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The National Center for Information Security will be created in Azerbaijan in 2013.The statement came from Minister of Communication and Information
The Ministry of Communications of Information Technologies of the Republic of Azerbaijan (MCIT) has implemented a number of measures
Ally Financial Inc said on Thursday it was monitoring "unusual activity" on its web site, the latest U.S. bank to report internet issues following recent cyber attacks that have been linked to Iran, the Reuters reported. Bank of America Corp (BAC.N), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC.N)
The Azerbaijani Communications Administration has considered establishing a single cyberspace security center among Regional Commonwealth of Communications (RCC) member-states, the Ministry of Communications and IT informed. According to the ministry, the issue was
In a Q&A with press at the RSA European conference, RSA executive chairman Art Coviello revealed how criminals and nation states are working together to launch cyber attacks, the Computing reported. "What we found in our Antifraud Centre was that criminals that were
12/10/12 ‘You have NO privacy. Get over it’
That is the message of a popular viral video produced by the Belgian Federation of the Financial Sector (Febelfin), which has so far been seen by more than one-and-a-half million people, the Computing reported. In it, members of the public are invited to a very special mind-reading
Fresh analysis of the malware Flame suggests it could be part of a much wider "family". Flame is believed to have targeted sensitive data in Iran. It has already been linked to Stuxnet, which was aimed at Iran's nuclear infrastructure, the BBC reported.
04/09/12 Anonymous Hackers Claim To Release One Million Apple Devices' Unique Identifiers Stolen From FBI
Anonymous has a way of releasing massive collections of information that raise many more questions than they answer. Case in point: The segment of the hacker group that calls itself Antisec announced that it had dumped 1,000,001 unique device identifier numbers or UDIDs for Apple devices
An unidentified group of hackers wages several denial-of-service attacks on Swedish government Web sites in a show of solidarity with the WikiLeaks founder. A group of supporters of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange claimed responsibility today for hacking into and jamming several Swedish government Web sites,
28/08/12 Dropbox two-step login verification available in experimental build, coming to all accounts soon
Following up on its promise to tighten account security following a recent breach, Dropbox is now offering two-step login authentication to users who install the service's latest experimental desktop build. The team says the functionality will roll out to all users in the coming days,
Security experts are calling on businesses to be more aggressive in protecting their networks against cyber attacks. Speaking at the 2012 Black Hat conference in Las Vegas, former FBI executive assistant director Shawn Henry told delegates that firms can
Former government deputy CIO Bill McCluggage has hit out at the way the government approaches cyber security, referring to the pace of change as "glacial", the Computing reported. At a time when cyber security is high on the international agenda,
Trojan with references to Islam, Farsi language, and Israel-Iran conflict is found on hundreds of PCs in the Middle East.A data-stealing Trojan capable of recording keystrokes, screenshots and audio and stealing text and image files has infected about 800 computers,
Complaints about spam and other unsolicited electronic marketing in the UK jumped 43% last year, says the Information Commissioner's Office. The ICO says it received 7,095 complaints in the year to March. However, none of the cases have resulted in fines or other punishments
Persons engaged in cyber-crime activities will be persecuted in Azerbaijan. According to information released by the Milli Machlis of the Republic of Azerbaijan, some changes have been introduced to the Criminal Code in this regard. Under these changes, the person who will access
29/06/12 International Telecommunication Union proposes to submit a global convention on information security to Azerbaijani Government
The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) made a proposal to the Azerbaijani Government which is a member of the UN Security Council, to submit a global convention on information security for discussion in the UN, the Minister of Communications and IT Ali Abbasov said, addressing
MI5 is battling "astonishing" levels of cyber-attacks on UK industry, the intelligence agency's chief has said. In his first public speech for two years, Jonathan Evans warned internet "vulnerabilities" were being exploited by criminals as well as states. The attacks were a threat to the integrity of information, he added.
