Chevron braced against Stuxnet

SAN RAMON, Calif., Nov. 12 (UPI) -- U.S. supermajor Chevron said there were no negative effects from a computer network infection caused by the Stuxnet virus, a spokesman said.

U.S. audit questions security of Justice Dept. computers

WASHINGTON, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- An audit of information security at the Department of Justice says that though the agency got an A-plus rating under federal standards, those measure only processes on paper and that, in reality, no one knows how secure computers in the department -- and, by extension, the rest of the federal government -- are.
SHAUN WATERMAN, UPI Homeland and National Security Editor

LM, SANS launch cybersecurity plan

GAITHERSBURG, Md., May 1 (UPI) -- Lockheed Martin said this week it had joined forces with the SANS Institute to fight cybersecurity threats.

U.K. Olympic teams hacked from China

WASHINGTON, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Chinese hackers have penetrated the Internet server used by the British Olympic canoeing team, who suspect the aim was to steal performance data to help rivals.

Analysis: New Internet security threats

WASHINGTON, Nov. 28 (UPI) -- A new survey of Internet security threats says the biggest problem faced by U.S. companies and government agencies is the growing sophistication of cyber-criminals and spies, who are making increasing use of highly targeted social engineering techniques known as "spear phishing" and exploiting holes in custom-built Web sites.
SHAUN WATERMAN, UPI Homeland and National Security Editor

Microsoft Office attacks on the rise

SEATTLE, April 23 (UPI) -- Sensitive U.S. military, trade and intelligence information is at risk from a rising number of attacks on Microsoft Office files, computer security firms say.

U.S. still hunts cyberattack culprit

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- U.S. investigators Wednesday were still trying to determine who launched the massive and potentially crippling cyberattack against the Internet earlier this wee
MICHAEL KIRKLAND, UPI Legal Affairs Correspondent

Group outlines top 20 Web weaknesses

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Reinforcing the role programming errors play in Internet security holes, several groups called for better software development methods Monday, releasing a conse
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