Monthly Archives: April 2009

RSA Conference 2009 Webcasts

The RSA Conference team has made the Keynote Videos available from the RSA Conference 2009 in San Francisco the Largest gathering for security professional in the world. Very interesting innovation technologies has been discussed (cloud computing, cyber security, crypto systems…)

Hackers break into Salma Hayek's MobileMe account

An anonymous post on the imageboard 4chan.org has provided MobileMe login details for Hollywood actress Salma Hayek, according to Electronic Pulp. The account apparently was not incredibly difficult to hack, carrying the address of shayek@mac.com. The intruders did not need

International hackers, many from China, are attacking NYPD computers

A network of mystery hackers, most based in China, have been making 70,000 attempts a day to break into the NYPD‘s computer system, the city’s top cop revealed Wednesday. Commissioner Raymond Kelly said the perpetrators have yet to succeed, but

Cloud computing a 'security nightmare,' says Cisco CEO

If anyone has the right to be excited about cloud computing, it’s John Chambers. But on Wednesday Cisco Systems’ Chairman and CEO conceded that the computing industry’s move to sell pay-as-you-go computing cycles available as a service on the Internet

We don't want to run U.S. cybersecurity efforts, NSA chief says

The director of the National Security Agency (NSA) today downplayed widespread concerns about his agency’s growing role in national cybersecurity affairs. Speaking at the security-oriented RSA Conference 2009 being held here this week, Lt. Gen. Keith Alexander stressed that the

SSH Brute Force attack again!

Security Experts at sans warns IT Managers from a new type of SSH attack that can lead to compromise the server and open an administrator session on it. The Sans researchers warns of brute force-attack with objective to find usernames

Cyberspies hack into U.S. fighter project

Computer spies have repeatedly breached the Pentagon’s costliest weapons program, the $300 billion Joint Strike Fighter project, The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday. The newspaper quoted current and former government officials familiar with the matter as saying the intruders