A spate of computer failures at South Korean banks and television networks this morning is being blamed on a computer virus.
One Canadian computer science student has discovered the three simple steps to ruining your life.
Following a number of large botnet attacks on major corporations last year, the Obama administration announced a voluntary, industry-wide plan to combat botnets based on a set of developed principles by the Industry Botnet Group (IBG) and nine other private groups. The White House also revealed its development of a consumer-education campaign intended to teach the public about computer viruses.
Today two government-funded research laboratories and a government contractor in the United States are still recovering from a “highly sophisticated” cyber attack that took place during the July 4 holiday weekend.
What do fighter jets have in common with cyber attacks? During war, neither can be deliberately routed through another country if that nation has not given permission.
An unknown cyber incident hit Lockheed Martin — the world’s largest aerospace manufacturer and the top supplier to the Pentagon — sometime last week but was successfully neutralized by the company, the defense contractor said.
Bit9 has raised $12.5 million in a new round of funding for its enterprise security business.
Epsilon, the largest email marketing company, is reeling from a huge breach of its clients’ personal email data. At least 19 major brands (and as many as 50) have been affected by the cyber attack, where hackers broke into the company’s systems and stole names and email addresses of lots of people.
The WikiLeaks news juggernaut continued to spread today. And the impact on the world of technology looks like it’s going to be deep.