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New cyber attack on Japan parliament

Japan's parliament has come under cyber attack again, apparently from the same emails linked to a China-based server that have already hit several lawmakers' computers, an official said Wednesday.

dateNov 02, 2011 in Internet
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Hackers test, teach computer pros at Cyber Range

You won't find this town on a map, but it's a very scary place. In Alphaville, a virtual town used for cyber security training, the banks are robbed on a regular basis, the power plant and water system are under constant ...

dateJan 07, 2015 in Security
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Taiwan to open new cyberwar unit

Taiwan is preparing to launch a fourth cyberwar unit, a local newspaper reported Wednesday, in response to what it claims is a growing security threat from Chinese hackers.

dateMay 29, 2013 in Internet
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US spymaster warns over low-level cyber attacks

A steady stream of low-level cyber attacks poses the most likely danger to the United States rather than a potential digital "armageddon," US intelligence director James Clapper said on Thursday.

dateFeb 27, 2015 in Security
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HSBC websites hit by cyber attack

Banking giant HSBC said Friday some of its websites had been hit by a "large scale" cyber attack that disrupted online services, but it assured customers that their data were not compromised.

dateOct 19, 2012 in Internet
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Student devises novel way to detect hackers

Patricia Moat gets a thrill from protecting people. As a youngster, she trained in martial arts. Later, she ran into burning buildings as a volunteer firefighter. Now she's finding new ways to protect American computer networks.

dateApr 08, 2014 in Security
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