Latest Cyber Stories

2010-12-09 15:52:00

UTICA, N.Y., Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week, a new threat emerged in the world of cybersecurity: "hacktivists" have openly launched retaliatory attacks on businesses, organizations and even governments, shutting down their websites for hours or days. "We are witnessing a cyber war, the likes of which have not yet been seen," said Randall Nichols, professor and director of the cybersecurity programs at Utica College. "But the reality is that this is the battlefield of the...

2010-12-09 10:51:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Richard Stiennon, cyber security expert and industry analyst, will be presenting at his book launch for Surviving Cyberwar (Government Institutes, 2010) on Thursday, December 16, 9-11 AM at the National Press Club in Washington D.C. Surviving Cyberwar is a narration of the rise of state-sponsored cyber attacks taking us from Chinese thinking on the Revolution in Military Affairs, to the story of Shawn Carpenter and Titan Rain, and up to...

2010-11-29 05:05:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- eCoupons.com announced today that more consumers in China will shop online on Cyber Monday than in the U.S., UK, Germany and Japan. According to a new eCoupons.com/Ipsos global survey, 22% of Chinese plan to shop online on November 29 versus 17% in the U.S. Cyber Monday, one of the busiest shopping days of the year, is the Monday after Black Friday where retailers offer big discounts online. During Cyber Monday week, from November 29 to December 6,...

2010-11-27 00:00:00

Totally Wicked E-Liquid Join Cyber Monday Fun with Promise of Something "Free" Bradenton, FL (PRWEB) November 26, 2010 Following hot on the heels of the fantastic Black Friday deal which saw Totally Wicked customers able to grab 25% off electronic cigarettes and e-smoking accessories, Cyber Monday will see another day of online bargains! Cyber Monday arrives just about half way through Totally Wicked E-Liquid's unique 12 days of Christmas advent calendar promotion. So far, e-smokers have...

2010-11-10 08:30:00

BERLIN, BRUSSELS and HERAKLION, Greece, November 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The interim findings and recommendations of EU Member States participants of the 1st Pan-European Cyber Security Exercise indicate that 'CYBER EUROPE 2010' was a useful 'cyber stress test' for Europe's public bodies. Member States are very keen to continue their efforts in the area of national and pan-European exercises. They also agreed on the importance of involving the private sector in further exercises and...

2010-11-05 06:46:00

BRUSSELS and HERAKLION, Greece, November 5, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The first ever, pan-European "Cyber Europe 2010" exercise ended successfully yesterday. More than 150 experts from 70 public bodies around Europe participated in the exercise. They were exposed to more than 320 incidents, or 'injects'. The exercise was a first key step for strengthening Europe's cyber defense. The key challenge now is for the Member States to implement the identified 'lessons-learnt' during the exercise. The...

2010-10-26 00:01:47

National Cyber Security Radio, by LIGATT Security International (OTC: LGTT), an online computer security radio show, will re-air last week's topic "How to Reduce Cyber-bullying by 80% Immediately" today at 3pm EST on NationalCyberSecurity.com. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) October 25, 2010 National Cyber Security Radio, by LIGATT Security International (OTC: LGTT), an online computer security radio show, will re-air last week's topic "How to Reduce Cyber-bullying by 80% Immediately" today at 3pm EST...

2010-10-18 07:26:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- National Cyber Security Radio, by LIGATT Security International (Pink Sheets: LGTT), an online computer security radio show, will air today at 3pm EDT on www.NationalCyberSecurity.com. Today's topic, "How to Reduce Cyber-bullying by 80% Immediately," will be moderated by Cyber Security Expert, Gregory D. Evans. During this week's show, Host Gregory D. Evans will educate his listeners on the legalities and long lasting effects of cyber-bullying. According...

2010-09-21 13:40:00

U.S. researchers reported on Tuesday that cyber-bullying may be even harder on the victims than physical beatings or name-calling. The team at the National Institute of Health found that cyber-bullies seem to be less depressed than their prey, unlike traditional bullies. Jing Wang, Tonja Nansel and Ronald Iannottti of the NIH's National Institute of Child Health and Human Development analyzed data from an international survey from 2005/2006 that included 4,500 U.S. preteens and teens. The...

2010-09-16 06:28:54

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) must construct a "cyber shield" to protect the alliance from Internet threats to its military and economic infrastructures, a US defense official told the AFP news agency on Wednesday. Cyber security is a crucial element for the 28-nation alliance to adopt at its summit of leaders in Lisbon November 19 and 20, US Deputy Defense Secretary William Lynn said in Brussels. Lynn said the alliance needs to play a significant role in...

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