Santa Clara Military-Style Attack on Power Grid

21st Century Wire covered this story on the Sunday Wire and you can read their original article here. “This was an unprecedented and sophisticated attack on an electric grid substation using military-style weapons.” – U.S. Representative Henry Waxman (D-CA) A half hour before 150 rounds were fired into the PG&E substation in Coyote, California, in […]

NATO-Commissioned Report Says Killing Hackers Is Basically OK

(GIZMODO)   Cyber-warfare is all well and civilized when it’s confined to a tit-for-tat hacking of banks, but it’s got the potential to spiral out of control real fast. To try and prevent that, and save the world from a hacked-WoW-account-induced apocalypse, NATO’s commissioned a set of international laws to try and make cyber-warfare more…civilized. Despite how it […]

Six nabbed for cyber attacks on Quebec websites

ShareThis Six nabbed for cyber attacks on Quebec websites 19 Jun 2012 Six people have been arrested in connection with attacks that paralyzed Quebec websites. The arrests were made in an operation that involved five police forces – the RCMP, the Sûreté du Québec, and three municipal forces. Members of the group are expected to […]

Flame, Stuxnet Super Cyber Weapons Linked: Researchers

Researchers say they have uncovered “proof” linking the authors of the Flame cyber espionage program to Stuxnet, the most powerful offensive cyber weapon ever developed — both of which are believed to have targeted Iran. Analysts at the Russia-based cyber security firm Kaspersky Labs, which was the first to uncover Flame and had previously analyzed […]

Barack Obama ‘ordered Stuxnet cyber attack on Iran’

ShareThis Barack Obama ‘ordered Stuxnet cyber attack on Iran’ 01 Jun 2012 President Barack Obama ordered the Stuxnet attack on Iran as part of a wave of cyber sabotage and espionage against the would-be nuclear power, according to a new book citing senior Washington sources. The computer virus, aimed at the Natanz uranium enrichment facility, […]

Anonymous to Activision: We are freedom fighters, not terrorists

  (Michael Stone)   Anonymous is sending this message to Activision: We are freedom fighters, not terrorists. Anonymous is responding to a recently released trailer for the new Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 video game by Activision. The trailer portrays Anonymous hacktivists as cyber terrorists and an enemy of the people. The negative portrayal of the international […]

Alerts say major cyber attack aimed at gas pipeline industry

ShareThis Heads up! USociopaths are attacking themselves again so they can blame Anonymous and/or Iran and pass psycho CISPA: Alerts say major cyber attack aimed at gas pipeline industry –Intrusions aimed at control systems, agency of Homeland Security warns 06 May 2012 A major cyber attack is currently under way aimed squarely at computer networks […]

Iran oil sector hit by cyber attack

A voracious virus attack has hit computers running key parts of Iran’s oil sector, forcing authorities to unplug its main oil export terminal from the Internet and to set up a cyber crisis team, according to reports on Monday. The Mehr news agency reported that Iran’s principal oil terminal on Kharg island in the Gulf […]

Pentagon sets up fast track for buying cyber war tools

ShareThis Pentagon sets up fast track for buying cyber war tools 12 Apr 2012 The Pentagon is establishing a fast-track acquisition process that would enable it to develop new cyber warfare capabilities within days or months if urgently needed, the Defense Department said in a report to Congress. The process, which would be overseen by […]

FBI chief warns cyber crime on par with terrorism

ShareThis FBI chief warns cyber crime on par with terrorism –‘In the future, we anticipate that the cyber threat will pose the number one threat to our country.’ 02 Feb 2012 FBI director Robert Mueller warned a gathering of Internet security specialists that the threat of cyber attacks rivals terrorism as a national security concern. […]