Suspected internet pirates will have 20 working days to appeal against allegations of copyright infringement and must pay £20 to do so, according to revised plans to enforce the UK's Digital Economy Act. The details are contained in secondary legislation presented to Parliament and a draft code published by
The powerful Flame computer virus is not only capable of espionage but it can also sabotage computer systems and likely was used to attack Iran in April, according to a leading security company, Symantec Corp. Iran had previously blamed Flame for causing data loss on computers
20/06/12 Special chapter, consisting of five articles, included in the Criminal Code of the Republic of Azerbaijan
Certain changes are expected to be made to the list of items excluded from civil circulation in Azerbaijan. According to information provided by ICTnews, the changes to the law on the "List of items excluded from civil circulation" were proposed at the Milli Machlis of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
An international conference on fight against hyper-crime is expected to be held in Baku in November. This information was provided to ICTnews by the head of the Law and Personnel Department of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies of the Republic of Azerbaijan Bakhtiyar Mammadov.
The British technology press was awoken from Jubilee madness with news that 6.5m passwords had been stolen from LinkedIn’s database this week. It emerged that hackers were working to “crack” a list of 6.5 million out of 150 million LinkedIn profiles.
07/06/12 LinkedIn passwords leaked by hackers
Social networking website LinkedIn has said some of its members' passwords have been "compromised" after reports that over six million' passwords had been leaked onto the internet.Hackers posted a file containing encrypted passwords onto a Russian web forum. They have invited the hacking community to help with decryption.
A banking club has been created to develop information technologies and information security in Azerbaijani banks, Supervisory Board of Azerbaijani Unibank reported. "At present, the competitiveness of any bank depends on how well the banks can apply modern information technologies, as the bank needs all
Experts who theorize about cyber conflict talk about the ability to “project” power in and through cyberspace. They also warn of the danger from the “insider threat,” a trusted individual with access to sensitive systems or information who either deliberately or accidentally compromises them.
SwaggSec says it lifted more than 900 login credentials from the Chinese ISP and that the company did little to defend itself after it discovered the breach. An Internet hacking group claimed today to have broken into the networks of Warner Bros. and China Telecom, publishing documents and login credentials purportedly stolen in the breaches.
Staff can increasingly expect to be monitored by their employers – and not just what they do online during working hours,
The Information Commisioner's Office (ICO) has received 84 customer complaints relating to the controversial EU cookie law since it came into force on Friday, via a survey tool to establish the key problem areas. The new rules were brought in amid controversy over
The Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of the Republic of Azerbaijan encoded the connection line, which is used to exchanges information between the Ministries of Communications and Information Technologies and Labor and Social Protection, in order to eliminate outside interference to e-services.
Iran has been forced to disconnect key oil facilities after suffering a malware attack on Sunday, say reports. The computer virus is believed to have hit the internal computer systems at Iran's oil ministry and its national oil company, according to BBC. Equipment on the Kharg island and at other Iranian oil plants
Nowadays information technologies are an integral part of the modern world. The statement came from Rabiyyat Aslanova, the chairwoman of the Committee on Human Rights of the Milli Majlis. In an interview to the New Azerbaijan Party, she noted at the same time, security,
Major film and television studios have lost a landmark case over illegal video downloads in Australia. The High Court upheld a previous ruling that internet service provider (ISP) iiNet did not authorise copyright infringement among its customers, reported BBC. US and Australian studios had wanted iiNet to stop
Thirty years ago on 23 April, Sinclair Research launched its iconic home computer, the ZX Spectrum, a device that went on to become one of the biggest selling models of all time and is even credited with kick-starting the modern UK IT industry by getting a whole generation of kids
The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has launched a web portal aimed at helping users avoid unexpected charges on their mobile accounts, v3.co.uk reported. The FCC said that the site, which is being run in partnership with a collection of US carriers,
Events this month have demonstrated that the government has got cyber security wrong.Hackers’ collective Anonymous announced plans to take government websites offline. Just a few days later, it achieved its aim: both the Downing Street and Home Office websites were hit by DDoS
Protection and observance of copyrights has strengthened in Azerbaijan in the last few years. As a result of activities jointly implemented by the Copyright Agency of the Republic of Azerbaijan and other public bodies the level of piracy in the book publishing and audio-video products market declined by 20%,
The Obama administration's top cyber security official says companies would not be unduly burdened by a Senate bill that would phase in security standards for key parts of the country's privately held infrastructure. The administration has been pushing to enact such legislation,
European lawmakers dealt a fresh blow to a global accord against online piracy and counterfeiting on Thursday after a key member of the European Parliament said he opposed the treaty.Amid sharpening opposition to the agreement in Europe, David Martin, who is guiding the legislation through Parliament,
Azerbaijan ranked fifth among the ten countries which run the most risk of infection via the Internet, Kaspersky Lab reported on its website. The top 10 countries with the result 55-39.4 percent included: Russia, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Azerbaijan, Ukraine, Sudan, Uzbekistan, Cote d'Ivoire, and Bangladesh.
