In The Headlines
Posted by LS on July 18th, 2012
In news across the world, it seems like Iran is having their fair share of cyber attacks as a espionage campaign is found out to be targeting Iran. This ongoing attack is also targeting other Middle Eastern countries and for the first time the hackers are using communication tools written in Persian. Apparently, there was over 800 victims in the operation, and it is said that multiple gigabytes of data has been acquired from their targeted machines.
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South Carolina has been hit with hurricanes, tornadoes, and the recession, but what is the next threat according to U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, who believes the next biggest threat to South Carolina is a cyber attack.
Graham goes on to say they aren’t as prepared for a cyber attack as they should be, but they want to take the necessary strides to close that gap.
Graham later said this, “Just imagine life in a city the size of Charleston where nobody’s cellphone works, where your computers shut down and the power goes off. But unlike fixing a power line that is knocked down by a strong storm, there is someone out there intentionally causing this problem.”
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Are people ready for the cyber threats surrounding the London Olympics? Just around the corner, and still we wonder who will be hacking, who will be hacked and are we ready.
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One of ten UK companies have suffered from cyber crime. How do you keep your company safe from such attacks?
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Boston: School districts will be required to establish protocols to curb online bullying or harassment of students under legislation signed Monday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, but ‘‘cyberbullying’’ won’t constitute a specific criminal charge.
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