Eric Martin, Bloomberg Published 9:35 am, Monday, June 25, 2018 Photo: Mauricio Palos/Bloomberg Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 At center, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, presidential candidate of the National Regeneration Movement Party, grerts supporters during a closing campaign rally in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, on June 24, 2018. At center, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, presidential candidate of the National Regeneration Movement Party, grerts supporters during a closing campaign rally in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, on June 24, 2018. Photo: Mauricio Palos/Bloomberg Mexico cyber attacks raise alarm bells ahead of Sunday vote 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Cyber attacks against Mexican financial institutions and reports of alleged election interference around the world are fueling concerns among analysts that the … [Read more...] about Mexico cyber attacks raise alarm bells ahead of Sunday vote
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America’s veterans have served our country and protected our freedoms, sometimes at the expense of their own well-being and health. They have sacrificed while fighting our adversaries, and that sacrifice continues beyond their active duty status. Adversaries are still pursuing veterans and their personal information in cyberspace. The area where veterans are perhaps the most vulnerable is the health care sector. Nation-states, criminals, and hacktivists go after their personally identifiable information (PII), and some of the most robust and sensitive PII are medical records and insurance information. Nation states are interested in obtaining PII to develop targeting profiles on U.S. military members and veterans of particular interest and map out the military’s structures and assignments. Using this information, foreign governments can assess U.S. military priorities and resource allocations to determine our nation’s strengths and weaknesses. W e have seen … [Read more...] about There are cyber threats to veterans’ medical records
A solar dish project once tied closely to SDG&E’s Sunrise Powerlink helps carry power from across the border through a series of other connections. / Photo courtesy of Sandia National Laboratories The conversation about border security has been missing one important element, former “border czar” Alan Bersin told me: cyber security. “We’ve been focused on cross-border flows for a long time but usually are thinking in terms of people or goods — from the aftermath of 9/11 to the immigration issues receiving heated attention right now,” Bersin said. “The old border lines on a map don’t tell us from where the intrusive activity is launched but only the location of where the harm is done.” Bersin spent nearly five years as the attorney general’s southwest border representative, responsible for coordinating federal border law enforcement from South Texas to Southern California under President Bill Clinton. He oversaw … [Read more...] about Border Report: A Wall Won’t Stop Cyber Attacks
Japanese video game developer Sega announced Sunday that hackers broke into its database and stole the personal information of more than one million customers. The breach, CBS News Correspondent Elaine Quijano reports, is just the latest in a string of cyber-attacks on corporations, government contractors, and even the CIA. Last week, computer hackers forced a shutdown of the CIA's public website for more than two hours. It claims no sensitive information was at risk, but Internet security experts say it was still a huge embarrassment for the for the government's top spy agency.Games company Sega becomes latest hacking victimLulSec offers to help Sega "destroy" hackersJim Stickley, co-founder of TraceSecurity, a cyber security company, told CBS News, "It's never a good thing when you're the CIA and your website has data talking about a hacker. " While the attack was deemed harmless, the same can't be said of the breach of government contractor Lockheed Martin last month. That's when … [Read more...] about CBS News Logo String of cyber attacks threat to U.S. security?
WASHINGTON - President Obama has signed executive orders that lay out how far military commanders around the globe can go in using cyber attacks and other computer-based operations against enemies and as part of routine espionage in other countries. The orders detail when the military must seek presidential approval for a specific cyber assault on an enemy and weave cyber capabilities into U.S. war fighting strategy, defense officials and cyber security experts told The Associated Press. Signed more than a month ago, the orders cap a two-year Pentagon effort to draft U.S. rules of the road for cyber warfare, and come as the U.S. begins to work with allies on global ground rules. String of cyber attacks threat to U.S. security?Experts advised U.S. on cyber attacks in LibyaSupport for position that cyberattack is act of war The guidelines are much like those that govern the use of other weapons of war, from nuclear bombs to missiles to secret surveillance, the officials said. In a broad … [Read more...] about CBS News Logo Obama hands military new cyber war guidelines