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Securing Critical Infrastructure: A Cyber Security Call to Action

14. Jun 2012, 14:00

Securing Critical Infrastructure: A Cyber Security Call to Action

The heat is on when it comes to protecting critical infrastructure in the United States. Unless the industry takes major steps to bolster its overall cyber security, 2012 could be the year hackers cause major disruptions that impact thousands of people. ... more

Ryan Cleary indicted in U.S. District Court for supporting LulzSec

14. Jun 2012, 10:00

Ryan Cleary indicted in U.S. District Court for supporting LulzSec

A U.S. District Court in Los Angeles has charged Ryan Cleary (an associate of LulzSec and Anonymous living in the U.K.) with a single count of conspiracy and two counts of authorized impairment of protected computers, according to an indictment filed on Tuesday. Cleary was arrested and charged a year ago this month on related charges in the U.K., it is unknown if he will travel to the U.S. for trial. ... more

Penn Station issues warning to customers after data breach

4. Jun 2012, 12:36

Penn Station issues warning to customers after data breach

Penn Station East Coast Subs, a popular food chain in the Midwest, issued a warning to customers via its website on Friday, after some 20% of their franchisee-owned restaurants suffered a data breach. The breach resulted in unauthorized access to an untold number of debit and credit cards. ... more

Administration officials say Stuxnet was Americas first cyber weapon

1. Jun 2012, 14:03

Administration officials say Stuxnet was Americas first cyber weapon

An excerpt from a book to be published on Tuesday by the New York Times’ David Sanger, recounts how the Obama administration took over a project started during the second Bush administration targeting Iran. This project, code-named Olympic Games, was purely technical and resulted in what the world knows today as Stuxnet.   ... more

Is the hype surrounding Flame blazing a FUD-fueled trail of panic?

30. May 2012, 12:00

Is the hype surrounding Flame blazing a FUD-fueled trail of panic?

Over the holiday weekend, security researchers started buzzing about a new piece of malware discovered in Iran. As the firms dig deeper in to the code, speculation has caused a flood of sensationalistic headlines in the news. Is all the hype worth it? ... more

Overcoming BYOD Security Challenges with Flow-Based Monitoring

21. May 2012, 18:00

Overcoming BYOD Security Challenges with Flow-Based Monitoring

Mobile devices are expected to exceed PCs in both shipments and spending this year. As commercial devices trend towards being more stylish and sophisticated, employees are growing to expect universal access to workplace resources from any kind of device, whether that be a smartphone, tablet or laptop. ... more

DDoS Attacks (Part III) - Winning the DDoS Arms Race

21. May 2012, 12:00

DDoS Attacks (Part III) - Winning the DDoS Arms Race

In the two previous weeks, we’ve taken a look at what hacktivists are targeting with DDoS attacks and what companies can do to protect their online presence against these attacks. Today I’ll address the fact that even by erecting “barricades” to help stem the tide that occurs when a DDoS attack happens, the reality is that it’s far cheaper to generate bogus traffic than it is to identify what’s legitimate. ... more

DDoS Attacks (Part II) - The New Line of Defense

14. May 2012, 12:00

DDoS Attacks (Part II) - The New Line of Defense

As discussed in the previous article of this series, knowing that hacktivists are indeed targeting high-profile networks is important, but let’s look at what organizations are doing to defend themselves. ... more

DDoS Attacks (Part I) - Staying Master of Your Domain

6. May 2012, 12:00

DDoS Attacks (Part I) - Staying Master of Your Domain

A recent spate of attacks launched in April involved the use of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks on the DNS server of a well-known worldwide organization. This blitz worked in achieving every goal a “hacktivist” could dream of: garnering global attention through strategic targeting to raise awareness for its cause. ... more

Abortion clinic suffers copycat attacks after breach by Pro-Life Anon

22. Apr 2012, 16:00

Abortion clinic suffers copycat attacks after breach by Pro-Life Anon

In March, Britain’s largest abortion provider’s website was breached by a Pro-Life supporter of Anonymous, who was subsequently arrested within 24-hours of his attack. Since that time, the British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS) has said that they’ve experienced thousands of copycat attacks against their servers. ... more

