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Why do governments have trouble retaining cyber warriors?

It is becoming painfully obvious that the U.S. government and the governments of European countries are having trouble recruiting enough capable “cyber warriors” …

U.S. federal lab linked to Stuxnet breached

A federally funded U.S. lab that is suspected to have been involved in finding the vulnerabilities in Siemens SCADA systems used by the Stuxnet worm has shut down the Internet …

Michigan police downloading drivers’ phone data without warrants?

For a few years now, the Michigan State Police has been using portable devices that allow them to secretly extract personal information from cell phones of drivers who have …

DARPA invests $4.9M towards secure cloud computing

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded $4.9M to Galois, Inc., as research integrator for the PROCEED program (Programming Computation on Encrypted …

Final report: Pan-European cyber security exercise

The EU’s cyber security agency, ENISA, has issued its final report on the first Pan-European cyber security exercise for public bodies, Cyber Europe 2010. The report …

U.S. authorities hijack botnet by substituting C&C servers

The U.S. Department of Justice and the FBI have been granted by the federal court the permission to substitute the C&C servers of the massive Coreflood botnet with …

Government-owned credit cards compromised in contractor breach

Numbers and expiry dates of over 600 credit cards belonging to government and law enforcement employees have been stolen and exposed after an attack aimed at an Australian …

US government to deliver terror alerts via Facebook and Twitter

Color-coded terror alerts for US citizens could very soon become a thing of the past. Starting from April 27, the Department of Homeland Security is likely to differentiate …

Half of U.S. tax payers are unaware about identity theft risks

While consumers take steps to protect themselves against identity theft and remain concerned about the possibility of a data breach when sharing their personal information, …

NASA networks open to cyber attacks

Experts from the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) are not satisfied. Their audit of the computer networks on which NASA relies on to carry out its various missions has …

FBI asks public to break a code, help solve a murder

An interesting request for help has been made public yesterday by the FBI: “Cryptanalists, help solve an open murder case”. The murder happened back in 1999. …

European Parliament computer network breached

The computer network of the European Parliament has been targeted by a cyber attack that may or may not be linked to the attack against the European Commission and the …

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