Tag Archives: Attacks

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

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

Hackers attack antivirus firm's tech-support site

A Kaspersky Lab technical support site was hacked late last month, exposing private customer information for 11 days, the Moscow-based security company admitted last week. The company learned of and closed the breach on Feb. 7 after it was notified

New style of DNS amplification can yield powerful DDoS attacks

A new class of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks, which can overwhelm even mainstream targets, is imminent, a security researcher warned this week. DNS amplification was first widely publicized about three years ago when computer security experts Gadi Evron and Randal