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Anonymous Says It Hacked Chinese Government Sites

Anonymous Says It Hacked Chinese Government Sites

The Associated Press NPR   BEIJING (AP) — China was struggling Thursday to restore several government websites that international hacking group Anonymous says it attacked in an apparent protest against Chinese Internet restrictions. On a Twitter account established in late March, Anonymous China listed the websites it says it hacked …

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Cyber Warriors Strike al-Qaeda Online

The new battlefront: Cyber warriors strike al-Qaeda online

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 …

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China Has Hacked Every Major US Company

China Has Hacked Every Major US Company

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,” …

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NSA Director Fingers China in Recent RSA Intrusion

NSA director fingers China in recent RSA intrusion

Jason Mick (Blog) Daily Tech   NSA: China is Destroying U.S. Economy Via Security Hacks NSA director fingers China in recent RSA intrusion and subsequent data thefts, U.S. oblivious its at war Well, no more hemming and hawing about, it’s official — the Chinese hacked EMC Corp. (EMC) subsidiary RSA and stole the …

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DoD Unable to Stop Cyber Attacks?

DoD Unable to Stop Cyber Attacks?

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 …

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Pentagon Sees North Korea Cyber Threat as Major Concern

Pentagon Sees North Korea Cyber Threat as Major Concern

Paul Eckert (Reuters) Khaleej Times   WASHINGTON – North Korea has added sophisticated cyber attack capabilities to its arsenal of threatening weapons and this year is rife with opportunities for military provocations from Pyongyang, senior U.S. defense officials said on Wednesday. The officials told the House of Representatives Armed Services …

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“LulzSec Reborn” Hacks Military Dating Site

"LulzSec Reborn" Hacks Military Dating Site

  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 …

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Anonymous Promises to Take Down the Internet

Anonymous Promises to Take Down the Internet

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 …

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We Just Built Skynet in the Desert, Now What?

We Just Built Skynet in the Desert, Now What?

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 …

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US Government Expects Major Cyber Attack

US Government Expects Major Cyber Attack

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 …

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