Category Archives: CYBER TERRORISM

Iran’s supreme leader tells students to prepare for cyber war

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has delivered a sabre-rattling speech to Iran’s ‘Revolutionary foster children’ (in other words, university students) to prepare for cyber war. The supreme leader has urged his country’s students – whom he called “cyber war agents” – to prepare for battle, … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS: Syrian Electronic Army claims contol over Facebook’s domain

BREAKING NEWS: The Syrian Electronic Army, a hacker group supportive of Syrian President Bashar Assad, claimed Tuesday it managed to hack Facebook.com, just in time for the social network’s tenth anniversary. The hackers first claimed to subvert Facebook.com in a tweet … Continue reading

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Federal Emergency Alert System easily taken over by hackers.

The message broadcast in several states last winter was equal parts alarming and absurd: “Civil authorities in your area have reported that the bodies of the dead are rising from their graves and attacking the living. . . . Do not attempt to approach … Continue reading

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Yahoo says its users’ accounts, passwords stolen in ‘attack’

Internet giant Yahoo says its email customers’ usernames and passwords have been stolen in an “attack” but refuses to say how many users have been affected. In a blog post published on Thursday, the California-based Internet corporation said it identified “a … Continue reading

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Cyber attack hits federal judiciary websites and filing systems

Websites, electronic filing and public record access systems for much of the federal judiciary were attacked Friday afternoon, leaving lawyers hard-pressed to meet deadlines and officials scrambling to restore service. The so-called denial of service attacks affected bankruptcy, district and appeals … Continue reading

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74,000 Coca-Cola employees have become victims of Breach including Social Security numbers and drivers license numbers

Personal information for about 74,000 Coca-Cola employees, former employees and third parties has been stolen from the company, the Herald has learned. The information, including Social Security numbers and drivers license numbers, was stored in documents on stolen company laptop computers, … Continue reading

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Michaels stores may be next victim of Possible data ‘attack’

The country’s largest crafts chain may be the latest retailer hit by a security breach. Michaels said Saturday that it learned recently of “possible fraudulent activity” on some of its customers’ payment cards, suggesting there may have been a breach.  CEO … Continue reading

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