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Flame virus a new age cyber spy tool

Flame virus a new age cyber spy tool

The Flame computer virus that smoldered undetected for years in Middle Eastern energy facilities confirmed fears that the world has entered a new age of cyber espionage and sabotage. Internet defenders on Wednesday were tearing into freshly exposed Flame malware […]


Use of Flame virus to deter Iran ‘reasonable': Israel

Use of Flame virus to deter Iran ‘reasonable': Israel

A top Israeli minister said on Tuesday the use of cyber weapons, such as the newly uncovered Flame virus, to counter Iran’s nuclear plans would be “reasonable,” hinting at Israel’s possible involvement. “For anyone who sees the Iranian threat as […]


Brazil readies 15,000 security forces for Rio summit

Brazil readies 15,000 security forces for Rio summit

The Brazilian military will coordinate the deployment of 15,000 security personnel during next month’s UN summit on sustainable development here, Defense Minister Celso Amorim said Monday. He said the army would deploy 8,000 troops who will be assisted by 7,000 […]


China Reviews Security of Military Facilities

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China has started a new round of security checks on core defense research and production facilities, the General Staff Headquarters of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) said. Inspectors will visit the provinces of Hunan, Zhejiang and Sichuan to coordinate local […]


Cyber crooks cranking out new weapons experts warn

Cyber crooks cranking out new weapons experts warn

Cyber criminals are cranking out new weapons at a brisk pace, tailoring malicious software for a spectrum of gadgets including smartphones, tablets, and Macintosh computers, a security firm said. A “threats report” released late Monday by McAfee showed that the […]


Hackers hit US Justice Department, again

Hackers hit US Justice Department, again

The US Justice Department acknowledged an intrusion in its computer network as the notorious hacker collective Anonymous claimed to have obtained large amounts of data from it. “The department is looking into the unauthorized access of a website server operated […]


NATO Summit Reaffirms Commitment to Collective Security, Obama Says

NATO Summit Reaffirms Commitment to Collective Security, Obama Says

A year and a half after the NATO members at their summit in Lisbon, Portugal, pledged bold action to revitalize the future alliance, heads of state and government are reaffirming commitment to their collective defense and security, President Barack Obama […]


Pentagon Details Decisions NATO Faces at Chicago Summit

Pentagon Details Decisions NATO Faces at Chicago Summit

NATO leaders and those of partner nations will finalize major decisions about Afghanistan and the future of the alliance during the NATO summit in Chicago this weekend, George Little, acting assistant secretary of defense for public affairs, said here today. […]


Olympics: ‘Sonic weapon’ to be deployed for London Games

Olympics: ‘Sonic weapon’ to be deployed for London Games

A long-range acoustic device that can be used as a sonic weapon is to be deployed at the London Olympic Games starting in July, Britain’s defence ministry said Saturday. The US-built device can be used either as a powerful loudspeaker […]


Pentagon chief calls for Senate to ratify law of sea treaty

Pentagon chief calls for Senate to ratify law of sea treaty

US defense chiefs appealed Wednesday for lawmakers to ratify the UN convention on the law of sea, saying the country was at a disadvantage because of the Senate’s refusal to back the accord. The UN convention governing maritime rights entered […]


 
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