Tag Archives: hacking

According to FireEye Inc, Chinese hackers spied on Europeans before G20 meeting

Reuters : According to research by computer security firm FireEye Inc., Chinese hackers spied on the computers of five European foreign ministries before G20 meeting last September, which was dominated by the Syrian crisis. The hackers infiltrated the ministries’ computer networks by sending emails to staff containing tainted files with titles such as “US_military_options_in_Syria,” said FireEye, [...]

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New York Times Hack comment from Imperva

Barry Shteiman, Senior Security Strategist at Imperva comments the New York Time Hack Based on available resources, the New York Times hack is in fact a DNS service breach. If you go directly to NYT via their IP Address, the site is up and running. This is unfortunately a validation to a prolonged security problem [...]

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Hacked servers for sale in underground store

AlienVault Labs have been investigating a criminal underground store dedicated to selling access to hacked servers. In this store, a customer can buy an admin account and then carry out criminal activities from it, distribute malware, install a botnet etc. Alberto Ortega, Research Team Engineer  at AlienVault has spent time investigating such a business, below are [...]

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(ISC)² Research Reveals Shortage of Skilled Cyber Security Professionals Causing Economic Ripple Effect across the Globe

(ISC)2® (“ISC-squared”), the world’s largest not-for-profit information security professional body and administrators of the CISSP®, revealed the results of its sixth Global Information Security Workforce Study (GISWS) in partnership with Booz Allen Hamilton, conducted by Frost & Sullivan. The study of more than 12,000 information security professionals worldwide (3,229 from the Europe/Middle East/Africa region) reveals [...]

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