Ops and Intel update 03.20.10
Microsoft action on Waledac botnet saw between 70,000 and 90,000 users taken off the network, but computers remain infected and half are still trying to send spam.
Fatwah Issued Against Terrorism
SECURITY | ISLAM: "Terror Has a New Name; Lashkar-e-Taiba--the Pakistani militant group that perpetrated the 2008 Mumbai attacks--Is Getting Ready to Go Global," by Jeremy Kahn, Newsweek, 15 March 2010.
MIT Keeps System Online During Cyber Attack
To Battle Computer Hackers, the Pentagon Trains Its Ow
council. "We're not creating combat people." But as the world becomes increasingly interconnected via the Internet, the stakes have become too high to rely on static defenses alone to protect the immense flows of vital information that operate the world's financial, medical, governmental and infrastructure systems. "The bad guys already have the hacking technologies," Bavisi says. "We can say, 'Tough luck. The bad guys play by different rules, and you can't do anything about it, so just go lock your doors.' Or we can tell the good guys, 'We will arm you with the same knowledge as the bad guys, because to defeat the hacker
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