A group of hackers have gained access to servers on the website of the Greek Ministry of Finance and hacked citizens' bank data to protest the new tax avoidance plan announced by the Government, as reported by the Greek authorities.
The third attack is perpetrated by hackers against government websites since last February, coinciding with the growing social unrest caused by the cuts implemented by the Executive to secure aid from the International Monetary Fund and the European Union to help you avoid bankruptcy.
In an era that values cyber security above all, defense giants are focused on improving methods to fend cyber terrorism using virtual networks based on real-world scenarios.
At this year’s ITEC conference and exhibition in London, major organisations will showcase their cutting edge technologies and projects.
Attending the conference, Israel-based Elbit Systems will for the first time introduce introduced its CyberShield NCDS Training System which will emulate cyber defence virtual environment.
IT professionals are more worried about politically motivated attacks from Anonymous and other hacktivists than any other source of cybercrime, according to a new poll by security vendor Bit9.
Sixty-one percent of respondents said hacktivism was their biggest concern, followed by organized crime (55%) and industrial espionage by nations like China or Russia (48%).
The Iranian oil ministry said on Tuesday its IT systems had suffered no lasting damage from a suspected cyber attack, but its experts would require two or three days to investigate and address the impact of the virus.
The virus hit the internet and communications systems of the oil ministry and national oil company late on Sunday, forcing Iran to disconnect the control systems of Kharg Island, which handles the vast majority of Iran's crude exports, and a number of other oil facilities.
An Iranian Amir Kabir University of Technology student has designed computerized model to protect data from being hacked.
Parisa Kaghazgaran who holds MA in Information Technology Engineering said recognition of infiltration into computer system needs gathering and analyzing data to find its signs.
She said the gathered data may include people and systems' sensitive and confidential information and organizations of concerned about any leak.
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What role should the U.S. government in protecting the computer systems of private companies play?
The U.S. House of Representatives dealing with a law to improve protection against cyber attacks .
Terrorists or hostile countries must engage in today's networked world, not necessarily with bombs to inflict damage. And criminals could sabotage of key infrastructure systems or the Internet, tap secret information. Incidents such as the sabotage of Iran's nuclear program by the worm Stuxnet have shown that this is not a purely virtual danger.
DARPA Hypersonic Technology Vehicle (HTV-2), is a crewless, experimental rocket glider developed as part of the DARPA Falcon Project capable of flying at 21,000 km/h (13,000 mph).
It is expected to provide the United States of America with the capability striking any target in the world within one hour.
Network-enabled intellectual property theft and commercial espionage threaten to undermine our national competitive advantage. Ironically, an over-energetic regulatory or bureaucratic response could be equally damaging, by constraining future web-enabled economic gains. Rather, a middle ground is needed, where government stimulates the private sector to protect its most valuable assets.(John Dowdy )
As Philippine and Chinese vessels remain locked in a standoff over the Scarborough Shoal, a cyber war broke out leaving websites defaced in both Asian countries.
A day after a Philippine university website was brought down Friday by supposedly Chinese hackers claiming "Huangyan Island (Scarborough Shoal) is Ours!", Filipino hactivists fought back by vandalizing several Chinese websites.