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Obama Will Soon Reveal New Cybersecurity Plans

President Obama will reveal the country's new cybersecurity plans this week. The New York Times reports that an official with the White House has revealed Obama's plan to announce new online security and Internet access initiatives shortly. The Obama Administration

Casino Cyberattack May Have Come From Iran

Iran may be behind a cyber attack involving a casino that took place earlier this year. A report from Bloomberg says that Iranian hackers attacked the Las Vegas Sands Corporation due to comments that were made by the casino's owner. During the attack, servers

Sony Hack Leads To 47K Leaked SSN

The Sony Pictures Entertainment hack has resulted in 47,000 US Social Security Numbers being leaked. Those Social Security Numbers belong to employees, celebrities, and freelancers. Along with SSN being leaked, personal information such as salaries ...

Experts Think A Major Cyberattack Will Occur By 2025

Within the next ten years, most experts think the world will suffer a major cyberattack that will impact a large portion of those who are online. Pew Research asked 1,642 security experts if a major cyberattack would take place by 2025, and 61 percent said that an

Homeland Security Employees Possibly Hit By Cyberattack

The US Department of Homeland Security was recently the target of a cyberattack that most likely involved the illegal acquisition of personal information about its employees. "Experts who have reviewed the facts gathered to-date believe it has all the markings of

Cyber Attack Targeted 75 American Airports

A newly published report has revealed that in 2013 a cyber attack was carried out that targeted 75 American airports. Federal authorities were involved in the investigation that resulted in the recent report. An investigation was kicked off after four airports were...

Report Reveals Second Chinese Cyber Attack Group

A new report has been published by CrowdStrike that reveals yet another group linked to the Chinese military that has been launching cyber attacks against businesses in other countries. The group detailed in the report has the nickname "Putter Panda" and according to...

Chinese And US Attack Traffic Down, DDoS Attacks On The Rise

In their 1st Quarter 2013 report of The State of the Internet, Akamai, an internet content delivery network, showed that attack traffic from China and the United States dropped, but that DDoS attacks were on the rise with enterprises targeted the most.

Microsoft's Macs Get Infected, Too

In a blog post made by the Microsoft Security Response Center, the company admitted to joining an elite group of cyberattack victims. All through February announcements were made by Twitter, Facebook and most recently Apple, who all may have dealt with the same malware.
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