Armed forces are vulnerable to cyber attack, warn MPs ” entire combat units, such as aircraft and warships, could be rendered completely dysfunctional by a cyber attack “

Commons Defence Committee said threat to UK security had ability to evolve at ‘almost unimaginable speed’ Gavin Cordon Wednesday, 9 January 2013 The armed forces are now so dependent on information technology that their ability to operate could be “fatally compromised” by a sustained cyber attack, MPs warned today. The Commons Defence Committee said the cyber threat…

Israeli Hackers Leak Credit Card Data from Palestine ISP

!!EEV: Again, always proceed with caution when clicking unknown links!! Along war with airstrikes between Israel and Palestine, Cyber war between hackers from both country on fire. . First Hackers from all over world who supporting Palestine start attacking Israeli sites, now a hacker going by name “yourikan” has leaked a complete database from an…

Attorneys: Obama’s ‘secret’ cyber security law may allow ‘military deployment within the U.S.’

By Stephen C. Webster Thursday, November 15, 2012 11:54 EST The White House on Wednesday receieved a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request (PDF link) from two attorneys with the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC), demanding that President Barack Obama release the text of what they called a “secret” new cyber security law that appears…

Exclusive: SEC left computers vulnerable to cyber attacks – sources

By Sarah N. LynchPosted 2012/11/08 at 8:55 pm EST WASHINGTON, Nov. 8, 2012 (Reuters) — Staffers at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission failed to encrypt some of their computers containing highly sensitive information from stock exchanges, leaving the data vulnerable to cyber attacks, according to people familiar with the matter. While the computers were…

U.S. finance industry warned of cyber attacks

By Agence France-Presse Wednesday, September 19, 2012 20:22 EDT Topics: bank of america ♦ cyber attacks ♦ Site Intelligence Group NEW YORK — A US financial industry group warned banks and other institutions to beware of cyber attacks Wednesday, after some firms reported sporadic problems with their websites. The Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis…