Cyber security


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http://www.thenewnewinternet.com/2010/02/16/more-must-be-done-to-prepare-us-for-cyber-attack/ and http://www.darkreading.com/security/cybercrime/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=222900775&cid=nl_DR_DAILY_2010-02-18_h Yesterday, former members of the Government participated in a Cyber Security Game called Operation CyberShockwave, which was a test of how well the US Government would handle a cyber-attack.  The results?  We failed miserably.  There’s more work that needs to be done. The scenario was an application […]

US Fails in CyberAttack Simulation


Virginia Won’t Pay Hacker’s Ransom Demand – InsideTech.com Recently a “cyber-criminal” (please note that I’m not using the overhyped and irresponsibly used term “hacker”) broke into the Virginia Department of Health’s database and stole a bunch of records.  The criminal claimed that they also deleted the backups of the records […]

Virginia Won’t Pay Hacker’s Ransom Demand – InsideTech.com










  SecuriTeam Blogs » Microsoft Windows RPC Vulnerability MS08-067 (CVE-2008-4250) FAQ – October 2008 SecuriTeam has a post up that clears up a lot of the questions about the emergency patch released on Thursday.  Why you should update, what active worms are exploiting this, and information about files that may […]

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  Microsoft Releases Emergency Patch For Windows Vulnerability — Windows Security — InformationWeek Dire warnings or a load of bull? Now, before anyone says anything.  I firmly believe that the dire warnings are probably more accurate.  But, there are people out there who are going to choose between those two […]

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