For almost a month, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has been engaged in damage control after publicly disclosing that it was the victim of a massive data breach of government employee data.
In parallel, we need new, secure operating systems for our sensitive computer networks to replace unsuitable commercial products
The Washington Post front page article on October 10 "Hacked Firms Quietly Talk about Fighting Fire with Fire" about growing corporate anger over successive cyber attacks has a new message: go on the offensive. Hack back! They are not alone.
"Rafael does not recall such an incident," Amit Zimmer said. "Rafael's data bases, including its air defense data bases, are
The United States escalated a standoff with the Chinese government on Monday over the alleged use of hacking by military officials to give Chinese companies an advantage over American industries.
The charges stem from actions allegedly taken against six American entities in the nuclear power, metal and solar products
The U.S. Justice Department, in filing the charges, is publicly accusing China with such cyber spying for the first time
History is change. Unless the United States does something radically different or unless the Chinese miracle of operating a booming economy in a repressive society implodes, the question is when China will surpass us economically. Not whether.
The hackers find computer systems to take over by using tools that scan the web for Internet-connected PCs with software
American Superconductor later found emails between officials at Sinovel and one of its own employees who stole proprietary
Chinese hackers have gained access to designs of more than two dozen major U.S. weapons systems, a U.S report said on Monday, as Australian media said Chinese hackers had stolen the blueprints for Australia's new spy headquarters.
Repeating China's position that every country is susceptible to cyber attacks, Hong said nations should make joint efforts
A group assessing China's role in stealing trade secrets from American companies wants the U.S. government to consider a
Such limits “set a troubling and counterproductive precedent" that could put U.S. companies at a competitive disadvantage
Like hanging on to clothes that don't fit, most of America's premier companies are starting to do essentially the same thing with data. The reason? They recognize the opportunity cost of not collecting data.
Although the average computer user has little involvement with such significant security threats, the increasing prevalence of cybercrime places greater responsibility on consumers to protect their individual identities and personal information from hackers.
The Aspen Institute is not the only think tank to admit being hacked recently. Last month, the Center for American Progress
Start asking security experts which powerful Washington institutions have been penetrated by Chinese cyberspies, and this
As news of major breaches roll in like waves on a storm-eroded beach, the likelihood increases that the next war we fight will be waged on computers aimed at crippling the systems that keep the wheels of government and daily life turning.
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