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Malware found sucking up data on new Japanese space agency rocket

Malware found sucking up data on new Japanese space agency rocket

Malware discovered on a Japanese space agency desktop computer has been stealing data on Epsilon - a new, AI-enabled rocket - and beaming it to controllers outside the agency. It's only the latest in a string of data-siphoning incidents that's plagued the agency.

NASA invites you to hack space!

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Can you build an app that can determine the Earth's size? NASA is inviting all to try.

Google offers $1 million in exploit rewards for Chrome hacks

Google offers $1 million in exploit rewards for Chrome hacks

Google is offering cash prizes totaling $1 million to hackers, plus a Chromebook, for those who successfully exploit its Chrome browser at the CanSecWest security conference next week.

Trojan may have stolen data from Japanese space agency

Trojan may have stolen data from Japanese space agency

A data-stealing Trojan horse may have smuggled out login information to gain access to a cargo shuttle that carries food and equipment to the International Space Station (ISS).

US SCADA infrastructure woefully unprotected

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An attack that allegedly destroyed a pump at a municipal water processing facility has raised alarms about the security of critical infrastructure in the United States.

LulzSec attacks US Senate and Bethesda Softworks

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A group known as LulzSec has atatcked software maker Bethesda Softworks and dumped a large amount of information to BitTorrent, you know, just for the "lulz". Additionally they have posted information from a compromised web server that hosts senate.gov.

Sony Portugal latest to fall to hackers

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Sony Music Portugal is the latest Sony asset to be targeted by hackers. Is there light at the end of the tunnel? Are there other Sony websites that are still flawed?

SSCC 62 - Sony, Apple malware and cloud security

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Chester Wisniewski and Paul Ducklin discuss this week's news including the latest attacks against Sony, Apple's new malware problem and cloud security.

Protect your web assets - Is Linux still safe?

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The Register is reporting today that Linux servers have been recruited into a botnet. In May we saw TROJ/JSRedir-R and many variants thereof attacking web servers. Last November SophosLabs reported that after more than six years there are still over Read more…