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U.S. Military Has Already Succumbed To Cyber Threats
2012-03-23 11:33:58

Security experts told the Senate Armed Services Subcommittee this week that foreign spies have penetrated computer networks of the U.S. military. Experts from the U.S. National Security Agency and government labs said the penetration was likely so complete that attempts to curb it should stop. The experts told the subcommittee that cyberdefense should focus on protecting data instead of controlling access. They said America has to change the way it thought about protecting Department...

2012-03-16 16:49:42

One of the world's leading Internet security experts, Eugene Kaspersky, has described the World Cyber Security Technology Research Summit at Queen's University Belfast as key in preventing a Cyber World War. Eugene Kaspersky, CEO and co-founder of the largest antivirus company in Europe, Kaspersky Lab, will be giving a keynote address at the second annual Cyber Security Technology Research Summit on Friday 16 March. The cyber security guru is joining some of the world's leading cyber...

BBC Persian Service Suffers Sophisticated Cyber Attack
2012-03-15 13:06:38

British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) director-general Mark Thompson reported on Wednesday that the site had suffered a sophisticated cyber-attack recently. Thompson said that hackers attempted to jam the satellite feeds of BBC services into Iran and as well as swamp its London phone lines with automated calls. He described the coincidence of the attacks as "self-evidently suspicious", stopping short of blaming Tehran for the attacks. Last month, Thompson accused Iranian authorities...

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2012-03-12 16:34:57

A 19-year-old U.K. student has been named the "Cyber Security Champion" after winning a competition showcasing Internet security intelligence. Jonathan Millican won the award after a six-month-long challenge designed to attract talented people to the cyberdefense industry. Judges at the competition said Millican had demonstrated knowledge "years beyond his time" of the subject. He won the competition after taking part in a final series of challenges hosted by HP Labs, which pitted...


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