Tackling Cyber Attacks To Be Discussed At World Economic Forum In Davos

January 22, 2015 @ 01:07 PM

Protection of critical infrastructure from cyber attacks has become an important priority for world leaders, says Eugene Kaspersky, chairman and CEO of Kaspersky Lab Thursday. He will be addressing the most pressing issues facing cyber-security and how to address them during a panel session at the World Economic Forum in Davos...

US, UK To ‘Cyber Attack’ One Another to Test Defenses Against ISIS...

January 17, 2015 @ 10:23 AM

The US and the UK will be launching cyber attacks against one another to test mutual defenses following last weeks hacking of social media accounts of the US militarys central command (CENTCOM) allegedly by ISIS sympathizers. Both the nations are looking to increase sharing of information about threats and to work...

Skeleton Key Malware A Threat To Active Directory Systems

January 15, 2015 @ 11:00 AM

Dell researchers have discovered a new malware, dubbed Skeleton Key which can bypass the authentication process on Active Directory systems. The research published by Dell SecureWorks Counter Threat Unit (CTU) team this week, identify Skeleton Key malware as a deceiving tool for the hackers to find a way around AD systems...

France To Wiretap Exchanges On Social Media, Beef Up Domestic Surveillance

January 15, 2015 @ 10:55 AM

The French government is likely to intensify the search of cyber-criminals with the launch of a massive surveillance program to track exchanges that pass through social media, covering audio and video communications. Prime Minister Manuel Valls yesterday announced 54 measures his government was considering since the attacks last week on Charlie...

US Army Criminal Investigation Command Selects A-T Solutions’ Crime Scene Diagramming Tool

January 14, 2015 @ 01:57 PM

A-T Solutions has won a contract to provide the US Army Criminal Investigation Command with ScenePD Pro, crash and crime scene diagramming tool developed for professional investigators in the field. “A-T Solutions is extremely pleased to have this opportunity to provide the U

UK Plans To Ban WhatsApp, Other Encrypted Messaging Apps

January 14, 2015 @ 12:55 PM

The UK Prime Minister David Cameron vows to ban messaging apps like WhatsApp, iMessage, Snapchat and Telegram to stop the use of encrypted communication services, as an effort to combat terror attacks. Cameron said he will introduce a legislation to provide intelligence agencies a legal framework to crack down on communications of terror suspects

Symantec Hires 65 Engineers From Narus, Boeing’s Cybersecurity Subsidary

January 13, 2015 @ 11:12 AM

Symantec has entered in an agreement with Boeings cybersecurity subsidiary, Narus to hire 65 engineers and data scientists and licensing technology after Boeing decided to close down its commercial cybersecurity business. Boeing however, will continue the cybersecurity services for government and defense customers

Hacktivists Group Threatens to Close Social Networking Accounts of Terrorists

January 12, 2015 @ 02:05 PM

After #JeSuisCharlie trending on twitter, a hacktivist group Anonymous has released a YouTube video statement condemning the attacks on the French satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo. The hacktivist group warned terrorists around the globe that it would avenge the attack on the offices of the French satirical magazine, Huffington Post reported

SuperCom Plans Acquisition Of Israel-based Cyber Security Company

January 7, 2015 @ 10:46 AM

SuperCom Ltd is planning to acquire Israel-based cyber security company Prevision Ltd as part of its strategy to offer complimentary security products and solutions to its growing customer base. The company expects the deal to contain an upfront cash payment and a potential earn out payments over five years, with the total aggregate payment capped at $2

BAE Systems Launches Corporate Social Risk Monitoring, Security Analysis Service

January 6, 2015 @ 01:19 PM

BAE Systems is launching a new Corporate Security Analysis service to assist companies with social risk monitoring and regional security analysis. The analysis-on-demand service optimizes open source and social media feeds to detect malicious or inadvertent leaks of sensitive information and intellectual property, potential insider threats, social engineering attempts, smear campaigns, and other issues of concern

Denmark’s Defence Intelligence Service To Conduct Cyber Operations

January 5, 2015 @ 04:10 AM

Denmark plans to invest 465 million kroner ($75 million) to create an offensive cyberwarfare unit by 2017 to deal with hostile internet attacks. The task will be assigned to the Defense Intelligence Service (FE), which will have the power to conduct cyber attacks and will develop cyberwarfare strategy toward hostile countries and organizations, Danish daily Jydske Vestkysten reported

China Opens 108 Defence Products to Private Sector Participation

November 27, 2014 @ 11:45 AM

The monopoly of state-owned defense contractors is fading further into memory, as the People's Liberation Army (PLA) has opened its tender process to private sector players. The People's Liberation Army (PLA) General Staff Headquarters has released 108 defense items open for public tender and for private players to take part in product-related research, development and production, the PLA daily reported on Tuesday