Philippines mulls pullout of Syria peacekeepers The Philippine foreign secretary says he is recommending to President Benigno Aquino III to pull out all Filipino U.N. peacekeepers from the Golan Heights following the abduction of four by Syrian rebels. More
New cyberweapon discovered; Iranian computers hit Flame is the third major cyberweapon discovered in the past two years ... Kaspersky said it had detected the program in hundreds of computers, mainly in Iran but also in Israel, the Palestinian territories, Sudan, Syria, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia and Egypt. 05/29/2012 - 3:17 pm | View Link
New cyberweapon discovered; Iranian computers hit Computers in Iran appear to have been particularly affected ... something that would give the virus' controllers time to adjust their tactics if they were discovered. As for Flame's purpose, "maybe it's just espionage," he said. "Maybe it's also sabotage." 05/29/2012 - 8:42 am | View Link
New cyberweapon discovered; Iran computers hit LONDON (AP) – A massive, data-slurping cyberweapon is circulating in the Middle East, and computers in Iran appear to have been particularly affected, according to a Russian Internet security firm. Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab ZAO said the "Flame" virus ... 05/29/2012 - 7:36 am | View Link
New cyberweapon discovered; Iranian computers hit LONDON (AP) — A massive data-slurping cyberweapon is circulating in the Middle East, a Russian Internet security firm reported Monday, saying that computers in Iran appear to have ... and functionality of the newly discovered malicious program exceed ... 05/29/2012 - 4:45 am | View Link
First Strike: US Cyber Warriors Seize the Offensive ... The US has abandoned its previous dependence on defensive cyber strategies and has shifted into high gear with the aim of developing superior first-strike capacities. 09/19/2014 - 7:46 pm | View Website
TED: Ralph Langner: Cracking Stuxnet, a 21st-century cyber ... When first discovered in 2010, the Stuxnet computer worm posed a baffling puzzle. Beyond its sophistication loomed a more troubling mystery: its purpose. 09/19/2014 - 6:53 am | View Website
Flame (malware) Flame, [a] also known as Flamer, sKyWIper, [b] and Skywiper, is modular computer malware discovered in 2012 that attacks computers running the Microsoft Windows ... 09/18/2014 - 7:48 pm | View Website
Stuxnet Stuxnet is a computer worm that was discovered in June 2010. It was designed to attack industrial Programmable Logic Controllers or PLCs. PLCs allow the automation of ... 09/18/2014 - 8:28 am | View Website
Ralph Langner: Cracking Stuxnet, a 21st-century cyber ... http://www.ted.com When first discovered in 2010, the Stuxnet computer worm posed a baffling puzzle. Beyond its unusually high level of sophistication ... 09/18/2014 - 2:58 am | View Website
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu says 49 Turkish hostages held by Islamic militants have been freed.
The Turks, including diplomatic staff, were seized from the consulate on June 11, when the Islamic State group overran Mosul and stormed the Turkish Consulate.
Davutoglu said the group was released early on Saturday and had arrived in Turkey.
Data breaches at retailers aren't going away but there are ways consumers can protect themselves from future heists of their payment card information.
Home Depot said Thursday that malicious software lurking in its check-out terminals between April and September affected 56 million debit and credit cards that customers swiped at its stores.