Posts Tagged: Cyber Attacks

Malware Increases While Spam Decreases

Malware Increases While Spam Decreases

February 22, 2012

I’ve got some good news that is immediately followed by some bad news. The good news is that spam is continuing to decrease with the bad news being that cybercriminals are still hard at work creating intricate and sophisticated computer hacks and launching them on helplessly unsuspecting victims according to a recent Threats Report from […]

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New Computer Virus Could Track Down and Eliminate Sources of Cyber Attacks

New Computer Virus Could Track Down and Eliminate Sources of Cyber Attacks

January 9, 2012

Cyber attacks are quickly becoming a very serious threat to internet users all over the world. Every day we are hearing more and more about big businesses and government websites that are getting hacked by different groups and causing mayhem for everyone involved. The bigger problem is, however, that it is extremely hard to completely […]

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GOP Candidates Say Cyber Attacks are a Top National Security Concern

GOP Candidates Say Cyber Attacks are a Top National Security Concern

November 23, 2011

At Tuesday’s CNN-sponsored GOP debate, three Republican Presidential candidates stated that cyber attacks pose an emerging national security threat to the United States of America. In his closing comments during the debate, GOP hopeful and former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich said that he views cyber attacks as one of three major security threats […]

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Cyber Attacks Against the U.S. Ruled As Acts of War by Pentagon

Cyber Attacks Against the U.S. Ruled As Acts of War by Pentagon

May 31, 2011

The rash of cyber attacks across the country recently have prompted some strong words from the United States government. The US Department of Defense has ruled that any attack on computer networks or sabotage of information systems stemming from other countries officially constitute an act of war and can be responded to with traditional military force.

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Servers at NASA at High Risk of Cyber Attack

Servers at NASA at High Risk of Cyber Attack

March 30, 2011

So, when we think of NASA, we usually think of how smart people are that work there and how advanced they are technologically. However, the network that NASA uses to control the International Space Station and the Hubble Telescope has some unpatched vulnerabilities which could be exploited via the internet according to NASA’s inspector general. […]

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Major Cyber Attack Hits South Korea

Major Cyber Attack Hits South Korea

March 4, 2011

A computer virus attacked 40 computers in Seoul, South Korea today which included the presidential Blue House, the Foreign Ministry, the country’s biggest bank, the two largest search engines, a major online auction house and some military sites for both Korea and America. TheĀ sourceĀ of the attack was not immediately clear, however, the National Police Agency […]

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