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Anonymous launches DDoS attacks resulting in three hits and a miss
LulzSec suspect returned to prison for breaching bail conditions
Barracuda: Good sites gone bad – malware in Alexa top 25,000
China blamed for RSA attack during Armed Services hearing
Recruitment website for the LVPD replaced with propaganda
RockYou.com settles with FTC
Microsoft smashes Zeus and SpyEye botnets with giant RICO bat
Facebook privacy loophole allows cloaked spies among us
D&B subsidiary in China investigated after bold claims to undercover reporters
Senators Wyden and Udall still fighting against Patriot Act secrecy

Chevy Colorado And GMC Canyon Ship To Dealers

09/19/14 2:43 pm

General Motors have started shipping their new 2015 Chevy Colorado and 2015 GMC Canyon to dealers — meaning they should reach customers in the coming days. The firm says they received more than 100,000 personalised pre-orders of the vehicles in just two weeks since their Build Your Own Colorado and Build Your Own Canyon websites […]

Aston Martin Vanquish Carbon Edition Pictures

09/18/14 5:45 am

Aston Martin have revealed some properly moody pictures of their new black and white Vanquish Carbon Edition models — and boy are they DARK. The black one features Batman-esque black alloys, wheel surrounds and black interior detailing. The white doesn’t look quite as mean but is just as Eye-catching. Both feature a carbon fiber roof […]

10 Goofs And Inconsistencies In The Golden Girls

09/16/14 6:24 am

We all watch TV shows and notice that there are aspects of the story that don’t quite match up to the way they were laid down in previous episodes.  For example, sometimes the ages of certain people change throughout the serie. Or people will have one sibling in one episode and a different one in […]

10 Reasons The Hunger Games Is Better Than Twilight

09/15/14 12:42 pm

The Hunger Games and Twilight are completely different types of books/movies, and they are both incredibly popular. But the big question is — which is better. Are you ‘Team Gale and Peeta”, or “Team Edward and Jacob”? It’s time to put the Hunger Games versus Twilight debate to rest once and for all… The Top 10 […]

Nissan GT-R NISMO Available in Gran Turismo 6

09/12/14 12:11 pm

Nissan and Sony have added the new Nissan GT-R NISMO to the in-game dealerships in  Gran Turismo 6. The road version of the real car is available now in Japan and due to go on sale in the USA and Europe on October this year. Players will be able to buy the NISMO in-game but […]

2015 Kia Soul EV Prices

09/12/14 10:34 am

Kia have announced prices for their all-new Kia Soul EV. The company says this is their first all-electric, zero emission car and will sit in the middle of their Clean Mobility range. The electric Soul will be available in two trims with Base and Plus (+). The base 2015 Soul EV will be $33,700 and […]

Celebrity Photographer Uli Weber Lauches New Goodwood Revival Book

09/11/14 5:48 am

Celebrity and fashion photographer Uli Weber is to launch a new book at this year’s Goodwood Revival celebrating the historic racing event. Weber, who has photographed many of the most famous people in the world during his illustrious career, turned his hand to the nostalgia and glamour of Goodwood after first visiting the legendary event […]

10 Bizarre Things People Have Flushed Down Toilets

09/11/14 4:23 am

Ever found a blocked loo and wondered how on earth people manage to clog their pipes so easily? While a common culprit might be too much toilet paper, it turns out there are plenty of other bizarre things people flush down the John that don’t quite fit in the pipes. We caught drift of this after […]

The Gorgeous Aston Martin Virage Shooting Brake Zagato (PICS)

09/10/14 2:24 pm

World-famous Italian car design firm Zagato have revealed pics of their new one-off Aston Martin Virage Shooting Brake. The coachbuilder created the unique car for a private European client, and unveiled it at the Chantilly Art & Elegance event in France. Zagato said the Shooting Brake Vantage borrowed inspiration from the V8 Vantage and Volante […]

