SecurityOrb’s Top 5 Cyber Security Threat Predictions for 2011

December 31, 2010 SecurityOrb_Staff 0

2010 was an attention-grabbing year in the information security industry. We saw some interesting things such as Google alleged hack by China, Wiki leaks and the issues with insider threat and hacktivism, Stuxnet advanced malware implementation and social networking site vulnerabilities as well as our share of zero-day attacks to name a few. So, what is in store for 2011 you ask?

Hacker Group “Anonymous”, has Declared Cyber-War on behalf of WikiLeaks

December 10, 2010 admin 0

A hacker group, identified as “Anonymous”, has declared cyber-war on behalf of WikiLeaks and the attempt to censor the organization’s activities by the U.S. government and private companies. They are responsible for the recent distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks on PayPal, Visa and MasterCard which has been titled “Operation Payback”. […]

Browser History Hijacking Flaw

December 9, 2010 admin 0

Browser history hijacking is a flaw in a web browser that allows certain websites access to all the sites a user has ever visited. This is a techniques used by sporting, news, movie, financial and porn websites to better place ads and check to see if you have visited any of their competitors. […]