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10 Hacking Incidents That Made History

10 Hacking Incidents That Made History

Joan Goodchild PC Advisor – UK   Hacking has been around for decades. Today’s crimes are often financially-motivated fraud. Here are ten hacking incidents that made history In our first Rogues Gallery, we looked at ten infamous social engineers — con men who exploited human weaknesses rather than technical vulnerabilities. But there have …

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Hackers Bring Down ‘Britain’s FBI’ with Cyber Attack

Hackers bring down website of 'Britain's FBI' with cyber attack

Rick Dewsbury MailOnline   The Serious Organised Crime Agency’s website was temporarily shut down today after a cyber attack. It was the victim of a scam known as distributed denial of service (DDOS) whereby an internet address is flooded with bogus traffic, effectively making it unreachable. The actions can also …

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‘The Unknowns’ Hacking Group Hits NASA and U.S. Air Force

'The Unknown' Hacking Group Hits NASA and Air Force

Liz Klimas TheBlaze NHGRHJJUWQGP A new hacking group with the name “The Unknowns” has targeted NASA, the European Space Agency, the U.S. Air Force, Harvard University and others but not as an outright malicious attack. The group has said it released information it hacked from these organizations to show them …

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Could ‘Bullet Time’ Stop a Cyberattack?

Could 'Bullet Time' Stop a Cyberattack?

Taylor Armerding ITWorld    Is a cyberattack by Iran against the U.S. a realistic threat? And if so, could it be defeated by a technique called “bullet time,” that slows Internet traffic just enough to give critical infrastructure defense systems time to respond? There is considerable disagreement over that, with …

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DoD Using Cyber Teams Like Aircraft – For Offense and Defense

DoD Using Cyber Teams Like Aircraft - For Offense and Defense

Jason Miller FederalNewsRadio   The Defense Department for the first time is using cyber teams like they use aircraft — to attack and to defend. Gen. Keith Alexander, commander of U.S. Cyber Command and director of the National Security Agency, said in a letter to Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) that DoD is …

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Krypt3ia Sends A Quick Response to Th3J35t3r

Krypt3ia Sends A Quick Response to Th3J35t3r

  Krypt3ia   As many of you out there have likely seen, Jester got a bit upset when I tweeted to him this weekend pointing out the failure of his ways with removing sites (claimed by him) from the internet with his new tool. I responded to his self lauding …

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Let The Tweets Begin – Th3J35t3r vs Krypt3ia

Jester’s Court   ‘A negative judgment gives you more satisfaction than praise, provided it smacks of jealousy.’  – Jean Baudrillard This was not the original post in the queue I was gonna post – that can wait. Let’s talk about butthurt, and grudges. You see about 2 and a half …

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92,204,248 Government Websites Hacked in Three Years

92,204,248 Government Websites Hacked in Three Years

  GovernanceNow   As many as 133 government websites fell prey to hackers in the first three months of 2012, Minister of State for Communications and IT Sachin Pilot has said. “As per incidents reported to and tracked by the Indian Computer Emergency Response team (CERT), a total number of …

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