The Home Office and Downing Street websites were hit by distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks by supporters of the Anonymous hackers collective on Saturday night and Easter Sunday, reported Computing. Supporters were urged to join the assault via messages on Twitter.
Iran appears to have blocked the official website for the London 2012 Olympic Games, according to BBC. Users in Iran have tweeted that they are unable to connect to london2012.com and are instead redirected to peyvandha.ir - a site offering stories from Iran's official news
The regional ‘ITU Forum-2012’ titled ‘Bridging the standardization gap’ has been held in Tashkent city of Uzbekistan. At the forum representative of members-states of the Regional Commonwealth in the Field of Communications (RCC) discussed issues related to hypercrime and multimedia content analysis.
The European Commission has proposed establishing a dedicated Cybercrime Centre as part of Europol, the European Police Office,
"[It] will bring together some of Europe's best brains in the field of cybercrime," said Cecilia Malmstrom, European Commissioner for Home Affairs, at a press conference in Brussels. Based in The Hague, it will be housed alongside Europol, the pan-European police force.
More than 26,000 people have downloaded an operating system which members of the Anonymous hacker group claim to have created. The software is based on a version of the open-source operating system Linux and comes outfitted with lots of website sniffing and security tools, - reported BBC.
Hackers gained "full functional control" of key Nasa computers in 2011, the agency's inspector general has told US lawmakers. Paul K Martin said hackers took over Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) computers and "compromised the accounts of the most privileged JPL users".
Iranian hackers attacked the websites of the Azerbaijan State Television & Radio Company, AzTV, and Azerbaijani Airlines (AZAL) on 22-23 February. A message in English from the hackers popped up in place of the AzTV website when it was opened.
Cyber criminals are selling bulk log-in credentials for social sites, such as Facebook and Twitter, and web server management software cPanel, according to security researchers. "These details are not on sale so people can cause mischief but for real
Security researchers have found that cyber criminals are offering their attack tools in a software-as-a-service (SaaS) model, and creating social networks to build communities around their products to help suggest new features and find bugs. Researchers at cyber threat management firm Seculert found that malware developers
Germany has halted signing a controversial anti-piracy accord, the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (Acta), after the justice ministry voiced concerns. A foreign ministry spokesperson told AFP that the delay was to "give us time to carry out further discussions". Latvia also put off signing on Friday.
Hackers sought $50,000 from U.S. anti-virus firm Symantec Corp in return for the stolen blueprints to its flagship products under what the company says was a sting operation run by an undisclosed law enforcement agency via emails.
New Zealand has joined the US Department of Defence’s flagship wideband global satellite (WGS) program under moves to boost its communications capabilities, and ensure guaranteed access to communications at fixed prices and faster data throughput. The WGS program, currently supported by partner countries including Australia
The Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies has established an information exchange system for monitoring its earthquake prediction system, Institute of Cybernetics Director Telman Aliyev told. He said the system will transmit seismic signals directly to the server.
A group of Israeli hackers have attacked several Iranian websites, a day after a number of Israeli websites were taken offline in the latest incident in a low-level cyberwar. In a statement posted on the Pastebin.com, a group calling themselves the "Israel Defense Force Team"
04/02/12 'What about McDonald's in the Pentagon?: Extraordinary top secret call between FBI and Scotland Yard 'tapped' by Anonymous
A confidential call between the FBI and Scotland Yard was recorded by hacking group Anonymous - the very people they were trying to catch, it was revealed today. The group released a 15-minute tape of what appears to be a conference call last month about tracking and prosecuting the group’s members.
