10/31/2013, We often hear about cyberattacks being launched against a country, the U.S. and China have been bickering about this for quite some time, and only recently Israel saw a major tunnel being blocked due to a cyberattack. A private Finnish broadcaster, MTV3, reported that Finland’s government data network had been hit by large-scale hacking. After the report was aired, the government arranged a press conference to confirm that a “sever and […]
10/28/2013, In the new digital age, cyberattacks have become a major cause of concern for governments all around the world. As more and more information moves online, and so do various infrastructure systems, the focus has certainly gravitated towards strengthening cyber borders alongside the physical ones. A new report by the Associated Press claims that Israel was hit by a cyberattack last month, a sophisticated cyberattack which closed down a major tunnel […]
09/28/2013, We’ve heard time and again of hackers based in China allegedly launching cyberattacks against the U.S., however this time around, there appears to be a new contender. Relations between Iran and the U.S. aren’t too spectacular, that’s definitely no secret, so its not entirely impossible to believe that something like this can’t happen between the two. According to a new Wall Street Journal report, unclassified U.S. Navy computers were reportedly […]
06/26/2013, Hackers were able to access personal details of thousands of U.S. troops posted in Korea, and that information has reportedly been leaked on multiple sites online
06/13/2013, Edward Snowden, the PRISM leak source, claims that U.S. has been hacking into China and Hong Kong's computer systems. This has allegedly been going on since 2009.
06/09/2013, The U.S. National Intelligence Director says that PRISM program is lawful and has been authorized by Congress. A fact sheet has also been released so as to 'dispel some of the myths' related to PRISM.
06/02/2013, The U.S. and China have agreed to hold high level talks on hacking. This is a diplomatic move towards a situation being escalated with allegations of cyberattacks being leveled by both sides.
05/28/2013, A report claims that Chinese hackers were allegedly able to access information of more than two dozen U.S. weapons systems. China has denied any involvement in such attacks.
05/20/2013, It is being reported that cyberattacks against the U.S. are once again originating from China, a country from which attack traffic reportedly tripled last year.
04/24/2013, Huawei has confirmed that it is shifting the focus of its carrier business from the U.S. Chief Technology Officer for Huawei’s carrier networking group, Li Sanqi, said that “Apparently, due to whatever the geopolitical reasons, we are not focusing on the U.S. market.” In October last year a Congressional report stated that Huawei’s networking equipment could be a national security risk, the report advised telecom operators in the country to avoid […]
04/23/2013, According to Akamai’s State of the Internet report, cyberattacks tripled last year. Akamai is one of the largest distributed networks around the world, it reported that distributed denial of service attacks tripled in 2012 as compared to the previous year. The company’s customers went through 768 DDoS attacks in 2012, majority of the attacks were targeted towards commerce sector while roughly 20% were targeted towards Akamai’s enterprise customers. The company is […]
04/22/2013, Time and again the U.S. has claimed that China has been launching a series of cyberattacks on agencies and companies based in the country. The administration has always denounced such attacks but now it is reportedly going to take a firm stand against them. A number of options are on the table, which the U.S. may pursue in order to strong-arm China in to ending cyberattacks from their homeland. Only last week […]