2015 Lincoln Navigator Pictures

09/09/14 11:11 pm

We have added some pictures of the 2015 Lincoln Navigator. The new model features a 3.5-liter, twin-turbocharged engine that develops 380 horsepower via a 6-speed auto box. Both a 4×2 and 4×4 configuration will be offered. The new Navigator will be available later this year with a starting price of $62,475 including delivery charges. What do you think of […]

2016 Mercedes-AMG GT Pictures

09/09/14 10:53 pm

We have added some great pictures of the 2016 Mercedes-AMG GT. The new sports coupe from Mercedes comes with a 4.0 liter V8 that will take it to nearly 190 mph and 0-60 in under 4 seconds. Further details can be found here. What do you think of the AMG GT?

2016 Mercedes-AMG GT Reveal

09/09/14 10:49 pm

  Mercedes have finally revealed their latest sports coupe in the shape of the the Mercedes-AMG GT. The SLS AMG replacement comes in two models both with an AMG 4.0-liter V8 biturbo engine but with different output. The GT with 456 horsepower and the GT S with 503 horsepower. Each is built in Affalterbach following […]

Aeromobil collapsible flying car (PICS)

09/09/14 1:19 pm

It’s the flying car that could revolutionise the way we travel. A pre-prototype of the Aeromobil has already successfully completed a series of take-offs and landings. Development of the latest itineration of the vehicle, model 3.0, is currently under way. Its co-creator, designer Štefan Klein, hopes to have it ready for display at air shows next […]

3 Of The Strangest Cases Of Internet Impersonation

08/30/14 1:59 am

In the early 1990s, The New Yorker published a famous phrase: “On the Internet, nobody knows you’re a dog.” As the Net has grown older and gained more users, this phrase has become increasingly relevant. Aided by the anonymity of communicating online, people have continually misrepresented themselves to others. This has ranged from lying about […]

The 20 Best Celebrity Ice Bucket Challenge Videos

08/19/14 9:30 am

Celebrities have been queuing up to take part in the ice bucket challenge to raise awareness for degenerative disease ALS — with hilarious results. Everyone from Britney Spears to Bill Gates has been getting in on the act, helping raise millions for the ALS Association. Here we look at 20 of the best celebrity ice […]

Fastest Animals In The World

08/19/14 6:43 am

Running scientists have found that man is more adapted, evolutionarily, to running long distances than almost every other animal. Things that help are our lack of hair, our ability to shed water through sweating and the fact we are able to keep from storing heat by breathing and panting. We are also built with springy […]

10 Weird Phobias

08/04/14 7:19 am

We look at some truly weird phobias We’re all scared of something or other — but while most of us are able to deal with it people with serious phobias are totally unable to get to terms with their fears. And while lots of people are scared of things like failure or spiders, some phobias […]

Ebola Symptoms And How It Liquefies Your Organs

07/31/14 3:12 am

An outbreak of the deadly Ebola Virus which started in Guinea in February has so far killed nearly 700 people — and is rapidly spreading. If you haven’t heard of Ebola, it’s a pretty nasty piece of work. Actually, if truth be told, it’s the stuff of nightmares. The virus is believed to originally be […]

10 Amazing Open Letters That Caught The Public’s Imagination

07/30/14 2:09 am

A Dutch dad’s heartbreaking open letter to Russian President Vladimir Putin following the death of his daughter Elsemiek de Borst on Flight MH17 went viral after touching the hearts of people around the world. Hans de Borst wrote the letter, below, after Elsemiek was killed with 297 others when the Malaysian Airlines jet was blown […]

10 Things We Didn’t Know This Time Last Week

07/24/14 4:04 am

It’s been a busy week around the world — the aftermath of flight MH17 being shot down over Ukraine, and the Gaza/Israel conflict escalating. There’s also been lots of interesting revelations. Here we look at ten things we didn’t know this time last week. 10 A man has built the biggest ever fart machine in […]

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