Hacking and DDoS: lessons from network resilience

After the spectacular hacking of The Sun newspaper and News International websites that took place earlier this week, hacking collectives like Anonymous, LulzSec and AntiSec seem unstoppable.  This air of invulnerability was part of LulzSec’s gloating the night the attack on The Sun’s web services took place. [blackbirdpie url=”https://twitter.com/LulzSec/status/93093868379193344″] However, Read more…

Cyberwarfare

Are hackers a real threat to the security of nations? The Pentagon seems to think so, which is why it is updating its computer security systems to respond to more sophisticated threats. This at the time that the U.S. Secretary of Defense warns that his country is under constant “cyberattacks”, Read more…