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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

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 […]

10 Real Life Human Cannibals

07/21/14 10:16 am

A twisted nurse was this week found guilty of sexually grooming and planning to eat a 14-year-old girl. Dale Bolinger, 58, from Kent, England, told the Mexican girl, called Eva, in an online chat: “The idea of us making love and then eating you is a VERY great turn on! I have been called a very generous lover […]

10 Celebs Still Earning Megabucks Despite Being Dead

07/19/14 3:30 pm

Just because you’re dead doesn’t mean you have to stop earning money — and in the case of some celebrities that can mean huge sums of cash. According to financial website Forbes, the highest earning living celebrity is Madonna, who earned $125 million from June 2012 and June 2013. But that was dwarfed by the highest […]

10 Hollywood Couples Who Starred In Movies Together

07/19/14 9:32 am

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are set to star together for a second time in new film By the Sea. The Hollywood couple, who will also co-produce the drama, first appeared in a movie together in 2005′s Mr and Mrs Smith — the film on which their relationship blossomed. But the pair are not the only […]

21 Genius Cockney Rhyming Slang Phrases

07/19/14 8:14 am

Can you Adam and Eve it? Cockney Rhyming slang is without doubt one of the most beautiful and hilarious expressions of the English language anywhere in the world. Both poetic and utterly bizarre, it sees a combination of odd phrases used to replace simple every-day words. Used since the mid-19th century by tough working class types in the East […]

15 Of The Best Pics From Lamborghini’s Instagram Account

07/19/14 4:59 am

Instagram has opened up a whole new world for car fans looking for pics of the cars they idolize in action. The Lamborghini instagram account isn’t the most active, but the pics are well worth a look just because, well, they’re all of Lamborghinis. But to save you the hassle we’ve put together some of […]

2015 Dodge Challenger Prices And Specs

07/17/14 5:47 am

The 2015 Dodge Challenger will have a starting price of $26,995 for the basic SXT model. The R/T V8 has an MSRP in the US of $31,495, while the R/T Scat Pack and 392 HEMI Scat Pack Shaker models are priced from $38,495. The more powerful SRT 392 costs from $45,995, while the top-of-the-line 2015 Dodge […]

10 Best Things To Do In Seattle

07/17/14 2:38 am

Seattle is the largest city in the Pacific North West region of the USA and is a busy seaport. But it is also a great tourist destination, with a whole host of things to do for all the family. Here are our ten must-see attractions to visit. 1 Seattle Space Needle If you are not afraid of […]

The 10 Least Stressful Jobs

07/16/14 12:38 pm

While some jobs are extremely stressful — there are many where stress relatively unheard of. So if you’re fed-up of stress in your job, or are looking for a relaxing career, check out the jobs below — the ten least-stressful jobs of all, according to research by jobs website careercast.com. They were rated on things including how far […]

10 Free Car Games

07/16/14 9:48 am

Free Car Games Worth Playing Sometimes you just want to go to a website and play a few distracting car games without having to sign up for anything or downloading some app. Here is a list of some really cool free car games that you can play online for nothing. The games are mostly pretty quick […]

The 5 Greatest Astronomers Of All Time

07/15/14 5:16 pm

Mankind has had a fascination with astronomy since before the time when the word “astronomy” first existed. Celestial bodies that could be seen from Earth were among the first forms of keeping time and dreaming of other worlds. As such, there may have been great astronomers that had no words or means of describing any […]

5 Totally Underrated Christmas Movies

07/15/14 4:56 pm

It’s pretty easy to create a top 5 Christmas movie list. Not only would everyone’s list look pretty similar, but most of the films that would be listed probably receive extensive runs on cable TV during the holidays. So why not check out some Christmas movies that aren’t classics? The following are 5 underrated Christmas […]

Nissan creates ‘self-cleaning’ car

07/11/14 3:32 am

Nissan has built a version of its LEAF electric vehicle which the firm claims has ‘self-cleaning’ paint. The paint is ‘superhydrophobic’ and ‘oleophobic’ (yes, we didn’t know what those words mean either) so repels mud, rain and everyday dirt. It’s known as Ultra-Ever Dry and works by creating an ‘umbrella’ of air on the outside the […]

Corvette: Six Reasons to Buy Your Dream ‘Vette Now

07/10/14 2:47 pm

Corvettes hold a mythical place in the car world. For more than a half-century, these legendary machines have inspired dreams and outright lust in millions of people. Unfortunately for many automotive enthusiasts, Corvettes remain just a dream and nothing more. Indeed, such verve and excitement in any item costs more than common, practical goods, and […]

Car Games Update July 9th

07/09/14 6:06 am

This last week we’ve added quite a few titles to the car games section of Autosaur. Circus Biker looks fairly interesting but the game does not live up to the idea with it being a pretty bog standard obstacle game with no real challenge, maybe try if you’re tired of life! Urban Moto Trial is […]

Volvo promises ‘world’s most powerful and cleanest SUV’

07/09/14 5:39 am

Volvo claims their new XC90 will be the world’s cleanest and most powerful SUV ever made. The Swedish firm say they hope the car will make drivers feel like they can own an SUV “guilt-free”. The seven-seater XC90 will pump out 400hp and 472lb/ft of torque, but will have emissions of just 60g/km — which […]

Land Rover Marks 25th Anniversary of The Great Divide Expedition

07/08/14 6:31 am

Back in 1989 Land Rover traversed the hardest part of the Continental Divide in Colorado, USA. This was done to launch the 1990 Range Rover and the adventure was completed using stock models. To commemorate the trip Land Rover is taking a caravan of stock 2014 Range Rovers over 1000 miles along the route, with […]

MG SVW RANGE

07/07/14 7:17 am

The sweeping lines of vintage sports cars have captured the public’s imagination for decades — and here we look at the offerings of one of the world’s best vintage sports car manufactures, MG. The car maker was well-known for making small sports cars but its SVW range were larger vehicles. Of the three models that make […]

McLaren 650S GT3 Unveiled (PICTURES)

06/30/14 5:49 am

McLaren have unveiled their next generation 650S GT3 at the 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed. It has better handling and engine cooling than the road-going model, with a more aggressive front-end and updated carbon fiber bodywork. It is also safer than its racing predecessor the 12C GT3, with an enhanced carbon fiber MonoCall chassis and […]

GM Halts Chevrolet Cruze Sales Over Airbag Fears

06/26/14 3:32 am

General Motors has ordered dealers in the U.S. and Canada to stop selling 2013 and 2014 model-year Chevrolet Cruzes over fears they may have faulty air-bags due to a defective part. The firm is still trying to identify all vehicles that could be carrying the part, but around 33,000 Cruzes have been singled out so […]

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