DIA, a Dept of Defense combat support agency, that produces and manages foreign military intelligence, announced that it intends to award a sole source contract to Veridian to analze incidents of network intrusions or cyberattacks on DOD networks from "computers located in a particular foreign country and other computers that show evidence of being under the control of people in that country," according to the announcement.
Excite@home, the US high-speed internet access company, came closer to bankruptcy yesterday after two creditors demanded payment of $50m by this Friday. The company said repayment would have a " materially adverse " affect on its liquidity and ability to fund operations.
Undeterred by the July arrest of his employee, Dmitry Sklyarov, the president of ElcomSoft, is planning to make the now famous presentation again.
But this time in a country where there's no Digital Millennium Copyright Act.
Alexander Katalov, president of ElmcomSoft, will present an updated version of "EBooks Security: Theory and Practice at the Black Hat Briefings" on Nov. 22 at a security conference in Amsterdam.
As the Internet and email communications have become the lifeblood of many organisations in recent years, security risks have developed into a vulnerable front in the battlefield of business.
US Dept of Justice Attorney Sheldon J Sperling has responded to the media and user interest in the 'Good Samaritan Hacker' case. His letter provides the backgrounder to the case and explains the involvement of the District Attorney at this time..