Seeing what stuxnet…

… was capable of, it was just a matter of time until someone take a jab to the instalations of an utility company.

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Short Video from PJTV featuring an interview with Paul Rosenzweig.

Cyber war or hacking as usual?

The Government of Canada was hit by a phishing attack from servers outside the country.
This attack follows the trend described here by RSA.
Was it in retaliation for this?

Stuxnet virus demonstration

Symantec released a video showing how the Stuxnet infect a PLC module attached to an air pump. See the Stuxnet virus in action

Now we are really secure….

That is a good idea, take your source code and give it to some guy bent on getting all your secrets to increase the security of your data:

Security Nightmare: Chinese Government Has Microsoft Windows Source Codes.

The world is REALLY in the hands of crazy people

Interesting new report

Most large Canadian firms have been hit by cyberattacks: Report.

If you think we have problems now….

wait until we have a smart grid powered by MS and Google and scores of hackers designing the replacement for Stuxnet.

 

 

Not so quietly…

I have posted before on the increasing threat related to hardware vulnerabilities that are becoming a matter of national security.
Some background information here.
[To be continued…]

Google provides a giggle

Google spinsters could become handy next time you are “mistankenly collecting” wi-fi traffic form your neighbours.  😉

 

UPDATE

The Canadian government concluded today that Google’s collection of fragments of Wi-Fi transmissions violated the law, but also said that the recording was the “result of a careless error” and was not intentional.

Read the whole thing at Cnet

Google Trouble?

Why are you doing this? 

Google has repeatedly shown a “disappointing disregard” for safeguarding private information about its users

Company pays ‘lip service to privacy,’ Canada says

Privacy police take aim at social media giants