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Newly found online security flaw stems from 1990s

Newly found online security flaw stems from 1990s

A newly discovered Internet security flaw could leave many websites vulnerable to hackers because of weak US encryption standards in the 1990s, researchers said Tuesday. The flaw dubbed “FREAK” could leave thousands of websites open to attacks if the problem […]


Stolen SIM card keys could be powerful spy tool

SIM Card

It would be another powerful tool in the arsenal of US and British spy services: encryption keys for a large share of the SIM cards used for mobile phones. A report by the investigative news website The Intercept, citing leaked […]


US Creates Cyber-CIA to Fight Hackers

US Creates Cyber-CIA to Fight Hackers

The Obama administration announced creation of another federal intelligence center in the long list of law enforcement and spy services. This time its main task will be cyberintel. The last year saw high-profile hacks into Sony Pictures, which set off […]


US cyber defenders open source code in new GitHub project

US cyber defenders open source code in new GitHub project

US Army cyber defenders released code to help detect and understand cyber attacks. The forensic analysis code called Dshell has been used, for nearly five years, as a framework to help the U.S. Army understand the events of compromises of […]


US Army identifies Soldiers for new Cyber Branch

US Army identifies Soldiers for new Cyber Branch

Shortly after the secretary of the Army made Cyber a branch in September 2014, a Cyber Voluntary Transfer Incentive Program was announced, asking for applications from active-duty officers, second lieutenant through colonel. “The response was overwhelming,” said Lt. Col. Tim […]


Davos elites warned about catastrophic cyberattacks

Davos elites warned about catastrophic cyberattacks

Attacks on power plants, telecommunications and financial systems, even turning all of Los Angeles’ traffic lights green: Davos elites were warned Saturday of the terrifying possibilities of modern cyber terrorism. Eugene Kaspersky, who heads the Kaspersky Lab security group, said […]


Army shaping Soldiers as best weapon for future

Army shaping Soldiers as best weapon for future

Lt. Gen. Robert Brown, Army Combined Arms Center, or CAC, commanding general, visited Fort Sill, Jan. 20, to discuss the Army’s greatest asset — its Soldiers — and how the “human dimension” is vital to combating current and future conflicts. […]


US Concerned About Russia’s Emerging Strategic Military Capabilities

US Concerned About Russia’s Emerging Strategic Military Capabilities

The United States is concerned about Russia’s emerging strategic capabilities in nuclear, space, cyber security spheres, Commander of US Strategic Command Adm. Cecil Haney said on Thursday. “Russia has had more than a decade of investments in modernization across their […]


Major hacking attack in US looms: expert survey

Major hacking attack in US looms: expert survey

Cyber attacks might be taking a toll now, but just wait: a survey of experts says things are likely to get even worse in the US over the next decade. A majority of cybersecurity experts surveyed in a poll see […]


 
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