiSec Hackers Hit US Police Supplier

AntiSec Hackers Hit US Police Supplier

| March 11, 2012 | 1 Reply

The Nation   Hackers identifying themselves with the Antisec movement have attacked the site of a company that sells equipment to US law enforcers such as the police. A message posted over New York Ironwork’s homepage said it was a “tribute to Jeremy Hammond”. Mr Hammond has been accused of being involved in an attack […]

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LulzSec Brought Down by Own Leader

LulzSec Brought Down by Own Leader

| March 8, 2012 | 3 Replies

Jana Winter FoxNews.com   EXCLUSIVE: Law enforcement agents on two continents swooped in on top members of the infamous computer hacking group LulzSec early this morning, and acting largely on evidence gathered by the organization’s brazen leader — who sources say has been secretly working for the government for months — arrested three and charged two […]

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Anonymous Targeting Power Grid?

Anonymous Targeting Power Grid?

| March 8, 2012 | Reply

Rosa Prince The Telegraph   The Anonymous hacking group may soon have the ability to launch an attack on global power networks, a US official has warned. The claim was immediately rejected by the loosely-linked group of hackers, who accused the National Security Agency of “fear-mongering” after its director, General Keith Alexander, made the claims in […]

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