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Hackers Break Into Water Processing Plant Network

When things like this happen it’s kinda of scary, like a while back when someone managed to get into a highly secure power station network through a stupid contractors laptop that was connected to the net via dialup and to the uber ‘secure’ power station LAN. An infected laptop PC gave hackers access to computer […]

Topic: Hacking News

A Politically Tight Situation? Blame a HACKER!

It has happened quite a few times lately, politically tight situations, mistakes, data or information leaks and whoops damn…er…let’s blame it on hackers! Case 1: California Highway Patrol officials have opened a criminal investigation into “multiple” breaches and illegal downloads by outside hackers into the computers of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger’s office, after an embarrassing private […]

Topic: Hacking News

Security Boom Post 9/11

It makes sense really, the paranoia that quickly infected every corner of the ‘Western’ world had to be cashed in on by somebody, tada! The security industry of course. During the Cold War, Canada’s National Optics Institute developed a system to detect which type of enemy tank or fighter jet was approaching. After the Soviet […]

Topic: Countermeasures, Hacking News

AT&T Hack Exposes 19,000 Identities

Ah another huge hacking resulting in a large loss of confidential information, companies really need to start getting more pro-active about aggresively testing their corporate networks and web based applications. Information including CREDIT CARD numbers sadly. AT&T on Tuesday said hackers broke into one of its computer systems and accessed personal data on thousands of […]

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