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2011 Was A Big Year For Hacktivists
2012-03-22 13:17:17

Verizon unveiled on Thursday that hacktivist groups like Anonymous stole about 100 million Internet user's data in 2011. Verizon said in its annual Data Breach Investigations Report on Thursday that of the 177 million records stolen by hackers in 2011, 100 million were taken by a hacktivist group. According to the report, half of the 177 million records stolen were specifically from the Anonymous hacktivist group. Verizon said that 2011 was the second-highest year of data loss that...

Interpol Arrests 25 Hackers, Anonymous Strikes Back
2012-02-29 13:16:30

The international police organization Interpol says that it has arrested 25 individual who it believes are connected to the notorious hacker organization known as Anonymous. The suspects range from 17- to 40-years old, said the agency, and were arrested mostly in Latin American countries. According to the Associated Press, the international hacker-hunt is part of an initiative known as “Operation Unmask” which was launched earlier this month is response to attacks on several...

2011-12-19 08:00:00

Belkasoft computer forensic software was used in INTERPOL Cybercrime Summer School, helping investigators learn locating digital evidence on PCs. The companyâs flagship product, Belkasoft Evidence Center, was the participantsâ tool of choice for extracting instant messenger communications during the cybercrime investigation contest. (PRWEB) December 19, 2011 âœWe were happy to provide our forensic toolkit for trainingâ, says...

2011-05-24 00:00:31

INTERPOL to Send Delegation to ICANN Singapore Meeting Lyon, France (PRWEB) May 23, 2011 A landmark visit today to INTERPOL's General Secretariat headquarters by top officials from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has provided both international bodies with an opportunity to explore avenues for closer collaboration on Internet security. With cyber-security, financial & high tech crime high on the agenda, talks between ICANN President and CEO Rod Beckstrom...

2011-05-20 18:19:00

DENVER, May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Following three sold-out shows at Mexico City's Azteca Stadium, U2 360 will make its much anticipated return to North America this summer for 22 shows across 20 cities, kicking off tomorrow - May 21 at Invesco Field in Denver, Colorado. Ahead of tomorrow night's show in Denver, the Edge discusses what U2 fans can expect from the band's return in the attached video link which also includes highlights from the tour. For low resolution viewing and...

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2010-09-18 06:45:00

On Friday, 300 of the world's top law enforcement officials concluded the first ever international police anti-cybercrime conference in Hong Kong. The security general of the international police agency Interpol, Robert K. Noble, told the law enforcement officials from 56 countries that terrorists could inflict a significant blow with a cyberattack on a nation's infrastructure. "Just imagine the dramatic consequences of an attack, let's say, on a country's electricity grid or banking...

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2010-09-17 11:35:48

Interpol head Ronald K. Noble said that criminals stole his Facebook identity and used it to obtain information on an operation by the international police agency. "Just recently Interpol's Information Security Incident Response Team discovered two Facebook profiles attempting to assume my identity as Interpol's secretary general," Noble told the first Interpol Information Security Conference in Hong Kong. "One of the impersonators was using this profile to obtain information on fugitives...

2010-09-15 07:00:00

DALLAS, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- In the first global conference co-hosted by INTERPOL and the Hong Kong Police, Entrust, Inc. today will address the importance of emerging solutions that help address critical border security challenges and defend against advanced malware attacks. The inaugural event, to be held in Hong Kong today through Sept. 17, will outline the proven solutions required to properly secure border checkpoints, as well as what changes need to be made to protect financial...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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