Posted by newsdesk 14996154_sThe attack vector NetTraveler (a.k.a Netfie, Travnet or Red Star APT), has been detected again. This is a new, advanced threat that has already infected hundreds of high profile users in over 40 counries. Known targets include…
Networks have been under attack — and successfully handled by operators — as long as they’ve been around. Be wary of calls for more government supervision of the Internet.
We marched into Baghdad on flimsy evidence and we might be about to make the same mistake in cyberspace.
Over the past few weeks, there has been a steady drumbeat of alarmist rhetoric about potential threats online. At a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing this month, chairman Carl Levin said that “cyberweapons and cyberattacks potentially can be devastating, approaching weapons of mass destruction in their effects.”
The increased consternation began with the suspected Chinese breach of Google’s servers earlier this year. Since then, press accounts, congressional pronouncements, and security industry talk have increasingly sown panic about an amorphous cyberthreat.