Monthly Archives: November 2012

United States Accused of Launching Cyberattack Against French Government

United States Accused of Launching Cyberattack Against French Government

November 21, 2012

Typical cyberattack stories these days, at least ones involving the United States, are usually about some other country or mysterious hacker trying to access the U.S. networks. However, the United States has been accused of launching its very own cyberattack against none other than France, a claim that the U.S. Government has denied. According to […]

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Firefox Forcing Secure Connections on Certain Websites

Firefox Forcing Secure Connections on Certain Websites

November 15, 2012

Mozilla recently introduced a pre-loaded list of domains for Firefox that can only be connected to securely in order to help protect the privacy and security of Firefox users. Mozilla is using HSTS in order to force secure connections between the browser and a server. HSTS, or HTTP Strict Transport Security, is a mechanism used by servers […]

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China Poses Greatest Cybersecurity Threat to U.S.

China Poses Greatest Cybersecurity Threat to U.S.

November 7, 2012

According to a recent Congressional report, the country that poses the greatest risk to the United States in terms of cyberspace is China, with Chinese hackers targeting more and more U.S. military computers and defense contractors in attempts to breach our national security. The report, which was produced by the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review […]

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