Archive for the ‘Cyberwar’ Category

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From a Hacktivism against Ben Ali to a cyber war between political parties

By Haythem El MIR On January 2, 2011 around 22h, the group of activists Anonymous launched one of the most massive and severe attacks against Tunisian cyberspace, protesting against political practices that plague the freedom of Internet access and denouncing abuses related to human rights. The attack lasted ten days, affecting about fifty servers belonging [...]

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New Book: Cyber Warfare

“Cyber Warfare” a new book by Jason Andress and Steve Winterfeld, this book is designed to cover the strategic, operational, and tactical aspects of today’s cyberspace conflicts. This is not a typical book about cyber warfare as it brings information in a way that can be used to establish a strategic cyber security vision for [...]

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Lockheed Suspended Remote Access After a Cyber Attack

Lockheed Martin Corp., the U.S. government’s top information technology provider has suspended the email remote access to corporate application after discovering a network intrusion that is related to a major RSA attack. “As a result of the swift and deliberate actions taken to protect the network and increase IT security, our systems remain secure,” Jennifer [...]

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Guest Blog: Defending against DDoS

There appears to be some activity in the world of DDoS Defense. DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attacks have taken many forms over the years. From the early Ping Floods and Smurf attacks to much more sophisticated attacks. As an example of that sophistication look at the July attacks against 39 web sites in South [...]

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