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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

More Articles

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

Michelle Rodriguez Pulls Cool Bikini Headstand with Bugatti

04/24/14 6:32 am

Actress Michelle Rodriguez has posted a photo on her Instagram page of herself performing a yogic move next to a white Bugatti Veyron. The 35-year-old Fast and the Furious star is wearing a bright pink bikini and pulling a headstand. She has quite a few pics in yogic poses so we assume she must be a fan. […]

Student wins $5000 for Corvette Snap

04/24/14 5:50 am

Dan Wang, a student at Rochester Institue of Technology, has picked up a $5000 cheque for his photo of a Corvette Z06 Convertible. Chevrolet had setup the Corvette Student Showcase Challenge and then invited visitors to its Facebook page to vote on the entrants. Wang said he was trying to capture how the car would […]

10 Most Shocking TV Deaths

04/24/14 2:30 am

The long-running cartoon sitcom Family Guy gained fans over the years for a number of outrageous, envelope-pushing jokes and moments. But it was not until the show’s 12th season that Family Guy pulled off a truly rare stunner: it killed off a main character. Deaths of characters we have come to love over the seasons […]

2015 Mini Paceman Pictures

04/23/14 5:49 am

Mini have released pictures of their 2015 Mini Paceman after it was unveiled at the Beijing Motor Show. The 2015 Pacemen has a fresher look than its predecessor, as well as an updated interior. A string of different paint finishes are also available including Jungle Green and Midnight Grey, and the addition of alloy wheel rims […]

Best Superhero Movies

04/23/14 2:33 am

We count down the top 10 best superhero movies In this list we count down a selection of what we consider to be the ten best superhero movies released to date. The superhero genre over the past 15 years has exploded, with superhero movies regularly dominating yearly highest-grossing film lists. Our appetite for stories of […]

Dodge Wisdom video goes viral

04/22/14 8:00 am

Dodge’s ‘Wisdom’ video, that the company created to celebrate their 100th anniversary, has become quite a big viral hit. The company says the video, which features centenarians,  had more than 4 million views in the first 24 hours (3.5 on YouTube at the time of writing). The clip was released as part of the promotion for […]

Beijing Auto Show Pictures

04/22/14 8:00 am

The 2014 Beijing Auto Show kicked off this week with all the major brands looking to show off their latest models. The Chinese market has grown quickly along with their middle class. China is also targeted heavily by luxury brands with the likes of Bentley and Maserati all looking to get some market share. Below […]

New York Auto Show Pictures Part 2

04/22/14 7:30 am

As the 2014 New York Auto Show is in full swing we bring you some more great pictures from the event. Some of the cars featured include the BMW 435i Gran Coupe, the Dodge Challenger R/T,  the VW e-Golf and Porsche 911 Targa 4. Check out the pictures below. What do you think of the […]

Audi TT offroad concept at Beijing

04/22/14 7:25 am

Audi has been showing off their all-wheel drive TT offroad concept at the Beijing Auto Show. The company says the car gives a glimpse at how a new model in the TT range might look. The TT offroad concept is a plug-in hybrid with a 2.0 litre petrol engine (292bhp) and two electric motors. It […]

BMW Vision Future Luxury Concept

04/22/14 4:19 am

BMW have released some stunning pictures of their Vision Future Luxury concept car.  It gives a glimpse of the direction BMW hopes to head in the future with its luxury models. The German firm says the car has an extremely light-weight body, a newly designed user interface, improved technology and an innovative interior that ‘caters optimally […]

How To Get Clear Skin

04/22/14 3:13 am

The Top Ten Tips for Good Skin Have you ever wondered how some people seem to have flawless skin day in and day out regardless of age? True, genetics play a role, but for those of us who were not blessed with naturally radiant skin, cosmetic surgery or expensive skin care products are not the only […]

Frozen Pictures

04/21/14 7:59 pm

Some Cool, pardon the pun, Frozen Pictures Disney’s animated musical Frozen was a huge hit over the 2013 holiday season. With some great characters and catchy tunes together with some magical animation it did very well at the box office. We have added some great stills from the movie, to go along with our associated […]

New York Auto Show Special Edition Pictures

04/21/14 2:57 pm

This year’s New York Auto Show has seen the launch of several limited edition models. Car-makers bring these out to mark anniversaries or special event and the models are often enhanced or have some additional modelling. Below are some pictures of a few special editions on display including the SRT Time Attack Carbon Special Edition Viper […]

New York Auto Show Concept Car Pictures

04/21/14 2:46 pm

At nearly every auto show car manufacturers like to present some of the their new ideas via their concept cars. Sometimes these concept cars are flights of fancy or just a vehicle to showcase some new technology but sometimes they make it, more or less intact, to the production line. Below are few of the […]

Three Common Myths From History That Most People Believe

04/21/14 5:50 am

Common Myths About History We may not all be experts and professors, but when it comes to history some things are just common knowledge. After all, humans have been around for thousands of years. That’s a lot of history behind us, and some of it has got to filter through to people today. Yes, there […]

Australia Pictures

04/20/14 1:46 pm

Some Diverse Pictures of Australia We have added some pictures of Australia from our Archive. The country appears on several of our lists including largest and happiest countries as well as being home to many of the most deadly snakes and spiders, oh and one of the fastest land animals as well. This flattest of […]

Bhutan Pictures

04/20/14 7:18 am

Some Precarious Pictures of Himalayan Kingdom Bhutan We have added a set of pictures featuring the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan, which we listed on our world flag article. With much of the country nested in the mountains this small kingdom has some stunning scenery with spectacular buildings contrasted against the often harsh environment. Bhutan is landlocked and surrounded […]

Poker Strategy Basics

04/20/14 1:45 am

Three basic tips for good poker strategy Navigating your way through a poker tournament is like working your way through a maze or playing a chess match. It requires specific strategies and a bit of luck. Of course, you can’t control your luck. However, you can choose your strategies. Which strategies you employ depend on […]

Garage Sale Tips To Make Some Cash

04/19/14 2:38 am

Having a yard sale? Make sure to follow these tips Winter has finally crawled away and signs of spring are everywhere. It’s garage sale season! Time to clear out your junk and make a little cash. Let these tips guide you in organizing a lucrative garage sale. 12 Do it on a Saturday Saturday is […]

52 Great Cheap Date Ideas

04/18/14 2:36 am

Some great ideas for cheap dates When you don’t have a lot of money to spend but want to have a fun first date or date night, what do you do? Fear not! Here is a list of great budget-friendly ideas: 52 Picnic in the Park You can enjoy a great evening outdoors by packing […]

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