NEWS & ANALYSIS
Jun 13, 2011 -In a report released earlier this month, NATO gave the hacker group Anonymous a warning: “...the groups will be infiltrated and the perpetrators persecuted,” to which Anonymous responded, “Do not make the mistake of believing you can behead a headless snake.” The statement was followed by a number of hacks by the group of government Web sites and security systems, but it didn’t stop NATO countries from trying to make good on their promise.
Jun 13, 2011 -The IMF gets hacked. Interpol says aviation's biggest threat is stolen travel documents. NATO works to counter insurgents in their ranks. Documents shed light on Chiquita's ties to Colombian violence. Plus more.
May 31, 2011 -The Pentagon for the first time has declared that cyber attacks originating in other countries are an act of war, which clears the path for a military response.
May 13, 2011 -The Obama Administration launches its new cybersecurity plan, the government's port security credential is questioned, and the government can be held liable for keeping inaccurate computer records.
May 10, 2011 -Canada is becoming a hotspot for cybercriminals.
May 03, 2011 -Online service providers need to bulk up on security or risk a major loss of customers.
Apr 15, 2011 -The Obama administration today unveiled its strategy to safeguard transactions in cyberspace by helping to create voluntary "secure, efficient, easy-to-use, and interoperable identity solutions."
Apr 11, 2011 -Hackers are increasingly using social networking sites to spread malware, according to Symantec’s 2011 Internet Security Threat report.
Apr 08, 2011 -More than 60 percent of computers in China and Thailand are infected with malware, according to a new report.
Apr 04, 2011 -The Department of Homeland Security's own inspector finds political pressures in Freedom of Information requests. The Wall Street Journal examines the source of UN killings in Afghanistan, and the latest report shows sharp rise in cyberattacks against federal computers. And more.