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L33tdawg: Eugene Kaspersky, has confirmed the company is working on a secure operating system developed from scratch. Code named 11.11, they've apparently been working on the project for a decade! Here's hoping it's more Windows 8 than NT :) (I'm just kidding Eugene, this is awesome stuff!)
A company whose software and services are used to remotely administer and monitor large sections of the energy industry began warning customers last week that it is investigating a sophisticated hacker attack spanning its operations in the United States, Canada and Spain. Experts say digital fingerprints left behind by attackers point to a Chinese hacking group tied to repeated cyber-espionage campaigns against key Western interests.
A private encryption key embedded into widely used mission-critical routers could be exploited by hackers to attack electric substations, railroad switches, and other critical infrastructure, security researchers have warned.
Yesterday, the security research group F-Secure received a puzzling email claiming to be from a nuclear scientist with the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI). In it, the author claimed that the country’s nuclear facilities were once again under attack. Only this time, the hackers brought Angus Young along for the ride.
Data security tops the agenda of many CIOs. Lax handling of information security can threaten companies’ technological edge – and drivers’ safety.