Malware Attacks by Syrian Pro-Government Hackers Are on the Rise

The Syrian Electronic Army isn’t the only pro-Assad group using hacking attacks.
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The Washington Post Is Hacked Again, and Again China Is Suspected

It’s the third time in as many years the paper’s systems have been breached.
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Chinese Hackers Used Fake Syrian News and Carla Bruni Pics to Attack Foreign Embassies

Another reason to be careful what you click.
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CrowdStrike Lands $30 Million Series B Led by Accel Partners

The firm figures out who’s hacking you in real time.
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How a Routine Malware Outbreak Cost One Government Agency Millions

American tax dollars at work.
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Coming to Wall Street This Month: Quantum Dawn 2 — Cyberwar!

A sequel to 2011’s popular exercise, in which banks and federal agencies will attempt to deal with a simulated cyber attack. Probably no car chases, though.
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Did Stuxnet Actually Improve Iran’s Nuclear Capabilities?

What doesn’t kill you only makes you stronger.
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China Sees Cyberwar as Reducing U.S. Advantage in Future Conflict

A new Pentagon report outlines the latest understanding of China’s stance on digital warfare and espionage.
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Financial Crimes Topped State-Sponsored Hacking Incidents in 2012

Hacking for profit, not politics, still dominates.
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U.S. Writes Its Worries About Buying IT Gear From China Into Law

More hand-wringing.
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