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The Web Cookie Is Dying. Here's The Creepier Technology That Comes Next

The Web Cookie Is Dying. Here's The Creepier Technology That Comes Next | CYBER World | Scoop.it
Fingerprint (Photo credit: CPOA) It may raise hackles to think that U.S.
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FBI Internet Wiretapping Is A Cyber Security 'Disaster Waiting To Happen'

FBI Internet Wiretapping Is A Cyber Security 'Disaster Waiting To Happen' | CYBER World | Scoop.it
Mandated hole-punching into encrypted communications.
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Commtouch Q1 Report: Pump And Dump Spam Returns With A Vengeance -- Dark Reading

Commtouch Q1 Report: Pump And Dump Spam Returns With A Vengeance -- Dark Reading | CYBER World | Scoop.it
Phishing also increased dramatically
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Anonymous Hackers Launch #OpUSA against US Banking and Government Agencies

Anonymous Hackers Launch #OpUSA against US Banking and Government Agencies | CYBER World | Scoop.it
Anonymous Hackers Launch #OpUSA against US Banking and Government Agencies
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A Blueprint for Cyber Deterrence: Building Stability through Strength | i-HLS

A Blueprint for Cyber Deterrence: Building Stability through Strength | i-HLS | CYBER World | Scoop.it
By Frank J. Cilluffo, Sharon L. Cardash, and  George C. Salmoiraghi INSS – Cyber Warfare Program n many ways, deterrence in cyberspace is eminently more complicated than deterrence in the Cold War. The nature of the domain makes it so.
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Meet The Hackers Who Sell Spies The Tools To Crack Your PC (And Get Paid Six-Figure Fees)

Meet The Hackers Who Sell Spies The Tools To Crack Your PC (And Get Paid Six-Figure Fees) | CYBER World | Scoop.it
Chaouki Bekrar (center) and Vupen's team of hackers at the Pwn2Own hackathon in Vancouver in March. (Photo credit: Ryan Naraine) This story appears in the April 9th issue of Forbes magazine.
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Cyber security landscape in Africa

Cyber security landscape in Africa | CYBER World | Scoop.it
Let me present you a very interesting study on cyber security landscape in Africa, conducted by IDG Connect, division of International Data Group (IDG), to which I gave my humble contribution. Acco...
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CISPA Add-On Banning Employers from Seeking Facebook Passwords Killed

CISPA Add-On Banning Employers from Seeking Facebook Passwords Killed | CYBER World | Scoop.it
As you probably know, on Thursday the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, better known as CISPA. The bill, …
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North Korea is behind cyberattack on banks and TV stations

North Korea is behind cyberattack on banks and TV stations | CYBER World | Scoop.it
North Korea was behind the cyber attack in March that wiped hard drives on more than 30,000 PCs in TV stations and disrupted banks in south Korea.
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#OpIsrael - 7 APRIL Anonymous calls to army for massive attack against Israel

#OpIsrael - 7 APRIL Anonymous calls to army for massive attack against Israel | CYBER World | Scoop.it
#OpIsrael - 7 APRIL Anonymous calls to army for massive attack against Israel
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Confidential report lists U.S. weapons system designs compromised by Chinese cyberspies

Among them are programs critical to missile defenses and combat aircraft, according to a confidential report.
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OpUSA:: Feint or Fail? | MSI :: State of Security

OpUSA:: Feint or Fail? | MSI :: State of Security | CYBER World | Scoop.it

So, yesterday was the date of the much awaited OpUSA, originally proclaimed to be a decisive attack on the US banking and government infrastructures. Thankfully, there seemed to be little impact on US banking or government, and while some commercial and even government sites did get attacked, the sustained impact seemed to be fairly well contained.

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Resilience ‒ The way to Survive a Cyber Attack

Resilience ‒ The way to Survive a Cyber Attack | CYBER World | Scoop.it
Resilience ‒ The way to Survive a Cyber Attack
In reality, a well-prepared cyber attack does not need to last for 15 minutes to succeed.
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#OpUSA: Massive coordinated cyberattack hits U.S.

#OpUSA: Massive coordinated cyberattack hits U.S. | CYBER World | Scoop.it
#OpUSA targets bank and government websites—10,000 credit cards have been leaked.
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R&D center to offer 'building blocks' of cybersecurity -- GCN

R&D center to offer 'building blocks' of cybersecurity -- GCN | CYBER World | Scoop.it
NIST's National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence plans to add a federally funded center to help accelerate adoption of existing cybersecurity technology.
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ERT ALERT: Cyber-attack Against U.S. Based Websites on May 7th – 4 Attack Methods to Expect | Radware Blog

AnonGhost – A hacking group affiliated with Anonymous announced a new cyber-attack campaign against US websites named #OPUSA. The attack is scheduled 

 

The most noteworthy, although not yet confirmed, is the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam cyber fighters which are believed to be responsible for the recent attacks on American banks and financial institutions.

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Chinese Hackers targeting American Drones under Operation Beebus

Chinese Hackers targeting American Drones under Operation Beebus | CYBER World | Scoop.it
Chinese Hackers targeting American Drones under Operation Beebus
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Twitter Malware spotted in the wild stealing banking credentials

Twitter Malware spotted in the wild stealing banking credentials | CYBER World | Scoop.it
TorRAT Twitter Malware spotted in the wild stealing banking credentials using Man-in-the-Browser (MitB) attack
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Why #OpIsrael Was an #OpFail

Why #OpIsrael Was an #OpFail | CYBER World | Scoop.it
Hackers threatened to ‘wipe Israel off the Internet.’ That so did not happen. Eli Lake talks to the hackers who launched the counter-offensive.
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American Universities Infected by Foreign Spies Detected by FBI

American Universities Infected by Foreign Spies Detected by FBI | CYBER World | Scoop.it
Michigan State University President
Lou Anna K. Simon contacted the Central Intelligence Agency in
late 2009 with an urgent question.

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Coming to Grips with DDOS – Defend

Coming to Grips with DDOS – Defend | CYBER World | Scoop.it

This post introduces a 3 part series we are doing covering distributed denial of service attacks (DDoS) and helping organizations prepare for them. The series will cover 3 parts, Prepare, Defend and Respond.

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Global hacker network unites in Anonymous campaign against Israel | Analysis Intelligence

Global hacker network unites in Anonymous campaign against Israel | Analysis Intelligence | CYBER World | Scoop.it
We recently reported on the revival of Operation Israel (#OpIsrael) being coordinated by a group of hackers aligned with Anonymous. The excellent information
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”The coalition of hackers appears to have ties to the Iranian government, Pakistan, Syria, Egypt, and the terror group Hezbollah, according to a report published by Cryptome.”

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