Gov’t employees being trained in cyber security

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The Ministry of Science, Energy and Technology, through its Cyber Incident Response Team (CIRT), says it will be training 80 Government information and communications technology (ICT) experts over the next two days. Sponsored by the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO) and The…

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Taliban launches attack on Afghan gov’t agency

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on the militant assault on an Afghan government security compound in Kabul (all times local): 4:15 a.m. The U.N. Security Council has condemned the Taliban attack in Kabul “in the strongest terms” and urged that those involved be brought to justice. In Tuesday’s attack,…

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Hacker hits 24 sites to ‘alert’ govt

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A national hacked more than 24 government websites Saturday morning in just two hours after those in charge of these websites ignored messages of a possible attack, said an online newspaper. Through his Twitter account, the hacker “Cyber of Emotion” said…

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Two-Faced German Gov’t Silent on NSA Activities, Tries to Hide Own Spying

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans MOSCOW (Sputnik), Anastasia Levchenko — Germany faced a high-profile espionage scandal in April, when local media revealed that the country’s intelligence agency, BND, had provided technical assistance to the US National Security Agency in spying on targets inside the country and throughout the European Union, including on top political…

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Jeb hits Obama over massive gov’t cyber breach

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Jeb Bush on Monday used the recent hacking of the Office of Personnel Management to bash President Barack Obama on cyber security and plant a flag on how he would handle cyber threats. Bush, who has been sharpening his attacks on…

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Hacker Who Spied on FARC and Gov’t

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Andrés Sepúlveda, the Colombian hacker at the center of a spying scandal that involved peace negotiators on behalf of the Santos government and the FARC rebels, said this week that he was hired by former conservative leader Álvaro Uribe Vélez’s […]…

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Hack Attack! Anonymous strikes at Israeli govt over Gaza

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Hacker collective Anonymous has taken down key Israeli government websites in a “retaliatory” attack against Israel and in solidarity with the people of Gaza. Israel Defense Forces, Bank of Israel, and the Israeli PM’s Office were among the targets. Others […]…

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