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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

The 10 Most Expensive Celebrity Cars

08/20/14 1:51 am

What do Simon Cowell, Birdman, Flo Rida, Lil Wayne and The Game have in common? They all drive Bugatti Veyrons — the world’s fastest car. But when it comes to price all are outdone by Jay Z’s Maybach Exelero, which cost an eye-watering $8million. Also featuring on the list of the top ten most expensive […]

2015 Kia Sportage Details

08/19/14 3:47 pm

Kia have released trim details for the 2015 Kia Sportage. The popular crossover is available in three trims and all of them have been given some interior upgrades. The LX trim comes with standard fears like 17-inch alloys, solar and privacy glass, keyless entry and a six-speed auto box. The EX version gets larger 18 […]

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 […]

Mexican Gran Turismo Fan, 24, Wins Nissan NISMO Racing Deal

08/19/14 3:42 am

A Mexican Gran Turismo fan has won a place on the Nissan NISMO race team after winning a PlayStation competition which sees gamers given the chance to become real-life racing drivers. Ricardo Sanchez, 24, beat 26 other finalists from six countries in a week-long Nissan PlayStation GT Academy Race Camp at Silverstone race track in […]

2014 Pebble Beach Concours Pictures

08/19/14 3:07 am

Here are a selection of the best 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance pictures. This year’s edition of the famous car show has already seen the unveiling of the McLaren P1 GTR design concept, and a one-off 2014 BMW i8 Concours d’Elegance edition (see pictures below) sold for a record $825,000. The German car’s first road-going […]

McLaren P1 GTR Design Concept Pictures

08/18/14 9:35 am

McLaren  have unveiled the McLaren P1 GTR design concept at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in California. The company says the track-focused P1 GTR will be most track specific and powerful model built by their Special Operation so far. The 3.8-litre twin-turbo V8 combined with an electric motor will develop 986 bhp.  The car also […]

Car Games Update August 7th

08/07/14 2:46 pm

Well things have been a little slow on the car games front but we are back to it again starting this week. Here are three quite cool titles you can check out and play for free in our car games section. First up is the rather cutsey looking Wheely 3, don’t be deceived though this […]

Dodge Start Funny ‘Don’t Touch My Dart’ Ad Campaign

08/07/14 7:34 am

Dodge have enlisted the help of comedy actors Craig Robinson and Jake Johnson to promote the latest Dodge Dart. The ads feature Craig Robinson as the proud owner of a brand new Dodge Dart. However, he does not want his tactile neighbour (Jake Johnson) getting too close to his new baby. Each of the ads features […]

2015 Jaguar F-Type Price

08/05/14 3:26 am

The 2015 Jaguar F-Type coupe will have a starting price of $65,000 — while the convertible version will cost from $69,000. For that price you get a 3-liter supercharged V6 engine producing 340hp which goes from 0-60mph in 5.1 secocnds with a top speed of 161mph. If you step up the F-Type S you get […]

2015 Jaguar XJ Price

08/05/14 2:02 am

The 2015 Jaguar XJ will have a starting price of $74,200 for the basic model, featuring a 3.0-liter supercharged V6 engine pumping out 340hp. Meanwhile the top-of-the-line Jaguar XJR with a long wheelbase (providing greater legroom in the back) will cost $119,000, and boasts a 5-liter supercharged V8 producing a significantly higher 550hp. The XJ, […]

Aston Martin’s new 2015 V12 Vantage S Roadster Pebble Beach Launch

08/04/14 9:42 am

British sports car maker Aston Martin are set to launch their new 2015 V12 Vantage Roadster during the Pebble Beach Auto Week, which starts on August the 14th. The 2015 Vantage sports a 6 litre V12 that puts out 565 horsepower and Aston claim it will hit 201 mph and reach 60 mph in just […]

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 […]

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 […]

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