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Security Events In 2012 May Indicate What’s To Come In 2013

Posted January 3, 2013 by TeamSHATTER Admin in Attack Vectors, Data Breach, Database Security, DoS with 0 comments
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For all the apocalyptic prognostications, 2012 turned out to be a relatively uneventful year from an information security standpoint. A cyber Pearl Harbor did not happen. Stuxnet and its kin did not take out any power grids or shut down cities. Mobile threats continued to escalate and malware became more sophisticated, but none were as game-changing in nature as Stuxnet was. While there were still plenty of data breaches, including a handful of big ones, they were much smaller in scope compared…

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In The Latest Of The Recent Denial-Of-Service Bank Attacks, HSBC Falls Victim

Posted October 22, 2012 by TeamSHATTER Admin in Attack Vectors, Data Breach, Database Security, DoS, Finance and Banking with 0 comments
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Capital One, HSBC, Bank of America, Wells Fargo are among the near-dozen financial Websites hit by distributed denial-of-service attacks over the past few weeks. These attacks have disrupted daily operations for banks and made it difficult for customers to take advantage of online banking services. A group calling itself Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Cyber Fighters has claimed credits for most of the incidents and has named the institutions it will target a few days before launching the attacks. Even with the…

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Arrest Made, Charged For Denial-Of-Service Attacks Against Amazon.com

Posted July 24, 2012 by TeamSHATTER Admin in Data Breach, Database Security, DoS, Retail with 0 comments
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Officials at the U.S. Department of Justice announced that a Russian man has been arrested in Cyprus in connection with attacks on Amazon.com. The man, Dmitry Olegovich Zubakha, 25, of Moscow, was arrested July 18 on an international warrant. Zubakha was indicted in May of 2011 for launching two denial-of-service (DoS) attacks on the Amazon Website. The indictment, which was unsealed Thursday, also links him to other DoS attacks on Priceline.com and eBay. Click for complete article >>

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Anonymous Said To Be Unstoppable — But For The Wrong ReasonsTeam Shatter Exclusive

Is Anonymous Unstoppable?

Late on Friday afternoon, Nicole Perlroth of the New York Times posted a piece to the ‘Bits’ blog titled, “Anonymous Says It Knocked C.I.A. Offline”. Within the post, in reference to the latest Anonymous activity, she quotes Jerry Irvine, member of the National Cyber Security Task Force as saying, “This is going to happen more and more frequently — they’re unstoppable. Why can’t they be stopped? Because security technologies have not kept up with the extent of the vulnerabilities that…

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What Does The April 2011 Oracle CPU Mean For DBAs And Database Security Staff?Team Shatter Exclusive

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I can’t believe it’s been three months already since Oracle released their last Critical Patch Update (CPU). This week, Oracle released the 26th CPU, with 73 new security fixes across 10 product families. At TeamSHATTER our focus is on the fixes to the Database. The Oracle Database Server Risk Matrix lists 9 fixes that directly or indirectly affect the Database, 3 of those are primarily listed in other product families, but still have an impact on Database confidentiality, integrity or…

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16 year Old Dutch Boy Arrested for WikiLeak Attacks

Posted December 10, 2010 by TeamSHATTER Admin in DoS with 0 comments
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Dutch authorities arrested a 16-year-old boy on Wednesday in relation to the cyberattacks against Visa, MasterCard and PayPal, which were aimed at punishing those companies for cutting off services to WikiLeaks. The boy was arrested in The Hague, and he will be arraigned before a judge on Friday in Rotterdam, according to a press release from the Netherlands’ Public Prosecution Service. The boy, whose computer equipment was seized, has allegedly confessed to taking part in the attacks. The Public Prosecution…

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