Category Archives: CyberAttacks

Cyber attack methods. Who are the cyber attackers?

This just in: Cyber criminals are planting chips in electric irons and kettles to launch spam attacks.  A Russian TV channel had footage of an iron being opened up to reveal a “spy chip” with a small microphone that could … Continue reading

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Cyber Attacks an unprecedented threat to U.S. National Security

[ This post contains extracts from a 75 page House of representatives session: March 21, 2013 Cyber attacks: An unprecedented threat to U.S. National security Alice Friedemann   www.energyskeptic.com  author of “When Trucks Stop Running: Energy and the Future of Transportation”, … Continue reading

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House hearing: protecting small businesses against cyber-attacks 2013

[ Cloud computing is seen as a way to protect small businesses according to the testimony from the staff of these businesses, since the cloud provider has the staff to maintain sophisticated firewalls and keep malware patches up-to-date, back up … Continue reading

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U.S. House: Iranian cyber threat to the United States

[ There are hundreds of congressional hearings on cyber threats.  Iran certainly has powerful motivations to retaliate against the US (and Israel) for Stuxnet,  financial sanctions, the both British and U.S. ruthless exploitation of their oil resources. Alice Friedemann   www.energyskeptic.com … Continue reading

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China is working on cyber attacks of our infrastructure and stealing secrets

Stone, R. March 1, 2013.  A Call to Cyber Arms. Science, Vol. 339 no. 6123 pp. 1026-1027 China’s extensive cyber research activities and allegations over cyber espionage have put the United States on high alert. The U.S. government is ramping … Continue reading

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