Category Archives: News

The Most Important Cybersecurity Story

There’s no doubt what the most discussed cybersecurity story of the month is—withbelligerent attackers, sophisticated counterhacks, corporate lawyers threatening journalists, speculation about the potential involvement of a rogue nation state,entertaining sniping about movie stars, and even real-world threats, the Sony data breach has all the excitement of one of the action-packed films pilfered from the […]

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Cybersecurity is new challenge for countries globally

    WASHINGTON: It started with hactivists defacing websites and a e-mails pointing users to links that stole data. Soon, Ragnar Rattas and his team of Estonian computer security experts were battling the heaviest and most sophisticated cyberattacks they had ever encountered. As the situation worsened, they abandoned some networks including a major public facing […]

Iranian hackers using fake Facebook accounts to spy on US leaders

BOSTON: In an unprecedented, three-year cyberespionage campaign, Iranian hackers created false social networking accounts and a fake news website to spy on military and political leaders in the United States, Israel and other countries, a cyberintelligence firm said.  ISight Partners, which uncovered the operation, said the hackers’ targets include a four-star US Navy admiral, US […]

Face recognition to boost surveillance

  The US government is making progress on developing a surveillance system that would pair computers with video cameras to scan crowds and automatically identify people by their faces, according to newly disclosed documents and interviews with researchers working on the project. The Department of Homeland Security tested a crowd-scanning project called the Biometric Optical […]