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Japanese websites are under cyber attack | Cyberwarzone

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The websites of at least 19 Japanese banks, universities and other institutions have come under cyber-attack since Japan nationalized the Senkaku Islands on Sept. 11 despite objections from China and Taiwan, the National Police Agency said Wednesday.

The electronic attacks made accessing the sites temporarily impossible. Some of the attackers also altered content on the sites, the NPA said.

An NPA official said the attacks appear to be originating in China, judging by the fact that more than half of the sites were singled out for attack on the bulletin boards of Chinese”

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Filed under: Asia, Countries,

Chase joins Bank of America in possible Islamic attack outage

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Chase joins Bank of America in possible Islamic attack outage

Another target of the ‘Cyber fighters of Izz ad-din Al qassam’?
By Rik Myslewski in San Francisco • Get more from this author

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Filed under: Financial Services,

Norton ’12 Cybercrime Report Magically Makes $278B in Damages Disappear | CIO Blogs

Norton ’12 Cybercrime Report Magically Makes $278B in Damages Disappear | CIO Blogs: “”

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virtual money bitcoin, very anonymous and very amateuristic so a heaven for hackers : No trust without oversight

virtual money bitcoin, very anonymous and very amateuristic so a heaven for hackers : No trust without oversight: “

Filed under: Financial Services,

Observations on the recent Java 0-day exploits in the wild « Fox-IT International blog

Observations on the recent Java 0-day exploits in the wild « Fox-IT International blog: “”

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Complaint Alleges Contractor Sabotaged Network and Stole Data (August 30, 2012) | National Cyber Security

Complaint Alleges Contractor Sabotaged Network and Stole Data (August 30, 2012) | National Cyber Security: ”

Complaint Alleges Contractor Sabotaged Network and Stole Data (August 30, 2012)
| August 31, 2012
A civil complaint filed by Toyota in US District Court in Kentucky alleges that a former employee sabotaged applications on the Toyota network and stole data after he was fired…….

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Researchers find critical vulnerability in Java 7 patch hours after release – Computerworld

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Researchers find critical vulnerability in Java 7 patch hours after release
The new vulnerability allows a complete Java Virtual Machine sandbox escape in Java 7 Update 7, researchers from Security Explorations say

By Lucian Constantin
August 31, 2012 12:08 PM ET4 Comments .
IDG News Service – Security researchers from Poland-based security firm Security Explorations claim to have discovered a vulnerability in the Java 7 security update released Thursday that can be exploited to escape the Java sandbox and execute arbitrary code on the underlying system.

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