Topic: Web Security
The proliferation of mobile devices has created the perfect storm for cyberattacks. So, what is a smart-phone user to do to avoid being hacked?
09/30/2011 01:03 pm
Experts called Stuxnet a 'wake-up call' when it was identified as a cyberweapon. But even as hackers study it, there is scant evidence US utilities are bolstering their defenses against attack.
09/26/2011 07:45 pm
Stuxnet, the cyberweapon that attacked and damaged an Iranian nuclear facility, has opened a Pandora's box of cyberwar, says the man who uncovered it. A Q&A about the potential threats.
09/22/2011 02:15 pm
The cyberattack, which affected hundreds of thousands of users in Iran, may have been meant to allow the Iranian government to eavesdrop on its citizens via Google, Yahoo, Facebook, and other sites.
09/06/2011 03:16 pm
As the battle of words continues over how the dump occurred, pundits say it is ironic to see WikiLeaks – a site devoted to exposing other people’s secrets – getting a taste of its own medicine.
09/01/2011 10:05 pm
National sites were recently hacked by the group Anonymous. The online addition to street protests is likely to become the norm in Latin America.
08/02/2011 03:16 pm
Lawmakers and some Pentagon officials argue that the US should shift cyberdefense from 'How to build the next best firewall' to an offensive message: Those who attack US computers risk 'land-based attack'.
07/21/2011 07:51 pm
This week's arrests of 21 members of Anonymous in the US and Europe show that, given time and resources, cybersleuths can track down hackers. But doubts remain over whether authorites caught any big fish.
07/21/2011 10:14 am
The Pentagon – belatedly, perhaps – outlines its 'Strategy for Operating in Cyberspace.' A slim unclassified document emphasizes a defensive posture, leaving many questions unanswered.
07/14/2011 10:29 pm
Those behind LulzSec – which forced the CIA’s public website down and hacked Sony, among other things – are among the most wanted cyber-criminals.
06/27/2011 06:53 pm