Topic: Symantec Corporation
After Visa, MasterCard, and others cut services to WikiLeaks, a group launched ‘distributed denial of service’ attacks against these businesses. But a new analysis shows that the attacks lacked punch.
12/23/2010 01:49 pm
Some 'hacktivists' use malicious software to capture and control unwitting computer 'zombies,' but WikiLeaks avenger 'Anonymous' is using social media to mobilize hordes of volunteers.
12/09/2010 06:58 pm
Cyberattacks sent MasterCard's website into a tailspin. The page has been up-again, down-again as hackers stage a cyberattack protest in support of WikiLeaks.
12/08/2010 03:41 pm
Do Not Track list becomes a hot topic this week in Washington, as legislators discuss not just if it's a good idea but how such a list would work.
12/03/2010 04:31 pm
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says that a computer worm incapacitated some centrifuges of the Iran nuclear program. The worm was surely Stuxnet, experts say.
11/30/2010 01:21 pm
The Stuxnet cyberworm could soon be modified to attack vital industrial facilities in the US and abroad, cybersecurity experts warned Wednesday at a Senate hearing.
11/17/2010 07:15 pm
Researchers from California and Germany dove into the Stuxnet code and found it sought out specialized components used in Iran nuclear centrifuges – and could cause them to explode.
11/16/2010 03:05 pm
Private sector security experts say the government’s public reports on the Stuxnet worm – the world’s first publicly-known cyber superweapon – often seem to be old news or incomplete.
10/03/2010 01:45 pm
Stuxnet worm attack has been centered on Iran, studies show. Experts offer dueling theories as to the cyber weapon's target: Iran's Bushehr nuclear power plant or the nuclear fuel centrifuge facility at Natanz?
09/24/2010 04:57 pm
Beware the USB memory stick. Infected sticks are the means by which a mystery spyware, dubbed Stuxnet, is penetrating control systems of industrial facilities and utilities around the globe, say cybersecurity experts.
07/23/2010 06:58 pm