Forget China: Iran’s Hackers Are America’s Newest Cyber Threat – Defense PK

For several years, Iran was believed to possess the ambition to launch disruptive attacks on Western, Israeli or Arab computer networks, but not necessarily the technological capability of actually doing so. Those doubts have largely evaporated. Continue reading

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Facebook Removes Al-Qaeda linked Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham Page

by braboco On November 20th of this month the Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham (ISIS), in yet another example of extremists’ preference towards social media, started up its official Facebook page   https://www.facebook.com/Islamicstateofirakandsham (below). The page which featured daily posts by the group was … Continue reading

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2014 Cybersecurity Forecasts

JOHN CASARETTO  On a bit of a programming note, all month long in the month of December, SiliconANGLE will be featuring cybersecurity stories that focus on 2014 and beyond. We have gathered a number of thought leaders, executives and leading … Continue reading

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Cyberespionage Operators Work In Groups, Process Enormous Data Workloads

Intelligence Report In a study of the life cycle of cyberespionage attacks, a group of researchers at a Taiwanese security startup have found that the nation’s major government agencies encounter a dozen such attacks each day and that the operators … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Jihadism in Italy: Rise in Homegrown Radicals

Author: Lorenzo Vidino CTC Jihadist terrorism in Italy has recently undergone significant demographic and operational changes. The first generation of foreign-born militants with ties to various jihadist groups outside Europe is still active in Italy, albeit with less intensity than in … Continue reading

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Cyber Attack Against Establishment Media Next Phase in Never Ending War On Terror

Lone wolves, pesky hacktivists and other villains will take down Operation Mockingbird assets. INFOWAR Back in May, 2010, before Edward Snowden and the unmasking of the NSA, we announced the Pentagon’s preparation for a cyber war against the American people.“Bush … Continue reading

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