China has offered US$1,500 to US$73,000 as prize money for providing information on on suspected foreign spies. “The pressing need for new measures to guard against foreign spies is an unfortunate side-effect of Chinas reform and opening up to the world,”
German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen will assemble the new cyber command later this week for a celebratory installation in Bonn. The command will have its own independent organizational structure, thus becoming the sixth branch of the German military – on a par with the army, navy, air force, joint...
NATO is eyeing to spend $3.24 billion to upgrade its satellite and computer technology over the next three years
Lockheed Martin has won a $347 million contract for the US Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3), delivering a range of technical, functional and managerial support. Under the on-going five-year contract (one base year plus four one-year options), awarded by the General Services Administration (GSA) Federal Systems Integration and Management Center...
ORBCOMMs Partner Kordia has won a Multi-Year Contract from Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) to provide satellite Automatic Identification System (AIS) data used for ship tracking and other maritime navigational and safety efforts. ORBCOMM, a global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, announced Friday the award of...
Leonardo and Abu Dhabi-based IGG (International Golden Group PJSC) have signed a strategic collaboration agreement to supply cyber security capabilities in the UAE during the on-going IDEX exhibition. Leonardo and IGG will collaborate to identify and implement advanced solutions including Security Operations Centres (SOCs)
General Dynamics has won N6 Information Technology Support contract from US Navy to continue delivering enterprise-level IT services to SPAWAR Systems Center Atlantic and Commander Navy Installations Command (CNIC). The single award contract has a potential value of approximately $70 million over three years, the company announced Monday
Taiwan is investigating a case of five brokerage companies having received email threats by an unknown cyber-group, asking to make payments to avert an attack that, otherwise, could crash their websites. “Each brokerage had got an email, setting a deadline for the transfer of funds to avoid a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack,” Rick Wang, an official with Taiwan's Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC), was quoted as saying by
Twitter accounts of the US President (@POTUS), First Lady (@FLOTUS) and Vice President (@VP) are highly vulnerable to cyber attacks, since they lack required security settings, according to a hacking expert who hacked over 500 accounts disseminating extremist propaganda. The current security settings of the White House accounts allowed anyone to click on the "forgot password" button and see a partially hidden email address associated with the account, a hacker who calls himself WauchulaGhost explained to
An Israeli cyber-security company GPSdome is marketing a miniature GPS anti-jammer to prevent disruptions to GPS. The pocket-sized gadget protects GPS based systems from disturbances at a more affordable cost than comparable military appliances, according to the firm
Indian hackers allegedly have infected three Pakistan airport websites with ransom ware for avenging the hacking of the official website of the elite National Security Guard (NSG) by hackers in Pakistan. “We have hacked Islamabad, Peshawar, Multan International and Karachi airport website,” Indian hackers were quoted as saying by
Data Security Council of India (DSCI) and Lockheed Martin(LM) have jointly launched CyberAware, an online portal with interactive content on Cyber Security, for the consumption of small and medium businesses (SMBs), and Vocational Training Institutes. The new platform includes computer based training modules on cyber threats and Internet security awareness, cyber security games, and videos that showcase real life IT and cyber security scenarios for Industrial Training Institutes, DSCI announced today