03/02/12 Experts praise UK's cyber defences but say more international co-operation needed to fight attacks
A new report has ranked the UK among the top nations for its ability to protect itself from cyber attack, but warned that greater international co-operation is needed. The report, by the Brussels-based Security & Defence Agenda (SDA), which was commissioned by security firm McAfee,
On 16 December 2011 from 11:30, several Azerbaijani websites encountered cyber attacks. The attacks also targeted websites hosted in the data center of the Special State Security Service with cert.gov.az domain. Due to the strong security system and quick action,
One of the most common sources of computer intrusions has stopped infecting new machines after security researchers working with Facebook released the names of five suspected ringleaders. After more than two years of work, a pair of researchers on Tuesday published the names, aliases and photographs of a gang
Oracle has planned a huge swathe of security updates for Tuesday this week, with 78 vulnerabilities among the hundreds of its products slated to be patched. Oracle said in a security update that vulnerabilities will be addressed in the Oracle Database Server, Fusion Middleware, E-Business suite,
16/01/12 Azerbaijan is ranked sixth among the ten countries that faced the greatest risk of infection through the Internet
Azerbaijan is ranked sixth among the ten countries that faced the greatest risk of infection through the Internet, the survey of Kaspersky Lab virus
An Israeli hacker has published details of hundreds of Saudi credit cards online and is threatening to post more in revenge for acts by Arab hackers. Last week a hacker, claiming to be from Saudi Arabia, published information about tens of thousands of Israeli credit cards online.
Symantec Corp.'s Norton Antivirus software and its source code were not compromised on Thursday and fragments of the company's enterprise security program that were posted on the Internet were out of date, the software's publisher said late Friday. No Norton products or source code were the target of the attack,
Symantec Corp. is investigating claims that hackers have acquired the source code for its Norton Antivirus software, which the hacker group threatens to release to the public at an undisclosed time. A group calling itself the Lords of Dharmaraja posted an Adobe document
The European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA) has called on European nation states to introduce incentives for ISPs to detect and clean up infected computers on their networks. This was one of several recommendations aimed at improving internet security in its report 'Economics of Security:
A security expert has warned users to uninstall Oracle's Java SE platform from their machines, as the software creates too many exploitable vulnerabilities. Writing on his blog, Mikko Hypponen, chief research officer at security firm F-Secure, explained that users should ditch the software unless they absolutely need it.
As Europe's debt crisis threatens the global economic recovery, the president of Fujitsu Ltd. said he is "very concerned" about a further worsening in the region's sentiment in January, as demand for the Japanese technology firm's products and services in Germany show signs of weakening this month.
Azerbaijani IT-company SayberNet restored its online resource. Its work was suspended as a result of a hacker attack, the company told. SayberNet acts as a system integrator. It was chosen as the organization which must deal with the technical construction of the "Electronic government" system.
The Azerbaijani government is considering setting up a National Information Security Centre.Elmir Velizade, deputy minister of communications and
Azerbaijan will create a national centre for information security soon, Azerbaijani Deputy Communications and IT Minister Elmir Velizade told media.
US's Symantec takes feasible part in the project of creation of a National Information Security Center of Azerbaijan, Alexander Yakunin, Symantec Director for sales in Kazakhstan, Central Asia, and South Caucasus, told. "The project is being carried out at state level under direct participation of the
Azerbaijan's primary provider - Delta Telecom Company will ensure the security of the Internet resource www.eurovision.az,
Internet site Facebook Inc. Thursday said user accounts in India weren't affected by the spam attack which posted pornographic and violent images on the pages of users of the popular social networking website in the U.S. earlier this week. Denying a recent media report, Facebook said that there have been inaccurate reports of users'
The arsenal of malicious code aimed at Android-powered gadgets has grown exponentially, with criminals hiding viruses in applications people download to devices, according to Juniper Networks. The computer systems specialty firm's Global Threat Center found "staggering growth" in mobile "malware"
Facebook says it is looking into reports that pornographic and violent images have been posted to its website. The pictures are reported to have shown up in users' newsfeeds. According to the technology site, ZDnet, the material is being spread via a "linkspam virus"
- Iran said on Sunday it had detected the Duqu computer virus that experts say is based on Stuxnet, the so-called "cyber-weapon" discovered last year and believed to be aimed at sabotaging the Islamic Republic's nuclear sites. The head of Iran's civil defense organization told the official IRNA news agency
The "Cybernetics & Informatics Issues" conference will be held in Baku. The decision to hold the conference was taken at the sidelines