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Why I Oppose the Twelve Chinese Hacker Groups Claim

December 21, 2011 Added by:Jeffrey Carr

Senators and Congressmen don't have enough knowledge about cybersecurity to discern truth from fiction, so what starts off as questionable analysis soon becomes terrible government policies, especially when it is advocating for civilian companies to counterattack a nation's network...

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Symantec Still Selling Huawei Equipment to the DoD

December 19, 2011 Added by:Jeffrey Carr

"In a letter to partners, North America channel chief Randy Cochran says the contract manufacturing relationship between Symantec and Huawei will remain unaffected, as will Symantec’s commitment to marketing and developing appliance-based solutions..."

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Handful of Chinese Hackers Responsible for Majority of Attacks

December 12, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"Right now we have the worst of worlds. If you want to attack me you can do it all you want, because I can't do anything about it. It's risk free, and you're willing to take almost any risk to come after me," said James Cartwright, a former vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff...

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U.S. Military Chief Warns of Economic Cyber Threat

December 01, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"We lose enormous intellectual property rights. We're under constant attack every day. And it's going to take a whole government approach," said General Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff...

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Espionage: Protecting American Innovation in Cyberspace

November 23, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"The Chinese are aggressively hacking into our nation’s networks, threatening our critical infrastructure and stealing secrets worth millions of dollars in intellectual property... This jeopardizes our national security and hurts U.S. competitiveness in the world market..."

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Report Details China's Electronic Espionage Apparatus

November 22, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"In Senate testimony in 2011, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper outlined concerns about Chinese cyber surveillance, highlighting that the ―Chinese have made a substantial investment in this area, they have a very large organization devoted to it and they‘re pretty aggressive..."

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Malicious Cyber Activities Directed Against U.S. Satellites

November 21, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"Two U.S. government satellites have each experienced at least two separate instances of interference apparently consistent with cyber activities against their command and control systems... The techniques appear consistent with authoritative Chinese military writings..."

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Chinese Intelligence and Cyber Reconnaissance Infrastructure

November 18, 2011 Added by:Stefano Mele

Governments, businesses, military, all rely on communications. Moreover, information collected and collated from intercepted diplomatic, military, commercial and financial communications offers potential competitors an advantage on the negotiation table or battlefield...

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Mikko Hypponen Warns of Adobe Reader Threats

November 11, 2011 Added by:Headlines

F-Secure's Mikko Hypponen urged organizations to reconsider the continued use of Adobe Reader given the tendency for attackers to exploit the application's frequent vulnerabilities. "These attacks are not against PDF - these attacks are against Adobe Reader," said Hypponen...

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China’s Cyberwarfare Capabilities are Rudimentary???

November 07, 2011 Added by:Infosec Island Admin

Patching, and secure coding have not been at the fore here and thus it is trivial for the most part to hack into systems throughout the internet. So, the Chinese need not be uber haxx0rs to do the damage needed because we collectively have done a bad job at securing our own networks...

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Cyber Espionage Report Fingers China and Russia

November 03, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"Cyberspace makes it possible for foreign collectors to gather enormous quantities of information quickly and with little risk, whether via remote exploitation of victims' computer networks, downloads of data to external media devices, or e-mail messages transmitting sensitive information..."

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Kaspersky Warns of Threat from Cyber Terrorism

November 02, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"I don't want to speak about it. I don't even want to think about it. But we are close, very close, to cyber terrorism. Perhaps already the criminals have sold their skills to the terrorists - and then... oh, God," said Kaspersky...

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Building a Backdoor

October 29, 2011 Added by:Joel Harding

A friend in another country wrote and asked me if the reason the United States suspected foreign equipment of containing a means of gaining surreptitious access to telecommunication, information or networked systems, commonly called a backdoor, was because the US routinely does it...

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China Beefs Up PLA's Cyber Militia

October 21, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"Effectively acting as a PLA-associated technical reserve, its mostly under-thirty part-timers are drawn largely from civilian companies and university-level institutes operating in electronic fields. A national guard of cyber soldiers..."

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News Applications: Considerations and Dangers

October 12, 2011 Added by:Joel Harding

The next wave of cyber attacks will come through smart phones, cell phones and their data networks. Smart phones are almost ubiquitous and attacks launched either using the smart phones or attacking smart phones will be devastating on a scale we have not seen to date...

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HBGary CEO Hoglund: China is Top Threat to Security

October 12, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"China. There's a kind of cyber Cold War going on right now. I see it every day. The trouble, he says, is that few are willing to admit it. Most security companies won't come out and say it. The [US] government won't seem to out them for what they're doing either..."

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