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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

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 […]

2015 Dodge Challenger Pictures and Specs

04/17/14 4:34 pm

Great pictures and spec details of the 2015 Dodge Challenger Here are some incredible pictures of the 2015 Dodge Challenger — unveiled at the 2014 New York Auto Show. The 2015 Dodge Challenger packs a 6.4liter V8 engine pumping out a massive 485hp and 475lb/ft of torque. A 3.6liter V6 is also available, producing 305hp. The […]

Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG 4MATIC Coupe Pictures and Specs

04/17/14 5:42 am

Check out these awesome pictures of the new Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG 4MATIC Coupe, which was revealed at the 2014 New York International Auto Show. The Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG 4MATIC Coupe features a 5.5liter V8 bitorbu engine pumping out 577 horsepower and 664lb/ft of torque. It can do 0-60mph in just 3.9 seconds with a top speed […]

Ten Best Football Movies Of All Time

04/17/14 1:38 am

Over the last 25 years, football movies have been among the greatest cinematic success stories coming out of Hollywood. The natural drama, and open-ended storylines make football movies a natural draw for a large majority of movie watchers. Whether they are strictly about football, or infused with love stories and comedy, football movies have certainly […]

2014 New York Auto Show Pictures – Day One

04/16/14 3:48 pm

Here are a selection of the main cars unveiled on the first day of the 2014 New York Auto Show. The cars give a sign of things to come from all the major manufacturers, and include some interesting offerings. Highlights included the new Scion FRS Series 1, the Aston Martin V8 Vantage GT, the Chevrolet […]

2014 Rolls-Royce Ghost Series 2 Pictures

04/16/14 5:41 am

Rolls-Royce have released a string of pictures of the Rolls-Royce Series II, unveiled at the 2014 New York Auto Show. The Rolls-Royce Series 2 is the much-anticipated successor to the original Ghost first released in 2009. The Rolls-Royce Ghost Series 2 features a V12 engine producing up to 563hp, with an eight-speed automatic transmission. It […]

The Three Major Mistakes People Make in Their Online Dating Profiles

04/16/14 4:13 am

We look at the main mistakes people make in online dating profiles The world of dating can be a mysterious place. Over the last decade many people have taken to the internet to find their true loves, or, at the very least, someone they can spend some time with. While online dating is a great […]

Kelly Brook Pictures

04/15/14 4:02 pm

Bubbly British Model and Actress Kelly Brook Photos We have added some pictures of Kelly Brook from our archive following her making it onto our list of most attractive women. Brook is a model, TV presenter and actress. She is often listed as one of the most beautiful women in the world and has appeared in […]

Galaxy Pictures

04/15/14 3:41 pm

Startling Galaxy Pictures that Bewilder the Mind We have added some really amazing galaxy images following from our list of Incredible Space Records. These include irregular and spiral galaxies as well as supernova and gas clouds within them. There are also some spectacular pictures of galaxies colliding and huge clusters containing millions of stars. Even […]

Gymkhana star Ken Block and Neymar’s Footkhana Video Teaser

04/15/14 8:37 am

Rally legend Ken Block, star of the famous Gymkhana video series, is releasing a new video to celbrate the 2014 soccer World Cup in Brazil — where he takes on Brazilian and Barcelona legend Naymar. A teaser for the new video was released on April 15 ahead of the full video’s launch on April 22. […]

Aston Martin V8 Vantage GT Pictures

04/15/14 8:25 am

Here are some great pictures of the new V8 Vantage GT. The model, unveiled at the 2014 New York International Auto Show, features a string of striking color variations that hark back to the racing color-schemes of old. Buyers can choose diferrent colors for the grille, mirror caps, A-pillar rail and rear-diffuser blade. Aston Martin have […]

Aston Martin V8 Vantage GT and DB9 Carbon Edition

04/15/14 7:49 am

British sportscar firm Aston Martin has released two new versions of its cars — a motorsports-tuned V8 Vantage GT and a Carbon Edition of their popular DB9. V8 Vantage GT The Vantage GT costs $99,900 — but you get lots of bang for your buck, with the engine pumping out 430hp and a top speed […]

People Who Did Amazing Things After Being Homeschooled

04/15/14 3:14 am

Homeschooling has become an increasingly popular alternative to a traditional education. Children who have homeschooling often flourish academically and go on to achieve success later in life. Here are some examples of highly successful people who were homeschooled. Did they go on to do bigger and better things? You be the judge. 5 Thomas Edison […]

Kangaroo Pictures

04/14/14 2:28 pm

Some Cool and a Few Amusing Kangaroo Pictures We have added some kangaroo photos from our archives. Kangaroos are marsupials (carrying their young in a pouch after initial birth) and are found in Australia, where they are an unofficial emblem. Males are known as bucks and females as does with the youngsters being called joeys. […]

Ferrari 458 Speciale Pictures

04/14/14 7:05 am

We have added some pictures of the Ferrari 458 Speciale. Ferrari’s own team worked with Pininfarina on the styling of the 458 and it certainly shows. The car has a 4.5 litre V8 and a claimed 0-60 in about 3 seconds and 124mph in 9.1 seconds. All the Ferrari 458 Speciale photos are courtesy Ferrari […]

5 Deadly Distracted Driving Practices

04/14/14 3:30 am

There’s no doubt that Americans are pressed for time these days. It’s not at all unusual to see a distracted driver on their way to work munching on a breakfast sandwich while weaving in and out of traffic. This type of distracted driving is a sure-fire recipe for a costly and, possibly, deadly accident. If […]

5 Famous People Who Claim To Have Seen UFOs

04/14/14 2:55 am

Think the only people who ever see UFOs are your average everyday Joes? Think again. In actuality, there have been a string of famous UFO sightings by celebrities and politicians. Here are five stars who have reported sightings of UFOs: 5 William Shatner The well-known star of popular science fiction series Star Trek, Shatner has […]

12 Bodybuilding Tips for Complete Beginners

04/13/14 4:00 pm

There could be many reasons why you may have chosen to take up bodybuilding apart from the obvious one, which is to pack on serious muscle mass. Maybe you just want to tone up and lose weight, maybe you want to give yourself more ‘presence’ when playing another sport, such as football or hockey. Perhaps […]

Watch This Cement Truck Smash Into A Toyota Minivan

04/12/14 3:13 pm

An out-of-control cement truck has got to be one of the last things you want to see hurtling towards you when you’re out for a drive. But that’s exactly what Texas A&M professor Dr Guan Zhu experienced as he cruised through College Sation, TX, with his dash cam running. The camera captured in incredible detail how […]

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