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Firefox and FireCAT as a Platform for Ethical Hacking Mozilla Hacks ...

Firefox and FireCAT as a Platform for Ethical Hacking Mozilla Hacks ... | Information Security | Scoop.it
It was really simple but had a condition-based methodology, and therefore was impossible to use any automated tool; we could only use a web browser. Our solution was to convert Firefox into a Platform for Ethical Hacking.
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Thomas Rid | Forget The Hype about Cyberwar: Hacking Makes the World More Peaceful | Foreign Affairs

Thomas Rid | Forget The Hype about Cyberwar: Hacking Makes the World More Peaceful | Foreign Affairs | Information Security | Scoop.it
Cyberwar Is Coming!” declared the title of a seminal 1993 article by the RAND Corporation analysts John Arquilla and David Ronfeldt, who argued that the nascent Internet would fundamentally transform warfare.

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Obamacare website 'either hacked or will be soon', warns infosec expert - Register

Obamacare website 'either hacked or will be soon', warns infosec expert - Register | Information Security | Scoop.it
Obamacare website 'either hacked or will be soon', warns infosec expert Register Hackers have thrown multiple attacks at US President Obama's medical insurance bazaar HealthCare.gov since it went live in October, according to a senior US government...
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Criminals to look at this like a single location to easily steal a lot of really good information :) 

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For 20 Years the Nuclear Launch Code at US Minuteman Silos Was 00000000

For 20 Years the Nuclear Launch Code at US Minuteman Silos Was 00000000 | Information Security | Scoop.it
Today I found out that during the height of the Cold War, the US military put such an emphasis on a rapid response to an attack on American soil, that to minimize any foreseeable delay in launching a nuclear missile, for nearly two decades they...
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Johnson Pledges InfoSec Fixes at DHS - BankInfoSecurity.com (blog)

Johnson Pledges InfoSec Fixes at DHS - BankInfoSecurity.com (blog) | Information Security | Scoop.it
Johnson Pledges InfoSec Fixes at DHS BankInfoSecurity.com (blog) Jeh Johnson may soon be the Obama administration's new face on cybersecurity, but at his confirmation hearing to be the next Homeland Security secretary, he had relatively little to...
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