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Hacker Releases Data on 10K DHS Workers, Says FBI Is Next

NewsFactor Network - ‎6 hours ago‎
... as Director of National Intelligence James Clapper testified before lawmakers Tuesday, warning that U.S. information systems are vulnerable to cyberattacks by foreign powers -- specifically calling out Russia, China, Iran and North Korea as the ...

Let's End the Peril of a Nuclear Winter

New York Times - ‎6 hours ago‎
And it is also why we should look with deep alarm at North Korea's recent launching of a rocket to put a satellite in orbit, in what is believed to be an effort to develop an intercontinental ballistic missile.
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Obama Introduces National Hacker-Defense Plan

Breitbart News - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
North Korea's cyberattack on Sony in 2014 destroyed data and disabled thousands of computers. With more than 100 million Americans' personal data compromised in recent years—including credit-card information and medical records—it isn't surprising ...

A $445B economic threat you aren't prepared for

CNBC - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
As the Bay Area gears up for Super Bowl 50, the security industry is getting ready for its own Super Bowl of sorts. The RSA Conference - which marks its 25th year - kicks off in San Francisco on Feb. 29.
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Corruption Currents: Pussy Riot Trolls Putin on Corruption Failures

Wall Street Journal (blog) - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
The hacking group Anonymous is targeting North Korea after its latest missile test. (Newsweek). Sanctions: Russia's hope for sanctions relief from the U.S.

3 technologies that will transform warfare

Eyewitness News - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
The US's decision to blame North Korea for the cyberattack on Sony in 2014 came after initially claiming they did not know who was responsible.

DOD's $6.7B cyber budget focused on emerging threats

Defense Systems - ‎19 hours ago‎
Russia, meanwhile, has been carrying out aggressive cyber activities in Ukraine and was suspected in the sophisticated hack last summer of the Joint Chief's unclassified email system. Other emerging cyber adversaries include North Korea, which was ...
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Know Thy North Korean Enemy

The Diplomat - ‎Jan 30, 2016‎
This is a step in the right direction, and the resulting sanctions should target North Korea's political elites, human rights abusers, and hacker network, but also foreign banks and companies harboring North Korean cash or doing illicit business with ...
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Security Firm Warns of New Chinese Cyber Attacks

Washington Free Beacon - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
Chinese hackers stole health care data pertaining to some 80 million Americans last year, and the Office of Personnel Management cyber attacks netted sensitive records on 22 million federal workers, according to an annual threat report made public ...
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Banks are now 'paranoid' about cyber threats

The Australian Financial Review - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
Commonwealth Bank of Australia director Harrison Young wrote in The Australian Financial Review in December, that cyber security experts are telling boards there is "approximately no chance that banks or even armies can keep hackers out of their ...

News Roundup and Notes: February 9, 2016

Just Security - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
The US and South Korea have agreed that sanctions in addition to those imposed by the UN are needed to properly punish North Korea for its recent missile launch. [Reuters' Jack Kim and David Brunnstrom]. “Modest advances” in its rocket technology: Choe ...
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Why You Really Need to Worry About Cyber Security

Tech Cocktail - ‎Feb 6, 2016‎
Not only did the attack inhibit the company from using their computers for days, but they had to spend a significant amount of money to disengage the hackers from accessing additional information. The FBI determined that the attack originated in North ...

Private sector can't ignore threat intel

SC Magazine - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
The new global threat report, produced by CrowdStrike, warned of the growing threat of China, Russia, North Korea and Iran, as well as cybercriminal syndicates and hacktivist groups.
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Obama administration to create new high-level federal cyber official

NanoNews (blog) - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
... stop sophisticated intrusions and occasionally lone-wolf hackers. Russian Federation and China “continue to have the most sophisticated cyber programs”, Clapper told the Senate Armed Services Committee, and Iran and North Korea continue to conduct ...

Taylor Swift Tackles Hacker Threatening To Leak Nude Photos Of Her

Daily News - ‎Feb 6, 2016‎
The hacker used the Twitter handle @lizzard and signed as lizard in Japanese. The biography of the hacker on Twitter said that the person was affiliated at once with the Islamic State extremist group, the hactivist collective Anonymous and North Korea.
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Regulation Won't Save You: Six Steps to Keep America Safe in Cyberspace

War on the Rocks - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
North Korea has also waged high-profile cyberattacks against the United States - the most notable being the one launched against Sony Pictures Entertainment, allegedly over a movie depicting North Korea in a negative light. The hackers took terabytes ...
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5 Ways 'Obama Knows Exactly What He's Doing'

The National Memo (blog) - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
How secure do you feel about North Korea. Iran will be ..... You ignore the proven facts (admitted by the Obama administration) that your hero Hillary had at least 27 top secret documents on a unsecured server, that any average hacker could have broken ...
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Canadian in China charged with stealing secrets

Daily Mail - ‎Jan 28, 2016‎
China's official Xinhua News Agency Xinhua said Garratt has been charged in Dandong city, Liaoning Province, which neighbors North Korea. The agency reported Chinese authorities found evidence which implicates Garratt in accepting tasks from ...

Japan gets serious about cybersecurity as Olympics approach

Japan Today - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
On December 9, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe saw his website fall victim to hackers. A message on Twitter from a user called _RektFaggot_ read “Whaling IS NOT Cultural Right!


The Ukrainian Weekly (press release) (subscription) - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
The figure announced by U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter on February 2 is part of a $582.7 billion defense-budget proposal that Mr. Carter said is aimed at five major challenges faced by the U.S.