During the early morning hours on January 18, 2012, a hacker gained access to the ASU computer systems and removed a list of passwords. The IT incident response team recommended the incident be classified as high-level and email systems be shut down. Within minutes of establishing the first bridge-line call, a member of ASU’s media team suggested the use of ICS to manage this incident.
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Federal prosecutors in New Jersey have provided new details on how an international cybercrime ring broken up this week accessed some customer accounts at more than a dozen leading financial institutions and payroll services. According to an amended complaint filed Thursday, the hackers used a number of unlawful means to obtain customer log-in information.
President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping were wrapping up a two-day summit at which they tackled the contentious issue of cybersecurity. The issue of cyberespionage hangs over the summit, although both leaders carefully avoided accusing each other of the practice when talking to the press at the end of their first day of meetings. But they acknowledged an urgent need to find a common approach to addressing the matter.
SunGard Availability Services has announced support for virtualized platforms for its SunGard Managed Oracle Services. Virtualized platforms allow companies to make the transition from capital intensive, traditional dedicated infrastructure, leveraging scale and pay-as-you-go multi-tenant models.
President Barack Obama will be looking for signs from China's leader at their upcoming meeting that Beijing is ready to address its reported high-tech spying, which the White House sees as a top threat to the U.S. economy and national security.
The Soviet Union disappeared from the map more than two decades ago. But online an 'e-vil empire' is thriving. Security experts say the .su Internet suffix assigned to the USSR in 1990 has turned into a haven for hackers who've flocked to the defunct superpower's domain space to send spam and steal money.
U.S. National Security Adviser Tom Donilon has pushed for stronger military relations with China as part of preparations for a summit next month between President Barack Obama and China's Xi Jinping. However, difficulties establishing trust between the sides were underscored by new revelations that China used cyberattacks to access data from nearly 40 Pentagon weapons programs and almost 30 other defense technologies.
BAE Systems Detica Named Category Leader In Enterprise Fraud Management Solutions For Financial ServicesMay 28, 2013 8:10 am | News | Comments
BAE Systems' Detica NetReveal® solution has been positioned a Category Leader in the Enterprise Fraud Management Solutions 2013 RiskTech Quadrant(1) from Chartis. Financial crime is a growing area of concern for financial institutions with new threats continuously emerging. The rise of mobile and internet channels coupled with the harsh economic climate means that fraud is on the increase.
Sen. Charles Schumer urged regulators to "use extreme caution" when reviewing the proposed acquisition of No. 3 cell carrier Sprint Nextel by Japan's Softbank, saying the Japanese company's use of Chinese networking equipment could open up U.S. networks to snooping and hacking.
Research involved 20 computer servers that were used to send out more than 100,000 "phishing" emails. About 2,200 of the 3,000 responses the scam artists received came from smartphones. Doug Johnson, vice president of risk management for the American Bankers Association, said he expects those numbers to get worse.
The Washington state Administrative Office of the Courts was hacked sometime between last fall and February, and up to 160,000 Social Security numbers and 1 million driver's license numbers may have been accessed during the data breach of its public website, officials said. The broader information "just happened to be on a server in an area that was accessed," said Veronica Diseth, director of the courts' information services division.
The sophistication of a network of thieves who drained cash machines around the globe of an astonishing $45 million in mere hours sent ripples through the security world, not merely for the size of the operation and ease with which it was carried out, but also for the threat that more such thefts may be in store. Seven people were arrested in the U.S., accused of operating the New York cell.
Study Finds Enterprise Reliance On ‘Always On’ Systems Necessary To Ensure Continual Business OperationsMay 7, 2013 4:31 pm | News | Comments
SunGard Availability Services released survey results published in an IDC White Paper, sponsored by SunGard Availability Services, Lack of Operational Resilience Will Undermine Enterprise Competitiveness: A Strategy for Availability (April 2013) that identify the competitive advantages of establishing sophisticated systems for maintaining uninterrupted business operations.
Continuity Insights sat down with Bob Boyd, president and CEO of Agility Recovery Solutions, a former division of General Electric (GE), to find out more about what he enjoys most about the BC/DR field, how his company operates, the biggest challenge Agility has faced, and what he sees for the future of disaster preparedness.
In a new report on the Chinese military, the Defense Department goes a small step further than it has gone in the past, when it said that cyberattacks originated in China and may be linked to Beijing's use of civilian experts in clandestine attacks against American companies.
Black Lotus, a leader in availability security and provider of distributed denial of service (DDoS) protection, has announced its partnership with Steadfast, a Chicago based IT Infrastructure Data Services provider. Under the terms of the partnership, Steadfast will offer Black Lotus enterprise-grade DDoS protection to its customers.
The Guardian newspaper said Monday that its Twitter accounts have been hacked, and it cited a claim of responsibility from the group calling itself the Syrian Electronic Army. The British paper reported on its website that several of its feeds on the social media site were broken into over the weekend.
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The top U.S. military officer said Wednesday that he has called on China to be more transparent about cyberattacks and boost collaboration with the U.S. to tackle a common threat to their economies. Gen. Martin Dempsey said tackling cyber intrusions featured in his talks with his Chinese counterpart and other Chinese leaders during his three-day visit to China.
The U.S. service academies are ramping up efforts to groom a new breed of cyberspace warriors to confront increasing threats to the nation's military and civilian computer networks that control everything from electrical power grids to the banking system.
A Dutch citizen arrested in Spain on suspicion of launching what authorities have called the biggest cyberattack in Internet history is expected to be handed over to the Netherlands within 10 days, a Spanish court official said Monday.Police from the Netherlands, Germany, Britain, Spain and the U.S. took part in the investigation.
Some on Wall Street shrugged off the outage. "I don't think it is too big of a deal if it's a one day thing. If it keeps happening, of course, that's different," said Ryan Detrick, a senior technical strategist at Schaeffer's Investment Research.
Google's mail and application services were unavailable to some users Wednesday morning. The company said it was investigating the problems, but didn't know their cause. It didn't say how many people were affected. The disruptions started affecting people worldwide around 8 a.m. Eastern time (noon GMT) but appeared to be resolved by midday.
Pro-business legislation aimed at helping companies fend off sophisticated foreign hackers sailed through the House on Thursday despite a White House veto threat and an outcry from privacy advocates and civil liberties groups that say it leaves Americans vulnerable to spying by the military.
A massive technology failure forced the nation's third-largest carrier to ground all planes from coast to coast. The company blamed the breakdown on a "software issue" that knocked out both primary and backup computer reservation systems. Passengers took to social media sites to criticize the airline, which for hours could only apologize and say that it was trying to fix the problem.
EVault, Inc., a Seagate Company, has announced that its market-leading EVault® Cloud Disaster Recovery Service with a guaranteed Service Level Agreement (SLA) is now available from EVault and its partners in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).