Infosecurity News

NY Times: Stuxnet was a US-Israeli effort to disrupt Iran's nuclear program

The Stuxnet worm was an Israeli-US project developed at the highly secretive Israeli Dimona complex in the Negev desert to sabotage Iran’s nuclear program, according to a report in the New York Times.

Iran gets access to Google Earth, Picasa and Chrome

Google has announced that Iranians will be able to download Google Earth, Picasa and Chrome, available for the first time following the easing of US export controls.

ISACA says 40% of global executives block move to cloud

While many companies are migrating their data into the cloud due to cost savings, ISACA, the not-for-profit IT security association, claims that its research suggests two-fifths of executives are blocking the migration.

Bohu attacks on cloud-based anti-virus prove need for new security approach

Bohu, a new type of malware, is attacking cloud-based anti-virus (AV) technology from popular suppliers in China.

CSC to provide Air Force with intrusion prevention services

Computer Sciences Corp. (CSC) will provide network intrusion detection and prevention services to the US Air Force’s 33rd Network Warfare Squadron under a five-year, $30 million contract.

Iran gets access to Google Earth, Picasa and Chrome

Google has announced that Iranians are to be able to download Google Earth, Picasa and Chrome, available for the first time following the easing of US export controls.

Bohu attacks on cloud-based AV prove need for new security approach

Bohu, a new type of malware, is attacking cloud-based Anti-Virus (AV) technology from popular suppliers in China.

Cybercrime as a business is taking off

A major new report from Panda Security, authored by technical director Luis Corrons and his team, claims that cybercrime as a business is taking off in the mainstream, with millions of malware infections and virus causing problems for internet users.

PCs taking a back seat to tablet computers

It seems that the love affair that consumers have had with desktop PCs is on the wane, as a major new 2011 technology report from Deloitte claims to show that gadgets such as tablet computers are now first choice in many homes.

ISACA say 40% of global executives block move to cloud

Whilst many companies are migrating their data into the cloud due to cost savings, ISACA, the not-for-profit IT security association, claims that its research suggests two-fifths of executives are blocking the migration.

WikiLeaks Swiss banker on trial for allegedly leaking private data

Hard on the heels of publicly handing over disks that contained a variety of information on wealthy Swiss bank clients to WikiLeaks on Monday, the former Swiss banker Rudolf Elmer has admitted in a Swiss court that he sent the data to tax authorities.

Microsoft Kinect hacked to control surgical robot

The Xbox 360 Kinect unit, which is designed to allow human motion to control on-screen games, has been hacked many times since the system appeared last year, much to Microsoft's public annoyance. This time, it has now been hacked to control a surgical robot.