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Gerry Smith

State Department Official Accuses Russia and China Of Vying For Greater Internet Control

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 11.27.2011 | Technology

A top State Department official on Tuesday accused China and Russia of abandoning international talks on cybersecurity and seeking United Nations appr...

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FBI Arrests Suspected LulzSec Member For Sony Hack

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 11.22.2011 | Technology

The FBI on Thursday arrested a suspected member of the hacker group LulzSec in connection with a cyber attack earlier this year against the computer s...

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Former Government Officials Stand To Profit From Cybersecurity Boom

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 11.15.2011 | Technology

As former director of the National Security Agency and former director of national intelligence, Mike McConnell is widely portrayed as an authoritativ...

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Data Breaches Show Hospitals Not Ready For Shift To Electronic Records, Experts Say

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 11.09.2011 | Technology

As the federal government pushes to digitize health records, current security practices are inadequate to defend against a growing number of data brea...

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'Cyber 9/11': Serious Risk Or Inflated Threat?

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 11.09.2011 | Technology

Ten years after the Sept. 11 attacks, many lawmakers and intelligence officials say they fear the next such attack could be triggered with the click o...

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Authorities Brace For Al Qaeda's 'Cyber Jihad'

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 09.11.2011 | Technology

British authorities are bracing for an increase in cyberterrorism as al Qaeda calls for "cyber jihad" following the death of Osama bin Laden, accordin...

Cyberattacks Target More Government Facilities

Posted 09.06.2011 | Technology

By Jim Finkle BOSTON (Reuters) - Two U.S. government-funded research laboratories and a defense contractor were targets of a "highly sophistica...

North Korea Blamed For Cyberattack On U.S. and South Korea: Report

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 09.04.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — North Korea or its sympathizers were likely responsible for the cyberattack against South Korean government and banking websites ea...

I.M.F. Hit By Sophisticated Cyberattack

New York Times | DAVID E. SANGER and JOHN MARKOFF | Posted 08.11.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- The International Monetary Fund, still struggling to find a new leader after the arrest of its managing director last month in New York,...

Bank of America Website Down?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Bank of America's website has been slow or completely down for some users since Monday afternoon, according to the Wall Street Journal and several oth...

Senate Panel: 80 Percent Of Cyber Attacks Preventable

wired.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

If network administrators simply instituted proper configuration policies and conducted good network monitoring, about 80 percent of commonly known cy...

China Aggressive Cyberspace Foe: Targets U.S. Cyberspace to be an aggressive foe in cyberspace

washingtonpost.com | Ellen Nakashima and John Pomfret | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

China is significantly boosting its capabilities in cyberspace as a way to gather intelligence and, in the event of war, hit the U.S. government in a ...

Massive Cyber Attack Knocked Out Government Web Sites Starting On July 4

AP | KELLY OLSEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea, which has been firing missiles and spewing threats against the United States, has been identified by South Kor...

British Spy Chiefs Fear Chinese Cyber Attack

Times Online | Michael Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

INTELLIGENCE chiefs have warned that China may have gained the capability to shut down Britain by crippling its telecoms and utilities. They have t...