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Air Force's 'Neighborhood Watch' Program Will Spy On Other Countries
2014-02-24 13:38:00

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online General William Shelton said at the Air Force Association meeting in Orlando on Friday that the US will be launching satellites to spy on other countries. The head of Air Force Space Command said at the event that the “neighborhood watch program” will provide spying capabilities, as well as added eyes in the sky to keep track of space debris while orbiting 22,300 miles above the Earth. Shelton said the satellites will be used to...

2014-02-04 12:32:36

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Prolexic Technologies, the global leader in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection services, today shared an analysis of nearly a dozen global DDoS attacks that indicates cyber attackers are using DDoS attacks in an attempt to influence market values and interfere with exchange platforms. The Prolexic Security and Engineering Team (PLXsert) details the findings in a white paper, DDoS Attacks Against Global Markets,...

2013-10-16 23:25:39

Enhanced service provides real-time intelligence on distributed denial-of-service threats. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 PhishLabs, the leading provider of cybercrime protection and intelligence services that fight back against online threats, announces new enhancements to their DDoS Intelligence Service. Featuring an online portal and API integration capabilities, the upgraded DDoS Intelligence Service provides the actionable, real-time information organizations need to...

Hacker Receives Largest Ever Bounty For Reporting Microsoft Bug
2013-10-09 19:15:51

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online One hacker just made $100,000 from Microsoft. It wasn't from breaching Microsoft's security to glean corporate secrets or customer information; this hacker reported a bug. Microsoft will pay the hacker, and fix the security holes in its software. Microsoft reported the award on its Microsoft Security Response Center blog. The $100,000 payment to hacker James Forshaw is the largest bounty awarded to date, Reuters reports. Forshaw...

2013-08-05 08:32:43

Nearly two-thirds of surveyed organizations not aware of any recent security incidents ATLANTA, Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lancope, Inc., a leader in network visibility and security intelligence, has released a survey indicating that many enterprises possess an unrealistic confidence surrounding the security of their networks. According to the survey, more than 65 percent of IT/security professionals did not think, or were unsure whether, they had experienced any security incidents...

2013-07-09 12:33:05

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In recent years, more and more organizations are being affected by DDoS attacks. Governments, financial institutes, corporations--all organizations are at risk. Whereas stereotypical DDoS attacks mainly use bandwidth flooding techniques that target layers 3 and 4 of the OSI model--roughly 80 percent--and are relatively simple to mitigate, there is a sharp increase in the number of DDoS attacks that target layer 7, the application layer....

2013-06-30 23:04:30

The cyberbullying, online sexual predator and cyber forensic psychological construct, iPredator, has been updated and released, at no cost, for review, download and dissemination. NYS licensed psychologist, certified forensic consultant, founder of iPredator Inc. and author of the theoretical criminology construct, iPredator, has updated his theorem for public discourse. Poughkeepsie, New York (PRWEB) June 30, 2013 Cyberbullying, cyberstalking, online sexual predation, cybercrime and...

2013-06-29 23:04:19

A back to school internet safety guide for parents is now available for parents, educators and pediatric professionals. Michael Nuccitelli Psy.D. C.F.C., a NYS licensed psychologist, certified forensic consultant and founder of the Information Age forensics company, iPredator Inc., has updated and made available, at no cost, his internet safety guide for parents. Hudson Valley, New York (PRWEB) June 29, 2013 As America prepares for the new school year, online sexual predators, cyber...

2013-06-07 16:27:16

Big Names Debate Big Data MENLO PARK, Calif., June 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With issues of privacy and data security in the headlines, Concord Law School, the nation's foremost online law school, presents, "Join the Debate: What's the Right Balance of Public and Private in a World of Big Data and Internet Superpowers?" The panel will be moderated by NYU Professor Arthur Miller. Collaborating with a panel of legal and tech experts, Miller will present intellectual property and...

2013-05-31 23:00:36

Nexusguard's information security researchers outline recent large-scale DDoS attacks and conclude that they are quickly becoming as threatening and sophisticated as APT attacks. (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 In the quest to reduce required resources and increase effectiveness, newer techniques that DDoS attackers have developed no longer emphasize on bandwidth flooding–the latest DDoS attacks are organized, targeted and more sophisticated than ever. Speaking at Defcon and HTCIA 2012, Tony...