CyberChaos – a new category on Samadhisoft

CyberChaos

CyberChaos

– I don’t often add a new category to the site.  But, as I watch the passing river of information and events go by, I’m seeing a new thread beginning to clearly stand out from the background and I think I need a new category to tie my observations together.

– So, the CyberChaos category is born.

– Hacking, Cyber Warefare, Malware, Viruses, Root Kits, Back doors, Worms, Keyloggers, Cyber Vandalism, attacks by individuals, attacks by organizations (Anonymous and LutzSec, for example) and attacks by nation states (Stuxnet and Iran) and, finally, some of the bizarre ways that the new technologies are weaving themselves into the fabric of our lives.

– I’m not surprised.   I read a lot of cutting edge science fiction and these things have all been predicted loosely for years.   But, the present becomes the future, inexorably, and here we are – science fiction is becoming reality.

– I’ve been vacuuming up a number of stories of late that are part of this thread and I think I’m going to introduce what I’ve collected here in one whack to get the new category off to a good start.

Enjoy (or go hide under the bed – as you like):

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Targeted cyber attacks an ‘epidemic’

Cyber crime stats ‘tip of the iceberg’

Firesheep Sniffs Out Facebook and Other User Credentials on Wi-Fi Hotspots

Personal data stolen from UK developer Codemasters

IMF hit by ‘very major’ cyber security attack

Citibank confirms hacking attack

Catholic church gives blessing to iPhone app

Government ‘may have hacked IMF’

Lulz attacks: US orders review as Senate site hacked

LulzSec opens hack request line

LulzSec hackers claim CIA website shutdown

Dark corners of the net

– And more here… (everything that’s in the CyberChaos category thus far)

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