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Security expert, Schneier says 'Cyberwar hotlines' are needed  06 December 2010 
Source: Tech World - Posted by Alex   
Security expert Bruce Schneier has called for governments to establish 'hotlines' between their cyber commands, much like the those between nuclear commands, to help them battle against cyber attacks.
Wikileaks' DNS pulls plug, citing collateral DDoS damage  03 December 2010 
Source: The Register UK - Posted by Alex   
Domain name provider EveryDNS has pulled the plug on Wikileaks after giving the site 24 hours' notice that it could not put up with the denial of service attacks the site was attracting.
WikiLeaks incidents stoke IT security angst  03 December 2010 
Source: Network World - Posted by Alex   
WikiLeaks' continued posting of classified U.S. Department of State cables, and the whistleblower Web site's revelation that it will soon post sensitive internal documents from a major U.S. bank , has stoked data security concerns among governments and large businesses around the world.
Companies beware: The next big leak could be yours  02 December 2010 
Source: Associated Press - Posted by Alex   
WikiLeaks' release of secret government communications should serve as a warning to the nation's biggest companies: You're next. Computer experts have warned for years about the threat posed by disgruntled insiders and by poorly crafted security policies, which give too much access to confidential data.
Amazon Ousts WikiLeaks  02 December 2010 
Source: Information Week - Posted by Alex has stopped hosting the WikiLeaks website, a day after the site was forced to move from its service provider in Sweden to escape a cyber-attack.
WikiLeaks hit with two cyber-attacks  01 December 2010 
Source: Washington Post - Posted by Alex   
Somebody doesn't like WikiLeaks. Since Sunday, the Web site dedicated to exposing government and corporate secrets has suffered two computer assaults, each of which has overwhelmed its servers and rendered the site temporarily inaccessible.
2010's 5 biggest Linux and open-source stories  01 December 2010 
Source: Comnputer World - Posted by Alex   
The story behind the story is that Linux has become totally mainstream. You may not have a Linux desktop in front of you the way I do, but if you spend most of your day visiting Google, Facebook or Twitter, you're using Linux. That Android phone in your pocket? Linux.
WikiLeaks plans to release a U.S. bank's documents  30 November 2010 
Source: Reuters - Posted by Alex   
The founder of whistle-blower website WikiLeaks plans to release tens of thousands of internal documents from a major U.S. bank early next year, Forbes Magazine reported on Monday.
What is Information Security?  29 November 2010 
Source: ThreatPost - Posted by Alex   
Recently, I’ve heard some bits and pieces about how Information Security (InfoSec) can be “threat-centric” or “vulnerability-centric”. This stuck me funny for a number of reasons, mainly it showed a basic bias towards what InfoSec *is*. And to me, InfoSec is too complex to be described as “threat-centric” or “vulnerability-centric” and yet still simple enough to be described at a high level in a few paragraphs in a blog post. So I thought I’d write a “primer” post on what InfoSec is to create a reference point.
Pirate Bay appeal failure spawns more DoS attacks  29 November 2010 
Source: The Register UK - Posted by Alex   
The failure of the Pirate Bay appeal has spawned reprisal denial of service attacks by the loosely banded Anonymous collective against the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI).
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