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Posted by InfoSec News on Mar 10

http://arstechnica.com/security/2013/03/pwn2own-carnage-continues-as-exploits-take-down-adobe-reader-flash/

By Dan Goodin
Ars Technica
March 8, 2013

Thursday was another grim day for Internet security as contestants at the
Pwn2Own hacker competition exploited flaws in Adobe's Reader and Flash
programs, allowing them to take full control of the computers they ran on.
Oracle's Java was also, once again, felled.

The exploits, which...
 

Posted by InfoSec News on Mar 10

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/mar/10/obama-rejected-tough-options-countering-chinese-cy/

By Bill Gertz
The Washington Free Beacon Sunday
March 10, 2013

President Obama two years ago rejected a series of tough actions against China,
including counter-cyber attacks and economic sanctions, for Beijing’s
aggressive campaign of cyber espionage against the U.S. government and private
businesses networks, according to administration...
 

Posted by InfoSec News on Mar 10

http://www.thejakartaglobe.com/home/tifatul-names-4-countries-as-sources-of-hackers-attacking-indonesian-govt-sites/579085

Jakarta Globe
March 11, 2013

Communications and Information Technology Minister Tifatul Sembiring has named
four countries as sources of hackers who have attacked Indonesian government
websites, a report said on Monday.

Tifatul was quoted by Indonesian news portal Tempo.co as saying that the
hackers who have attacked...
 

Posted by InfoSec News on Mar 10

http://www.monitor.co.ug/News/National/Forensics-lab-for-computer-crime-opened-in-Kampala/-/688334/1716526/-/1590cm1z/-/index.html

By Stephen Otage
Daily Monitor
March 11, 2013

With computer aided theft now becoming rampant in the country, a private
hacking forensics consulting company has opened a laboratory to train Ugandans
in cyber security.

According to Mr Mustapha Mugisa, one of the consultants at Summit Consulting,
their forensics...
 

Posted by InfoSec News on Mar 10

http://www.theage.com.au/it-pro/security-it/hackers-breach-reserve-bank-20130311-2fv8i.html

By Lia Timson
IT Pro Editor
March 11, 2013

Hackers penetrated computers at the Reserve Bank of Australia in a "highly
targeted" and "plausible" email phishing scam targeting employees.

The incident, reported in the Australian Financial Review on Monday, took place
in November 2011. Details of the attack were included in a FoI...
 

Sydney Morning Herald

Hackers breach Reserve Bank
Sydney Morning Herald
Hackers penetrated computers at the Reserve Bank of Australia in a "highly targeted" and "plausible" email phishing scam targeting employees. The incident, reported in the Australian Financial Review on Monday, took place in November 2011. Details of ...

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The Age

Hackers breach Reserve Bank
The Age
Hackers took six RBA staff computers for a spin, but no information was stolen, the bank said. Photo: AFR. Hackers penetrated computers at the Reserve Bank of Australia in a "highly targeted" and "plausible" email phishing scam targeting employees.

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