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Unit In China's PLA Behind Massive Cyber Espionage Operation: Report | SecurityWeek.Com

Unit In China's PLA Behind Massive Cyber Espionage Operation: Report | SecurityWeek.Com | Cyber security | Scoop.it
In a fascinating, unprecedented, and statistics-packed report, Mandiant made direct allegations and exposed a multi-year, massive cyber espionage campaign that they say with confidence is the work of China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA).

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Scale of activity is impressive.  Key question is, what to do in response.

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Cyberattacks a growing irritant in US-China ties

By Christopher Bodeen
The Associated Press

BEIJING, China (AP) — Signs are growing that the sustained surge in cyberattacks emanating from China is imperiling its relations with the United State

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Growing irritant - with little progress evident.
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DHS Raises Alarm Over Cyberattacks on Critical Infrastructure - TechNewsWorld - TechNewsWorld

DHS Raises Alarm Over Cyberattacks on Critical Infrastructure - TechNewsWorld - TechNewsWorld | Cyber security | Scoop.it
DHS Raises Alarm Over Cyberattacks on Critical Infrastructure - TechNewsWorld
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... infrastructure. Although U.S.
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Important backdrop to this week's cyber meetings with China.

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President Also Issues Presidential Directive 21 ... - SANS NewsBites

President Also Issues Presidential Directive 21 ... - SANS NewsBites | Cyber security | Scoop.it
--SANS Cyber Guardian 2013 Baltimore, MD April 15-April 20, 2013 9 courses. Bonus evening presentations include Windows Exploratory Surgery with Process Hacker; Offensive Countermeasures, Active Defenses, and ...
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This PPD -- addressing critical infrastructure security and resilience, is a coherent partner to the cyber security EO, and should be read as such.

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Unit In China's PLA Behind Massive Cyber Espionage Operation: Report | SecurityWeek.Com

Unit In China's PLA Behind Massive Cyber Espionage Operation: Report | SecurityWeek.Com | Cyber security | Scoop.it
In a fascinating, unprecedented, and statistics-packed report, Mandiant made direct allegations and exposed a multi-year, massive cyber espionage campaign that they say with confidence is the work of China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA).

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Scale of activity is impressive.  Key question is, what to do in response.

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3 Russian Cyber Criminal Who Was The Master Mind of Banking ...

3 Russian Cyber Criminal Who Was The Master Mind of Banking ... | Cyber security | Scoop.it
Mihai Ionut Paunescu aged 28, a Romanian, Deniss Calovskis, 27, a Latvian, and Nikita Vladimirovich Kuzmin, 25, of the Russian Federation, are charged with computer intrusion, conspiracy to commit bank and wire fraud and access device fraud.
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Sign of the times!

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Large Attacks Hide More Subtle Threats In DDoS Data -- Dark Reading

Large Attacks Hide More Subtle Threats In DDoS Data -- Dark Reading | Cyber security | Scoop.it
While distributed denial-of-service attacks topping 100Gbps garner the headlines, they are not the threat that should worry most companies (RT @CISecurity: Large Attacks Hide More Subtle Threats In DDoS Data @DarkReading
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Fine structure on cyber attacks - details matter.

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Top general says US under constant cyber attack threat - Pakistan Daily Times

Top general says US under constant cyber attack threat - Pakistan Daily Times | Cyber security | Scoop.it
Top general says US under constant cyber attack threat Pakistan Daily Times WASHINGTON: The top US general in charge of cyber security warned on Tuesday that the United States is increasingly vulnerable to attacks like those that destroyed data on...
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More middling news.  No surprises here.

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State of Michigan blocks 187,000 cyber attacks every day | Lansing ...

State of Michigan blocks 187,000 cyber attacks every day | Lansing ... | Cyber security | Scoop.it
On average, the state of Michigan fends off a cyber attack every two seconds. ... Read up on internet security and learn about common scams hackers might use to access your computer data and personal information.
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cyber attacks targeting academia

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Chinese Hackers Blamed for Intrusion at Energy Industry Giant ...

Chinese Hackers Blamed for Intrusion at Energy Industry Giant ... | Cyber security | Scoop.it
Experts say digital fingerprints left behind by attackers point to a Chinese hacking group tied to repeated cyber-espionage campaigns against key Western interests. ...
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Control systems risks are an ice-berg phenomenon.  Most of the reality is below the surface...

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Lessons from The New York Times hack - Technology Spectator

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Lessons from The New York Times hack
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The recent cyber-attack on The New York Times should be a timely wakeup call for CIOs managing media companies. With hackers diversifying their ...
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Can the private sector continue to argue for a hands off attitude on cyber security rules when it can't achieve self defense?

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