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US Cyber War With Iran Larger Than Suspected
2012-09-17 13:43:43

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Earlier this year, the Iranian nuclear program was attacked by a powerful and targeted form of cyber weaponry known as the Stuxnet Trojan. Then in May, a cyber-surveillance tool called Flame was uncovered and was later called "the most sophisticated cyber weapon yet unleashed" by researchers at Kaspersky Labs. It was later discovered that US military and intelligence agencies — including the CIA and NSA — had worked...

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2012-08-23 21:24:55

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Career criminal Willie Sutton never actually said that he robbed banks “because that´s where the money is,” and he actually said, “Why did I rob banks? Because I enjoyed it. I loved it.” Today´s cyber-criminals don´t create banking malware because they love it; they do it because the malware is aimed at banks and “that´s where the money is.” This week Internet security firm...

Stuxnet And The Future Of Cyber Warfare
2012-06-06 13:10:06

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com As our world becomes increasingly interconnected via the series of tubes and wires known as the internet, so too grows the risk of cyber-crime. So far in 2012, we´ve already seen malware strike a large number of Macs, several attacks on large organizations and even the new Flame malware, which is said to be the most advanced and sophisticated malware yet. Now, two different securities officials are saying they are worried about what our future may...

Flame Virus 'Most Sophisticated' Cyber Weapon Ever Used
2012-05-29 04:57:03

Researchers at Kaspersky Lab announced on Monday that they had uncovered the “most sophisticated cyber weapon” ever unleashed. The malware, dubbed Flame, is a highly complex malicious program with vast espionage capabilities that are actively targeting sensitive information across the Middle East. The sophistication and functionality of the virus exceed those of all other cyber weapons known to date, Kaspersky said. “Flame can easily be described as one of the most...

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...

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2011-02-16 07:40:00

Russian computer security expert Eugene Kaspersky said on Tuesday that Google's Android would ultimately become the market leader in smartphone operating systems, surpassing Apple and BlackBerry. There is just "one company, one operating system which follows Microsoft's strategy of the 1990s," said Kaspersky, founder of the leading anti-virus firm Kaspersky Lab, referring to the way in which Microsoft's Windows operating system became the dominant platform for computers. "I believe that if...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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