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Attack On US Veterans Website May Have Targeted Military Personnel
2014-02-14 10:34:29

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Tuesday security researchers identified a zero-day exploit (CVE-2014-0322) that had been served up from the US Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) website. This attack reportedly targeted American military personnel during this week’s paralyzing snowstorm at the United States Capitol. Researchers at FireEye believe that those behind this attack, which may have also been coordinated to take place in advance of the Presidents' Day...

2014-02-13 23:26:55

Empowers On-Demand Anywhere Network Assessments Boston, Massachusetts (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 Pwnie Express, the only technology to assess wired and wireless network security in remote locations on demand, today announced that it will extend Tenable Network Security, Inc.’s real-time vulnerability and threat management to Pwnie customers’ remote, hard-to-reach locations. Pwnie Express’s smart devices allow organizations to see all the things on both wired and wireless networks in...

2014-02-12 23:00:37

With cyber-attacks a growing threat to critical infrastructure systems, the American Water Works Association today announced the release of expert guidance on how water utilities can reduce their cyber vulnerabilities. Denver (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 With cyber-attacks a growing threat to critical infrastructure systems, the American Water Works Association today announced the release of expert guidance on how water utilities can reduce their cyber vulnerabilities. This guidance was...

2014-02-11 23:21:24

The latest reviews for the best cellular security systems are now available at SecuritySystemReviews.com. Consumers can now learn everything they need to know about cellular security systems and how to make the right choice when buying one. Jacksonville, Florida (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Not a lot of people are aware of the dangers posed to homes and property in this tech-driven age. Deadbolts and solid doors are no longer enough to keep out intruders. Sometimes, a better system that...

2014-02-11 12:29:44

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lunarline today announced that FY2013 saw a dramatic increase in the number of advanced penetration testing engagements conducted by the company's technical assessment team. The company noted that a flurry of high profile cyber events in 2013 drove increased demand for penetration testing services. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110622/PH24580LOGO) Matt Xenakis, the Program Manager who oversees all of Lunarline's technical...

2014-02-07 12:26:02

DALLAS, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com adds "The Global Military IT, Data and Computing Market 2014-2024" research report to its storethat says the Global Military IT, data, and computing market is estimated to value US$54.2 billion in 2014 and increase at a CAGR of 2.94% during the forecast period, to reach its peak of US$72.4 billion by 2024. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140207/MN61065) This report is the result of extensive market and company...

Hackers Get A Taste Of Their Own Medicine, Hacked By British Spy Unit
2014-02-06 13:16:20

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A unit of the UK's Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ), Great Britain's equivalent of the NSA, was discovered to have conducted a cyber-attack against the hacker collectives Anonymous and LulzSec, according to documents revealed by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, as reported by NBC News. The Joint Threat Research Intelligence Group (JTRIG), the unit within GCHQ that carried out the attacks, launched "denial of service"...

2014-02-05 16:21:28

DUBLIN, February 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7xhg6c/offensive_and) has announced the addition of the "Offensive and Defensive Cyber Weapons for Government and Private Sectors Global Market and Technologies Forecast 2014-2024" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7xhg6c/offensive_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The global cyber...

2014-02-04 08:21:36

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lunarline today announced the results of a three month pilot program designed to drive down the cost of security assessments, including FedRAMP-accreditation, DIACAP, FISMA compliance and penetration testing. Using the Vulnerability Scan Converter (VSC) - a tool developed by Lunarline's Products Team - Lunarline was able to reduce the cost of some security assessments by nearly 1/3(rd) over the three month pilot period. (Logo:...

2014-02-04 08:21:34

ThreatTrack Security survey finds that defense contractors are facing many of the same cybersecurity strains and vulnerabilities as most enterprises CLEARWATER, Fla., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ThreatTrack Security today published a study that sheds light on the attitudes of a very exclusive group of IT and security managers - those employed by U.S. defense contractors - in the wake of the Edward Snowden data breaches and at a time when national cybersecurity is under unprecedented...


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