Exclusive Infographic: All Cyber Attacks on Military Aviation and Aerospace Industry

Cross Posted from TheAviationist. 2011 has been an annus horribilis for information security, and aviation has not been an exception

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The Two Faces of Hacking

My colleague Massimo Biagiotti suggested me this interesting matrix from IEEE which originally indicated some of the biggest and best stories assessed along two dimensions: innovation and impact.... Read More

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The Mother Of All Breaches

Update July 15: Reuters reports that hat a classified US military weapons system will now need to be redesigned after specs and plans for the system were stolen from a defense contractor database during the breach of March,... Read More

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Another One Bytes The Dump

Update July 12: Booz Allen Confirms Illegal Attack on Information Technology System... Read More

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2011 Cyber Attacks (and Cyber Costs) Timeline (Updated)

Update: Cyber Attacks Timeline Update for July 2011... Read More

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2011 CyberAttacks Timeline

Update June 29: 2011 Cyber Attacks (and Cyber Costs) Timeline (Updated)... Read More

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Seeds On Sale?

With the alleged Northrop Grumman Cyber-attack, we have experienced three attempts, unleashed in few days, to leverage the compromised RSA seeds in order to steal data from U.S. Contractors.... Read More

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Another Breach In The Wall

Hard Times to come for U.S. Defense Contractors: it looks like each new day reveals information of a new cyber-attack to military technology companies using (alleged) compromised SecureID seeds.... Read More

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(IN)SecureID

I just finished reading this interesting article that seems to offer a different view for the attack at Lockheed Martin (actually, a lone voice which does not consider the attack related to compromised seeds), that here it is another bolt from the Blue. As a matter of fact Wired reports that a second Defense Contractor, L-3, has been targeted with penetration attacks leveraging information stolen from the infamous RSA Breach. This information was contained into an E-mail, dated April 6, sent to the 5000 group’s employees. t’s not clear from the e-mail whether the hackers were successful in their attack, or how L-3 determined SecurID was involved.... Read More

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