Security Related News Bits
IEEE Cipher E114, E114.May-2013
Cyberattack and cyberdefense are here to stay because the offensive tools are small, cheap, and ubiquitous.
Denial-of-service can be a cover for thieves draining bank accounts. Almost a million dollars disappeared from a California bank on Christmas Eve.
Malware can watch you watching malware, and that awareness helps it evade detection, according to researchers from the FireEye company.
NYU-Poly uses pizza and "Hack Night" to teach cybersecurity expertise.
While living in a van near Barcelona, a Dutch citizen was allegedly able to direct a massive DDoS attack on The Spamhaus Project.
Read from a website, go to jail? Or has the FBI shut down a notorious hacking group that sought to breach privacy and bring fear to Internet users?
The FBI is seeking to make US companies invest in wiretapping technology for their Internet services whether they want to or not.
Silicon Valley businesses, including Facebook and Google, rallied to stop a bill that would have protected the privacy of California citizens from data mining by commercial interests.
The Defense Science Board notes that confidential information about US weapons programs has been accessed by Chinese cyberspies.