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Azure Government is Microsoft's answer to Amazon Web Services' GovCloud.
South Korean Nuclear Operator Hacked Amid Cyber-Attack Fears - The Guardian
Operator begins two-day exercise after suspected hacker tweets information on KHNP plants and its staff.
Cyber-warfare has been batted around everywhere from IT circles to popular culture, almost reaching a fever pitch recently surrounding suspicion and reports regarding the breach at Sony Pictures.
China and U.S. grapple over red lines for cyberattacks.
DARPA Looks to Connect Complex System Security Dots and Wipe Out Malicious Cyber Attacks - Network World
DARPA wants a program that can demystify the black boxes we call computer systems.
Upatre Downloader Spreading Dyreza Banking Trojan - Threat Post
The Upatre downloader is the vehicle that has driven numerous banking Trojan and ransomware attacks to the front door of countless victims at great cost.
The behaviors mostly deal with browser extensions and settings. Many such problems have been blocked in all major browsers by a disabled-by-default model for newly-installed extensions, requiring the user to affirmatively choose to install new software. But some programs have found hacks around these restrictions.
Usernames and passwords (in plain text), allegedly for email accounts of employees from several governments, Sweden included, have been published online by hackers as a response to the authorities' seizing of the servers of The Pirate Bay torrent tracker.
Military Invests More Than $60 Million This Week in High-Performance Computing (HPC) in Two Contracts - Military Aerospace
U.S. military researchers announced an influx of more than $60 million this week into a U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) program to enhancehigh-performance computing (HPC)for advanced research work.
Demarest suggested three ways Congress could help evolve with cyber threats.
Congress approved a package of four cybersecurity bills after a series of votes in the House and Senate, increasing the likelihood that some cybersecurity-related legislation will be enacted by the end of the year.
While the Boeing Black may look like a thicker cousin to other widely used Android devices, it's packed with features out of a John le Carre novel, including triggers that can cause the handset to self-destruct.
Along with a slew of other wallet-oriented apps, a new program from the US state of Iowa promises to get you one step closer to a wallet-free life.
Cybersecurity Skills Shortage Panic in 2015? - Network World
Global cybersecurity skills shortage and high demand could lead to high turnover and hyper wage inflation next year.
New York state's top banking regulator warned financial firms Wednesday it will be stepping up its oversight of their cybersecurity.
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